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Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union, Education, Training and Labour Market Policies

Teresa Rees has been a consultant to the European Commission on equal opportunities and training policies since 1992. With this volume, she examines the potential role of the EU in breaking down gender segregation in the EU labour force.

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The Education Week Guide to K-12 Terminology

All professions have their jargon, but the language of the education world is so impenetrable that it has become the stuff of internet jokes. This book translates and defines the terms and jargon unique to the K-12 world. What’s the difference between Title I, Title IX, and Title VII? How does a norm-referenced test differ…

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Citizenship Education in the United States, A Historical Perspective

Citizenship Education in the United States

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Vocational Education in the New EU Member States, Enhancing Labor Market Outcomes and Fiscal Efficiency

Vocational education often is ignored during discussions of secondary education reform even though it accounts for between 25 percent and 79 percent of upper secondary enrollment in the former centrally-planned countries of the European Union. Based on information, data, and feedback from most of these countries, this paper develops a set of propositions about vocational…

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Decentralization of Education, Demand-side Financing

Central governments’ supply-side expansions of schooling have not equally benefited all members of society, especially girls, indigenous peoples, tribal groups, disadvantaged minorities, and the poor. Public spending on education is often inefficient, higher education is subsidized at primary education’s expense, and costs are becoming insupportable. To tackle such issues, some governments are exploring demand-side financing,…

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Educational Charters and Documents 598 to 1909

Educational Charters and Documents 598 to 1909

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The Educational Bi-monthly

The Educational Bi-monthly

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Resources in Education

Resources in Education

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Education, Cultures, and Economics, Dilemmas for Development

This edited volume reviews the conflict between economic prescriptions for improved education in the developing world and local cultures. Among the issues reviewed are: conceptions of culture and economics in development and education literature, economic considerations of school systems to promote cultural goals, the differentiation of schools from other sites of cultural reproduction, learning experiences…

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A Philosophy of Education

A Philosophy of Education