Synopses & Reviews
Due to the development of the international Education for All and Education for Sustainable Development movements, for which UNESCO is the lead agency, there has been an increasing emphasis on the power of education and schooling to help build more just and equitable societies. This seeks to give
Gathering the experience and research of 40 worldwide leaders in education, this book investigates the most effective ways of accomplishing UNESCO's aim of effective education for all, as a path to development of more just, humane and equitable societies.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Kelli Hughes.- Introduction by the Series Editors; Rupert Maclean.- Foreword: Let a Hundred Flowers Blossom; Phillip Hughes.- SECTION 1: The Public Sector in Education.- 1. The Power of Belief; Geoff Masters.- 2. If Wishes Were Horses... ; Denise Bradley.- 3. The Great Australian Divide: Public and Private Schooling; Don Anderson.- 4. What Is a Good School?; Deborah Meier.- 5. Realizing Moral Purpose; Michael Fullan.- 6. 'Public Education: Its Value is Beyond Price'; Lyndsay Connors.- 7. Basic Schooling for Universal Lifelong Learning: Re-negotiating the Policy Agenda; Malcolm Skilbeck and Helen Connell.- 8. Education - Social Elevator or Holding Area?; Kerry Kennedy.-SECTION 2: Quality in Teaching.- 9. Teaching for Learning, Living and Serving; Carol Nicoll.- 10. How the Call for High Standards of Teaching May Be Hijacked; Brian Caldwell.- 11. A High Quality Education for All; Colin Power.- 12. Quality Education for All; Ian Hill.- 13. Student School Engagement, Self Efficacy and Post-compulsory Retention; Joan Abbott-Chapman.- 14. Did I Experience a Good Education?; Max Walsh.- 15. Supervising or Coaching? Thoughts on Student Teaching; Nancy Faust Sizer.- 16. The Power of Teaching; Susan Pascoe.- 17. Let's Emphasize Teachers' Professionalization; Francois Caillods.- 18. The Expectations Have It; Barry McGaw.- SECTION 3: Making Equity Work.- 19. Students with Additional Needs; Geoff Beeson.- 20. Reflections on Education in Remote Indigenous Australia; Michael Jones.- 21. Two Sides of the Coin - Priorities for Good Schools; John Grant.- 22. Getting Accountability Settings Right for Remote Indigenous Australians; Margaret Clark.- 23. Quality and Equity in Education - A Perspective from Mexico; Sylvia Schmelkes.- SECTION 4: Looking More Widely.- 24. Grandparents and Reciprocal Learning for Family Harmony; Robert Strom and Paris Strom.- 25. Flying Upwards and Outwards; Paul Brock.- 26. Four Priorities for Australian Education; Christine Deer.- 27. Rotten at the Core - Paideia Politicised; Patrick Daunt.- 28. Let's Turn Around and Face the Future; Joanna Le Metais and Don Jordan.- 29. Providing a Balanced Schooling in a Networked World; Mal Lee.- 30. Educating Everybody - Properly!; Don Aitkin.- 31. Three Priorities for a Great Education; Neil Dempster.- SECTION 5: Concluding Comments.- 32. A Humanistic Education; Alexandra Draxler .- 33. Democracy and Pedagogy Count; John Fien.- 34. Literacy Ain't Everything; Edna Tait.- 35. A World Class Education for Mauritius in the 21st Century; Raj Bhowon.-