Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Enhancing Teacher Education, Development, and Evaluation: Lessons Learned from Educational Reform book cover

    Enhancing Teacher Education, Development, and Evaluation

    Lessons Learned from Educational Reform, 1st Edition

    By Alyson L. Lavigne, Thomas L. Good

    Enhancing Teacher Education, Development, and Evaluation examines the complex role that recent educational reforms have played in the teaching profession. The failure of programs like Race to the Top to benefit teaching and learning outcomes has yielded many questions about what went wrong and how…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia: Global Influences and Local Responses book cover

    The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia

    Global Influences and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chang Da Wan, Molly N.N. Lee, Hoe Yeong Loke

    This volume seeks to identify and explore the dynamics of global forces on the development of higher education in Asia, in particular, how neoliberalism has affected reforms on university governance and management in the region. It includes a set of country-specific studies on how various countries…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • New Practices of Comparison, Quantification and Expertise in Education: Conducting Empirically Based Research book cover

    New Practices of Comparison, Quantification and Expertise in Education

    Conducting Empirically Based Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Elde Mølstad, Daniel Pettersson

    New Practices of Comparison, Quantification and Expertise in Education discusses contemporary trends and activities related to comparisons and quantifications. It aims to help scholars to conduct empirically based research on how comparisons and quantifications are instituted in practice at…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific book cover

    Universities in the National Innovation Systems

    Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. Krishna

    This volume looks at the role of universities in the National Innovation Systems in economies of the Asia Pacific. It examines the tremendous growth of human and knowledge capital made possible by teaching and research excellence in major universities, along with how universities are being…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy: Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities book cover

    Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Keator

    Offering an original application of the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina to the humanities, this book demonstrates the need for further emphasis on deep reading, reflection, and contemplation in contemporary university classrooms. Each chapter provides readers with an historical overview…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Curriculum History of Canadian Teacher Education book cover

    The Curriculum History of Canadian Teacher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Michael Christou

    Organized by region, this edited collection provides a comprehensive look at how teacher education has evolved regionally and nationally in Canada. Offering an in-depth look at specific provinces and territories, this volume contextualizes the landscape of Canadian public education and the place of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Pupil, Teacher and Family Voice in Educational Institutions: Values, Opinions, Beliefs and Perspectives book cover

    Pupil, Teacher and Family Voice in Educational Institutions

    Values, Opinions, Beliefs and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Wearmouth, Andrew Goodwyn

    Taking a novel approach to the concept of ‘voice’ within education systems, this insightful text considers the extent to which the values, opinions, beliefs and perspectives of pupils, families, teachers, and members of senior management are heard in educational settings, and explores what can be…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Skills for Human Development: Transforming Vocational Education and Training book cover

    Skills for Human Development

    Transforming Vocational Education and Training, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Joy Powell, Simon McGrath

    Focusing on reimagining the purpose of vocational education and training (VET) and grounded in the reality of a small cohort of young South Africans and an institution seeking to serve them, Skills for Human Development moves beyond the inadequacies of the dominant human capital orthodoxy to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Educational Leadership as a Culturally-Constructed Practice: New Directions and Possibilities book cover

    Educational Leadership as a Culturally-Constructed Practice

    New Directions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol

    This edited book collection disrupts received notions of educational leadership, culture and diversity as currently portrayed in practice and theory. It draws on compelling studies of educational leadership from the global north and south, as well as from a range of ethnic, religious and gendered…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times: A Challenge for Citizenship Education book cover

    Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times

    A Challenge for Citizenship Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna M. Zalewska, Kerry J. Kennedy

    Situated within the context of "post-soviet times", this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that were independent of the soviet-union. Its purpose is to investigate…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Education and Sustainability: Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia book cover

    Education and Sustainability

    Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Y. Merrill, Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Chew-Hung Chang, Md Saidul Islam, Youngho Chang

    This book provides an introduction to the state of sustainability education in Asia. It covers national policies, institutional policies and practices within Asian universities, sustainability considerations for teacher training at schools of education, and pedagogical practices for sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Deciphering Chinese School Leadership: Conceptualisation, Context and Complexities book cover

    Deciphering Chinese School Leadership

    Conceptualisation, Context and Complexities, 1st Edition

    By Allan Walker, Haiyan Qian

    With existing educational leadership models and theories being predominantly western influenced, this book aims to provide more insight into school leadership in China. It pioneers building research- and practice-informed knowledge and unravels the complexities that characterize the scholarship,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

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