Eastern and Western perspectives on its effects
Series: Asia-Europe Education Dialogue
This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in...
To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge
The Case of Hong Kong
Education officials, specialist leaders and teachers have all been involved in different ways to bring about school reform in Hong Kong. This book is a very current and relevant analysis of this reform, highlighting the way in which agencies have cooperated in bringing about change over the last...
Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
Schools for the Knowledge Society
Walk into a classroom in Tokyo, New York, London or Rotterdam, and the similarities in structure, activity, purpose and style will outweigh differences in language, dress and ethnic characteristics. Learning is regulated and rationed, teaching is a process or one-way transmission of knowledge,...
Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge