Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia

Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia

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This handbook provides an ultimate reference work that provides authoritative and international overviews of schools and schooling in Asia. In three parts, it displays the current state of the scholarship for schools and schooling in Asia including emerging, controversial and cutting-edge contributions in a thematic approach. Part (i) covers regional contexts influencing education, part (ii) includes educational priorities (such as curriculum, assessment, teacher education, school leadership, etc.) and part (iii) focuses on issues such as private tutoring and cram schools, lifelong learning as well as lesson and learning study etc. Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia draws on contributors who are experts in their respective areas, providing a multidimensional view of the region's school and education more

Product details

  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10 black & white illustrations, 10 black & white tables
  • 1138908495
  • 9781138908499

About Kerry J. Kennedy

Kerry Kennedy is Research Chair Professor of Curriuclum Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and Director of the Centre for Governance and Citizenship at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. John Chi-Kin Lee is the Vice President (Academic) and Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the Hong Kong Institute of more

Table of contents

Part 1: Regional Contexts Influencing Education, Darryl Jarvis 1. Social 2. Political 3. Cultural 4. Economic Part 2: Educational Priorities 5. Curriculum, Edmund Law 6. Assessment, Magdalena Mok 7. Pedagogy, Alan Cheung 8. Languages, Bob Adamson 9. Teacher Education, May Cheng 10. School Leadership, Alan Walker 11. Information Technology, Lim Cher Ping Part 3: Issues 12. Civic and Moral Education, Leung Yan Wing 13. Private Tutoring and Cram Schools, Mark Bray 14. Ethnic Minority Education, Hue Ming Tak 15. System-wide Reform Agendas, Tsui Kwok Tung 16. Lesson and Learning Study, Ko Po Yuk 17. Lifelong Learning, Rupert Macleanshow more