Education Innovation Series

Educational Policy Innovations

Levelling Up and Sustaining Educational Achievement

Editors: Lee, Sing Kong, Lee, Wing On, Low, Ee Ling (Eds.)

  • ​A book with a state-of-the-art review of literature in the field of educational innovations
  • Showcase how leading education systems innovate and sustain educational achievement
  • An international reference for policy makers and educators for the best practices employed around the world
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  • Due: November 3, 2016
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About this book

This volume presents how high performing education systems over the world are constantly innovating their educational policies to nurture their citizens for the challenges of the future economy and the anticipation of the unknown. This volume includes a state-of-the-art review of the literature in this field, several commissioned focal chapters focusing on the distinctive case of Singapore and internationally commissioned chapters of several other accomplished education systems around the world. A comparative study of Singapore against other high performing education systems is included to provide greater insights to the possible applications to other education systems.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: Levelling Up and Sustaining Educational Achievement

    Lee, Sing Kong (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • How Useful Are the Experiences of the High Performing Education Systems?

    Lee, Wing On (et al.)

    Pages 17-27

  • Developing Educational Policies in a Holistic Skills Framework

    Schleicher, Andreas

    Pages 29-48

  • Conceptualising Teacher Preparation for Educational Innovation: Singapore’s Approach

    Lee, Sing Kong (et al.)

    Pages 49-70

  • Singapore’s Performance in PISA: Levelling Up the Long Tail

    Teh, Laik Woon

    Pages 71-83

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-4560-08-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-4560-07-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 3, 2016
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1164-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Educational Policy Innovations
Book Subtitle
Levelling Up and Sustaining Educational Achievement
Editors
  • Sing Kong Lee
  • Wing On Lee
  • Ee Ling Low
Series Title
Education Innovation Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-4560-08-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-4560-08-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-4560-07-8
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1164-1
Series ISSN
2211-4874
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 242
Number of Illustrations and Tables
35 b/w illustrations
Topics