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

Author: Jody Heymann; Adèle Cassola
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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All children and youth deserve the opportunity to improve their life chances by acquiring the knowledge and skills that will help them thrive in the future. As the world lags far behind the Millennium Development and Education for All goals, swift, targeted, and effective action is needed to improve both access and quality in education.
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Lessons in educational equality
2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Heymann; Adèle Cassola
ISBN: 9780199918867 0199918864
OCLC Number: 939749788
Description: 1 online resource
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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