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Comparative Insights on Civics and Citizenship Education and the Curriculum: A View from Hong Kong

Civics and Citizenship Education in Australia : Challenges, Practices and International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction Civic education has a chequered history in Hong Kong reflecting its colonial and post-colonial contexts, its perceived importance in the political socialization of young citizens and its role in reflecting the values of those...

South Asian Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter offers an East Asian perspective on effective school leadership and management. We selected Hong Kong as the site for the study because of its complexity. The chapter reports a small scale research into successful leaders...

Global Youth Protest: Confronting the Status Quo

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

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the recurrent themes throughout this book has been the importance of understanding the relationship between affect and recognition. Whether it involves the nature of social memory with regard to the victims...

Hong Kong: Structuring the Education System for a Diversified Society

Education in East Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction All young residents of Hong Kong have to go through an extremely competitive and selective education system to establish themselves as academically successful individuals. The present education system exhibits the impact...

Some Contemporary International TIE Programmes

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

Book chapter

...A brief selection of countries and companies is considered in this chapter in order to identify the legacy of British TIE. The work of CAT in New York is briefly described, in particular the projects of Helen Wheelock who feels restrained...