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Perennial Dilemmas Policymakers and Practitioners Face in the Adoption and Classroom Use of ICTs: The US Experience

Larry Cuban
2010

Main ideaSince the 1980s, US governments have invested thousands of dollars in the introduction of ICTs in classrooms. We have gone from one computer per 124 students in 1983 to 4...

Educational Excellence for Everyone: A Possible Reality

Roser Salavert
2010

Main idea Educational excellence is possible in a multicultural social context, with a high ratio of newcomers, with low basic education levels, with associated social problems (...

Segregation in schools: social and political challenges

Vincent Dupriez
2009

What is considered segregation?Segregation is the unequal distribution of individuals depending on their specific traits. In the area of schools, this may occur due to academic...

The Crisis of Social Cohesion: School and Employment at a Time of Uncertainty

Robert Castel
2009

What has caused the present crisis?The crisis that we are currently facing is a dramatic episode of a deeper process of crisis that saw its origins at the end of the 1970s and...

Leadership in innovative educational organisations

David Hopkins
2009

What are the challenges faced by head teachers?Regarding the figure of head teacher• The role of the head teacher has changed greatly: they increasingly have more tasks to carry...

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