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Global Education Reform

Author : Frank Adamson
ISBN : 9781317396956
Genre : Education
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Global Education Reform documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems. Focusing on three pairs of case studies written by internationally acclaimed experts, the book provides a powerful analysis of the different ends of an ideological spectrum----from strong state investments in public education to market-based approaches. An introductory chapter offers an overview of the theories guiding both neoliberal reforms such as those implemented in Chile, Sweden and the United States with efforts to build strong and equitable public education systems as exemplified by Cuba, Finland and Canada. The pairs of case studies that follow examine the historical evolution of education within an individual country and compare and contrast national educational outcomes. A concluding chapter dissects the educational outcomes of the differing economic and governance approaches, as well as the policy implications. With contributions from Michael Fullan, Pasi Sahlberg, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Martin Carnoy, Global Education Reform is an eye-opening analysis of national educational reforms and the types of high-achieving systems needed to serve all students equitably.

The New Democratic Professional In Education

Author : Gary L. Anderson
ISBN : 9780807777275
Genre : Education
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This timely and accessible book examines two waves of business influence that created models of schooling that are out of touch with the experiences of students, the professional expertise of teachers, and the needs and interests of local communities. The book also describes the forms of resistance that are currently emerging to fight for the democratic mission of a public education. Building on these promising efforts, the authors present a vision for a new democratic professional that is grounded in participatory communities of practice, as well as advocacy for and input from school communities. More than a critique of the state of education, this volume demonstrates how educators can build coalitions and advocate for policies and practices that respect their experience and knowledge and that support their students and communities. “This book advocates for democratic and equitable public schools with concrete, evidence-driven policies and practices.” —Janelle Scott, University of California, Berkeley “An important and accessible book that should be read by public educators at all levels.” —Ken Zeichner, University of Washington “Outlines a clear path forward for resisting counterproductive reforms.” —Tina Trujillo, University of California, Berkeley

Hard Questions On Global Educational Change

Author : Pasi Sahlberg
ISBN : 9780807758182
Genre : Education
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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. Each educational change question sheds much-needed light on today's large-scale education policies and related reforms around the world. The authors focus on what makes each question globally significant, what we know from international research, and what can be inferred from benchmark evidence. The final chapter offers a model for policymakers with implications for teaching, learning, and schooling overall.

From Manpower Planning To The Knowledge Era

Author : Joel Samoff
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114005825
Genre : Business & Economics
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Global Neoliberalism And Education And Its Consequences

Author : Dave Hill
ISBN : 9781135906528
Genre : Education
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In this groundbreaking critique of neoliberalism in schooling and education, an international cast of education policy analysts, educational activists and scholars deftly analyze the ideologies underlying the global, national and local neoliberalisation of schooling and education. The thrilling scholarship that makes up Global Neoliberalism and Education and its Consequences exposes the machinations, agenda and impacts of the privatising and 'merchandisation' of education by the World Bank, the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), biased think tanks, global and national corporations and capital, and the full political spectrum of Neoliberal governments. Including such topics as the increasing polarization of racialized and gendered social classes as a consequence of neoliberal policies, the role and shape of markets and education in the era of globalised Capitalism, the effects of the profit motive in higher education, the impact of the Heritage Foundation in the USA, and even a critical evaluation of education in Cuba--readers are sure to find startling insight and provocative arguments throughout Global Neoliberalism and Education and its Consequences.

Global Educational Change

Author : J. S. Rajput
ISBN : UOM:39015081830534
Genre : Education
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Neoliberal Transformation Of Education In Turkey

Author : K. Inal
ISBN : 9781137097811
Genre : Education
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Neoliberal policies have had an impact on educational systems globally. This book provides a detailed and critical analysis of neoliberal educational policies and reforms in Turkey by focusing on the Justice and Development Party's reform efforts over the last eight years.

Global Trends In Public Sector Reform

Author : Michel S. de Vries
ISBN : 9782802740469
Genre : Law
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Have the underlying ideas behind New Public Management (NPM) been forgotten ? This book investigates whether this idea is reflected in the real world of public administration or if it is mere wishful thinking. The investigations in this volume comprise studies of not only European countries, but also major Asian, African and Latin-American countries, that is, countries of which much less is known regarding the developments in Public Administration reform. It provides the reader with a remarkable overview of what is actually happening in countries all over the world. More importantly, the chapters provide ample information which is indicative for an answer to the question raised above: What has remained of NPM and what is the role of NPM tools in public administration today?

Current Index To Journals In Education

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00935915W
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Restructuring Public Enterprises And The Rehabilitation Of Infrastructure In Zimbabwe

Author : Godfrey Kanyenze
ISBN : UIUC:30112108905818
Genre : Government business enterprises
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