The purpose of this series is to provide a comprehensive coverage of schooling issues in
Asia and a platform for exploring educational futures in the region. It also aims to:
• Locate schools in the broader social, political, economic and cultural contexts that
• Investigate the ways schools cater for all groups of students, and in particular
disadvantaged groups, in the quest for equality of opportunity.
• Investigate the distinctive qualities of schools in Asia and the relationship of these
qualities to schooling outcomes.
• Highlight comparative issues in schooling across East-West divides including cultures,
digital technologies, socioeconomic well being and development trajectories of different
By Sam Bamkin
December 18, 2023
Drawing on the case of moral education reform, this book provides an authoritative picture of how policy is enacted between state policymaking and school practice in Japan, focusing on how national policy is enacted locally in the classroom. The study follows the 2015 moral education reform from ...
By Ming-Tak Hue, Shahid Karim
January 29, 2024
This edited book is uniquely set in the context of Chinese societies. It deals with the issues of inclusive education in a Chinese context and examines inclusion from the experience of Hong Kong schools. Like other countries, in Hong Kong, inclusive education has been promoted through Integrated ...
By Winnie Wing Mui So, Zhi Hong Wan, Tian Luo
November 27, 2023
Given the importance of student learning in the various types and integration of STEM education, this book provides a landscape of cross-disciplinary STEM learning in Asian primary schools, and a systematic overview of design, practices, and outcomes of STEM learning implementation. Science, ...
By Adam Poole
October 12, 2023
Poole’s book illuminates the experiences and perspectives of host country national teachers at internationalised schools in China. The international school sector in China has undergone significant changes in recent years. This is due to the growing demand for international education from local ...
By Ross Parker, David Coniam, Peter Falvey
May 31, 2023
This edited volume explores, investigates and analyses Free Learning – an innovative approach to student-directed learning which seeks to challenge educational norms from within. The volume is framed by a recognition of the urgent need for transformation of our educational systems.In traditional ...
By Kevin Wai Ho Yung, Hui Xuan Xu
May 29, 2023
This edited collection documents the challenges experienced by teacher educators, in-service teachers and student teachers in Hong Kong triggered by protests, civil unrest and the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and identifies innovative practices in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment ...
By Kerry J Kennedy
January 09, 2023
The education of young people is context bound. This edited volume explores the contexts that characterise South and South East Asia and their influence on social studies education. There is not a single context across this broad geographical expanse, rather different religions, different political...
By Rebecca Cairns, Michiko Weinmann
October 21, 2022
The Asia literacy dilemma brings forward a novel approach to the long-standing global debates of Asia-related teaching and learning. By bringing into focus ‘Asia’ as a curriculum area, the book provides original commentary on the rationale and feasibility of ‘Asia literacy’ and its role and ...
By Lilia Halim, Murni Ramli, Mohd Norawi Ali
September 01, 2022
Science learning, for many, is often seen as learning a culture of science knowledge and practices that is incongruent from one’s everyday experiences and cultural background of learners. This edited volume presents a systemic view of the current initiatives and challenges for the inclusion of ...
By Zi Yan
August 08, 2022
Covering both higher education and school education, this book contributes to the field of assessment by providing a systematic account of student self-assessment based on a consistent conceptualisation. Yan advocates viewing self-assessment as an active and reflective process and using it as a ...
By Kerry J Kennedy
May 06, 2022
The book explores the state of social studies education within selected East Asian societies and provides some insights into distinctive classroom practices. In an increasingly volatile and unpredictable world, the education of young people who both understand the contexts in which they are...
By Ning Bo
April 29, 2022
This book describes the effect of school climate on student academic achievement. The unexpected leading position of Shanghai in its first and second appearance of the PISA survey—topping every league table in this assessment by a clear margin—attracted attention from all over the world. This book ...