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              Governing the School under Three Decades of Neoliberal Reform: From Educracy to the Education-Industrial Complex
               

              Governing the School under Three Decades of Neoliberal Reform: From Educracy to the Education-Industrial Complex (Hardback)

              By Munch, Richard

              • RRP: $282.00
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              • Pub Date
                20 Mar 20

              This book provides a critical analysis of the neoliberal reform agenda of the economic governance of schools. Focusing on the role of the USA in this process, it explores the transformation of schools in this agenda from educational establishments to enterprises in a competitive ...education market. The study uses Bourdieu to apply a field-theoretical framework to a detailed empirical analysis of the current changes of school government. Chapters explore education bureaucracy, reform and how outside organisations affect pedagogy and testing. It reveals how far the promises of corporate education reform are from reality and concludes with a plea for a realistic view of school's capabilities. The book goes beyond the state of the art with its focus on how the governance of education, school and instruction is changing with the replacement of educracy by an education-industrial complex. The book will be of great interest for academics, post- graduate students, administrators and politicians in the field of education policy, the governance of school systems and schools. The book also has an international appeal as it studies a global transformation of the field of education.
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              ISBN 9780367365356
              Released NZ 20 Mar 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics
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              Measurements in Evaluating Science Education: A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Tests
               

              Measurements in Evaluating Science Education: A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Tests (Hardback)

              By Catalano, Amy J.; Marino, Michael A.

              • RRP: $282.00
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              • Pub Date
                1 May 20
              ISBN 9780367146580
              Released NZ 1 May 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              For Flourishing's Sake: Using Positive Education to Support Character Development and Wellbeing
                

              For Flourishing's Sake: Using Positive Education to Support Character Development and Wellbeing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Roberts, Frederika

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              • Pub Date
                18 Jun 20

              Guidance on how and why you should implement character/positive education in schools. Using the author's expertise as an education consultant plus interviews with senior school leaders, the book provides accessible examples alongside practical advice on introducing character educ...ation to boost students' academic attainment and wellbeing.
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              ISBN 9781787750241
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2020
              Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Spaces of Political Pedagogy: Occupy! and other radical experiments in adult learning

              Spaces of Political Pedagogy: Occupy! and other radical experiments in adult learning (Paperback)

              By Earl, Cassie

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              This book examines three sites of pedagogical innovation, all of which are explicitly activisms against the current political and pedagogical climate. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework including autonomous Marxism, post-anarchism, social movement theories and theories of ...critical pedagogy, it examines social movements though a pedagogical lens and attempts to understand how connections can be made between social movement learning and other initiatives and forms of higher learning. With studies of the London Occupy! movement; The Social Science Centre, a co-operative higher learning provider that practises popular education in city venues; and a university politically opposing the 'student as consumer' ethos, Spaces of Political Pedagogy connects these various projects as a continuum of educational experimentation, offering insights into the ways in which these sites practice pedagogy and the manner in which these practices could be implemented more widely to inform and improve struggles for wider social justice. As such, it will appeal to scholars of education and sociology with interests in pedagogy, social movements and activism.
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              ISBN 9780367887247
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Technology-Enhanced and Collaborative Learning: Affordances, approaches and challenges

              Technology-Enhanced and Collaborative Learning: Affordances, approaches and challenges (Paperback)

              Edited by Martin, Stewart; Notari, Michele

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              Technology-enhanced, collaborative and blended learning settings can promote more effective approaches to teaching, learning and assessment when context, agency and individual characteristics are taken into account. This book presents critical insight into the theoretical and pra...ctical progress made towards establishing effective, valid and reliable strategies for using and evaluating such approaches, and the challenges and implications of doing so. Topics explored include technology-enhanced learning and student evaluations; student engagement and the perception of teaching quality; instructional design and assessment strategies; blended network and mobile technologies for enriching learning and for monitoring and assessment; and the motivations of students to engage with evaluation. Contributors examine issues such as the underlying variabilities in student evaluation of teaching; the implications of inherited cultural and pedagogic practices for educators using collaborative and blended learning; and the international empirical progress in research to understand and measure interactions between cognition, successful learning, and individual difference in technology-augmented settings. This book will be an essential resource for international researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the leading perspectives and insights into technology enhanced, blended and collaborative learning, as well as for practitioners and policy makers interested in technology applications in education and training in varied pedagogical and cultural settings. This book was originally published as a special issue of Educational Research and Evaluation.
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              ISBN 9780367886622
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Language Practices of Migrant Youth: From School to Home

