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.

Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

“We have attained disarmament, the guns are silent, peace has returned, but we must ensure we guard that peace. We must cultivate desirable attitudes and build a moral and disciplined society as we ensure character development in our young.” (Honourable Alpha Tejan Wurie, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, 2003)

Series title: Commonwealth Youth Programme
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

HIV/AIDS is a development issue - affecting all sectors of society - economic and social development, education, public services, food security, to name a few. At the heart of this pandemic lies inequality between men and women.

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 July 2003
Format: Paperback

Effective management of all staff in schools is essential if the challenges of educating South Africa's youth are to be met. This book provides guidelines for professional development and competence in managing staff effectively. Case examples are provided throughout.

Contributor: Vivienne Roberts
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Education Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

As tertiary education in the Caribbean enters a period of expansion and maturity, this book is a timely study into how the sector should evolve if it is to meet its target of increasing enrolment from under 10 to 15 per cent by 2005.

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

Focusing on leadership and strategic management, this volume offers insights into effective strategic management as a contribution towards educational transformation in South Africa, and guidelines on important aspects of good school management.

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

The introduction of Curriculum 2005 and Outcomes Based Education mark both a sea change in the way in which education is offered in schools, and a challenge to all involved. This book considers the main issues in curriculum management as education switches to a more devolved framework.

Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This ground-breaking approach involves the key elements of heritage, multiculturalism and citizenship. The framework, easily adapted to individual countries, serves as a basis for organising curriculum and for teaching and learning resources.

Contributor: Lalage Bown
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This book explores the changes and developments which have affected education within the Commonwealth over the years.

Contributor: Patricia Ellis
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

These books focus on the outcomes of this project in the respective countries, providing valuable insights into the strengthening of values in a society. They set out the strategies and actions needed to support small states wishing to promote the values of good citizenship.

Contributor: Una M. Paul
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Identity and diversity in all its forms present major challenges to countries seeking to best equip citizens with the skills to participate effectively in their diverse societies. They set out the strategies and actions needed to support small states wishing to promote the values of good citizenship.

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