Focus on the Individual
The book is intended for use by teachers involved in the development of leadership skills in students in the upper primary and lower secondary years of schooling, particularly those who are responsible for the teaching of leadership and/or civic education in both primary and secondary schools. The...
To Be Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
A sociocultural perspective
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
Explorations in the Actiotope Model of Giftedness
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
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