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  1. Multicampus University Systems

    Africa and the Kenyan Experience

    By Ishmael I. Munene

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making,...

    Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Language, Education and Citizenship in Japan

    By Genaro Castro-Vázquez

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Based on extensive original research, this book explores the early educational experiences of foreign children in Japan. It considers foreign children’s experiences of Japanese schools, examines the special tutoring such children often have to improve their language proficiency, and explores the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Asia's High Performing Education Systems

    The Case of Hong Kong

    Edited by Colin Marsh, John Chi-Kin Lee

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    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

  6. Globalization of Education

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Continuing Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his signature clear, narrative style, Spring introduces the...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education Outcomes and Poverty in the South

    A Reassessment

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Education has an extraordinarily important role to play in efforts to eliminate poverty world-wide. This book reveals the nature and complexity of these relationships and provides indispensible pointers to the kinds and extent of policy changes that are required. Based on highly innovative...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development

    A Global Analysis

    Edited by Bob Moon

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    In developing countries across the world, qualified teachers are a rarity, with thousands of untrained adults taking over the role and millions of children having no access to schooling at all. The supply of high-quality teachers is falling behind: poor status, low salaries and inadequate working...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial World

    By Zane Ma Rhea

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Developing the Global Student

    Higher education in an era of globalization

    By David Killick

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    Developing the Global Student addresses the question of how students of higher education can emerge from their university life better equipped to dwell more effectively, ethically, and comfortably amidst the turmoils of a globalizing world. It does this from a number of theoretical perspectives,...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge