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How to Choose the Best School for Your Child (By a Teacher, School Inspector and Parent)

by Luanna Johns

<p>A good education is one of the most important things you can give your child, so choosing the best school is crucial. In this book, teacher, school inspector, and parent Luanna Johns shares her tips and secrets for how to choose the best ...

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Human Conditions

The Cultural Basis of Educational Developments

by Robert A Levine & Merry I. White

<p>First published in 1986, this book proposes and illustrates a new approach to the comparative analysis of educational policy, based on anthropological and historical inquiry. It reviews the transitions of Western countries, Japan, and the ...

ISBN: 9781351818933

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Imagining the Future of Global Education

Dreams and Nightmares

by Yong Zhao & Brian Gearin

<p><em>Imagining the Future of Global Education</em> examines the Grand Educational Narrative (GEN) and the major institutions that shape and disseminate it. The book focuses on national visions of education and the imaginary futures that ...

ISBN: 9781351610872

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Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence

A Worlded Philosophy

by Carl Mika

<p><em>Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence: A worlded philosophy</em> explores a notion of education called ‘worldedness’ that sits at the core of indigenous philosophy. This is the idea that any one thing is constituted by all ...

ISBN: 9781317540236

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International Critical Pedagogy Reader

by Antonia Darder, Peter Mayo & João Paraskeva

<p>Carefully curated to highlight research from more than twenty countries, the <em>International Critical Pedagogy Reader</em> introduces the ways the educational phenomenon that is critical pedagogy are being reinvented and reframed around the

ISBN: 9781351562539

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Jesus and the Streets

The Loci of Causality for the Intra-Racial Gender Academic Achievement Gap in Black Urban America and the United Kingdom

by Paul C. Mocombe, Carol Tomlin & Victoria Showunmi

<p>Against John Ogbu’s oppositional culture theory and Claude Steele’s disidentification hypothesis, <em>Jesus and the Streets</em> offers a more appropriate structural Marxian hermeneutical framework for contextualizing, conceptualizing, and ...

ISBN: 9780761866206

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Learning to Teach in England and the United States

The Evolution of Policy and Practice

by Maria Teresa Tatto, Katharine Burn, Ian Menter & others

<p><em>Learning to Teach in England and the United States</em> studies the evolution of initial teacher education by considering some of the current approaches in England and the United States. Presenting empirical evidence from these two ...

ISBN: 9781317391012

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Literacy and Multimodality Across Global Sites

by Maureen Kendrick

<p>Over the past three decades, our conceptualizations of literacy and what it means to be literate have expanded to include recognition that there is a qualitative difference in how we communicate through modalities such as the visual, audio, ...

ISBN: 9781135132446

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Pan-Africanism and Education

A Study of Race, Philanthropy and Education in the United States of America and East Africa

by Kenneth J. King

<p>This is an analysis of the complex links between Black America and Africa in the period of 1880 to 1945. It examines an extended white attempt to pattern politics and education in colonial Africa upon the example of the U.S. South. This ...

ISBN: 9781937306434

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Parenting, Education, and Social Mobility in Rural China

Cultivating dragons and phoenixes

by Peggy A. Kong

<p>Like many countries around the world, China has been implementing policies aimed at improving parent-school relationships. However, unlike many developed countries, the historical context of family-school relationships has been limited and ...

ISBN: 9781317536154

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Peace Through Stories

A Sedos Workbook

by Peter Baekelmans

<p>Peace through Stories is a collection of stories from all over the globe, which we hope you will enjoy, but also find instructive. They all have their way to help you to change your way of thinking by promoting a “holistic” approach to life, ...

ISBN: 6610000130481

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Performance Is Key

Connecting the Links to Leadership and Excellence

by Vincent F. Cotter & Robert Hassler

<p>Performance is Key &quot;opens the door&quot; to <em>Connecting the Links to Leadership and Excellence</em> by providing the essential elements necessary to reach higher performance levels but is also diagnostic and prescriptive in ...

ISBN: 9781475840186

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Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism

by Cynthia Joseph

<p>This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in

ISBN: 9781351377331

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Quiet Riot

The Culture of Teaching and Learning in Schools

by Diane Hoffman

<p><em>Quiet Riot</em> offers an anthropological critique of teaching and learning in two U.S. high schools over a twenty-seven year period. Based on the author's experiences shadowing two average students in 1983 and 2009, it presents detailed ...

ISBN: 9781610483117

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Revolutionizing Global Higher Education Policy

Innovation and the Bologna Process

by Joseph M. Piro

<p>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

ISBN: 9781317535324

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Routledge International Handbook of Multicultural Education Research in Asia Pacific

by Yun-Kyung Cha, Seung-Hwan Ham & Moosung Lee

<p>This handbook for educators and researchers consists of an unparalleled set of conceptual essays and empirical studies that advance new perspectives and build empirical ground on multicultural education issues from 10 different selected ...

ISBN: 9781351179935

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Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia

by Kerry J. Kennedy & John Chi-Kin Lee

<p>This comprehensive handbook is the ultimate reference work, providing authoritative and international overviews of all aspects of schools and schooling in Asia. Split into 19 sections it covers curriculum, learning and assessment, private ...

ISBN: 9781317439417

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School Choice: A Balanced Approach

by William H. Jeynes

<p>Are public charter schools more effective than traditional public schools? This book provides quantitative evidence to answer this question and considers a better way to undertake a policy of school choice.</p> <p>• Supplies a unique ...

ISBN: 9781440828362

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School Leadership in Diverse Contexts

by Simon Clarke & Tom O'Donoghue

<p> </p> <p><em>School Leadership in Diverse Contexts</em> demonstrates the centrality of context to understanding school leadership. It offers varied portrayals of leadership in a diverse range of distinct settings. Each chapter highlights the

ISBN: 9781317595915

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Schooling Internationally: Globalisation, Internationalisation and the Future for International Schools

by Bates, Richard

<P>The number of schools that call themselves international is growing exponentially. In addition many other schools are exploring the concept of international-mindedness and what that might mean in the contemporary world of globalisation. This ...

ISBN: 9781136852039

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