Paperbacks Direct: International & Comparative Education

  • Chinese Students in UK Further Education: Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices book cover

    Chinese Students in UK Further Education

    Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary A. Reynolds

    Chinese students in the UK have been increasing in number for many years, yet competition from other Western educators and increasing investment in China’s own education system has led to concern that UK institutions may soon see a decline in their market share. Dr. Reynolds addresses this issue in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Curriculum Standards and Classroom Practices: The New Meaning of Teaching book cover

    Transnational Curriculum Standards and Classroom Practices

    The New Meaning of Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ninni Wahlström, Daniel Sundberg

    Focusing on the meaning of teaching, Transnational Curriculum Standards and Classroom Practices contributes to a deepened understanding of what it means to be a teacher in an institutional context ranked high on the policymakers’ agenda. While the policy literature emphasises efficiency in teaching…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Education between Speech and Writing: Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction book cover

    Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach in England and the United States: The Evolution of Policy and Practice book cover

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States

    The Evolution of Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Maria Teresa Tatto, Katharine Burn, Ian Menter, Trevor Mutton, Ian Thompson

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States studies the evolution of initial teacher education by considering some of the current approaches in England and the United States. Presenting empirical evidence from these two distinct political and historical contexts, the chapters of this…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Emigration, Employability and Higher Education in the Philippines book cover

    Emigration, Employability and Higher Education in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Yasmin Y. Ortiga

    This book investigates the dilemma of educating students for future work in the context of the Philippines, one of the top sources of migrant labor in the world. Here, colleges and universities are expected to not only educate students for jobs within the country, but for potential employers beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Partnership and Mobility book cover

    Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education

    Policy, Partnership and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Breaden

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I book cover

    International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Mobility and Higher Learning book cover

    Global Mobility and Higher Learning

    1st Edition

    By Anatoly Oleksiyenko

    This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Children: An Introduction to Psychology for African Teachers book cover

    Understanding Children

    An Introduction to Psychology for African Teachers, 1st Edition

    By J.S. Lawes, C.T. Eddy

    Originally published in 1966, the two authors combined skill in their subject with experience of teaching it to students in Africa and elsewhere. Their aim was threefold. First and most important to emphasise to teachers in training how essential it is to regard children as individuals, each with a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Advancing Education: School Leadership in Action book cover

    Advancing Education

    School Leadership in Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Walker, Meredydd Hughes, Robin Farquhar

    Originally published in 1991. Compiled by prominent figures in the educational administration field across the Commonwealth for the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration (CCEA) this imaginative and forward-looking book is for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers: Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire book cover

    Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers

    Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Thabo Msibi

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

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