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Sivasubramaniam, Malina, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularization in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Religious Education, Religion
Sivasubramaniam, Malini, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularisation in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Religious Cultural Groups
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Pouezevara, Sarah, Ed. – RTI International, 2018
This book responds to growing recognition by international education professionals, policy makers, and funding partners of the need for qualified teachers and interest in the subject of teacher professional development (also referred to as "teacher behavior change"). The book responds to important questions that are fundamental to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Behavior, Behavior Change, Faculty Development
OECD Publishing, 2018
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems in the 35 OECD and a number of partner countries. With more than 100 charts and tables, Education at a Glance 2018 imparts key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
Watson, Nancy T., Ed.; Xie, Lei, Ed.; Etchells, Matthew J., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
"Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education" shares information regarding conflict management and resolution in higher education from a global perspective. In this book, the authors introduce many conflict resolution methods from different regions in the world. The book shares a conflict resolution model which may direct…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries
Brown, Mabel Ann, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
"The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education" explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the educational attainment and cultural…
Descriptors: Migration, Population Trends, Global Education, Educational Practices
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
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Tripathi, Purnendu, Ed.; Mukerji, Siran, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Technology plays a vital role in bridging the digital divide and fostering sustainability in educational development. This is evident through the successful use of social media in educational marketing campaigns and through the integration of massive open online courses to reorient learner interactions in higher education environments.…
Descriptors: Marketing, Sustainable Development, Social Media, Online Courses
Reimers, Fernando M., Ed.; Chung, Connie K., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students" offers a wide-ranging comparative account of how innovative professional development programs in a number of countries guide and support teachers in their efforts to promote cognitive and socio-emotional growth in their students. The book focuses on holistic educational outcomes in an effort…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Holistic Approach, Teacher Competencies, Student Development
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Alphin, Henry C., Jr., Ed.; Chan, Roy Y., Ed.; Lavine, Jennie, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives, and it is important that a high level of schooling be available on a global scale. Studying the trends in accessibility in education will allow educators to improve their own teaching techniques, as well as expand their influence to more remote areas in the world. "The Future of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Electronic Learning
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Narasimharao, B. Pandu, Ed.; Wright, Elizabeth, Ed.; Prasad, Shashidhara, Ed.; Joshi, Meghana, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Higher education institutions play a vital role in their surrounding communities. Besides providing a space for enhanced learning opportunities, universities can utilize their resources for social and economic interests. The "Handbook of Research on Science Education and University Outreach as a Tool for Regional Development" is a…
Descriptors: Science Education, Guides, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship
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Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Severe economic depression and the difficulty to acquire employment with adequate income have significant impact on a nation's social welfare. The need to provide ample educational opportunities is more imperative than ever, particularly in emerging economies. "Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations" is a…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Educational Opportunities
OECD Publishing, 2017
This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing on case studies across nine countries. There has been increasing interest in apprenticeships which combine on the job training with…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Apprenticeships, School Business Relationship, Workplace Learning
Sahni, Urvashi – Brookings Institution Press, 2017
Since 2003 a privately funded high school has provided desperately needed education for girls from impoverished families in Lucknow, the capital and largest city in Uttar Pradesh, in northeast India. Urvashi Sahni, the founder of Prerna Girls School, tells the stories of how the school has changed the lives of more than 5,000 girls and their…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Equal Education, Poverty
Haworth, Penny, Ed.; Craig, Cheryl, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
This volume identifies, illustrates, compares, contrasts and provides informed reflective commentary on the diverse career trajectories of English language teachers, teacher educators and researchers. Increased migration and globalisation pressures have led to dramatic changes in English language teaching over the last few decades. The resulting…
Descriptors: Career Development, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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