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New and Published Books

  1. Decision Making in Educational Leadership

    Principles, Policies, and Practices

    Edited by Stephanie Chitpin, Colin W. Evers

    The increased focus on raising standards in education requires leaders to engage in complex decision making about teacher assessment, mandated accountability measures, and the collection and use of large amounts of data. Showcasing exemplary practices of school and district administrators, Decision...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Context Reform

    A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

    Edited by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio, Julie Gorlewski, Paul R. Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Managing Complex Change in School

    Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

    By Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

    Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Big Lies of School Reform

    Finding Better Solutions for the Future of Public Education

    Edited by Paul C. Gorski, Kristien Zenkov

    The Big Lies of School Reform provides a critical interruption to the ongoing policy conversations taking place around public education in the United States today. By analyzing the discourse employed by politicians, lobbyists, think tanks, and special interest groups, the authors uncover the hidden...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. National Identity and Educational Reform

    Contested Classrooms

    By Elizabeth Anderson Worden

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    National identity in Moldova remains contested despite repeated attempts by governments, historians, and educators to cultivate a shared sense of national belonging through the development of history textbooks. Concern over professional status and distrust of the government’s motivations halted...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Teacher Education in Contentious Times

    Political Cross-Currents and Conflicting Interests

    By Catherine Cornbleth

    Understanding Teacher Education in Contentious Times examines how public, professional, and private or corporate agencies operate to shape teacher education and possibilities for its improvement. Teacher education programs, particularly those leading to state certification or licensure, are...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Implementation of Health Promoting Schools

    Exploring the theories of what, why and how

    Edited by Oddrun Samdal, Louise Rowling

    Developing a ‘healthy school’ has been a key aim for many schools across the globe, yet achieving successful implementation and sustaining the positive benefits has proven to be challenging. In this much-needed text, the contributors draw upon their wide range of international expertise and...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Transformative Leadership in Education

    Equitable Change in an Uncertain and Complex World

    By Carolyn M. Shields

    In the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world of education today, leaders need to take an engaged, activist, and courageous approach to help build optimistic futures for all students. Transformative Leadership in Education presents an alternative approach to leadership for deep and...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan

    International Inside Out

    By Jeremy Breaden

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus...

    Published September 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cultivating an Ethical School

    By Robert J. Starratt

    Often the school is left as an institution seemingly ethically neutral, leaving untouched questions about whether the school itself is a site of injustice toward both educators and children. Springing from his well-known Building an Ethical School, Robert J. Starratt now looks more closely at the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge