By Iris C. Rotberg, Gérard Bonnet, Mary Canning, Kai-ming Cheng, Terry J. Crooks, Luis Crouch, Ori Eyal, Eva Forsberg, Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew, Ratna Ghosh, Martin Gustafsson, Batia P. Horsky, Dan Inbar, Barbara M. Kehm, Stephen T. Kerr, Allan Luke, Ulf P. Lu
In Balancing swap and culture in international schooling Reform, Rotberg brings jointly examples of present schooling reforms in 16 international locations, written via _insiders_. This publication is going past myths and stereotypes and describes the tough trade-offs international locations make as they try and enforce reforms within the context of societal and international swap. In a few international locations, reforms are a reaction to significant political or fiscal shifts; in others, they're encouraged by means of huge upsurges in immigration and elevated pupil variety. regardless of the explanations for schooling reform, all international locations face judgements approximately source allocation, equality of academic chance throughout assorted populations, entry to raised schooling, pupil checking out and monitoring, instructor responsibility, university selection, and innovation. The essays during this quantity show: _
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Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform by Iris C. Rotberg, Gérard Bonnet, Mary Canning, Kai-ming Cheng, Terry J. Crooks, Luis Crouch, Ori Eyal, Eva Forsberg, Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew, Ratna Ghosh, Martin Gustafsson, Batia P. Horsky, Dan Inbar, Barbara M. Kehm, Stephen T. Kerr, Allan Luke, Ulf P. Lu