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Introduction and Regional Overview: Priorities and Prospects for Education in the Caribbean

Emel Thomas

Emel Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Education, Children and Young People at the University of Northampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean and Netherlands Antilles

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

...The Commonwealth Caribbean and Netherlands Antilles The Caribbean region has in excess of 7,000 islands, cayes and reefs that attract many tourists to the region. Located to the south-east of North America and the Gulf of Mexico...

Caribbean Perspectives

Paul Miller

Paul Miller is Reader in Education at Brunel University, London, UK, and previously Professor of Educational Leadership and Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. He is a member of the Boards of the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAL-J) and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Management (CCEAM). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Notions of what counts as successful and effective school leadership are contested. This is played out in the work of academics and researchers writing on these topics, but also in the work of principals. The main question in this small...

Caribbean Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter explores the extent to which successful and effective leadership has been practised in public schools in the English-speaking Caribbean. The vital area of student academic performance was examined and useful insights gleaned...

Gender, Schooling and Achievement in the Caribbean

Education and Gender : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction Any discussion of educational achievement in the countries of the Caribbean has to acknowledge the diversity of the geographical and historical contexts – thirty territories, covering a north-west–south-east distance...

The Education Sector Response to HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean

Education and HIV/AIDS : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction The Caribbean has the second highest regional HIV prevalence rates in the world after sub-Saharan Africa. While the total number of people infected is relatively modest on a global scale, the impact in small...

Entrepreneurial and Safety Leadership

Paul Miller

Paul Miller is Reader in Education at Brunel University, London, UK, and previously Professor of Educational Leadership and Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. He is a member of the Boards of the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAL-J) and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Management (CCEAM). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploring School Leadership in England and the Caribbean : New Insights from a Comparative Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Headship is less to do with managing a steady-state school organisation and more to do with anticipating and responding to new initiatives, challenges and opportunities. Leadership is bound in culture and context and there’s...

Technology Leadership

Paul Miller

Paul Miller is Reader in Education at Brunel University, London, UK, and previously Professor of Educational Leadership and Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. He is a member of the Boards of the Institute for Educational Administration and Leadership-Jamaica (IEAL-J) and the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration Management (CCEAM). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploring School Leadership in England and the Caribbean : New Insights from a Comparative Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...All the students we teach have something in their lives that’s really engaging – something that they do and that they are good at, something that has an engaging, creative component to it. Some may download songs; some may rap, lip sync...

Antigua and Barbuda: The Mathematics Curriculum – A Compulsory Preparation Issue

Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean and Netherlands Antilles

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Antigua and Barbuda have a land mass of 170 square miles. The population is approximately 87,774 (Government of Antigua and Barbuda, 2012a). The system of government is founded upon the western European democratic structure...

Honduras: Contemporary Education Reform

Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Before analysing the present system and practice of education and its achievements and deficiencies by way of an introduction,...

Cuba: The Impact of the Cuban Revolution

Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...The 1990s were dark times for Cuba. The fall of socialism in Europe meant more than political isolation in the face of a global consensus that declared bipolar history...