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Title Education policy reform trends in G20 members / edited by Yan Wang
Published Berlin : Springer, 2013
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Contents Education Reform in Social and Political Changes. Russia: Evolutional Changes Against Revolutionary Upheavals / Nikolay D. Nikandrov -- France: Permanence and Change / Marie Duru-Bellat -- India: Reforming Education in the Neo Liberal Era / Jandhyala B.G. Tilak -- South Africa: The Education Struggle Continues / Martin Prew -- England: Restructuring Education and the Demise of the LEA / Mel West -- Pushing Forward Governance Reform. Italy: From State Monopoly to Rising of a System of Schools / Luisa Ribolzi -- Korea: Fostering Competition and Securing Excellence in Education / Jeongwon Kim, Taewan Kim -- Indonesia: Overcoming Challenges of Decentralization / Bambang Indriyanto -- The United States: School Choice and Test-Based Accountability / Kevin G. Welner -- Brazil: Shift of Accountability Incentives / Fernanda da Rosa Becker, Luiz Claudio Costa -- Changing Policy Paradigms. Australia: National Change in a Loosely Coupled Federal System / John Ainley -- Turkey: Translating New Policy Paradigms to Results / Batuhan Aydagül -- Saudi Arabia: The Need for a Coherent National Strategy for Human Capital Development / Maha Taibah, Mounira Jamjoom -- Japan: Conversion of the Philosophy and Aim of Basic Education / Tamotsu Tokunaga -- European Union: The Strive for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth / Gábor Halász -- Changes in the Education System. Germany: Steps to More Responsibility and Efficiency in an Expanding System / Horst Weishaupt -- Mexico: Building New Paths to Educate Young People / Lorenzo Gómez Morin Fuentes -- Argentina: Improving Student School Trajectories / Margarita Poggi -- Canada: Quality and Stability / Benjamin Levin, Robyn Read -- China: Promoting Equity as a Basic Education Policy / Zhenguo Yuan, Zhenguo Yuan
Part I: Education Reform Social and Political Changes -- Part II: Pushing Forward Governance Reform -- Part III: Changing Policy Paradigms -- Part IV: Changes in the Education System
Summary G20 members bring together the worlds major advanced and emerging economies, as well as the European Union. Together they represent some 90% of global GDP, 80% of global trade and two-thirds of the worlds population. In recognition of educational development as a key driver of economic development, the G20 members have put education reform high on their policy agenda in order to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities ahead. Their experience and lessons learnt in education reform will not only showcase the global trend of education development, but also will provide a valuable reference and inspiration for undertaking education reform to advance national development in China as well as other countries. This book documents recent policy reform in G20 members systems, showcases the global trends in education policy, serves as a valuable reference tool and also provides inspiration for undertaking education reform to advance development in related countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Education -- Economic aspects.
Education and state.
Education and globalization.
Economic development.
Group of Twenty countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Wang, Yan, editor
ISBN 3642389309
3642389317 (electronic bk.)
9783642389313 (electronic bk.)