Worldwide Partnerships for Schools with Voluntary Organizations,Foundations,Universities,Companies and Community Councils (Mellen Studies in Education

Worldwide Partnerships for Schools with Voluntary Organizations,Foundations,Universities,Companies and Community Councils (Mellen Studies in Education

By: Patricia Klinck (editor), John Burger (editor), Samuel Mitchell (editor)Hardback

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Mitchell (education, University of Calgary, Canada) presents investigations of the successes and limits of educational partnerships. Case studies demonstrate educational partnerships between public and private higher education institutions, between schools and companies, between countries, and between cultures around the world. Cases point out the

About Author

Samuel Mitchell is Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary. He has partnered with community organizations, trade unions, professional groups including nurses and teachers, and school reform networks in the United States and Canada. He has published eleven books, speaks to many educational conferences, and is regularly interviewed on radio and television. His text The Value of Educational Partnership Worldwide with the Arts, Science, Business and Community Organizations (Mellen, 2004) is a companion to this collection. Dr. Patricia Klinck is President of KeyLinks International Consulting, working in Europe, Australia and Canada. She has extensive experience in education, including serving as an Associate Superintendent of Schools. With schools, she develops a partnership with those within the organization from the perspective of one outside of them. Partnering roles are significant for her since they support innovation and creativity in dealing with serious educational problems. Dr. John Burger is Senior Manager with the System Improvement and Reporting Division of Alberta Learning. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education, University of Calgary. He works extensively in the development and implementation of the accountability framework for basic education in Alberta, a role heavily dependent on position partnering between the field and the Learning Ministry.


Dedication; Acknowledgments; Foreword by John Burger and Samuel Mitchell; Preface by Ellen Koshland, President, Education Foundation (Australia); Part I Surprises With Technology; Chapter 1 - A North American Public-Private Higher Education Partnership; Chapter 2 - Educational Reform Meets NetMedia; Chapter 3 - On-Line Cross-Global Educational Project; Part II Contributions Of Partnerships To Education; Chapter 4 - Council on International Educational Exchange; Chapter 5 - Cross-Cultural Learning in a Teacher Education Partnership; Chapter 6 - Educational Partnerships in Northern Pakistan; Part III Models For Change; Chapter 7 - Incentives and Barriers to Partnerships in South Africa; Chapter 8 - Thinking Community as a Social Investment in Australia; Chapter 9 - Partnership for Multigrade and Bilingual Education in Vietnam; Afterword Patricia Klinck; Bibliography; Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780773463608
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 315
  • ID: 9780773463608
  • ISBN10: 0773463607

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