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Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia


About the Series

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

construct them.

• 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

countries.

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School Counselling in a Chinese Context Supporting Students in Need in Hong Kong

School Counselling in a Chinese Context: Supporting Students in Need in Hong Kong

1st Edition

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 ...

Asia's High Performing Education Systems The Case of Hong Kong

Asia's High Performing Education Systems: The Case of Hong Kong

1st Edition

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 ...

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan Beyond lesson study

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan: Beyond lesson study

1st Edition

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 ...

Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japan How performativity works in schools

Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japan: How performativity works in schools

1st Edition

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 ...

Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

1st Edition

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 ...

Citizenship Education in China Preparing Citizens for the

Citizenship Education in China: Preparing Citizens for the "Chinese Century"

1st Edition

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 ...

Language, Culture, and Identity among Minority Students in China The Case of the Hui

Language, Culture, and Identity among Minority Students in China: The Case of the Hui

1st Edition

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 ...

Minority Students in East Asia Government Policies, School Practices and Teacher Responses

Minority Students in East Asia: Government Policies, School Practices and Teacher Responses

1st Edition

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 ...

A Chinese Perspective on Teaching and Learning

A Chinese Perspective on Teaching and Learning

1st Edition

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, ...

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