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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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era book cover

    Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Organizing for School Change book cover

    Organizing for School Change

    1st Edition

    By Karen Seashore Louis

    Improving education is a key priority for governments around the world. While many suggestions on how best to achieve this are currently under debate, years of academic research have already revealed more about how to encourage change than is sometimes assumed. This volume brings together for the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Contexts of Learning

  • Computer-Based Testing: Building the Foundation for Future Assessments book cover

    Computer-Based Testing

    Building the Foundation for Future Assessments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig N. Mills, Maria T. Potenza, John J. Fremer, William C. Ward

    Although computer-based tests (CBT) have been administered for many years, improvements in the speed and power of computers coupled with reductions in their cost have made large-scale computer delivery of tests increasingly feasible. CBT is now a common form of test delivery for licensure,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Essays on Employer Engagement in Education book cover

    Essays on Employer Engagement in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Prue Huddleston, Elnaz Kashefpakdel

    Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital in enabling access to economic opportunities, Essays on Employer Engagement in Education considers how employer engagement is delivered and explores the employment…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Governing Literate Populations: The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society book cover

    Governing Literate Populations

    The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kelly

    Securing the hearts and minds of ‘dangerous’ populations is a major concern for governments across the world. Governing Literate Populations shows how ‘governmentalities’ have deployed education and literacy in different ways in order to protect their national, social, economic and geopolitical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Examination Physical Education: Policy, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Revival: Politics and Education (1928) book cover

    Revival: Politics and Education (1928)

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Nelson

    This volume is being issued in the hope that readers of the addresses and lectures included in it may be induced to make further acquaintance with the works and thoughts of Leonard Nelson, and to exert themselves actively, in so far as they are persuaded of their validity, in bringing them to bear…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: School Education (1929): Volume III book cover

    Revival: School Education (1929)

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Mason M. Charlotte

    School Education, the third volume of Charlotte Mason's Homeschooling Series, consists of thoughts about the teaching and curriculum of children aged 9-12, either at school or at home. She suggests that parents should practice what she calls "masterly inactivity"-not neglectful or permissive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Education and Warfare in Europe (2001) book cover

    Revival: Education and Warfare in Europe (2001)

    1st Edition

    By David Coulby, Crispin Jones

    This title was first published in 2001: This book explores the ways in which European educational systems influence culture, identity, ethnicity and politics and may reinforce ethnic or national cleavages, violence and warfare.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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