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Introduction – Regional Overview

Serra Kirdar

Serra Kirdar is a Life Fellow of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK and a member of the board of the Middle East Centre at the St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK. Previously, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Middle East Studies at Harvard University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the Arab World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...It must be noted from the outset that the Arab Muslim world comprises a complex matrix of social, political, economic and cultural dynamics, and one must caution against over-generalizing the educational realities in the region...

“I AM hath sent me unto you”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Abandon the fear that arises from the thought “I am.” from The Peacock's Neutralizing of Poison, attributed to Dharmaraksita (tenth century).— (Gyalchok & Gyaltsen 2006, p. 159) I (Exodus...

Philosophy, Theology and the Christian School

Anglican Church School Education : Moving Beyond the First Two Hundred Years

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction Philosophy and theology The chapter will propose that personhood, love, and historical awareness are fundamental concerns for the Christian school and it will put philosophy and theology to work together on each of them...

Church Schools and the Church’s Service for the Poor

Anglican Church School Education : Moving Beyond the First Two Hundred Years

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction In his recent, sympathetic study of the influence of the King James Bible, The Book of Books , Melvyn Bragg finds space to praise Joshua Watson for his role in the Anglican Church’s educational...

Introduction

Charlene Tan

Charlene Tan is Associate Professor at the Policy and Leadership Studies Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reforms in Islamic Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Muslims have always placed a high premium on education. Islamic education through the teaching and learning of the Qur’an can be traced back to the Prophet Muhammad’s time. Subsequently, informal religious instruction took place in sites...

On the while of things

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...It's like making a path through the forest. At first it's rough going, with a lot of obstructions, but returning to it again and again, we clear the way. After a while the ground becomes firm and smooth from being walked on repeatedly...
...This chapter explores a post-structural approach to understanding and framing peace in a contextualized case study in Mindanao. Through the development of an alternative theory of peace incorporating both utopian and Derridean perspectives,...

The Politics of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Education and HIV/AIDS : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction In May 2003, President George W. Bush signed H.R. 1298, the Global AIDS Bill, authorizing $15 billion for HIV/AIDS interventions around the world. Passing through the US Congress in less than three...

The Distinctiveness of Christian Learning in Church of England Schools

Anglican Church School Education : Moving Beyond the First Two Hundred Years

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction It is claimed that Church of England schools are a ‘distinctively Christian’ brand of state education. The problem is that it is not at all clear what this means and, therefore, whether it is a justified claim...

Church School Ministry as Contextual Theology

Anglican Church School Education : Moving Beyond the First Two Hundred Years

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The National Society for the Promotion of the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church, responsible for founding the system of Anglican Church schools in England and Wales, was founded 200 years ago in 1811...