Education

Commonwealth books on education advocate for the enhancement of the quality of education and equality of opportunities, for both boys and girls, through improved teaching and management processes.

Contributor: Rupert Jones-Parry
Publication date: 15 June 2015
Format: Paperback

The essential overview of education in the Commonwealth. Includes research, good practice and opinion from around the Commonwealth on current educational issues and 53 education profiles of member countries.

Contributor: Matthew Hiebert
Publication date: 28 February 2013
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This study analyses good practices and gaps in education for sustainable development (ESD) implementation in ten small island states vulnerable to climate change. It provides practical and realistic recommendations on how ESD may be better integrated in education policy and strategy and delivered more comprehensively.

Publication date: 28 February 2013
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This study addresses a gap in the literature on the role and status of teachers in emergencies. Through field research from Kenya, South Africa and Uganda, it identifies issues facing refugee teachers and makes recommendations on how policy can address their needs, and thus improve access to education to populations affected by an emergency.

Publication date: 30 October 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This collection of papers from the Sixth Commonwealth Teachers’ Research Symposium examines current trends in teacher migration, including education in emergencies, forced migration and pan-African migration, in line with the current global focus on education in conflict affected countries.

Publication date: 24 August 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Guidebook showcasing successful, innovative education initiatives to help meet the MDGs and Education for All targets from around the Commonwealth, in a concise and easy-to-use format. Provides policy-makers with examples of solutions that will assist them in devising strategies to counter their own educational challenges.

Contributor: Richard Rieser
Publication date: 19 March 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This revised and expanded second edition of Implementing Inclusive Education shows how Commonwealth countries are attempting to undertake inclusion in education, and will encourage all those charged with ensuring education for all to make certain that disabled children are fully included in all aspects of the education system.

Publication date: 14 November 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Examines how the teacher feminisation debate applies in developing countries. Drawing on the experiences of Dominica, Lesotho, Samoa, Sri Lanka and India, it provides a strong analytical understanding of the role of female teachers in the expansion of education systems, and the surrounding gender equality issues.

Publication date: 16 June 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This book argues for the particular challenges of education in small states, and for the need to examine the impact of changing global contexts, to document the changing nature and significance of recent and contemporary education policy priorities, and to advance the case for new and strengthened initiatives for education in small states.

Publication date: 15 January 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Report of the Fifth Commonwealth Teachers’ Research Symposium, which brought together teachers, researchers and education policy-makers to share experiences from developed and developing countries both within and outside the Commonwealth.

Publication date: 1 March 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Reports on the proceedings of the fourth Commonwealth Teachers' Research symposium, held in conjunction with the US National Education Association, which looked particularly at international recruitment and retention.

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