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Case Studies In Educational Change : An International Perspective - David Carter

Case Studies In Educational Change

An International Perspective

By: David Carter (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th March 1995
ISBN: 9780750704083
Number Of Pages: 232

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This text, the second in a two-volume set examining the process of educational reform, describes case studies on the change process of education, as it impacts on the individual at work.; The authors provide interesting comparisons of similar changes occuring within education in different national settings, including Australia, New Zealand, Israel, the USA and the UK. The case studies are based on three themes: systematic change; the transition from policy to practice; and curriculum contexts. The effects of governmental control over the curriculum and attempts to reform education by legislation are explained and the similarities are seen as marginalisation of professional educators, corporatisation of education systems, instrumentalisation of curriculum and the inability of those in power to draw from past knowledge on educational change.; Written to stand alone, this book can also be read in conjunction with volume 1, International Perspectives on Educational Reform and Policy Implementation, which examines the historical, social and economic influences on education policy reform. The authors argue that change takes a predictable format and, once understood, can be directed and managed. The books are intended to be of interest to all involved in the planning and implementation of change, together pointing the way to effective management of such change processes.

Systemic Change
Devolution of School Governance in an Australian State School System
Third Time Lucky? Max Angus Australia; Radical Legislated School Reform in the United States
An Examination of Chicago and Kentucky Betty E. Steffy Fenwick W. English USA; Texas Educational Reform
Why? Why Not? and So What? Sandra Neubert USA
The Shift to School-based Management in New Zealand
The School View
From Policy to Practice
Educational Reform in Israel
An Example of Synergy in Education Miriam Ben-Peretz Israel
Evolution of Intentions
From State Policy Development to Teacher Implementation Jim Lowham USA
Principal Influences on National Policy Implemetation in Selected Australian and New Zealand Catholic Schools Patricia Walsh David Carter Australia
Curriculum Contexts
Culture and Economic Change
The New Zealand School Curriculum Roger Peddie New Zealand
Shifting Negotiations
A Case Study Of Lower Secondary School English Syllabuses in Western Australia Marnie O'Neill Australia
Teachers' Early Experiences of the Implementation of the British National Curriculum Neville Bennett Clive Carre UK
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ISBN: 9780750704083
ISBN-10: 075070408X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 30th March 1995
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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