Examining Teach For All: International Perspectives on a Growing Global Network

1st Edition

Matthew A M Thomas, Emilee Rauschenberger, Katherine Crawford-Garrett

Routledge
July 29, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 310 Pages - 4 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367336486 - CAT# 318693
Series: Oxford Studies in Comparative Education

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Summary

Examining Teach For All brings together research focused on Teach For All and its affiliate programmes to explore the organization’s impact on education around the world. Teach For All is an expanding global network of programmes in more than 50 countries that aim to radically transform education systems by recruiting talented graduates to teach for two years in under-resourced schools and developing them into lifelong advocates of reform. The volume offers nuanced insights into the interests and contexts shaping Teach For All and the challenges and possibilities inherent in broader efforts to enact education reform on a global scale. 

This volume is the first of its kind to present empirical research on the emergence and expansion of Teach For All programmes, which replicate and adapt the Teach For America model around the world. The volume traces the network’s expansion from its initial launch in 2007 to its growing international presence, as chapters present new research from national contexts as diverse as Bangladesh, Lebanon, and Spain. Using evidence from a range of perspectives and research methodologies, the chapters collectively highlight the ways in which Teach For All and its affiliate programmes are working to alter educational landscapes worldwide.

This book will be of great interest for scholars, educators, post-graduate students, and policymakers in the fields of comparative education, teacher education, education leadership, and education policy. It paves the way for future critical inquiry into this expanding global network as well as further investigations of educational change around the world.

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