Global Education Policy and International Development

Global Education Policy and International Development

New Agendas, Issues, and Policies

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Bloomsbury Pub Plc
Exploring the interplay between globalization, education and international development, this book surveys the impact of global education policies on local policy in developing countries.

With chapters written by leading international scholars, drawing on a full range of theoretical perspectives and offering a diverse selection of case studies from Africa, Asia and South America, this book considers such topics as:

How are global education agendas and policies formed and implemented?
What is the impact of such policy priorities as public-private partnerships, child-centred pedagogies and school-based management?
What are the effects of political and economic globalization on educational reform and change?
How do mediating institutions affect the translation of global policies to particular educational contexts?
What are the limitations of globalised policy solutions and what problems do they encounter at local levels?

From students of education, development and globalization to practitioners working in developing contexts, this book is an important resource for those seeking to understand how global forces and local realities meet to shape education policy in the developing world.

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Drawing on international case studies and a range of theoretical perspectives, leading scholars survey the impact of globalization on local education policy in developing countries.



McMillan Palgrave

Exploring the interplay between globalization, education and international development, this book surveys the impact of global education policies on local policy in developing countries. With chapters written by leading international researchers, drawing on a full range of theoretical perspectives and offering a diverse selection of case studies from Africa, Asia and South America, this book considers such topics as:

How are global education agendas and policies formed and implemented?
What is the impact of such policy priorities as public-private partnerships, child-centred pedagogies and school-based management?
What are the effects of political and economic globalization on educational reform and change?
How do mediating institutions affect the translation of global policies to particular educational contexts?
What are the limitations of globalised policy solutions and what problems do they encounter at local levels?

From students of education, development and globalization to practitioners working in developing contexts, this book is an important resource for those seeking to understand how global forces and local realities meet to shape education policy in the developing world.



Drawing on international case studies and a range of theoretical perspectives, leading scholars survey the impact of globalization on local education policy in developing countries.



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International contributors in education, sociology, and human geography examine the application of global educational policies in developing countries, with special emphasis on the challenges that globalization poses to the analysis of education policy. Drawing on empirical research and theory, the book analyzes the structures and processes through which the global education policy landscape is created. Part 1 presents a theoretical framework for understanding global education policy and international development, and highlights problems related to conducting research on global education policy. Part 2, the bulk of the book, presents case studies. Subjects include education decentralization in South Africa and Zimbabwe, conditional cash transfers in education for development, and public-private partnerships in Indian education. Part 3 presents conclusions. EditorVerger is a sociology research fellow at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain. Bloomsbury Academic is an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, Ă2012
ISBN: 9781441130358
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages)

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