Inequality in Education

Author: Donald B. Holsinger
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048126521
Release Date: 2009-05-29
Genre: Education

Inequality in Education: Comparative and International Perspectives is a compilation of conceptual chapters and national case studies that includes a series of methods for measuring education inequalities. The book provides up-to-date scholarly research on global trends in the distribution of formal schooling in national populations. It also offers a strategic comparative and international education policy statement on recent shifts in education inequality, and new approaches to explore, develop and improve comparative education and policy research globally. Contributing authors examine how education as a process interacts with government finance policy to form patterns of access to education services. In addition to case perspectives from 18 countries across six geographic regions, the volume includes six conceptual chapters on topics that influence education inequality, such as gender, disability, language and economics, and a summary chapter that presents new evidence on the pernicious consequences of inequality in the distribution of education. The book offers (1) a better and more holistic understanding of ways to measure education inequalities; and (2) strategies for facing the challenge of inequality in education in the processes of policy formation, planning and implementation at the local, regional, national and global levels.

Critical Issues in Anti racist Research Methodologies

Author: George Jerry Sefa Dei
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 0820468002
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Anti-racism studies have blossomed over the years with scholarship and political work reinforcing each other to cement anti-racist change. But how do we understand anti-racist research? How is anti-racist research methodology different from other methods of research investigation? What are the principles of anti-racism research? This edited collection attempts to provide some answers by bringing together works that examine the perils and desires of anti-racist research with a particular focus on the notion of 'difference' and a serious consideration of the race, gender, class, and sexuality intersections/implications of educational research.

Facilitating Reflective Learning Through Mentoring Coaching

Author: Anne Brockbank
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749444487
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

"Advice and activities which will help readers hone their coaching and mentoring skills... The case studies demonstrate how well the authors know this field, as well reassure readers that they are not alone when they find such a complex area of human activity so challenging." -Professor Yvonne Hillier, City University

Facilitating Reflective Learning Through Mentoring and Coaching

Author: Anne Brockbank
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749448448
Release Date: 2006-03-03
Genre: Business & Economics

What is the difference between a 'coach' and a 'mentor'? How can practitioner's and clients assess their benefits if there is little or no general understanding as to their meaning? This book offers answers by describing the different theoretical models available for coaching and mentoring and by looking at how these models are applied in practice. Robust theory is backed up by practical advice. Numerous practical exercises, case studies, templates - including a Training Workshop template - learning partner handouts and a questionnaire for selecting prospective mentors are included. Advice is also included on sensitive areas such as the boundary between mentoring or coaching and therapy, and the desirability of supervision and codes of practice.

Books in Print

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ISBN: UOM:39015049090825
Release Date: 2001
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105117254628
Release Date: 1996
Genre: American literature