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  1. Education Reform and Social Class in Japan

    The emerging incentive divide

    By Takehiko Kariya

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    Until the early 1990s, Japanese education was widely commended for achieving outstanding outcomes in global comparison. At the same time, it was frequently criticized for failing to cultivate 'individuality' and 'creativity' in students. Wide-ranging education reforms were enacted during the 1990s...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Faith and Secularisation in Religious Colleges and Universities

    By James Arthur

    This book is a detailed study of higher education institutions affiliated to particular religions. It considers the debates surrounding academic freedom, institutional governance, educational policy, mission and identity together with institutions’ relations with the state and their wider...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Learning and Inclusion (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cleves School Experience

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Mainstream schools are consistently faced with numerous and often contradictory requirements, both to achieve high results and to be inclusive and incorporate children of every ability. This title, first published in 1999, describes how one renowned inclusive community school, Cleves School,...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Case Studies in Curriculum Change

    Great Britain and the United States

    Edited by William A Reid, Decker F. Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dependence and Interdependence in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume provides an international perspective on educational dependency in considering both theories and actual developments throughout the world. Some less developed countries, in expanding their education systems, have emulated Western academic-style systems and have increased their...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Theory and Practice of Curriculum Studies

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book deals with curriculum issues and problems, and one of its aims is to help practising teachers to clarify their own theory and practice in relation to the curriculum. The contributors look at three popular theories or sets of assumptions held by teachers: the child-centred view of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Essays on Political Education

    By Bernard Crick, Derek Heater

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Individual Development and the Curriculum

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book describes four ‘layers’ or stages of education – Mythic, Romantic, Philosophic and Ironic and shows how children at each stage most effectively learn, and how they can be helped towards educational maturity. While drawing on a wide range of philosophical and psychological literature, this...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

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