From Origins to Outcomes
By (author) Benjamin Levin
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Reforming Education by Benjamin Levin
Book DescriptionAmbitious programs of education reform have been introduced by many governments around the world. Reforming Education is an important study of large-scale education reform in five different settings: England, New Zealand, the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and the US state of Minnesota. The book looks at a variety of reforms covering: school choice; charter schools; increased testing of students; stricter curriculum guidelines; and local school management. Drawing from theoretical and empirical work in education, political theory, organizational theory and public administration, Reforming Education provides a clearly developed conceptual framework of analyzing reform programs. The author reviews the political origins of the reforms, the process of adoption into law, the implementation processes used to support the reforms and the results of the reforms for students, schools and communities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750709828
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Benjamin Levin
Reforming Education, Paperback (March 2001)
A study of large-scale education reform in five different settings: England, New Zealand, the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and the US state of Minnesota.
Schools and the Changing World, Paperback (March 1997)» View all books by Benjamin Levin
Suggestions are constantly being made about the kinds of changes schools should make. Research in this text shows that schools are primarily inward-looking, and would benefit from a better understanding of the changes surrounding them and the pressures on them.
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Author Biography - Benjamin Levin
Benjamin Levin is Deputy Minister of Education and Training for the province of Manitoba. He is also a Professor of Educational Administration at the University of Manitoba. His research interests are in education policy, politics and economics.
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