• Governing by Numbers: Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers book cover

    Governing by Numbers

    Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Social science researchers have become increasing attentive to the role of numbers in contemporary life. Issues around big data, national test results, and output and performance statistics are now routinely reported and debated in the media. Numbers are a powerful resource for governments as a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Educational Effectiveness Theory: Further developments in a multilevel context book cover

    Educational Effectiveness Theory

    Further developments in a multilevel context

    Edited by Katharina Maag Merki, Marcus Emmerich, Monika Holmeier

    Despite the advances in educational effectiveness theory and methodology in the last 20 years, important questions and issues remain unresolved. In particular, existing theoretical frameworks of educational effectiveness are only able to describe the interrelationship among factors at the system,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Old and New Generations in the 21st Century: Shifting Landscapes of Education book cover

    Old and New Generations in the 21st Century

    Shifting Landscapes of Education

    Edited by Stefan Ramaekers

    The matter of simply living together, on both a global and a local scale, is complicated by the cultural, economic, religious, technological, and ecological challenges that we face in today’s world. An educational–philosophical take on these complexities translates into reflections on, and attempts…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Politics, Professionals and Practitioners book cover

    Politics, Professionals and Practitioners

    Edited by Wendy Robinson, Rob Freathy, Jonathan Doney

    This book presents eight distinctive historical chapters that explore the complex relationship between politics, professionals and practitioners in a range of different educational contexts. It offers a timely contribution to current debates about the contested place and status of educational…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education in Germany

    Edited by Wilfried Smidt

    The importance of early childhood education has been emphasized by a large body of research that has demonstrated that children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development is significantly influenced by the quality of the education and care received from their families and in preschool.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Teaching First-Year Communication Courses: Paradigms and Innovations book cover

    Teaching First-Year Communication Courses

    Paradigms and Innovations

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    In this book, eleven teacher-scholars of communication provide a robust study of the challenges and opportunities facing those who teach first-year communication courses. The first half of the volume offers paradigmatic analyses, including a survey of the ecology of the first-year course, a plea to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Revival: Achieving Schooling for All in Africa (2003): Costs, Commitment and Gender book cover

    Revival: Achieving Schooling for All in Africa (2003)

    Costs, Commitment and Gender

    By Christopher Colclough, Samer Al-Samarrai, Mercy Tembon

    This title was first published in 2003. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest primary enrolments of any major region in the developing world and the number of children out of school is increasing at a faster rate here than anywhere else in the developing world. This timely study (in line with the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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  • International Perspectives on Tele-Education and Virtual Learning Environments book cover

    International Perspectives on Tele-Education and Virtual Learning Environments

    By Graham Orange, Dave Hobbs

    This title was first published in 2000:  Teaching, learning and assessment methods are constantly evolving, providing the educator with a range of issues and new challenges. This book addresses these challenges through the use of information and communications technologies and presents a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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  • The State, Education and Equity in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Impact of State Policies book cover

    The State, Education and Equity in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    The Impact of State Policies

    By Enver Motala

    Edited by John Pampallis

    This title was first published in 2002: Has the South African post-apartheid state been able to achieve its stated goals? What has been the relationship between the process of educational reform and the impact on the state of the Constitution and other laws? This seminal book responds to these…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Becoming a Nurse: A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course book cover

    Becoming a Nurse

    A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course

    By Theresa Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2002: Presenting revealing insights into the structure and functioning of the Project 2000 courses, this book examines the original, creative and evolutionary research processes which led to the identification of student nurses’ unique and common experiences, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Revival: Scandinavian Education (1973): A Bibliography of english- language materials book cover

    Revival: Scandinavian Education (1973)

    A Bibliography of english- language materials

    By Stewart. E Fraser, Barbara. J Fraser

    This title was first published in 1973.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Education and Society in Hong Kong: Toward One Country and Two Systems (1992): Toward One Country and Two Systems book cover

    Revival: Education and Society in Hong Kong: Toward One Country and Two Systems (1992)

    Toward One Country and Two Systems

    By Gerard A. Postiglione, Julian Leung Yat Ming

    This title was first published in 1992: Explores the implications of the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997 to the People's Republic of China and the political, economic and cultural impact of the social transition on education.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

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