Handbook of Comparative Education Law: British Commonwealth Nations

Handbook of Comparative Education Law: British Commonwealth Nations

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Overview

Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education
In examining law and education in various countries around the world. Designed to allow readers to learn from, rather than copy, the legal and educational systems in these volumes, the books are designed to generate thought and conversation on how education can be improved around the world. By having chapter authors, leading academicians in the home countries, follow the same template so it can be easier to compare similarities and differences, thereby helping to make the book user friendly. The value of these books is that they should help to enhance international awareness of the similarities and advantages associated with bringing together knowledge from various countries concerning education law.
Volume 1, covering the British Commonwealth Nations in the south west Pacific region, namely Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, provides detailed analysis of education law and school systems in these representative countries so researchers and students there and elsewhere can learn from one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475821680
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/02/2017
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Charles J. Russo, M. Div., J.D., Ed. D., is the Joseph Panzer Chair in Education in the School of Education and Health Sciences, Director of its Ph.D. Program, and Research Professor of Law in the School of Law at the University of Dayton. Author or co-author more than 280 articles in peer-reviewed journals; authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited more than 60 books, and more than 1,000 publications, Russo speaks extensively on issues in Education Law in the United States and other Nations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Overview of this Volume
Conclusion
Chapter 1: Australia
Introduction
Australian Legal System and Sources of Education Law
Institutional Issues
Teacher Rights and Duties
Student Rights and Duties
Emerging Issue
Conclusion
Chapter 2: Malaysia
Introduction
Legal and Constitutional Sources of Education Law
Institutional Issues
Teacher Rights
Student Rights
Emerging Issues
Conclusion
Chapter 3: New Zealand-Aotearoa
Introduction
The Sources of Education Law: Historical Development of Compulsory
Attendance in a Bicultural Nation
The Right to Education and The State’s Responsibility
Education for Children with Special Needs
The Right to Education in a Safe Environment:
Secular Education - Freedom of Religion and Freedom from Religion
Rights in Education
School Discipline: Exclusionary Measures
Teachers’ Employment and Rights
Current and Emerging Issues Facing Schools
Conclusion
Chapter 4: Singapore
Introduction
Sources of Education Law
Institutional Issues
Faculty Rights
Student Rights
Emerging Issues
Conclusion
Chapter 5: Summary and Recommendations
Introduction
Summary and Analysis
Legal Systems
Institutional Issues
Faculty Rights
Student Rights
Emerging Issues
Recommendations
Conclusion
About the Editor
About the Contributors

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