Catalogue


Education and social change : connecting local and global perspectives /
edited by Geoffrey Elliott, Chahid Fourali, and Sally Issler.
imprint
New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, c2010.
description
xviii, 314 p. cm.
ISBN
9780826444097 (hardcover)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, c2010.
isbn
9780826444097 (hardcover)
contents note
Lessons from comparative and international education / David Bainton and Michael Crossley -- Education for all: a freedom-based approach / James Stanfield -- Women's education in the developing world / Máiréad Dunne -- Self-assessment in the further education college of a small state / Gary Jones, Edward Sallis, and Peter Hubert -- The contribution of European programmes to social change / Simone Kirpal -- Social marketing / Chahid Fourali -- Basic education status of Afghan refugees in Iran / Maryam Danaye Tousi and Alireza Kiamanesh -- Respecting difference in early childhood centres in Northern Ireland / Siobhán Fitzpatrick -- Elitism, inclusion and the specialist school / Carla Solvason -- Higher education and civic and community engagement in the UK / John Annette -- Beyond borders : expanding the uses of work-based learning / Elda Nikolou-Walker and Lynn Fee -- Government policy and teacher education in Ghana / Kwame Akyeampong -- Transforming China's adult and continuing education / Ning Rong Liu -- An "essential attributes" approach to curriculum reform / Francis Murphy -- Reforming VET for social cohesion / George K Zarifis -- Transformative learning for a global society / Douglas Bourn and Sally Issler -- Postcolonial and post-critical "global citizenship education" / Vanessa Andreotti -- Validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europe / Manuel Souto-Otero -- Transnational cooperation in learning support for disabled learners / Val Chapman -- Vocational education / Erica Smith and Andy Smith.
catalogue key
7366064
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Geoffrey Elliott is Professor of Lifelong Learning at the University of Worcester, UK. Chahid Fourali is an independent education and business consultant working in the UK and abroad. Sally Issler is an independent consultant based in the UK.
Reviews
Review Quotes
'This is a collection of essays which not only ticks a lot of boxes, but also relates the boxes to each other, ranging a world wide spectrum of education from nursery, school, further and continuing education and higher education.'
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Summaries
Main Description
A timely consideration with an increased awareness of global issues And The role education can play in helping to resolve these concerns.
Main Description
Education policy and practice has historically been developed within the national/regional context. However, globalization has prompted educationalists to review their practice in the light of international influences. World issues such as global warming, conflict and the depletion of earth resources have also contributed to an increased awareness of the role that education can play in resolving these problems.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This title explores women's education in the developing world, the contribution of European programmes to social change, social marketing, culture change in a specialist sports college, work-based learning, reforming VET for social cohesion, and much more.
Table of Contents
Tables and Figuresp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Notes on the contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
The Global Policy Contextp. 11
Lessons from comparative and international educationp. 15
Education for all: a freedom-based approachp. 27
Women's education in the developing worldp. 38
Self-assessment in the further education college of a small statep. 51
The contribution of European programmes to social changep. 62
Community Integration and Inclusionp. 75
Social marketingp. 79
Basic education status of Afghan refugees in Iranp. 94
Respecting difference in early childhood centres in Northern Irelandp. 108
Elitism, inclusion and the specialist schoolp. 122
Higher education and civic and community engagement in the UKp. 135
Curriculum Reformp. 147
Beyond borders: expanding the uses of work-based learningp. 151
Government policy and teacher education in Ghanap. 162
Transforming China's adult and continuing educationp. 175
An 'essential attributes' approach to curriculum reformp. 187
Reforming VET for social cohesionp. 204
Learning and Pedagogyp. 221
Transformative learning for a global societyp. 225
Postcolonial and post-critical 'global citizenship education'p. 238
Validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europep. 251
Transnational co-operation in learning support for disabled learnersp. 263
Vocational Educationp. 274
Conclusions and implicationsp. 287
Selected Bibliographyp. 299
Selected Resourcesp. 303
Indexp. 307
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