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Guile, David, Ed.; Unwin, Lorna, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Vocational Education and Training" offers an in-depth guide to the theories, practices, and policies of vocational education and training (VET). With contributions from a panel of leading international scholars, the Handbook contains 27 authoritative essays from a wide range of disciplines. The contributors present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
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
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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Baporikar, Neeta, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region becomes increasingly intertwined in the global economy, investment continues to be made in the educational sector. Multidimensional approaches to higher education have greatly influenced the state of business and government in the region. The "Handbook of Research on Higher Education in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Developing Nations, Educational Research
Day, Christopher, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The International Handbook of Teacher and School Development brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on international teacher and school development. Drawing on research from 18 countries across 7 continents, the 40 chapters are grouped into 10 themes which represent key aspects of teacher and…
Descriptors: Teachers, Expectation, Teaching (Occupation), Accountability
Anderson, Peggy L., Ed.; Meier-Hedde, Regine, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Dyslexia is a disability that exists in all countries that have high expectations for literacy. The inability to read in spite of normal intellectual potential represents one of the most puzzling educational challenges for literate societies, regardless of the culture or language. This book examines medical, psychological, educational, and…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Case Studies, Children, Interviews
Lange, Matthew – Cambridge University Press, 2011
In "Educations in Ethnic Violence", Matthew Lange explores the effects education has on ethnic violence. Lange contradicts the widely-held belief that education promotes peace and tolerance. Rather, Lange finds that education commonly contributes to aggression, especially in environments with ethnic divisions, limited resources, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Politics of Education, Violence
Leal Filho, Walter, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2011
It is widely acknowledged that sustainable development is a long-term goal, which both individuals and institutions (and countries!) need to pursue. This important theme is characterized by an intrinsic complexity, since it encompasses ecological or environmental considerations on the one hand, and economic matters, social influences and political…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Architectural Education, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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Guruz, Kemal – SUNY Press, 2011
Students and scholars leaving their homes in search of education and knowledge is not a new phenomenon. An indispensable resource for understanding the international mobility of students, this book reveals how the global mobility of such students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time. Kemal Guruz explores…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, College Students, Higher Education
Bhandari, Rajika, Ed.; Blumenthal, Peggy, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Global student mobility is one of the fastest growing phenomena in higher education in the twenty-first century. Over three million students are currently mobile, crossing geographic, cultural, digital, and educational borders in the pursuit of an international education--a movement that has significant consequences for higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
Baksh, Rawwida, Ed.; Munro, Tanyss, Ed. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2009
This book includes a range of community peacebuilding experiences from across the Commonwealth that have been applying open and distance learning (ODL) approaches. The case studies offer insights into the challenges as well as the kinds of interventions that have worked and how they can be built upon. They show that ODL can be an effective and…
Descriptors: Community Development, Distance Education, Conflict Resolution, Childrens Rights
Elsner, Paul A., Ed.; Boggs, George R., Ed.; Irwin, Judith T., Ed. – Community College Press (NJ3), 2008
In a global society and economy, education and training is essential to a nation's competitiveness and to the standard of living of its people. The need to open the doors of higher or further education beyond the relatively limited enrollments in elite and selective universities has spawned a movement to develop or expand institutions that are…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Living Standards, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Forsey, Martin, Ed.; Davies, Scott, Ed.; Walford, Geoffrey, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2008
"Which school should I choose for my child?" For many parents, this question is one of the most important of their lives. "School choice" is a slogan being voiced around the globe, conjuring images of a marketplace with an abundance of educational options. Those promoting educational choice also promise equality, social…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Comparative Education, School Choice, Economically Disadvantaged
Banks, James A., Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2007
The increasing ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, and language diversity in nations throughout the world is forcing educators and policymakers to rethink existing notions of citizenship and nationality. To experience cultural democracy and freedom, a nation must be unified around a set of democratic values such as justice and equality that…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Race, Democratic Values
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