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Literacy and language in East Asia : shifting meanings, values and approaches

Kell, Marilyn and Kell, Peter (2014). Literacy and language in East Asia : shifting meanings, values and approaches. (1st ed.) Singapore: Springer.

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IRMA ID 84279116xPUB15
Author Kell, Marilyn
Kell, Peter
Title Literacy and language in East Asia : shifting meanings, values and approaches
Place of Publication Singapore
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2014
Edition 1st
ISBN 978-9-814451-29-1   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Total Pages 180
Field of Research 1399 - Other Education
HERDC Category A1 - Book (DIISR)
Abstract Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. What is literacy and why is it important? -- 3. High stakes testing, literacy wars, globalisation and Asia -- 4. League tables and the politics of ranking -- 5. Global testing : PISA, TIMSS and PIRLS -- 6. International testing : the global education space race? -- 7. Schooling, national development and growth in Asia -- 8. East Asian miracle economies, inequalities and schooling -- 9. Literacy and workforce capabilities -- 10. New dynamic and shifting approaches literacy and language in East Asia.

Physical Description: Extent xi, 165 pages ; 24 cm
 
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