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 worldwide 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 tricky trade-offs international locations make as they try and enforce reforms within the context of societal and worldwide switch. In a few international locations, reforms are a reaction to significant political or financial shifts; in others, they're influenced by means of huge upsurges in immigration and elevated scholar range. without reference to the explanations for schooling reform, all international locations face judgements approximately source allocation, equality of academic chance throughout different populations, entry to better schooling, pupil checking out and monitoring, instructor responsibility, college selection, and innovation. The essays during this quantity exhibit: _
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