Teachers as tutors : shadow education market dynamics in Georgia (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Teachers as tutors : shadow education market dynamics in Georgia

Author: Magda Nutsa Kobakhidze
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer ; Hong Kong : Comparative Education Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, 2018. ©2018
Series: CERC studies in comparative education, 34.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The so-called shadow education system of private supplementary tutoring has become a global phenomenon but has different features in different settings. This book explores the ways in which teacher-tutors' beliefs, social norms, ideals about professionalism, and community values shape their economic decisions in the informal shadow education marketplace. Through theoretical lenses of economic sociology and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magda Nutsa Kobakhidze
ISBN: 9783319959146 331995914X 9789881424150 9881424151
OCLC Number: 1039676296
Description: xii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Society and education in Georgia --
Theoretical framework --
Research design, methods and methodology --
Teachers as tutors --
Free market of education --
Economic sociology of the shadow education market --
Conclusions.
Series Title: CERC studies in comparative education, 34.
Responsibility: Magda Nutsa Kobakhidze.

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Through theoretical lenses of economic sociology and anthropology, this study uncovers strong social and moral embeddedness of the shadow education market in social relationships, cultural norms and  Read more...

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"The author's contribution to educational research is not only to inform policymakers and researchers concerned with teaching practices, but also to inform those concerned with student learning. ... Read more...

 
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