Educational Change & School Reform Products

  • Collaboration and the Future of Education

    Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically

    By Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, James Cousins

    Current educational reforms have given rise to various types of "educational Taylorism," which encourage the creation of efficiency models in pursuit of a unified way to teach. In history education curricula, this has been introduced through scripted textbook-based programs such as Teacher…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Teachers’ Unions and Education Reform in Comparative Contexts

    By Lindsay Whorton

    Teachers’ unions have long been controversial and divisive organizations, but criticism and distrust of them may be at an all-time high. This volume considers the prevailing assumption that unions successfully block change in education because they are primarily motivated to protect members’…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Neoliberal Education Reform

    Gendered Notions in Global and Local Contexts

    By Sarah A. Robert

    The restructuring of teaching is a global issue, the result of a transnational movement of policy. Gender shapes the occupational reform and binds the global-to-the-local movement of reform ideas. Gender is also implicated in how policy is done and how it leads to particular outcomes. This volume…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership

    Reclaiming School Reform

    By Steven Jay Gross, Joan Poliner Shapiro

    A democratic, ethical leader integrates democracy, social justice, and school reform through dialogue and is guided by a sense of responsibility to students, families, and the community. Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership presents a cohesive framework for aspiring and practicing leaders to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Co-operation, Learning and Co-operative Values

    Contemporary issues in education

    Edited by Tom Woodin

    The rapidity of change in education has intensified in recent years. With the emergence of ‘co-operative schools’ and a new framework focusing heavily on co-operation, a direct challenge to ways of thinking about education, at both school and university level, has developed. Co-operation, Learning…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Less Is More in Elementary School

    Strategies for Thriving in a High-Stakes Environment

    By Renee Rubin, Michelle Abrego, John Sutterby

    In this era of rigorous standards, testing, and overcrowded curricula, many teachers are left wondering how they’re ever going to cover the material. Less Is More in Elementary School offers realistic solutions by providing ways teachers can streamline their curriculum, get the most out of…

    Paperback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge

  • Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate…

    Hardback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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