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Comparative and international education : issues for teachers

Author: Karen E Mundy; et al
Publisher: Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive book explores major issues in education today through international and intercultural research. The contributors draw on comparative research from North America, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, and touch on themes including history and philosophy of comparative education, the right to education, teacher formation, alternative pedagogies, testing, multiculturalism, gender,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
jämförande studier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen E Mundy; et al
ISBN: 9781551303338 1551303337 9780807748817 0807748811
OCLC Number: 192053048
Description: xvii, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to comparative and international education: why study comparative education? / Ruth Hayhoe and Karen Mundy --
Philosophy and comparative education: what can we learn from East Asia? / Ruth Hayhoe --
"Education for all," Africa, and the comparative sociology of schooling / Karen Mundy --
Comparative indigenous ways of knowing and learning / Katherine Madjidi and Jean-Paul Restoule --
Teaching and learning to teach: successful radical alternatives from the developing world / Joseph P. Farrell --
Understanding pedagogy: cross-cultural and comparative insights from Central Asia / Sarfaroz Niyozov --
Comparative perspectives on school improvement / Stephen Anderson --
International educational indicators and assessments: issues for teachers / Karen Mundy and Joseph P. Farrell --
Gender and education / Kara Janigan and Vandra Lea Masemann --
Education for conflict resolution and peacebuilding in plural societies: approaches from around the world / Kathy Bickmore --
Educating for "global citizenship" in schools: emerging understandings / Mark Evans, with contributions from Ian Davies, Bernadette Dean, and Yusef Waghid.
Responsibility: edited by Karen Mundy ... [et al.].
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