Extending Educational Change

International Handbook of Educational Change

Editors: Hargreaves, Andy (Ed.)

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ANDY HARGREAVES Department of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Lynch School of Education, Boston College, MA, U.S.A. ANN LIEBERMAN Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and Skills, London, U.K. This set of four volumes on Educational Change brings together evidence and insights on educational change issues from leading writers and researchers in the field from across the world. Many of these writers, whose chapters have been specially written for these books, have been investigating, helping initiate and implementing educational change, for most or all of their lengthy careers. Others are working on the cutting edge of theory and practice in educational change, taking the field in new or even more challenging directions. And some are more skeptical about the literature of educational change and the assumptions on which it rests. They help us to approach projects of understanding or initiating educational change more deeply, reflectively and realistically. Educational change and reform have rarely had so much prominence within public policy, in so many different places. Educational change is ubiquitous. It figures large in Presidential and Prime Ministerial speeches. It is at or near the top of many National policy agendas. Everywhere, educational change is not only a policy priority but also major public news. Yet action to bring about educational change usually exceeds people's understanding of how to do so effectively.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • The Politics of Gender and Educational Change: Managing Gender or Changing Gender Relations?

    Jill Blackmore

    Pages

  • Introduction

    Andy Hargreaves

    Pages 1-14

  • Educational Change: Easier Said than Done

    Dean Fink, Louise Stoll

    Pages 17-41

  • Globalization and Educational Change

    Amy Stuart Wells, Sibyll Carnochan, Julie Slayton, et al.

    Pages 42-68

  • Markets, Choices and Educational Change

    William Boyd

    Pages 69-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Extending Educational Change
Book Subtitle
International Handbook of Educational Change
Editors
  • Andy Hargreaves
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-4453-3
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-4453-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-3291-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 396
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