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Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; McShane, Michael Q., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "Educational Entrepreneurship Today", Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane assemble a diverse lineup of high-profile contributors to examine the contexts in which new initiatives in education are taking shape. They inquire into the impact of entrepreneurship on the larger field--including the development and deployment of new…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Educational Change, Case Studies, Educational Policy
Valdés-Cotera, Raúl, Ed.; Longworth, Norman, Ed.; Lunardon, Katharina, Ed.; Wang, Mo, Ed.; Jo, Sunok, Ed.; Crowe, Sinéad, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
UNESCO established the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) to encourage the development of learning cities. By providing technical support, capacity development, and a platform where members can share ideas on policies and best practice, this international exchange network helps urban communities create thriving learning cities. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Lifelong Learning, Urban Programs, Communities of Practice
Education Week, 2012
"Quality Counts 2012," the 16th edition of "Education Week"'s annual examination of issues and challenges facing America's public schools, takes aim at topics high on the policy agenda, from the White House and Congress down to the level of local school boards and chambers of commerce: the nation's international standing in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Public Education, Educational Quality, Competition
Darling-Hammond, Linda, Ed.; Rothman, Robert, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
The issue of teacher effectiveness has risen rapidly to the top of the education policy agenda, and the federal government and states are considering bold steps to improve teacher and leader effectiveness. One place to look for ideas is the experiences of high-performing education systems around the world. Finland, Ontario, and Singapore all have…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
Gadsby, Helen, Ed.; Bullivant, Andrea, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Global learning and sustainable development encompass some of the key ideas and challenges facing the world today: challenges such as climate change, globalization and interdependence. Schools increasingly recognize the role of education in addressing these issues with young people, but exploring global issues across the curriculum requires a…
Descriptors: Global Education, Sustainable Development, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Banks, James A., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
This volume is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive international description and analysis of multicultural education around the world. It is organized around "key concepts" and uses "case studies" from various nations in different parts of the world to exemplify and illustrate the concepts. Case studies are from…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change
Hopkins, David, Ed.; Nusche, Deborah, Ed.; Pont, Beatriz, Ed. – OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2008
This book explores what specialists are saying about system leadership for school improvement. Case studies examine innovative approaches to sharing leadership across schools in Belgium (Flanders), Finland and the United Kingdom (England) and leadership development programmes for system improvement in Australia and Austria. As these are emerging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Educational Change, Leadership Responsibility
Allen, Lauren E.; Osthoff, Eric; White, Paula; Swanson, Judy – Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, 2005
The first report from this study, "Leading From The Middle: Mid-Level District Staff and Instructional Improvement," was published in August, 2004. Since its publication, Leading from the Middle has been an important tool in helping school and district staff, policy makers, researchers, and reform advocates think differently about the role of the…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Educational Change, Research Design, Urban Schools
Lin, Angel M. Y., Ed.; Martin, Peter W., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2005
This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking language policy issues with classroom practice in a range of contexts. The volume is suitable for postgraduate students, researchers and educators in a range of areas.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Rural Schools, Language Planning
Ponder, Gerald, Ed.; Strahan, David, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005
This book presents cases of schools (Part One) and programs at the district level and beyond (Part Two) in which reform, while driven by high-stakes accountability, became larger and deeper through data-driven dialogue, culture change, organizational learning, and other elements of high performing cultures. Commentaries on cross-case patterns by…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Migrant Education, Educational Change
Ahearn, Charles; Brewer, Dee; Gagne, Jeff; Johnston, Arthur; McIntee, Cindy; Overton, Joe; Powell, Tamara; Scott, Jean – SERVE Center for Continuous Improvement at UNCG, 2004
This publication highlights important work being undertaken on behalf of and within rural schools. SERVE is taking a look at exemplary rural schools and programs from around the SERVE region. Six articles spotlight some of the exciting work taking place in rural schools throughout the Southeast. Each Senior Policy Research Analyst chose a school…
Descriptors: National Organizations, Superintendents, Rural Education, Rural Schools
Stenstrom, Marja-Leena, Ed.; Lasonen, Johanna, Ed. – 2000
This document contains 24 papers examining strategies for reforming initial vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. The following papers are included: "Reassessing VET Reform Strategies in a New Context: Implementation of the SPES-NET (Sharpening Post-16 Education Strategies by Horizontal and Vertical Networking) Project"…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agency Cooperation, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education)
Russell, Russ, Ed. – 1982
This collection of papers, consisting of six reports, is the result of a research project during which vocational educators from the United Kingdom traveled to the Federal Republic of Germany to examine the ways in which secondary school students in that country learn about the world of work. Included in the volume are the following reports:…
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Course Content, Curriculum