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Comparing education policies in a globalising world: methodological reflections

Susan L. Robertson and Roger Dale

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Globalisation has often been seen as throwing a lifeline to comparative education (CE), because that seemed to be the academic approach most suited to identifying and evaluating the consequences for ... More


History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More


Alternative learning spaces in the UK: background to the case studies used in this book

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a systematic overview of the case studies discussed in this book. It is divided into rough ‘types’, focusing, in turn, on: Care Farms; Forest Schools; Homeschooling; Democratic ... More


Brain Race: International Achievement Gaps and Educational Deficits

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the question of international achievement gaps in terms of globality. How well do US students fare against peers in other developed countries? What key family and school ... More


Balancing Act: International Policy Benchmarking and Education Reforms

Jaekyung Lee

in The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the question of international education reform in terms of globality. Did American school reform policies benchmark Asian counterparts to narrow the international education ... More


Intellectual Styles and Their Implications for Multicultural Education in China

Li-fang Zhang

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In her chapter, Zhang Li-fang asks what intellectual styles are the most conducive for good educational outcomes in a multi-ethnic environment like China. She argues that intellectual styles ... More


Revisiting Bildung and Its Meaning for International Music Education Policy

Alexandra Kertz-Welzel

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: In every educational system, there are terms that symbolize what a tradition considers to be important. One of these crucial terms in the German and Northern European tradition is ... More


The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Jaekyung Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Revealing that more than half of American students’ academic growth potential has been lost over the past several decades, this book reframes the war on achievement gaps as the ubiquitous challenge ... More


Conclusions: High Participation Higher Education in the Post-Trow Era

Brendan Cantwell, Simon Marginson, and Anna Smolentseva

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The concluding chapter takes stock of the book’s core notion of high participation systems (HPS) of higher education, in the context of the eight country studies and seventeen HPS propositions. The ... More


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