Higher Education Re formed

Author: Peter Scott
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113569981X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Specially commissioned contributions edited by some of the most respected academics currently working in the field of higher education, drawing the situation as it is now and looking forward to the developments of the coming years. It asks questions such as will 'Dearing' prove to be little more than a stop-gap? What will be the balance of power between education institutions, the state and the private sector? What are the realities behind 'lifelong learning', and what form will it take if it steps out of the realms of theory?

Managing Reform in Universities

Author: B. Stensaker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284293
Format: PDF, ePub
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This collection, now in paperback, explores how universities are coping with the range of reforms and changes taking place across higher education today. Analyzing areas such as leadership, quality management, strategic thinking, collegiality and academic work, and from the perspective of different agents within higher education including students, academics and management, this book examines the various differences between reform attempts and the actual changes happening in universities.

Further Education Re formed

Author: Pamela Robinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135702047
Format: PDF, Docs
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After more than a century of being undervalued, further education has been thrust into the limelight. How have the colleges fared? How have they been shaped by the new arrangements for funding, governance, inspection and the new qualifications framework? What do those running the colleges and working in them make of the changes? What are their prospects for the new millennium? Further Education Reformed is the definitive account of where further education has got to and where it might be heading. Containing specifically commissioned papers by some of the most respected academics currently working in the field of further education, this book draws the situation as it is now and looks forward to the developments of the coming years. It will be vital reading for anyone concerned with further education in particular, and education in general, whether as a policy-maker, governor, manager, teacher, employer or student.

Globalization

Author: Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520241251
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The author illuminates the process of "Latinization" currently underway in the U.S., tracing the largest migration in the history of the Americas--the movement north of large numbers of people from Latin America. Simultaneous. (Social Science)

Handbook of Teacher Education

Author: Tony Townsend
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402047738
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book provides a wide-ranging review of the current state of teacher education, with contributions by an international group of teacher educators. It focuses on issues confronting teacher educators today and in the coming decade, including the impact of globalization on the profession of teaching, and the need for teacher education to adapt to changing accountability requirements, and establish a set of minimum standards that qualify a person to teach.

Globalization and Belonging

Author: Sheila Croucher
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538101661
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book examines how globalization shapes the construction of socio-cultural and political attachments and their implications for citizenship, nationhood, ethnicity, and gender. Topics include the commodification of citizenship, the spread of nationalist populism, the rise of ISIS, and women’s transnational activism.