Global Voices in Education: Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Volume II

Global Voices in Education: Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Volume II

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Overview

This book (Volume II) brings together lectures given by eminent educationalists between 1983 and 2008 in memory of the work of Ruth Wong, an influential figure in the field of education in the 1970s and early 1980s. Addressing learning, schooling, teaching, teacher education, educational research and policy innovations, it is a must-read for educators, education leaders and policy makers interested in making education more uplifting and successful for the next generation of learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811099007
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 07/14/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 125
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tan Oon Seng

Professor of Education and Director

National Institute of Education

Wong Hee Ong

Former Professor in Medicine, University of Malaya

Seng Seok Hoon

Former Professor in Psychological Studies, National Institute of Education

Table of Contents

1 Beginning Literacy in Two Languages.- 2 A Vision of Education in the 21st Century.- 3 Music Education for National Development: The Philippine Experience.- 4 National Education and the Scientific Tradition.- 5 Approaching the New Millennium: Education at the Crossroads.- 6 Breaking the Cycle of Literacy Disadvantage in the 21st Century.- 7 Education Administration: Analysis, New Challenges and Responses.- 8 Education and Human Resources Development for the Knowledge Economy: A Personal Perspective.- 9 Women and Leadership in Institutions of Higher Learning.- 10 Motivation, Engagement and Educational Performance: International Perspective.

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