World Yearbook of Education 1992

Author: David Coulby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136166599
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Published in the year 2005, World Yearbook of Education is a valuable contribution to the field of Major Works.

World Yearbook of Education 1965

Author: George Z. F. Bereday
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136238522
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Published almost every year since its beginnings four decades ago, The World Yearbook of Education has become one of the most established and respected international publications in education. Each edition focuses on a particular key issue and includes contributions from leading scholars. Now reprinted for 2006, all these classic references have become available to buy again. Editions now available include: 1965: The Education Explosion 1966: Church and State in Education 1967: Educational Planning 1968: Education within Industry 1969: Examinations 1970: Education in Cities 1971/2: Higher Education in a Changing World 1972/3: Universities Facing the Future 1974: Education and Rural Development 1979: Recurrent Education and Lifelong Learning 1980: The Professional Development of Teachers 1981: Education of Minorities 1982/3: Computers and Education 1984: Women and Education 1985: Research, Policy and Practice 1986: The Management of Schools 1987: Vocational Education 1988: Education for the New Technologies 1989: Health Education 1990: Assessment and Evaluation 1991: International Schools and International Education 1992: Urban Education 1993: Special Needs Education 1994: The Gender Gap

International Handbook of Urban Education

Author: William T. Pink
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402051999
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The universality of the problematics with urban education, together with the importance of understanding the context of improvement interventions, brings into sharp focus the importance of an undertaking like the International Handbook of Urban Education. An important focus of this book is the interrogation of both the social and political factors that lead to different problem posing and subsequent solutions within each region.

World Yearbook of Education 1995

Author: Leslie Bash
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136166394
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This annual summary of educational policies and practices worldwide includes discussion of multi-skills and flexibility, school-work links, qualifications, and education for skills versus education for status.

World Yearbook of Education 2010

Author: AndreElias Mazawi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 135153629X
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The World Yearbook of Education 2010 volume, Education and the Arab 'World': Political Projects, Struggles, and Geometries of Power, strives to do justice to the complex processes and dynamics behind the world of Arab education. Western interest in all things ?Arab? has greatly increased over the course of the decade, but this interest runs the risk of forgetting that the Arab world is positioned within wider contexts of regional, geopolitical, and global processes. This volume examines Arab education in a range of contexts ? regional, diasporic, and trans-national ? to better understand how the field of Arab education is formed through local, regional, geopolitical and global engagements and resonances. In doing so, contributors from a range of disciplines open critical conversations about the intersections of history, culture, geopolitics, policy, and education. The World Yearbook of Education 2010 offers new conceptual and empirical approaches that deal with some of the often-neglected aspects of the study of Arab education: contested political projects; struggles towards emancipation, recognition and liberation; and a larger concern for social justice, equity, and political inclusion. Andr?lias Mazawi is associate professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is also an associate fellow at the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research at the University of Malta.Ronald G. Sultana is professor in the Department of Education Studies at the University of Malta, where he also leads the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research. He is the founding editor of the Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies.

World Yearbook of Education 2017

Author: Julie Allan
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315517361
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This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the relationship between assessment systems and efforts to advance equity in education at a time of growing inequalities. It focuses on the political motives behind the expansion of an assessment industry, the associated expansion of an SEN industry and a growth in consequential accountability systems. Split into three key sections, the first part is concerned with the assessment industry, and considers the purpose and function of assessment in policy and politics and the political context in which particular assessment practices have emerged. Part II of the book, on assessing deviance, explores those assessment and identification practices that seek to classify different categories of learners, including children with Limited English Proficiency, with special needs and disabilities and with behavioural problems. The final part of the book considers the consequences of assessment and the possibility of fairer and more equitable alternatives, examining the production of inequalities within assessment in relation to race, class, gender and disability. Discussing in detail the complex historical intersections of assessment and educational equity with particular attention to the implications for marginalised populations of students and their families, this volume seeks to provide reframings and reconceptualisations of assessment and identification by offering new insights into economic and cultural trends influencing them. Co-edited by two internationally renowned scholars, Julie Allan and Alfredo J. Artiles, World Yearbook of Education 2017 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the economic trends of global education assessment.

World Yearbook of Education 2016

Author: Antoni Verger
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317518713
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This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of research. Focusing on the areas of cross-over in public-private partnerships in education, WYBE 2016 critically examines the actors and factors that have propelled the global rise of the education industry. Split into three key sections, Part I explores how education agendas are shaped; Part II considers the private financing of education and the export of school improvements to professional consultancies; and Part III analyses new market niches, such as low-fee private schooling and for-profit education provisions. The book draws upon case studies of many global organizations, including: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Pearson Affordable Learning Fund Bridge International Academies Teach for All Omega Schools Co-edited by three internationally renowned scholars, Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steiner-Khamsi, WYBE 2016 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the global education industry. *Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

World Yearbook of Education 2005

Author: David Coulby
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780203023815
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This volume deals with two major and apparently opposing forces within education and society: globalization and nationalism. Globalization is often considered in economic terms - of continued growth of international trade and a concentration of wealth in corporate hands - yet it also encompasses technological, political and cultural change. The World Yearbook of Education 2005 explores the role of the education sector in our globalized knowledge economy, and considers the political implications of this in terms of monopolarity and the cultural consequences of homogenization and Americanization. The other strand of this study - nationalism - remains a persistent force within education and society in all parts of the world, and this volume examines the extent to which it can fuel conflict at all levels through prejudice and intolerance. Concentrating on the epistemological consequences of nationalism, leading international thinkers examine the extent to which it is reflected in the curricula of schools and universities around the world. Finally, the complex relationship between globalization and nationalism is explored, and contributors explore the part that educational institutions and practices play in forming both agendas. A wide range of perspectives are employed, including post-colonial discourse, classical economics and sociological theory. Nationalism and globalization are both ongoing processes, and this volume makes a case for the central role of education in both - through its potential to influence change and to act as benevolent force in shaping a global community.

Education in urban areas

Author: Nelly P. Stromquist
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
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A collection of twelve essays that highlight the powerful space/time dynamics that emerge in cities and that have consequences on educational decisions and processes, particularly for the Third World.