Learning from Shanghai Ebook

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The Shanghai school system has attracted worldwide attention since its impressive performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment PISA in 2009 The system ranks as a stunning success according to standards of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD Shanghai also stands out for having the worlds highest percentage of resilient students students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who emerge as top performers Learning From Shanghai Lessons on Educational Success offers a close-up view of the people and the policies that have achieved such world-class performance Based on research and personal observation gathered during the authors recent field work with school principals teachers and students this book explores the factors that explain Shanghais exceptional success in education The approach combines high standards of scholarly research and analysis with the authors unique personal insights as evidenced by chapters entitled Education is Filling a Bucket and Lighting a Fire and Tiger Mothers Dragon Children Drawing on her experience as an education professional and a teacher of teachers Charlene Tan thoroughly examines and analyzes the people the policies and the practices that distinguish Shanghai educators The contents include comprehensive details on the Shanghai approach to quality education from discussion of the balance between centralization and decentralization to school autonomy and accountability to testing policy and professional development for teachers The book includes detailed tables on curriculum and school performance targets sample appraisal forms for teachers and students and dozens of photographs The author is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University SingaporeLearning from Shanghai EbookLessons on Achieving Educational Success By Charlene Tan Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9789814021869 9814021865 eText ISBN 9789814021876 9814021873 Copyright year 2013 Format EPUB Available from 13900 USD SKU 9789814021876

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The Shanghai school system has attracted worldwide attention since its impressive performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment PISA in 2009 The system ranks as a stunning success according to standards of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD Shanghai also stands out for having the worlds highest percentage of resilient students students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who emerge as top performers Learning From Shanghai Lessons on Educational Success offers a close-up view of the people and the policies that have achieved such world-class performance Based on research and personal observation gathered during the authors recent field work with school principals teachers and students this book explores the factors that explain Shanghais exceptional success in education The approach combines high standards of scholarly research and analysis with the authors unique personal insights as evidenced by chapters entitled Education is Filling a Bucket and Lighting a Fire and Tiger Mothers Dragon Children Drawing on her experience as an education professional and a teacher of teachers Charlene Tan thoroughly examines and analyzes the people the policies and the practices that distinguish Shanghai educators The contents include comprehensive details on the Shanghai approach to quality education from discussion of the balance between centralization and decentralization to school autonomy and accountability to testing policy and professional development for teachers The book includes detailed tables on curriculum and school performance targets sample appraisal forms for teachers and students and dozens of photographs The author is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University SingaporeLearning from Shanghai EbookLessons on Achieving Educational Success By Charlene Tan Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9789814021869 9814021865 eText ISBN 9789814021876 9814021873 Copyright year 2013 Format EPUB Available from 13900 USD SKU 9789814021876