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Lessons in educational equality : successful approaches to intractable problems around the world

Author: Jody Heymann; Adèle Cassola
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lessons in Educational Equality details the concrete ways that all children can reap the benefits of a quality education regardless of gender, ethnicity, language, income, or learning difference. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Heymann; Adèle Cassola
ISBN: 9780199755011 0199755019
OCLC Number: 793413030
Description: xxiv, 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 ; Ending Educational Exclusion ; Jody Heymann and Adele Cassola ; Part 1 ; Tertiary Education and Transitions ; Chapter 2 ; The Quest for Equity in Higher Education across Racial, Ethnic and Gender Groups ; Mokubung Nkomo ; Chapter 3 ; Increasing Gender Equity in Tertiary Science and Engineering Programs ; Laura Pilozzi-Edmonds ; Chapter 4 ; Achieving Equity in Secondary and Tertiary Education for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties Peter Evans and Serge Ebersold ; Part 2 ; Secondary Education and Transitions ; Chapter 5 ; Leveling the Learning Bar in Secondary School across Social Class ; Marie Duru-Bellat ; Chapter 6 ; Addressing Primary and Secondary Education for Socially Excluded Girls ; Marlaine Lockheed and Maureen Lewis ; Chapter 7 ; Effective Approaches to Making Inclusive Education a Part of Education for All ; Bob Prouty, Koli Banik, and Deepa Srikantaiah ; Part 3 ; Primary Education and Transitions ; Chapter 8 ; Achieving Quality Primary Education for the Poor through State-NGO Partnerships ; Ebony Bertorelli and Aneel Brar ; Chapter 9 ; The Role of Language of Instruction in Promoting Quality and Equity in Primary Education ; Carol Benson ; Chapter 10 ; Improving Indigenous Children's Educational Access and Outcomes through Intercultural Bilingual Education ; Brittany Lambert ; Part 4 ; Early Childhood Education and Transitions ; Chapter 11 ; Early Childhood Strategies for Closing the Socioeconomic Gap in School Outcomes ; Clyde Hertzman, Lori Irwin, Arjumand Siddiqi, Emily Hertzman, and Ziba Vaghri ; Chapter 12 ; Improving Boys' Achievement in Early Childhood and Primary Education ; Barbara Sprung and Merle Froschl ; Chapter 13 ; Equity for Indigenous Children in Early Childhood Education ; Jessica Ball ; Part 5 ; Applying Lessons across Geography ; Chapter 14 ; Adapting Innovations across Borders to Close Equity Gaps in Education ; Fernando Reimers, North Cooc and Jodut Hashmi
Responsibility: edited by Jody Heymann and Adèle Cassola.

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