              Language Practices of Migrant Youth: From School to Home (Paperback)

              By Willoughby, Louisa

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              This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students' language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students' multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using... case studies of eight girls from Vietnamese and Cambodian backgrounds, the book draws on data from questionnaires, interviews and ethnographic observation to bring these language practices to life. It explores the place of heritage languages, English and other languages in the girls' repertoires and investigates the role they see for these languages in their lives. A key focus of the book is the role of the school environment in shaping students' repertoires and unfolding sense of ethnic identity; both directly through formal instruction and indirectly through its ethos and social composition. It provides practical suggestions on the basis of extensive research for how schools can negotiate some of the challenges of catering to a multiethnic population. Essential reading for anyone researching migrant language practice, sociolinguistics or multicultural education.
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              ISBN 9780367891480
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK
                

              Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keddie, Amanda

              • RRP: $86.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of 'White-lash', this book draws on case study research conducted over a... ten-year period and provides insight into the diverse worlds of young Muslim women from education and community contexts in Australia and England. Keddie discusses the ways in which these young women find spaces of agency and empowerment within these contexts and how their passionate and committed educators support them in this endeavour. Useful for researchers and educators who are concerned about Islamophobia and its devastating impacts on Muslim women and girls, this book positions responsibility for changing the oppressions of Islamophobia and gendered Islamophobia with all of us. Such change begins with education. The stories in this book hope to contribute to the change process.
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              ISBN 9780367875664
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach
                

              Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Epstein, Terrie; Peck, Carla

              • RRP: $86.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Grounded in a critical sociocultural approach, this volume examines issues associated with teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts. Defined as representations of past violence and oppression, difficult histories are contested and can evoke emotional, o...ften painful, responses in the present. Teaching and learning these histories is contentious yet necessary for increased dialogue within conflict-ridden societies, reconciliation in post-conflict societies, and greater social cohesion in long-standing democratic nations. Focusing on locations and populations across the globe, chapter authors investigate how key themes-including culture, identity, collective memory, emotion, and multi-perspectivity, historical consciousness, distance, and amnesia-inform the teaching and learning of difficult histories.
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              ISBN 9780367887537
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              UNESCO s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History
                

              UNESCO s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Elfert, Maren

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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO's educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO's humanistic worldview and the pressures... placed on the organization have forced UNESCO to depart from its utopian vision of lifelong learning, while still claiming continuity. Elfert interprets the history of lifelong learning in UNESCO as part of a much bigger story of a struggle of ideologies between a humanistic-emancipatory and an economistic-technocratic worldview. With a close study of UNESCO's two education flagship reports, the Faure and Delors reports, Elfert sheds light on the global impact of UNESCO's professed humanistic goals and its shifting influence on lifelong learning around the world.
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              ISBN 9780367886011
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Boys, Masculinities and Reading: Gender Identity and Literacy as Social Practice
                

              Boys, Masculinities and Reading: Gender Identity and Literacy as Social Practice (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Scholes, Laura

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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Boys, Masculinities and Reading explores elementary students' interpretations of their experiences of reading and the contextual influences that impact those experiences. While research continues to highlight the apparent systematic underperformance of boys in comparison to girls... on national and international reading benchmarks, this text moves beyond broad generalizations to consider complexities inherent in notions of masculinity and associated tensions. Applying a socio-cultural perspective, Scholes highlights the voices of boys and girls by focusing on their reading experiences. Examining the perceived, generalized crisis of boys' underperformance in reading and literacy, Scholes identifies the factors that shape perceptions of masculinity among different groups of boys across the globe.
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              ISBN 9780367884758
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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