Education Policy Products

  • Education in the Global City

    The manufacturing of education in Singapore

    Edited by Aaron Koh, Terence Chong

    Education in the Global City examines education in Singapore through the critical lens of ‘manufacturing’. The book brings together two disparate fields which inform each other, education and the ‘global city’; and the book’s contributors analyse and critique the manufacturing of Singapore…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Languages in the Malaysian Education System

    Monolingual Strands in Multilingual Settings

    Edited by Asmah Haji Omar

    This book provides an overview of language education in Malaysia, covering topics such as the evolution of the education system from pre-independence days to the present time, to the typology of schools, and the public philosophy behind every policy made in the teaching of languages. The book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung

    A Comparative Cultural History

    By Rebekka Horlacher

    German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung, which defines Germany ‘s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research

    Edited by Christina Gowlett, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research represents the editors’ intention to disrupt cycles of thinking about the place of queer theory in educational research. The book aims to encourage dialogue about the objects and subjects of queer research, the forms of politics incited by…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • International Teacher Judgement Practices

    Edited by Val Klenowski

    Human judgements underlie all assessments regarding the quality of students’ understandings, and such judgements are conceptually complex and elusive. The study of the complexity of the judgement process is in its infancy but clearly warrants further critical investigation. However, what is…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Leading Features of Korean Education

    The Roles of Educational Policy for National Development

    By Josh Sung-Chang Ryoo, Jae Young Chung, Hee-sook Lee

    Korean students have continuously performed well in reading and mathematics in international tests for more than ten years. However, the more critical reviewers both in and outside of Korea have pointed out negative sides of Korean education, such as shadow education, as the main reason behind the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Inside Education

    Exploring the art of good learning

    By Stephen O'Brien

    To learn more about learning - what it is and how it works - it is necessary to look inside education. Inside Education takes the reader on a journey of 4 ‘live’ education projects: The first all-Irish speaking, mixed-gendered, multi-faith primary school in Ireland (based in Cork; ideally suited to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge

  • National Testing in Schools

    An Australian assessment

    Edited by Bob Lingard, Greg Thompson, Sam Sellar

    Over the last two decades, large-scale national, or provincial, standardised testing has become prominent in the schools of many countries around the globe. National Testing in Schools: An Australian Assessment draws on research to consider the nature of national testing and its multiple effects,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The American Education Policy Landscape

    By Jennifer A. Rippner

    In today’s complex educational environment, it’s critical for educators to understand the policy landscape. Research-based and grounded in a non-ideological perspective, The American Education Policy Landscape is an essential guide for educators, graduate students, and policymakers alike. This…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge

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