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Title Educational policy innovations : levelling up and sustaining educational achievement / Sing Kong Lee, Wing On Lee, Ee Ling Low, editors.

Published Singapore : Springer, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations.
Series Springer education innovation book series
Springer education innovation book series.
Contents Introduction: Levelling Up and Sustaining Educational Achievement / by Sing Kong LEE, Wing On LEE, Ee Ling LOW and Jocelyn Shi Yah TAN -- How Useful Are the Experiences of the High Performing Education Systems? / by Wing On LEE, Ee Ling LOW and Sing Kong LEE -- Developing Educational Policies in a Holistic Skills Framework / by Andreas SCHLEICHER -- Conceptualising Teacher Preparation for Educational Innovation: Singapore's Approach / by Sing Kong LEE and Ee Ling LOW -- Singapore's Performance in PISA: Levelling Up the Long Tail / by Laik Woon Teh -- Singapore's English Language Policy and Language Teacher Education: A Foundation for its Educational Success / by Ee Ling LOW -- Purposeful Policy and Practice for Equity and Quality : A Finnish Case / by Hannele NIEMI -- The Light and Shadow of Educational Achievement in South Korea with Suggestions for Levelling Up / by Youngdal CHO -- Effective Teachers for Successful Schools and High Performing Students: The Case of Shanghai / by Minxuan ZHANG, Junjie XU and Chuangyuan SUN -- Levelling Up and Sustaining Educational Achievement: The Case of Hong Kong / by Esther Sui Chu HO -- Perspectives on High Performing Education Systems in Finland, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, and Singapore: What Lessons for the U.S. / by Lin GOODWIN -- Sustainable, Large-scale Education Renewal: The Case of Ontario / by Ben LEVIN -- Comparative Analysis of High Performing Education Systems: Teachers, Teaching and Teacher Education as Factors of Success / by Wing On LEE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary This volume presents how high performing education systems over the world are constantly innovating their educational policies to nurture their citizens for the challenges of the future economy and the anticipation of the unknown. This volume includes a state-of-the-art review of the literature in this field, several commissioned focal chapters focusing on the distinctive case of Singapore and internationally commissioned chapters of several other accomplished education systems around the world. A comparative study of Singapore against other high performing education systems is included to provide greater insights to the possible applications to other education systems.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 28, 2013).
Other author Lee, Sing-Kong, editor of compilation. author.
Lee, W. O., 1954-, editor of compilation. author.
Low, Ee Ling, editor of compilation. author.
Subject Education and state.
Education and state -- Singapore.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789814560085 (electronic bk.)
9814560081 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-4560-08-5