This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the global education industry both in OECD* countries as well as developing countries, and presents the works of scholars based in different parts of the word who have significantly contributed to this area of research. Focusing on the areas of cross-over in public-private partnerships in education, WYBE 2016 critically examines the actors and factors that have propelled the global rise of the education industry.
Split into three key sections, Part I explores how education agendas are shaped; Part II considers the private financing of education and the export of school improvements to professional consultancies; and Part III analyses new market niches, such as low-fee private schooling and for-profit education provisions.
The book draws upon case studies of many global organizations, including:
The Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationPearson Affordable Learning FundBridge International AcademiesTeach for AllOmega Schools
Co-edited by three internationally renowned scholars, Antoni Verger, Christopher Lubienski and Gita Steiner-Khamsi, WYBE 2016 will be a valuable resource for researchers, graduates and policy makers who are interested in the global education industry.
*Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 294
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
"The volume provides a useful and timely overview of the growing impact of the global education industry on education today, offering an array of case studies and analyzing a variety of actors... The volume is useful to graduate students and researchers in educational policy and comparative and international education, and to political and social scientists looking to develop a comprehensive understanding of the growing involvement of private actors, institutions, and business logics in the field of education."- Tyler Hook, Comparative Education Review
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