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Education Policy Research

Author : Helen M. Gunter
ISBN : 9781472512253
Genre : Education
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In Education Policy Research, Helen M. Gunter, David Hall and Colin Mills bring together contributions from a range of researchers, academics and practitioners. Each chapter draws on critical theoretical perspectives and showcases innovative research projects within educational settings to understand the current changes in schools, schooling and education, to explore critical questions. The varied accounts demonstrate the importance of partnerships between schools and higher education, and of putting educational research into context, specifically charting the ways in which schools and schooling have been reformed through government interventions. Education Policy Research presents new research findings on the realities of how educational practice can be understood and explained, so enabling researchers to take a reflexive stance towards their own work. The editors and contributors take seriously the need to rethink their data and consider the contribution of research dispositions and practices to ongoing change and development. At the same time, the chapters give recognition to what research and researchers can and cannot do, contributing to the ongoing debates about the value of - and the urgent ongoing need for - social science research.

Educational Leadership

Author : Steven J Courtney
ISBN : 9781317217350
Genre : Education
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Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly thought-provoking edited collection is a much-needed counterbalance to the anti-theoretical trends that have underpinned recent education reforms. Contributors employ a range of theories in original and innovate ways in order to reveal the lived experiences of what it means to be an educational leader at a time of rapid modernisation, where the conceptual terrain of ‘modern’ has been appropriated by corporate and private interests, where notions of ‘public’ are not only hidden, but also derided, and where school leaders must meet the conflicting demands of competing accountabilities. Drawing on research projects conducted in the UK, Educational Leadership presents convincing evidence that the need to consider theory crosses national borders, and the authors discuss changes to professional identities and practices that researchers around the world will recognise. This detailed and insightful work will appeal to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of education and sociology, as well as those with an interest in organisational and political theory. The topical subject matter also makes the book of relevance to practitioners and policy-makers in education and the public services more generally.

A Global Perspective Of Social Justice Leadership For School Principals

Author : Pamela S. Angelle
ISBN : 9781681238753
Genre : Education
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Within education there have been some notable attempts to frame social justice in ways that can help to explain and understand the practices of those working in schools, especially school leaders. The research contained in this book seeks to enhance our understanding of school leaders’ actions as they work to promote socially just practices and/or outcomes in a range of different national contexts. The unique nature of this research is that studies took place in numerous schools across the globe in a variety of contexts yet utilized the same research protocols. This has allowed the researchers to draw conclusions at an international level about social justice decision making, the supports and barriers brought on school leaders by national policy and mandates, and the essential nature of context in the work of social justice leadership. The audience will include scholars on a global scale, given that cases in the book include authors and principals from around the world. The book can also serve as a text for leadership preparation courses as well as courses in social justice, research design, and qualitative research methodologies. Courses in human relations and communication can use the content as examples of the negotiations and challenges of teamwork in international settings. A primary audience for the book is system/school level leaders in contexts and communities throughout the world for understanding comparative leadership and social justice decision making. Current principals will find the cases useful as reflexive tools for their own work. Educational leaders, educational reformers, and policy makers will benefit from this book as they seek to understand the impact of their work and its influence on promoting equity in schools across the globe.

Teacher Education For High Poverty Schools

Author : Jo Lampert
ISBN : 9783319220598
Genre : Education
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This volume captures the innovative, theory-based, and grounded work being done by established scholars who are interrogating how teacher education can prepare teachers to work in challenging and diverse high-poverty settings. It offers articles from the US, Australia, Canada, the UK and Chile by some of the most significant scholars in the field. Internationally, research suggests that effective teachers for high poverty schools require deep theoretical understanding as well as the capacity to function across three well-substantiated areas: deep content knowledge, well-tuned pedagogical skills, and demonstrated attributes that prove their understanding and commitment to social justice. Schools in low socioeconomic communities need quality teachers most, however, they are often staffed by the least experienced and least prepared teachers. The chapters in this volume examine how pre-service teachers are taught to understand the social contexts of education. Drawing on the individual expertise of the authors, the topics covered include unpacking poverty for pre-service teachers, issues related to urban schooling as well as remote and regional area schooling.

Interventions In Education Systems

Author : David Scott
ISBN : 9781472524294
Genre : Education
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Interventions in Education Systems draws on research conducted in England, Mexico, Singapore and Finland to illuminate reform processes to education systems in a range of contexts, to develop a better understanding of intervention processes and to promote the development of more sophisticated models for reforming education systems. The authors compare policy implementations and interventions in countries with different socio-economic profiles and different levels of development, highlighting how these processes in practice all too frequently are side-tracked and distorted, often unintentionally, by political, economic and social forces.

Ideen Und Realit Ten Von Universit Ten

Author : Marc Fabian Buck
ISBN : 363162381X
Genre : Education
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Dieser Band versammelt aktuelle Bestandsaufnahmen, historische Befunde und Kontroversen zu Universitaten und anderen <I>higher education institutions (HEIs). Dabei wird nicht die Differenz zwischen einer Idee und deren gern kontrar dargestellter Realitat thematisiert - oder gar bedauert. <I>Ideen und Realitaten steht vielmehr fur die zeitliche und raumliche Diversitat eines systematisch vergleichbaren Konzeptes. <BR> Die Beitrage betrachten die jeweils spezifische Ausformung aus nationaler, kritisch-funktionaler bzw. ideengeschichtlicher Perspektive sowie ihre Funktionen, ihre (narrative) Idee oder die Kritik an Hochschulen."

Professionelle Kompetenz Angehender Lehrerinnen Und Lehrer

Author : Sigrid Blömeke
ISBN : 9783830919407
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Der Proze Der Erziehung

Author : Jerome S. Bruner
ISBN : OCLC:257257801
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Handbuch Sexualisierte Gewalt Und P Dagogische Kontexte

Author : Alexandra Retkowski
ISBN : 3779931311
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Der Zweite Weltkrieg

Author : Winston Churchill
ISBN : 3596161134
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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