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Education Policy in Developing Countries

by Paul Glewwe

<p>Almost any economist will agree that education plays a key role in determining a country’s economic growth and standard of living, but what we know about education policy in developing countries is remarkably incomplete and scattered over ...

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Education, Ethnicity, Society and Global Change in Asia

The Selected Works of Gerard A. Postiglione

by Gerard A. Postiglione

<p>In the <strong>World Library of Educationalists</strong> series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major ...

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Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore

by Kevin Blackburn

<p>Singapore under the ruling People’s Action Party government has been categorized as a developmental state which has utilized education as an instrument of its economic policies and nation-building agenda. However, contrary to accepted ...

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Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality

How People Make Policy Happen

by Elaine Unterhalter & Amy North

<p>Drawing on case-study research that examined initiatives which engaged with global aspirations to advance gender equality in schooling in Kenya and South Africa, this book looks at how global frameworks on gender, education and poverty are ...

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Elite Education

International perspectives

by Claire Maxwell & Peter Aggleton

<p><em>Elite Education – International Perspectives</em> is the first book to systematically examine elite education in different parts of the world. Authors provide a historical analysis of the emergence of national elite education systems and ...

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English Education at the Tertiary Level in Asia

From Policy to Practice

by Eun Sung Park & Bernard Spolsky

<p>This is the third volume of a trilogy on English Language education in Asia within the Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education. Put together by editors and contributors selected by Asia TEFL, this book provides a timely and critical ...

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Faculty Development in Developing Countries

Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

by Cristine Smith & Katherine Hudson

<p>Learner-centered approaches to teaching, such as small group discussions, debates, role plays and project-based assignments, help students develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills. However, more traditional ...

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Global Networks, Local Actions

Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century

by Marcella Milana

<p><em>Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century</em> examines public policy developments in adult education, exploring the policy framing of adult education practice in a range of socio-cultural ...

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Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education

Insiders' Views into a Changing System

by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi

<p>Globalization is the most common overriding characteristic of our time, with societies all over the world struggling to change their educational systems to meet what are perceived to be the needs of globalization. This book provides an ...

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Globalizing Educational Accountabilities

by Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti & others

<p><em>Globalizing Educational Accountabilities</em> analyzes the influence that international and national testing and accountability regimes have on educational policy reform efforts in schooling systems around the world. Tracing the evolution

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Going Comprehensive in England and Wales

A Study of Uneven Change

by David Crook, Ken Fogelman, Alan C. Kerckhoff & others

<p>The transition of British secondary schools from predominantly selective to predominantly comprehensive was meant to transform a highly stratified system into a more equal one. However, this study shows that the new system was in fact highly ...

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

British Commonwealth Nations

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education<br /> In examining law and education in various countries around ...

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

Selected European Nations

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education in examining law and education in various countries around the ...

ISBN: 9781475821727

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

Selected Asian Nations

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education<br /> In examining law and education in various countries around ...

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

Selected Nations from Africa and the Americas

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education in examining law and education in various countries around the ...

ISBN: 9781475851441

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Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

by Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, James E. Johnson, Suzanne Flannery Quinn & others

<p>The <em>Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education</em> provides a groundbreaking compilation of research from an interdisciplinary group of distinguished experts in early childhood education (ECE), child development,

ISBN: 9781317203612

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Hard Questions on Global Educational Change

Policies, Practices, and the Future of Education

by Pasi Sahlberg, Jonathan Hasak & Vanessa Rodriguez

<p>This new book, from internationally renowned education scholar Pasi Sahlberg and his colleagues, focuses on some of the most controversial issues in contemporary education reform around the world. The authors devote a chapter to each of these

ISBN: 9780807775592

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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Schools Since 1944

Standard Bearers or Turbulent Priests?

by John E. Dunford

<p>This history of HMI since World War II shows how its independence derives from the work of the 19th century inspectors and examines the relationship between HMI and school, local education authorities and the government. It considers the ...

ISBN: 9781351563826

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High-Stakes Schooling

What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

by Christopher Bjork

<p>If there is one thing that describes the trajectory of American education, it is this: more high-stakes testing. In the United States, the debates surrounding this trajectory can be so fierce that it feels like we are in uncharted waters. As ...

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Higher Education in the Asian Century

The European legacy and the future of Transnational Education in the ASEAN region

by Christopher Hill & Rozilini M. Fernandez-Chung

<p>There is increasing interest in the Asian arena; both as a home for the delivery of international higher education and as a breeding ground for a new brand of sustainable domestic and international growth. Academics are increasingly turning ...

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