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Introduction: An overview of contrasts and similarities of education in non-EU countries in Western and Southern Europe

Terra Sprague

Terra Sprague is a Research Fellow in the Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Non-EU Countries in Western and Southern Europe : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

...The analysis of national education systems as covered within the Education Around the World series is principally organized according to geographic areas. To a lesser extent, sub-regional clusters have been identified by affiliation...

Micro-states in Western and Southern Europe outside the European Union

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Non-EU Countries in Western and Southern Europe : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Education in the world of small states is something of a niche field in the sub-discipline of comparative and international education. Much of the literature is concerned with small tropical states, many of them...

Concluding Remarks: The Case for Affect Theory

Irving Epstein

Irving Epstein is the Ben and Susan Rhodes Professor of Peace and Social Justice at Illinois Wesleyan University, USA, where he is Chair of the Department of Educational Studies and Director of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice. Apart from Affect Theory and Comparative Education Discourse, he has published four books and over fifty journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he has served as an associate editor of the Comparative Education Review, and parliamentarian to the Board of Directors of the Comparative and International Education Society. He also is a longstanding member of the Board of Directors of the Scholars at Risk Network, an international organization of over 500 universities around the world, dedicated to protecting scholars in danger while promoting academic freedom advocacy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Affect Theory and Comparative Education Discourse : Essays on Fear and Loathing in Response to Global Educational Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Making the Case This project began with the premise that the uncritical embrace of educational modernism on the part of comparative education scholars has restricted the field’s relevance and importance. The paradox of the modernist...

Introduction

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed

Mah-E-Rukh Ahmed is a Post-doctoral Research Student at the University of Hull, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in West Central Asia

Bloomsbury, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...This book discusses formal and non-formal education, approaches and trends, problems and policies, contradictions between cultural values and modernity, and historical perspectives in the West Central Asian republics. The book includes 15...

Reflections: Academic Identity and the Changing European Landscape

Linda Evans

Linda Evans is Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning at the University of Leeds, UK, and has previously worked at the University of Warwick, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In search of homo academicus europeanus It was Tony Becher (1989) who famously introduced into the lexicon of research into academic working life the terms ‘tribes’ and ‘territories’, which Malcolm Tight was later to apply...

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...

Patterns of Coordination

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent do structural factors relevant to Adult Learning Systems (ALS) manifest themselves and relate to the demand for, and supply of, adult learning? In this chapter, a selection of indicators is presented and discussed...

Understanding the Impact of Successful and Effective School Leadership as Practised

Petros Pashiardis

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Petros Pashiardis is Professor of Educational Leadership at the Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus. He has been the President of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (2004-2008) and a Fulbright Scholar during his doctoral studies in the USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Olof Johansson

Olof Johansson is Professor of Political Science and chair of the Centre for Principal Development at Umeå University, Sweden, and a member of the board of governors for the UCEA Centre for the Study of Leadership and Ethics, University of Virginia, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A number of studies worldwide found effects of school leadership on student achievement. Thus, education systems and schools need to understand that in order to have schools which teach well and students who learn best, we need to provide...

Introduction

Robert Guyver

Robert Guyver is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching History and the Changing Nation State : Transnational and Intranational Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The title, Teaching History and the Changing Nation State – Transnational and Intranational Perspectives, explains in a nutshell the chief rationale for the book. Teaching history has in the past been strongly linked to the nation...

The Embeddedness of Adult Learning Systems

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The level, distribution and diversity of adult learning in a given country is the product of ongoing sociopolitical negotiations in interaction with the prevailing structural and public policy frameworks that surround adult learning...