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The Early Years of Republic

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter is a prologue to the main narrative of the book. It offers an evaluation of Macaulay’s minute which paved the way for introduction of modern education in India, the idea of National ... More


Empowering Global Citizens for a Just and Peaceful World

Irina Bokova

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the face of the worst refugee crisis since World War II, deepening inequalities and the rise of violent extremism, new forms of global solidarity are required to nurture respect for all and to ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation and Education Policy Making in China

Chengwen Hong, Leiyu Mo, Yan Meng, Yipeng Tang, Xianming Xia, and Yijuan He

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter uses knowledge mobilisation (KM) to look at issues in education in the People's Republic of China. The first part provides background about the Chinese education system, research ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation in Education in South Africa

Johan Muller and Ursula Hoadley

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers the notion of knowledge mobilisation and practices associated with it in South Africa. It begins by providing an overview of the education system in South Africa, then goes on ... More


The Tinsel Town

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the state of school system education system in the mid-1980s, the collapse of the academic supervision system, and the heavy regulatory and administrative burden on educational ... More


Introduction

Agnes S. L. Lam

in Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter glances at the overall context of developments in China, its domestic goals and foreign policy, the character of its education system and the language politics it has maintained ... More


The Trojan Horse Affair: Media Phenomenon and Policy Driver

Jacqueline Baxter

in School Governance: Policy, Politics and Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326021
eISBN:
9781447326229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter Two details the unravelling of the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair andthe ways in which it revealed that the government’s peremptory andPanglossian ideal of an ‘excellent education system’, as ... More


Reception and Early Use of the Periodic System: The Case of Denmark

Helge Kragh

in Early Responses to the Periodic System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200077
eISBN:
9780197559468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200077.003.0018
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

In this essay I examine how the periodic system or table was introduced in Denmark in the late nineteenth century, how it was used in chemical textbooks, and the way it was developed by a few of ... More


Similarities and differences across Europe

Bojana Lobe and Kjartan Ólafsson

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates similarities and differences across countries in children's usage of the internet and their encounters of risk. Countries are clustered according to levels and types of ... More


Thinking Differently While under Siege

Nicole Nguyen

in A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the conclusion, Curriculum of Fear offers some closing thoughts on the enduring intersections of education, war, and national security at work at Milton High School. The chapter aims to call for ... More


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