World Yearbook of Education 2016: The Global Education Industry

1st Edition

Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski, Gita Steiner-Khamsi

Published June 16, 2017
Reference - 294 Pages - 7 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138855403 - CAT# Y177219
Series: World Yearbook of Education

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This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of research. Focusing on the areas of cross-over in public-private partnerships in education, WYBE 2016 critically examines the actors and factors that have propelled the global rise of the education industry.

Split into three key sections, Part I explores how education agendas are shaped; Part II considers the private financing of education and the export of school improvements to professional consultancies; and Part III analyses new market niches, such as low-fee private schooling and for-profit education provisions.

The book draws upon case studies of many global organizations, including:

  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
  • Bridge International Academies
  • Teach for All
  • Omega Schools

Co-edited by three internationally renowned scholars, Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steiner-Khamsi, WYBE 2016 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the global education industry.

*Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.


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