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The education of diverse student populations : a global perspective

Author: Guofang Wan
Publisher: [New York?] : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Explorations of educational purpose, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book takes up the challenge of examining the thorniest educational issue from a global perspective. It contributes to the evidence-based conversation among policy makers, educators, and researchers around the world about what works to improve the education outcomes and what can make a bigger difference for the education of diverse students. The eleven countries included a" the United Kingdom, Austria, Canada,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Education of diverse student populations.
[New York?] : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2008921924
(OCoLC)262162608
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guofang Wan
ISBN: 9781402082047 1402082045 1402082037 9781402082030
OCLC Number: 272311614
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Research Evidence: Narrowing the Achievement Gaps; Centralization, Devolution and Diversity: Changing Educational Policy and Practice in English Schools; Education of Ethnic Minorities and Migrants in Austria; Educating Ethnic Minority Children: The Case of Canada; Meeting Challenges in US Education: Striving for Success in a Diverse Society; Education Policy Reform in Postapartheid South Africa: Constraints and Possibilities; Education at the Crossroads: The Ghanaian Dilemma and Puzzle; How China Best Educates Its Ethnic Minority Children: Strategies, Experience and Challenges.
Series Title: Explorations of educational purpose, 2.
Responsibility: Guofang Wan, editor.
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