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The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform Kenneth J. Saltman, ISBN-13: 978-1119083078



The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform by Kenneth J. Saltman, ISBN-13: 978-1119083078

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  • Publisher: ‎ Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (November 13, 2018)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 568 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1119083079
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1119083078

The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform examines educational reform from a global perspective. Comprised of approximately 25 original and specially commissioned essays, which together interrogate educational reform from a critical global and transnational perspective, this volume explores a range of topics and themes that fully investigate global convergences in educational reform policies, ideologies, and practices.

The Handbook probes the history, ideology, organization, and institutional foundations of global educational reform movements; actors, institutions, and agendas; and local, national, and global education reform trends. It further examines the “new managerialism” in global educational reform, including the standardization of national systems of educational governance, curriculum, teaching, and learning through the rise of new systems of privatization, accountability, audit, big-data, learning analytics, biometrics, and new technology-driven adaptive learning models. Finally, it takes on the subjective and intersubjective experiential dimensions of the new educational reforms and alternative paths for educational reform tied to the ethical imperative to reimagine education for human flourishing, justice, and equality.

  • An authoritative, definitive volume and the first global take on a subject that is grabbing headlines as well as preoccupying policy makers, scholars, and teachers around the world
  • Edited by distinguished leaders in the field
  • Features contributions from an illustrious list of experts and scholars

The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform will be of great interest to scholars and graduate students of education throughout the world as well as the policy makers who can institute change.

KENNETH J. SALTMAN, PhD, is Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. His research examines education, politics, and culture.

ALEXANDER J. MEANS, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. His research examines educational policy and governance in relation to political economy, urbanization, social inequality, and democracy.

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