Educational Policy in an International Context

Educational Policy in an International Context : Political Culture and Its Effects

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International Global Policyprovides a provocative examination of the interplay between political culture and educational policy.The goal is to provide a better understanding of how different countries are responding to the global exchange of policy ideas that includes "the standards movement" and "new public management" or accountability in the public sector.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 272 pages
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • 9 black & white tables, 10 figures
  • 1137046759
  • 9781137046758

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCING THE PROBLEMS Connecting Health and Education: Improving the Lives of All Children Serving Dropouts: Who Are They and What Can Be Done? PART II: UNDERSTANDING THE DISCONNECTIONS Higher Education Is Not for Everyone Connecting & Comparing Education with Health Service Connecting Good Healthcare to Educational Attainment Education Relates to Income and Life-Chances Adult Education Everywhere for Everyone Health Education Centers: Teaching for Wellness Health, Education, and the Community PART III: RECONNECTING HEALTH, EDUCATION & WELFARE FOR THE COMMON GOOD Connecting Early Childcare, Health, and School Preparation Can 'Separate But Equal' Schools Work? Intersecting Health, Education and Well-Being: The Futureshow more

About Karen Seashore Louis

Karen Seashore is aProfessor and Robert Holmes Beck Chair of Ideas in Education at the University of Minnesota. Boudewijn van Velzen is the Director ofAPS International Ltd inUtrecht, The Netherlands.show more