This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
School reform of one kind or another is a priority for education systems the world over. Yet the voices of students - those most affected by, and most pivotal to, the success or failure of any program of school reform - are rarely heard on this topic. This is the first book to look at school reform from the perspective of the students. The studies included in this collection focus on reform initiatives aimed at overcoming persistent patterns of racial, class and gender inequality. The authors combine the theoretical aspects of research with its practical applications, making this an invaluable resource for teacher educators, classroom practitioners, researchers and policymakers.
Critical Voices in School Reform: Students Living Through Change is divided into two parts. Part one describes and analyses programs of reform that turned out contrary to the intentions of adult reformers, illustrating the - often unspoken - tension between adult and student perspectives on school change. Part two looks at reform initiatives that were able to harness student energies and thereby improve pupils' engagement with school life. These reforms, which are finely attuned to the needs and interests of students, offer clear, valuable guidance to those trying to create more equitable school experiences. A concluding chapter draws together the themes and insights gained from looking at school reform through a student-centred lens and offers suggestions for more relevant and lasting reform.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Beth C. Rubin is Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Elena M. Silva is Director of Research for the American Association of University Women.Review:
'[This book] is about the view of the people at the very centre of the debate - the students ... The unsurprisingly lesson is that students are like their teachers - change you do together works much better than change that is done to you.' - Times Educational Supplement
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description RoutledgeFalmer. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover-232pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow an added 2-3 weeks for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 1972075
Book Description Routledge, 2018. Paperback. Condition: NEW. 9780415302685 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0265806
Book Description Falmer Pr, 2003. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 224 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0415302684
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0415302684
Book Description Routledge 2003-05-01, 2003. Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 4-5 working days from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Seller Inventory # NU-TNFPD-00112457
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0415302684
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0415302684
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. 0. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0415302684n