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  1. Developing Leadership in the Asia Pacific

    A focus on the individual

    By Sivanes Phillipson, Shane N. Phillipson

    Developing Leadership in the Asia-Pacific focuses on the design of leadership programs that are able to meet the needs of students, teachers and the wider community. Rather than taking an all-encompassing approach that cover all contexts of leadership development, this book is based on research...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Constructing Educational Achievement

    A sociocultural perspective

    Edited by Sivanes Phillipson, Kelly Y.L Ku, Shane N Phillipson

    International interest focuses on why pupils from East-Asia tend to outperform pupils from the West and scholars have proposed a number of possible explanations to account for these international trends. Using Vygotsky's theory (1978) as a conceptual framework to "construct" school achievement,...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Exceptionality in East Asia

    Explorations in the Actiotope Model of Giftedness

    Edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Heidrun Stoeger, Albert Ziegler

    The continual successes of students from East-Asia are confirmed in a variety of international tests of academic achievement and yet, despite this attainment, many scholars have realised that a substantial proportion of these students are also underachieving. Using the actiotope model of...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Conceptions of Giftedness

    Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann

    The effective education of gifted children is one of the most significant challenges facing educational systems in many countries around the world, made particularly difficult by the forces of globalization. Conceptions of Giftedness describes the unique and varied ways cultures conceive of...

    Published January 29th 2007 by Routledge

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