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

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Educational Policy in an International Context provides 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.

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Overview

Educational Policy in an International Context provides 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230340411
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Series: Education Policy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Seashore Louis is regents professor and Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas in Education at the University of Minnesota.

Boudewijn van Velzen is senior-consultant at APS, National Centre for School Improvement in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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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 Future

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