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              WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education
               

              WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Verger, Antoni

              • RRP: $109.00
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              The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) has furthered international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world. Antoni Verger explores the constitution of global liberalization entailed by the GATS as well as the opposition to this process.

              ISBN 9780415848664
              Released NZ 23 May 2013
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Higher Education
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              Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies
               

              Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              Edited by Verger, Antoni; Altinyelken, Hulya K.; Novelli, Mario

              • RRP: $165.00
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              How are global education agendas and policies formed and implemented?What are the effects of political and economic globalization on educational reform and change?What are the limitations of globalised policy solutions and what problems do they encounter at local levels?What is t...he impact of such policy priorities as public-private partnerships, child-centred pedagogies and school-based management?Exploring the interplay between globalization, education and international development, this comprehensive introduction surveys the impact of global education policies on local policy in developing countries. With chapters written by leading international scholars in the field, drawing on a full range of theoretical perspectives and offering a diverse selection of case studies, this new edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect changing policy debates and issues whilst maintaining the theoretical and intellectual coherence of the first edition. This second edition of Global Education Policy and International Development includes: - Seven entirely new chapters on the emerging debates in the field, including large-scale assessments, quality of teaching and education in emergencies- Contributions from the leading scholars in the field, such as Steven Ball, Roger Dale and Gita Steiner-Khamsi- Supportive pedagogical features such as chapter outlines, questions for discussion, key reading recommendations and boxed case studies and vignettes- Updated case studies from a variety of countries in the Global South- Online resources, including additional case studies and links to relevant policy documents and video contentFrom students of education, development and globalization to practitioners working in developing contexts, Global Education Policy and International Development is an essential textbook for those seeking to understand how global forces and local realities meet to shape education policy in the developing world.
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              ISBN 9781474296021
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry
               

              World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry (Paperback)

              Edited by Verger, Antoni; Lubienski, Christopher; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita

              • RRP: $89.99
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              This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of ...research. Focusing on the areas of cross-over in public-private partnerships in education, WYBE 2016 critically examines the actors and factors that have propelled the global rise of the education industry. Split into three key sections, Part I explores how education agendas are shaped; Part II considers the private financing of education and the export of school improvements to professional consultancies; and Part III analyses new market niches, such as low-fee private schooling and for-profit education provisions. The book draws upon case studies of many global organizations, including: * The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation * Pearson Affordable Learning Fund * Bridge International Academies * Teach for All * Omega Schools Co-edited by three internationally renowned scholars, Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steiner-Khamsi, WYBE 2016 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the global education industry. *Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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              ISBN 9781138855403
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Yearbook of Education
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              World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry
               

              World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry (Hardback)

              Edited by Verger, Antoni; Lubienski, Christopher; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita

              • RRP: $294.00
              • $294.00
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              This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of ...research. Focusing on the areas of cross-over in public-private partnerships in education, WYBE 2016 critically examines the actors and factors that have propelled the global rise of the education industry. Split into three key sections, Part I explores how education agendas are shaped; Part II considers the private financing of education and the export of school improvements to professional consultancies; and Part III analyses new market niches, such as low-fee private schooling and for-profit education provisions. The book draws upon case studies of many global organizations, including: * The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation * Pearson Affordable Learning Fund * Bridge International Academies * Teach for All * Omega Schools Co-edited by three internationally renowned scholars, Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steiner-Khamsi, WYBE 2016 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the global education industry. *Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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              ISBN 9781138855397
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Yearbook of Education
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              WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education
               

              WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education (Hardback)

              By Verger, Antoni

              • RRP: $294.00
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              Explores how domestic actors are key to understanding the constitution of the global liberalization process entailed by the General Agreement on Trade in Services as well as the opposition to this process. This book is suitable for those with an interest in the future of higher e...ducation.
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              ISBN 9780415998826
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2009
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Higher Education
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              Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies

              Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              Edited by Verger, Antoni; Altinyelken, Hulya K.; Novelli, Mario

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $42.89
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              How are global education agendas and policies formed and implemented?What are the effects of political and economic globalization on educational reform and change?What are the limitations of globalised policy solutions and what problems do they encounter at local levels?What is t...he impact of such policy priorities as public-private partnerships, child-centred pedagogies and school-based management?Exploring the interplay between globalization, education and international development, this comprehensive introduction surveys the impact of global education policies on local policy in developing countries. With chapters written by leading international scholars in the field, drawing on a full range of theoretical perspectives and offering a diverse selection of case studies, this new edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect changing policy debates and issues whilst maintaining the theoretical and intellectual coherence of the first edition. This second edition of Global Education Policy and International Development includes: - Seven entirely new chapters on the emerging debates in the field, including large-scale assessments, quality of teaching and education in emergencies- Contributions from the leading scholars in the field, such as Steven Ball, Roger Dale and Gita Steiner-Khamsi- Supportive pedagogical features such as chapter outlines, questions for discussion, key reading recommendations and boxed case studies and vignettes- Updated case studies from a variety of countries in the Global South- Online resources, including additional case studies and links to relevant policy documents and video contentFrom students of education, development and globalization to practitioners working in developing contexts, Global Education Policy and International Development is an essential textbook for those seeking to understand how global forces and local realities meet to shape education policy in the developing world.
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              ISBN 9781474296014
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Privatization of Education: A Political Economy of Global Education Reform
               

              The Privatization of Education: A Political Economy of Global Education Reform (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Verger, Antoni; Fontdevila, Clara; Zancajo, Adrian

              • RRP: $91.50
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              This is the first comprehensive, in-depth investigation of the political economy of education privatization at a global scale. The authors explore the contexts, key personnel, and policy initiatives that explain the worldwide advance of the private sector in education, and identi...fy six different paths toward education privatization.
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              ISBN 9780807757598
              Released NZ 30 Jul 2016
              Publisher Teachers' College Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series International Perspectives on Educational Reform
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              Handbook of Global Education Policy

              Handbook of Global Education Policy (Hardback)

              Edited by Mundy, Karen; Lingard, Bob; Verger, Antoni; Green, Andy

              • RRP: $302.99
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              This innovative new handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which domestic education policy is framed and influenced by global institutions and actors.

              ISBN 9781118468050
              Released NZ 6 May 2016
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Handbooks of Global Policy
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