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ERIC Number: ED513297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 328
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8547-3792-5
Education in a Global City: Essays from London
Brighouse, Tim, Ed.; Fullick, Leisha, Ed.
Institute of Education - London
This collection of essays by academic and policy experts brings together a wide range of data to offer a clear picture of London's changing education scene. Its mapping of new and developing strategies for successful urban education will be useful to educators and policymakers not only in London but also in other cities operating in similar contexts. Following acknowledgements and an introduction by Tim Brighouse and Leisha Fullick, this book contains: (1) The London Context (Ruth Lupton and Alice Sullivan); (2) Global City School Systems (Anne Sofer); (3) The London Challenge: A Personal View (Tim Brighouse); (4) Comprehensive Schooling and Social Inequality in London: Past, Present and Possible Future (Sandra Leaton Gray and Geoff Whitty); (5) Does Every London Child Matter? The New Agenda for Children in London (Janet Mokades); (6) The School Workforce in London (Sara Bubb and Peter Earley); (7) Reconfiguring Urban Leadership: Some Lessons for London (Hilary Emery and Kathryn Riley); (8) Ethnic Diversity in London Schools (Jan McKenley); (9) "Miss, Who Needs the Languages of Immigrants?"--London's Multilingual Schools (Dina Mehmedbegovic); (10) A Pan-London Approach to 14-19 Learning: A Figment of the Imagination or a Potential Reality? (Paul Grainger, Ann Hodgson and Ken Spours); (11) Adult Learners in a Global City (Leisha Fullick); and (12) London: Present Lessons--Future Possibilities (Tim Brighouse, Leisha Fullick, Ruth Lupton and Anne Sofer). Notes on the Authors are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of London, Institute of Education
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)