Reclaiming Education

Reclaiming Education

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What is wrong with education? Why do educational reforms always miss their target? How can we create a better education system? And what can we learn from other countries? Reclaiming Education tackles the challenges facing education that really matter - hte ones that academics often ignore, parents demand solution to and politicians need to confront. Drawing on his global research, James Tooley shows that there is an alternative to poor quality and wasteful inefficiency in education, and that education can be radically transformed to guarantee freedom and higher standards. qTooley radically challenges any complacency we may have about education in the 21st century.q Sir Bob Salisbury qTooley is an extremist: some of his ideas are outrageous!q Professor Geoffrey Walford, University of Oxford qThis is truly a radical book. It should be read by everyone who thinks deeply about education.q Sir Christopher BallHowever, the facts are that for one typical chain, 40 per cent of its prices are currently competitive with those in America. Once the high cost of government taxation on fuel (petrol is at least three times more expensive in the UK than in the USA) and ... are: 35, 000 work on average, taking a 52week year, 3 hours per week; 315, 000 work on average for 1 hour per week. ... Next, Mathesona#39;s (1990) figures show 23 per cent of the over-16 population doing voluntary work, and 24 percent ofanbsp;...

Title:Reclaiming Education
Author:James Tooley
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2005-03-01


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