Reviews: Policy

7 reviews found for "Policy"
Book review : Education policy in Britain
This is a book review of Education policy in Britain by Clyde Chitty, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009, ISBN 9780230222786. It was reviewed by Brian Poole of Sohar University (Oman) on behalf of ESCalate. This is a book steeped in both history and politics, its contents span the period from 1945 virtually up to the present day. It begins with a chapter on why education matters The following three chapters provide a potted history, moving...
Book review : Gender, HIV/AIDS and the status of teachers: Report of the third Commonwealth Teachers Research Symposium
This is a book review of Gender, HIV/AIDS and the status of teachers: Report of the third Commonwealth Teachers Research Symposium by Roli Degazon-Johnson, published by the Commonwealth Secretariat in 2008, ISBN 9780850928907. It was reviewed by Stephen Bigger of the University of Worcester on behalf of ESCalate. This Commonwealth conference is reported as five sessions, dealing with teacher mobility, the impact of HIV/AIDS of education and...
Book review : Higher Education and international capacity building : twenty-five years of higher education links
This is a book review of Higher Education and international capacity building : twenty-five years of higher education links edited by David Stephens, published by Symposium Books in 2009, ISBN 9781873927229. It was reviewed by Lia Blaj-Ward of Nottingham Trent International College on behalf of ESCalate. This book is a collection of accounts of programmes aimed at forging links between universities in developed / developing countries and covers...
Book review : Internationalising higher education : enhancing learning, teaching and curriculum
This is a book review of Internationalising higher education : enhancing learning, teaching and curriculum edited by Elspeth Jones and Sally Brown, published by Routledge in 2007, ISBN 9780415419901. It was reviewed for ESCalate by Catherine Lee of the Aga Khan University.This book addresses the challenges and trends associated with internationalising higher education and investigates the themes of policy, assessment, learning, teaching, student...
Book review : Key issues in education policy
This is a book review of Key issues in education policy by Stephen Ward and Christine Eden, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847874665. It was reviewed by Christian Beighton of Canterbury Christ Church University on behalf of ESCalate. This book is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates reading Education Studies or a degree in education which does not lead to qualified teacher status. Ten chapters cover such central concerns as education...
Book review : Lost generation? : new strategies for youth and education
This is a book review of Lost generation? : new strategies for youth and education by Patrick Ainley and Martin Allen, published by Continuum in 2010, ISBN 9781441134707. It was reviewed by John Field of the University of Stirling on behalf of ESCalate. British education, according to Ainley and Allen, stands at the edge of a precipice. As a result of conflicting demands, inflated expectations, continual policy tinkering and the self-interested...
Book review : Whose childhood is it? : the roles of children, adults, and policy makers
This is a book review of Whose childhood is it? : the roles of children, adults, and policy makers by Richard Eke, published by Continuum in 2009, ISBN 9780826499813. It was reviewed by Sandra Shaffi of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. Controversial issues are addressed in the first part of the book, whereby discussion is shown around the challenges faced by Sure-Start in relation to wider policy and the impact on the settings in general....