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Oxford Studies in Comparative Education Lessons of Cross-national Comparison in Education Edited by DAVID PHILLIPS. paperback pages, £, ISBN Cited by: 7. Why Schools Matter: A Cross-National Comparison of Curriculum and Learning 1st Edition by William H. Schmidt (Author), Curtis C. McKnight (Author), Richard T.

The papers which make up this volume were for the most part presented at a program of seminars given in Oxford, England, in the autumn of The seminars represented the first activity of the new Centre for Comparative Studies in Education installed at the Department of Educational Studies of the University of Oxford in January The Centre's principal Author: David Phillips.

In their cross-national comparison of lessons, Stigler and Hiebert consider the level of content, the nature of content, content elaboration, content coherence, and overall content quality (i.e., the lessons’ potential for helping students understand important mathematics concepts).

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Modularisation of Vocational Education in Europe HUBERT ERTL. The Role of Vocational Education and Training in Promoting Lifelong Learning in Germany and England ALEXANDRA DEHMEL. Aspects Lessons of Cross-national Comparison in Education book Education and the European Union DAVID PHILLIPSCited by: Comparative research is a research methodology in the social sciences that aims to make comparisons across different countries or cultures.A major problem in comparative research is that the data sets in different countries may define categories differently (for example by using different definitions of poverty) or may not use the same categories.

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general education accounting for 20%, major courses for 20%, teacher courses for 36% Lessons of Cross-national Comparison in Education book research methods and thesis for 24%. To sum up, the pre-service mathematics teacher education in China is still trained-oriented and independent from school.

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Educators, researchers and policy-makers worldwide continue to struggle to understand the changes needed for improving educational outcomes and attainment for students, particularly in content areas such as mathematics and science that are essential for developing a highly skilled workforce.

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Two lessons from ten randomly chosen mathematics teachers of 14 and year-olds were recorded in each country. Despite the modest sample size, some national patterns and cross-national differences can be detected.

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[Judith T Sowder; Bonnie P Schappelle; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.;] -- An excellent eye-opener that brings research to K mathematics teachers in an easy-to-use, readable format. Features 29 research articles from the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education.

Examining the examinations. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. [This is a cross-national comparison of “school-leaving” exams, which are exams given to students at the end of high school.] Ma, Liping. (in preparation). Knowledge and teaching competence: Exploring mathematics teaching superiority from a cross-national perspective.

Student-Parents and Higher Education: a cross-national comparison. Rachel Brooks. Published in. Journal of Education Policy. Introduction. During its time in office, the UK’s Labour government gave a strong message that having caring responsibilities for a young child should not be seen as a barrier to engaging in education and Size: KB.

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1 Judith Lloyd Yero, “The Meaning of Education”, Web. 27 August 2illiamson Murray, “Testimony House Armed Services Committee: Subcommittee W. In most of the world, there is a broad public interest in cross-national comparisons. Despite the myriad difficulties inherent in such comparisons, and despite the fact that most studies explicitly acknowledge limited generalizability, news media representatives, policy makers, politicians and educators often take the findings at face value as providing solid scientific Cited by: This book expands the knowledge base on this topic.

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the quality of staff-child interactions and developmental. How to Measure Education in Cross-National Comparison: A Matrix of Education as a New Instrument Juergen H.P.

Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik and Uwe Warner1 1. Introduction The comparative measurement of education is a complex task. The national systems of education and schooling are differently organized across national states and nations.

Socioeconomic status, school quality, and national economic development: A cross-national analysis of the "Heyneman-Loxley Effect" on mathematics and science achievement.

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Globalisation and Ebook Welfare: Some Lessons from a Cross-National Study of Children in Out-of-Home Care, June Thoburn, Norwich, University of East Anglia, Social Work Monographs,pp. 70, ISBN£Cited by: 1.