Educational Change & School Reform Products

  • Creating Capacity for Learning and Equity in Schools

    Instructional, Adaptive, and Transformational Leadership

    By Mary A. Hooper, Victoria Bernhardt

    Successful educational leaders develop people, processes, culture, and structures in their schools. Creating Capacity for Learning and Equity in Schools provides a comprehensive guide for aspiring and practicing leaders to strengthen their capacity to create high levels of learning and equity.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • The Strong State and Curriculum Reform

    Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    As Asian education systems increasingly take on a stronger presence on the global educational landscape, of special interest is an understanding of the ways in which many of these states direct their schools towards higher achievement. What is missing, however, are accounts that take seriously the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Revolutionizing Global Higher Education Policy

    Innovation and the Bologna Process

    By Joseph M. Piro

    The ‘traditional’ university model has been transformed globally, fueled by disruptive technologies, new learning platforms, increasing fiscal austerity, and the rise of knowledge economies. The Bologna Process, a European initiative intended to streamline higher education standards and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

    Edited by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren L. Clarke

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. Through shared experiences and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Educational Policy Borrowing in China

    Looking West or looking East?

    By Charlene Tan

    For over a decade, Mainland China has been embarking on an ambitious nation-wide education reform ('New Curriculum Reform') for its basic education. The reform reflects China’s propensity to borrow selected educational policies from elsewhere, particularly North America and Europe. Chinese scholars…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    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 – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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

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