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Vandenberg, Donald – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2009
Ever since eighth grade the author was deeply interested in his own education at a self-conscious level, wondering how he could find out educationally what human life was all about and how he should live his life. In this article, the author provides a self-portrait of his intellectual life. He contends that philosophy of education, as educational…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Schools of Education, Foreign Countries, Professional Associations
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Singh, Navin – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2011
The world is marked by the twin processes of economic and cultural globalization in an era of information technology. The identities of all societies are evolving as social and political boundaries are shrinking day-by-day. As a result of significant economic and political changes, cross-cultural contact is at an all-time high in human history.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Global Approach
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Lovat, Terrence; Dally, Kerry; Clement, Neville; Toomey, Ron – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
Recent research in fields as diverse as educational philosophy and psychology, as well as in the neurobiological sciences, has underlined the need to reassess many of the assumptions that underpin the role of the school, the teacher and education in general. The work of the philosophers such as Carr and Kristjansson could be interpreted as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foundations of Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Adoption (Ideas)
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Kapitzke, Cushla; Hay, Stephen – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2011
This article examines shifts in educational and social governance taking place in Queensland, Australia, through Education Queensland's Industry School Engagement Strategy and Gateway Schools program. This significant educational initiative is set within the context of Queensland's social investment agenda first articulated in its education policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industry, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education