A New Paradigm for Global School Systems: Education for a Long and Happy Life

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Routledge, Feb 22, 2007 - Education - 232 pages
This volume—a major new contribution to Joel Spring’s reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education—offers a new paradigm for global school systems. Education for global economic competition is the prevailing goal of most national school systems. Spring argues that recent international studies by econom
 

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Contents

Preface
Democracy Freedom and Education
New Educational Paradigm
Basic Educational Principles for a Long Life
Will Social Inequalities Be Overcome
MiddleClass Stress
A New Paradigm for a Global Curriculum
Happiness and Longevity as a Curriculum
Environmental Education and Capabilities
A New Paradigm for a Global Core
Curriculum
A Prototype for a Global School and Humanity
A Prototype Textbook for a Global
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