Asian Education Products

  • High School for All in East Asia

    Comparing Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shinichi Aizawa, Mei Kagawa, Jeremy Rappleye

    Although late to industrialize, East Asia has witnessed rapid development whilst maintaining some of the highest educational enrollment rates and indicators of academic achievement globally. From major players, such as China, to small city-states, such as Singapore, economic success and the growth…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • From “Teach for America” to “Teach for China”

    Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education, 1st Edition

    By Sara Lam

    This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Politics of Education in Asia

  • Learning to Teach in Two Cultures

    Japan and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nobuo K. Shimahara, Akira Sakai

    Originally published in 1995. This ethnographic account of teaching practise in both Japan and the USA offers an excellent cross-cultural perspective of education. It focuses on beginning teachers and particularly highlights both the similarities and the contrasting elements between the two…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Adult Education in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carman St John Hunter, Martha McKee Keehn

    Originally published in 1985. China is currently making a massive effort to educate its workforce in a formal and structured system. A good deal has been written about China’s attempts, since 1949, to eradicate illiteracy and to universalise primary and secondary school education but the subject of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • 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 – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • English Medium Instruction Programmes

    Perspectives from South East Asian Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Barnard, Zuwati Hasim

    This book is an exploration of the desirability and feasibility of English Medium Instruction (EMI) in specific university settings in South East Asia. There is an increasing trend in many universities in Asia, as elsewhere in the world, to introduce ‘international’ academic programmes taught…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Attitudes to World Englishes

    Implications for teaching English in South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Hyejeong Ahn

    This book critically examines South Korean English teachers’ awareness of and attitude towards eight varieties of English and how they respond to the proposal of a World Englishes approach in their teaching practice. It showcases the deeply rooted favouritism towards American English and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Environmental Education in Indonesia

    Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South?, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Parker, Kelsie Prabawa-Sear

    Indonesia’s wealth of natural resources is being exploited at breakneck speed, and environmental awareness and knowledge among the populace is limited. This book examines how young people learn about the environment to see how education can help to develop environmental awareness and avert vast…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Problems of Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    By Victor Purcell

    The aim of this book, first published in 1936, was to give a complete conspectus of Chinese education at the time. It succeeds in this, describing entirely a period when China had abandoned an age-old system of literary education in favour of one derived from the West. However, the sponsors of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Irving Epstein

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

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