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
Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century
A Chinese Perspective on Teaching and Learning
Edited By Ming-tak Hue
December 30, 2016
School Counselling in a Chinese Context discusses research in school counselling in the Chinese context of Hong Kong schools and various educational settings, and provides a contextualized understanding of counselling issues. This book highlights key contextual conditions for counselling in Hong ...
Edited By Colin Marsh, John Chi-Kin Lee
November 18, 2016
Education officials, specialist leaders and teachers have all been involved in different ways to bring about school reform in Hong Kong. This book is a very current and relevant analysis of this reform, highlighting the way in which agencies have cooperated in bringing about change over the last ...
By Koji Tanaka, Kanae Nishioka, Terumasa Ishii
September 21, 2016
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history and current status of policy, research and practices of curriculum, classroom instruction and assessment in Japan. It outlines the mechanism of curriculum organization and the history of the National Courses of Study, and assesses the ...
By Masaaki Katsuno
April 08, 2016
This book explores the impacts of the introduction of new teacher evaluation policies on teachers and head teachers in Japan, particularly that of producing and reinforcing mutual policing relations among teachers and the destabilisation of their identities. It is timely given the big surge of ...
Edited By Christine Halse
April 28, 2015
Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ‘globally competent’, ‘Asia ...
Edited By Kerry J. Kennedy, Gregory Fairbrother, Zhenzhou Zhao
September 26, 2013
There is a flourishing literature on citizenship education in China that is mostly unknown in the West. Liberal political theorists often assume that only in democracy should citizens be prepared for their future responsibilities, yet citizenship education in China has undergone a number of ...
By Yuxiang Wang
February 20, 2013
This book explores Hui (one of the Muslim minority groups in China) students’ lived experiences in an elementary school in central P. R. China from the perspectives of philosophical foundations of education and the sociology of education, the impact of their experiences on their identity ...
Edited By JoAnn Phillion, Ming Tak Hue, Yuxiang Wang
May 25, 2011
In Minority Students in East Asia: Government Policies, School Practices and Teacher Responses authors discuss their research on minority students’ schooling (elementary to higher education) in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Minority students’ educational issues are ...
Edited By Betty C. Eng
December 22, 2011
Bringing together educators from a range of backgrounds - psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, and teaching - this volume shows how Asian cultural values and beliefs can provide a lens through which to understand and envision how curriculum and pedagogy can be creatively adapted, ...