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Broadening the Discussion

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter nine expands the scope of the discussion to include evidence from other nations that have introduced ambitious educational reforms recently. The commonalities between initiatives enacted in ... More


From the Pedagogy of the MST to Educação do Campo: Expansion, Transformation, and Compromise

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 3 shows how the institutionalization of movement goals can sometimes look like a process of social movement absorption. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the MST’s local educational ... More


Education for the World

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter demonstrates the positive aspects of education interventions in Afghanistan. It begins by discussing the adoption of the “peace education” in the Afghan Ministry of Education (MoE) ... More


e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Helen Spencer-Oatey (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book provides research and application insights into e-learning in China, in the light of two drives by the Chinese Ministry of Education — to implement curriculum reform and to promote quality ... More


The Revolution that Wasn't & the Revolution that Was in Brazil, 1961–1964

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how the northeast continued to be a center of dynamic and creative political impulses. State and local government activities, however, now combined with the power and ... More


The making of social policy in China

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the nature and organisational structure of the Chinese Communist Party. It also explains the key policy players in China's politics, including the Politburo Standing Committee, ... More


Conclusion

Igor Fedyukin

in The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Conclusion sets the broader context for the key episodes of innovation driven by projectors that have been the subjects of the preceding chapters. It explores the role of diverse enterprisers in ... More


Cuban Revolution Triumphs—and Invests in Ballet!

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Dance

With the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, dancers expressed their support and in turn received unprecedented government financial support from Fidel Castro personally. Law 812 was passed, codifying ... More


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