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  • The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification book cover

    The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deane E. Neubauer, Ka Ho Mok, Jin Jiang

    This volume examines the sustainability of higher education massification throughout the Asia Pacific region. The massification of higher education has swept across the region over the past three decades in complex and astounding ways in some cases. The book inquires after the many faces that…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education: Insiders' Views into a Changing System book cover

    Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education

    Insiders' Views into a Changing System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi

    Globalization is the most common overriding characteristic of our time, with societies all over the world struggling to change their educational systems to meet what are perceived to be the needs of globalization. This book provides an insider's account of how the Japanese educational system is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education: Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism book cover

    Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

    Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph

    This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia. Using the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Education and Social Dynamics: A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey book cover

    Education and Social Dynamics

    A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Arnd-Michael Nohl, R. Nazlı Somel

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • A Social History of Educational Studies and Research book cover

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research

    1st Edition

    By Gary McCulloch, Steven Cowan

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research examines the development of the study of education in the UK in its broader educational, social and political context since its early beginnings in the first part of the twentieth century. By providing a historical analysis of the contested…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Measuring Quality: Education Indicators: United Kingdom and International Perspectives book cover

    Measuring Quality: Education Indicators

    United Kingdom and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn A. Riley, Desmond L. Nuttall

    Moves to develop indicators about school effectiveness and performance have been driven by national trends and debates about performance and accountability. Nationally set indicators – such as the standard assessment tasks, or the publication of performance in public examinations – have…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Inclusive Education in Europe book cover

    Inclusive Education in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine O'Hanlon

    Originally published in 1995, this book offers a crucial view of the implementation of legislation for the integration of pupils with special educational needs in EU countries at the time. The match or mismatch between the rhetoric and reality, between the policy and the practice are reviewed by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • K-12 Case Studies for School Administrators: Problems, Issues, and Resources book cover

    K-12 Case Studies for School Administrators

    Problems, Issues, and Resources, 1st Edition

    By Marcia Norton, Paula E. Lester

    Case studies enable aspiring administrators to refine their reaction skills as well as their critical-thinking skills by responding to a multitude of problems in a short time. Originally published in 1998, the case studies in this book provide a broad-based overview of the kinds of real problems…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • OFSTED Inspections: The Early Experience book cover

    OFSTED Inspections

    The Early Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Ouston, Peter Earley, Brian Fidler

    The national programme of four-yearly school inspections was introduced in 1993, based on common criteria set out in OFSTED’s Handbook for the Inspection of Schools. Revised guidelines were introduced in February 1996, reflecting the lessons learned, and this book, originally published in 1996…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Civic Engagement book cover

    Civic Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin G. Milne

    Civic engagement in this book is understood to include attendance at booked National Health Service appointments; compulsory attendance at school; the take-up of a variety of State benefits in cash and kind, such as Pension Credit and free school meals; and attendance at work. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • The Journal of Education for Teaching at 40 book cover

    The Journal of Education for Teaching at 40

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Gilroy

    In 2015, the Journal of Education for Teaching celebrated 40 years of original contributions on the subject of international teacher education with the publication of an anniversary virtual special issue. Its unique contribution to debates about the preparation and lifelong learning of teachers in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

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