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Out of the Shadows: The Global Intensification of Supplementary Education Vol: 22

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14 Oct 2013
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
250 pages - 152 x 229 x 28mm
International Perspectives on Education and Society
Supplementary education consists of private instruction that complements and sometimes 'shadows' formal school content. Providers range from informal and part-time tutors to highly institutionalized, multi-national corporate franchises. This phenomenon is growing worldwide and has many potential impacts on formal education systems. This volume is the first multi-national examination of this topic and includes 'big picture' analyses to comparatively explain the intensity, authority and policy contexts of supplementary education. Quantitative and qualitative case studies of countries with high and low intensity forms of supplementary education are detailed. The chapters aim to deepen comparative and interdisciplinary knowledge on the impact of these educational markets on formal school systems, and inform future research and policy on supplementary education.
Researching supplementary education: Plans, realities, and lessons from fieldwork in china. The insecurity industry: Supplementary education in Japan. Supplementary education in turkey: Recent developments and future prospects. Private tutoring in vietnam: A review of current issues and its major correlates. Supplementary education in brazil: Diversity and paradoxes. Supplementary education in a changing organizational field: The canadian case. But did it help you get to university? A qualitative study of supplementary education in western australia. Supplementary education in the United States: Policy context, characteristics, and challenges. Supplementary education in germany: History and present developments. Making markets: Policy construction of supplementary education in the united states and korea. Family capital: A determinant of supplementary education in 17 nations. Out of the Shadows: The Global Intensification of Supplementary Education. International Perspectives on Education and Society. Out of the Shadows: The Global Intensification of Supplementary Education. Copyright page. List of Contributors. Foreword. Out of the shadows? An introduction to worldwide supplementary education. About the Authors.

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