Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes

Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes

by Miriam Ben-Peretz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1607091607

ISBN-13: 9781607091608

Pub. Date: 05/16/2009

Publisher: R&L Education

This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions-immigration, technology, economy, and environment-as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. Several cases of

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This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions-immigration, technology, economy, and environment-as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. Several cases of policy-making are presented in order to elicit common features as guidelines for the holistic policy-making model proposed in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607091608
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
05/16/2009
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Part I Global Changes: For Better or Worse? 1

Part I Introduction 3

1 Demographic Changes: Who Is Who in a Global World? 5

2 Economic Globalization: For Richer for Poorer, for Better for Worse 13

3 The Information Highway: Where Does It Lead? 19

4 Environmental Degradation 27

Part II The Magic Number "3": Coordinating Three Domains of Education in Response to Globalization 37

Part II Introduction 39

5 The Curriculum Domain and Policy-Making in Education 43

6 The Role of Teachers and Policy-Making in Education 55

7 Teacher Education and Policy-Making in Education 65

Part III The Anatomy of Policy-Making in Education: My Personal Experiences and Beyond 75

Part III Introduction 77

8 The Case of Reform of the Israeli Matriculation Examinations 79

9 The Case of Reform of Teacher Education 89

10 School Structure Reform in Israeli Schools: An Example of Synergy in Education 103

Part IV Policy-Making in Education in the Twenty-first Century 109

Part IV Introduction 111

11 Modes of Policy-Making in Education 113

12 Factors and Stakeholders That Influence Education Policy 127

13 A Holistic Framework for Policy-Making in Education in Response to Global Changes 133

Epilogue 151

Appendix 153

References 155

Index 165

About the Author 171

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