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The Education Gospel
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: W. Norton GRUBB, Marvin Lazerson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

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The Education Gospel
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: W. Norton Grubb, Marvin Lazerson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-15 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In this hard-hitting history of "the gospel of education," W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson reveal the allure, and the fallacy, of the longstanding American faith that more schooling for more people is the remedy for all our social and economic problems--and that the central purpose of education is workplace
International Handbook of Education for the Changing World of Work
Language: en
Pages: 3037
Authors: Rupert Maclean, David Wilson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This six-volume handbook covers the latest practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It presents TVET models from all over the world, reflections on the best and most innovative practice, and dozens of telling case studies. The handbook presents the work of established as well as the most
Urban and Regional Policy and its Effects
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Nancy Pindus, Howard Wial, Harold Wolman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, the second in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. The chapters analyze responses to six key
Work, Education and Employability
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Philipp Gonon, Katrin Kraus, J├╝rgen Oelkers, Stefanie Stolz
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

There is a strong relation between work and education in modern societies. On the one hand education is needed as a basic qualification for work and contributes fundamentally to the integration of individuals into the labour market and society. On the other hand the potential of learning in the working