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Administration and The Public Services, 1870–1921

R. B. MCDOWELL

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the historical developments in public administration and public services in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1921. It discusses the launch of an open competitive ... More


Educational Politics after 1872

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205159
eISBN:
9780191676529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1872 Act was the culmination of a long process of public intervention in state education in Scotland. Much of Scottish education developed on similar lines to England, but the common political ... More


Growing AP in Gotham

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter assesses how the nation's largest school district, New York City, is tackling its own Advanced Placement (AP) challenge. In 2018, the city's Department of Education (DOE) housed more AP ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Western Cape Experience

Cameron Robert and Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter is the management and governance of education at provincial level—specifically on efforts to introduce performance management into education by the Western Cape Education ... More


Life in the Camp II

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the Stanley internees' activities during internment at the camp. It describes how kindergarten and transition classes were set up in St Stephen's College Hall for children five ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Eastern Cape Experience

Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the politics and governance of education policy and delivery in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The Eastern Cape experienced extensive governmental re-organization ... More


Capturing Professional Consensus: The California State Department, 1983–1990

Suzanne M. Wilson

in California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the administration of Louis “Bill” Honig, who was on California's State Board of Education in the 1970s. Before Honig's administration, the California Department of Education ... More


Conversion

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 2 examines Grace’s undergraduate years at the College of Saint Catherine during the mid–late1920s and then her gradual conversion to socialism during the 1930s. Included among the various ... More


The practice and promise of policy analysis and program evaluation to improve decision making within the U.S. federal government

Rebecca A. Maynard

in Policy Analysis in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter draws on a 40-year history of patchwork efforts to use data to inform the development of public policy and shape its implementation. I begin with a description of the evolution of the ... More


Teaching History

Yoni Furas

in Educating Palestine: Teaching and Learning History under the Mandate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198856429
eISBN:
9780191889691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856429.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Social History

Chapter 6 examines the teaching of history through an administrative and pedagogical prism. It discusses the historical evolution of the Mandate’s curricula and history syllabi and traces their ... More


Community cohesion, schooling and Prevent

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter evaluates how the debate on ‘British values’ and the security agenda associated with Prevent have been translated into policies for schools, and how those policies have been implemented. ... More


Networks and Their Leaders: Broadcasting and Shaping Reform

Suzanne M. Wilson

in California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the networks that exist for mathematics education enthusiasts, such as networks that sponsor summer and weekend events. These networks, in essence, are not a part of the ... More


How Are Colleges and Universities Influenced from Outside?

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Colleges and universities are influenced in many ways from the outside, including federal and state governments, court decisions, and accreditors. Trustees must possess a deep understanding of the ... More


The potential of project status to support partnerships

Williamson Valerie

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines potential and the limitations of current projects to promote the concept of partnership, focusing on the collaborative projects of the British National Health Service (NHS) and ... More


Sure Start grows up

Naomi Eisenstadt

in Providing a Sure Start: How government discovered early childhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427304
eISBN:
9781447303107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427304.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter will tell three key stories in the development of Sure Start: the impact on Sure Start Local Programmes (SSLPs) of the merger at the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) of Sure ... More


Discrimination on the Basis of Suicidality

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores discrimination based on suicidality, with special emphasis on employment, higher education, and healthcare. It surveys the tension between fear of tort liability, on the one ... More


Reframing the Pedagogical Map

Yoni Furas

in Educating Palestine: Teaching and Learning History under the Mandate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198856429
eISBN:
9780191889691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856429.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Social History

Chapter 1 examines the evolution of the Palestinian and Hebrew education systems from the late Ottoman period into the Mandate and brings forward key players and institutions in this process. The ... More


Schools reform and early intervention

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter and the next consider the development of children’s services policy since 2010, including key changes introduced by the Conservative Secretary of State Michael Gove. From the outset it ... More


A Sacred Economy of Value and Production: Capitalism and Protestantism in Early Modern Korea (1885–1919)

Albert L. Park

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the process in which capitalism unfolded in Korea through ideas and institutions developed by the Protestant Christian Church after 1885. Focusing on the Nevius Plan, which ... More


George Davie and the Democratic Intellect

Lindsay Paterson

in Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560684
eISBN:
9780191814419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560684.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on George Davie’s book The Democratic Intellect. First published in 1961 the book had a huge influence on educational thinking in the years following its publication. It was also ... More


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