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Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform

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In Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform, Rotberg brings together examples of current education reforms in sixteen countries, written by 'insiders'. This book goes beyond myths and stereotypes and describes the difficult trade-offs countries make as they attempt to implement reforms in the context of societal and global change. In some countries, reforms are a response to major political or economic shifts; in others, they are motivated by large upsurges in immigration and increased student diversity. Irrespective of the reasons for education reform, all countries face decisions about resource allocation, equality of educational opportunity across diverse populations, access to higher education, student testing and tracking, teacher accountability, school choice, and innovation. The essays in this volume reveal: _

Author Biography

Iris C. Rotberg is a research professor of education policy at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Release date Australia
April 16th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Iris C. Rotberg
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Second Edition
Imprint
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Pages
454
Dimensions
156x238x27
ISBN-13
9781607095019
Product ID
4035311

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