This is a series that offers a global platform to engage scholars in continuous academic debate on key challenges and the latest thinking on issues in the fast growing field of International and Comparative Education.
Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue
The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China
Education as a Panacea for Refugee Youth: Transitioning from Conflict to the Classroom
Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges
Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice: Higher Education Reform in China and Beyond
January 18, 2019
At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,...
Zhenzhen Miao, David Reynolds
January 12, 2019
The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and...
Alexander Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park
January 01, 2019
This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a cure-all for the difficulties refugees and their receiving countries face. Rather than focusing on pedagogy and language, as other volumes on refugee education have done, this volume investigates the ways in which education is both a...
Cinzia Pica-Smith, Rina Manuela Contini, Carmen N. Veloria
November 26, 2018
Europe is a multi-ethnic society experiencing a rise of anti-immigration, racist, xenophobic discourses, and right-wing political rhetoric and movements proposing legislation to further solidify structural inequality and institutionalized systems of oppression that fuel educational inequities....
November 19, 2018
Underpinned in the stream of thought named ‘communitarianism’, Reforming Education in Developing Countries argues that developing countries need educational reforms that are tightly entwined into their cultural, social, and organizational contexts. It questions the applicability of neoliberal...
Yasushi Tanaka, Karsten Zegwaard
October 02, 2018
It has been over a century since "Cooperative System of Education," a work-study programme for higher education, was initiated by Herman Schneider at University of Cincinnati in the United States. Today, it is known as "Cooperative Education" which is commonly included within the umbrella term of "...
Aina Tarabini, Nicola Ingram
June 14, 2018
Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe analyses educational choices and transitions in eight different European countries/regions and provides an engaging means of considering issues of inequality through international comparisons. The book is underpinned by explorations of...
Su-Yan Pan, Joe Tin Yau Lo
June 11, 2018
This book examines the rise of China’s global profile in the international higher education community, as indicated by its rise of human capital, visibility in academic publications, world university ranking, expanding international cultural influence, and becoming a study-abroad destination of...
Wang Chen, Xu Li, Edward P. St. John, Cliona Hannon
June 08, 2018
Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice advances a unique, engaged approach to promoting educational equity and social justice in higher education across China and beyond. Developed as a joint venture of senior and junior scholars in China and the United States, this book...
Christian Helms Jørgensen, Ole Johnny Olsen, Daniel Persson Thunqvist
May 23, 2018
Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe...
Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström
May 23, 2018
Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution is the first of two books that disseminate new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe...
Kalwant Bhopal, Martin Myers
May 10, 2018
Home Schooling and Home Education provides an original account of home education and examines ways in which the discourses of home education are understood and contextualised in different countries, such as the UK and USA. By exploring home education in the global and local context of traditional...