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Hoppers, Wim – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) UNESCO, 2006
This paper intends to: identify the problems of non-formal education within different socioeconomic contexts in relation to the changing landscape of basic education as a whole; review the range of current practices; and raise some pertinent issues as a basis for policy analysis and further systematic research and development work on non-formal…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Change, Educational Development, Policy Analysis
Burrello, Leonard C.; Lashley, Carl; Beatty, Edith E. – 2001
This book established a plan for creating a truly integrated educational system, one that unifies the separate and parallel systems of special and general education. Chapter 1, "Students at the Margins," explores the dual tragedy of discouraged and disinterested students and presents eight essential questions guiding a unified system of…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Educational Change, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Ellis, Arthur K. – 2001
The focus of this book is major educational innovations, that is, programs and curricula that have achieved widespread influence. It presents such fundamentals as definitions, descriptions, theoretical and empirical bases, critical analyses, and conclusions from published research. (The book discusses only published research.) Titles of the 15…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
National Foundation for the Improvement of Education, Washington, DC. – 2000
This book provides information for integrating technology into teaching and learning in K-12 schools. The information is based upon findings from two past programs of the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education. "The Road Ahead" program explored how technology can facilitate teaching and learning in both formal and informal education…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Improvement
Seddon, Terri, Ed.; Angus, Lawrence, Ed. – 2000
This book disrupts an unproductive polarization in education by providing a basis for building more productive conversations about education and the course of education reform into the future. The work distills the ongoing debate into a concise account of developments in education, and provides a positive framework for finding a way forward. It…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Economics, Educational Strategies
Lewis, Anne – 1989
In 11 chapters, this book objectively looks at school restructuring on the basis of prominent reports on education; materials submitted by local schools and school systems; results from the AASA (American Association of School Administrators) survey; and interviews with local school leaders, prominent reformers, as well as several state and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Strategies, Curriculum Design, Educational Change
Ellis, Michael J. – 1988
This book presents a survey of the socioeconomic context of physical education and: (1) sketches the roots of the field; (2) relates the field to the changing nature of the society in which it exists; and (3) seeks to predict the nature of the profession, its content, and its relation to society in the future. The first two chapters set the scene…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Sociology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
Johnstone, James N. – 1981
In 11 chapters with 54 data tables and 29 diagrams, the author discusses the theory, problems, and uses of educational indicators. He defines educational indicators as characteristics that point, with more or less exactness, to general or overall aspects of an educational system. Chapter 1 examines the concept of an educational indicator and the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Diagrams, Educational Development, Educational Indicators
Kirk, Russell – 1978
Based on the theory that higher education in America has been on the decline since 1953, the decadence and hopes for renewal in higher learning are examined. The following afflictions are cited as cause for the decline: (1) a purposelessness or loss of the objects of wisdom and virtue; (2) intellectual disorder: all integration and order of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Education, Academic Standards, Accountability
Peters, Bevis F. – 1993
This monograph describes and analyzes recent developments in national tertiary education institutions in the seven countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS): Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Monserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Following prefatory materials, chapter 1 asks if…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational History
Goozee, G. – 1993
Over the past 20 years, the increasing level of Commonwealth Government intervention in Technical and Further Education (TAFE) policies and programs has had a tremendous impact. The focus of these policies and interrelationships between the Commonwealth and states has changed from a humanistic to an economic and industrial relations approach. The…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Policy
Martin, Christopher J. – 1994
Although a recent Mexican survey found that schooling was the public institution that inspired the most confidence, Mexican government figures for the past decade reveal high dropout rates, particularly at the primary level. This book casts light on this paradox by detailing various social relationships of schooling in two elementary schools in a…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Classroom Environment, Dropouts, Educational Attitudes
World Bank, Washington, DC. – 1997
Having steadily raised primary enrollment rates over the past 4 decades, India now has 67 million children aged 6-10 who are attending primary school, but 28-32 million who are not. This book draws on a wide range of sources, including original analytical work by Indian researchers and others, to describe the current state of primary education in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Attainment
Montgomery, Paula K., Ed.; Thomas, Nancy Pickering – 1999
This book brings together the literature on information skills instruction with particular reference to models related to information seeking and the information search process, including representational, instructional/teaching, and facilitation models. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the development of the library curriculum as it has evolved…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Educational Trends
Rassekh, Shapour; Vaideanu, George – 1987
The study of the changing content of education forms part of the general thinking on the future of education. This book contains an analysis of case studies of the projected evolution of educational content for the 20-year period (1980-2000) in China, Hungary, the Netherlands, the Philippines, and the United States. relating those changes to…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment
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