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Rethinking Equity - Creating a Great School for All By J-C Couture, PhD & Stephen Murgatroyd, PhD FRSA FBPsS
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Understanding educational success of Alberta or Finland needs to include an awareness of socio-cultural,political, and economic factors–issues covered in several chapters of this... More > book.Indeed,education policies that drive better equity and equality in these systems must be kept at the center of attention when considering any lessons from these high-performing school systems.Finland has shown, just like Alberta,that educational change should be systematic and coherent,in contrast with the current haphazard intervention efforts of many other countries...my own conclusion is that developing the capacities of schools through interventions like AISI (Alberta Initiative for School Improvement) in Alberta and school-led curriculum system in Finland is much more important than testing the hell out of students, and that some out-of-school policies and support mechanisms to families and children associated with health, well-being and happiness are also necessary.< Less
Rethinking Equity - Creating a Great School for All By J-C Couture, PhD & Stephen Murgatroyd, PhD FBPsS FRSA
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Understanding educational success of Alberta or Finland needs to include an awareness of socio-cultural,political, and economic factors–issues covered in several chapters of this... More > book.Indeed,education policies that drive better equity and equality in these systems must be kept at the center of attention when considering any lessons from these high-performing school systems.Finland has shown, just like Alberta,that educational change should be systematic and coherent,in contrast with the current haphazard intervention efforts of many other countries...my own conclusion is that developing the capacities of schools through interventions like AISI (Alberta Initiative for School Improvement) in Alberta and school-led curriculum system in Finland is much more important than testing the hell out of students, and that some out-of-school policies and support mechanisms to families and children associated with health, well-being and happiness are also necessary.< Less
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Global Food Security and Biodiversity By Dr. Shyam S. Khinchi & Mrs.Meenu Tanwar
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Our Earth is a 4.6 billion year old Planet. It is a storehouse of 17,19,183 known species of plants and animal and bears the pressure of 7.5 billion human beings. Since the antiquity of man, plants... More > and animals have played a dominant role in meeting man‘s needs and greed. Diversity of plant and animal life formulate the support structure. Civilizations of the world have used this support structure for their growth, progress, development and advancement. Resources available for the human consumption are highly limited whereas the population of the world is increasing at an alarming rate. Humans thrive on less than 17 percent of the earth‘s surface and only 4 percent grow crops. As a result of this, there is a mismatch between food available and consumers. According to World Food Summit (1996), food security exists, when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preference for an active and healthy life.< Less
New Partnerships for a New Era: Enhancing the South African Army’s Stabilization Role in Africa [Enlarged Edition] By Strategic Studies Institute & Deane-Peter Baker
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Since emerging from the mire of its apartheid past, South Africa has become a key player in Sub-Saharan Africa. The challenge of creating a truly national military, during a period in which South... More > Africa has also wrestled with tough internal socio-economic problems, has left the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in a weakened state. Despite this, they have in recent years made a considerable contribution to efforts to bring peace and stability to the African continent. A critical step in building a capable and confident future South African Army has been the commencement of the SA Army’s Vision 2020 forward planning process. Recent political changes in both the United States and South Africa have opened up a new window of opportunity for developing a productive partnership between the two nations. This monograph outlines ways in which the United States can contribute to the SA Army’s Vision 2020 program to help optimize South Africa’s potential contribution to the emergence of a peaceful and...< Less
Why the West Is Not the Best : 10 Superiority Myths By Francisco Capelo
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From Psychology to Mass Media, from Linguistics to Architecture, these are the 10 reasons why the West thinks it´s better than the rest. Is Stephen Hawking wrong about the universe´s... More > space expansion ? Does Noam Chomsky really studies Language...? Why has official science chosen Freud instead of Jung ? This is the book every scholar from the social or exact sciences should read. These are ten myths professed as absolute truths and upon which our society of fear is built: 1 – Linguistics: the Myth of moneme / morpheme 2 – Physics: the Myth of the universe’s space expansion 3 – Sociology/Anthropology: the Myth of the self-sufficient society 4 – Educational system and Politics: the Myth of the “neutral society" 5 – Psychology: the Myth of scientific objectivity 6- Economics: the Myth of development 7- Communication Media: the Myth of “free” Communication Media 8- Egocentrism: the Myth of the concept of family 9- The invention of Money 10- The “international style” in architecture< Less
America’s Forgotten First War for Slavery and Genesis of The Alamo Volume II By Phillip Thomas Tucker
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In Volume II of this ground-breaking series, Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D., has presented a “new look” at the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836 without the traditional romance and myths.... More > Mexico made the mistake of allowing American immigrants to settle in Texas. Mostly from the South, they created an unprecedented economic prosperity based on slavery and cotton cultivation. However, these developments set the stage for open warfare between the largely pro-slavery settlers and the Republic of Mexico, which had abolished slavery in 1829. Because of the massive support from the U.S. to the Texas rebels who fought to preserve the Southern way of life and slavery, the Texas Revolution was actually America's first war for slavery. With this revealing new perspective, Tucker's historical analysis has given us an insightful understanding of a war that altered the destinies of two neighboring republics. For the first time, Tucker has revealed the hidden secrets and forgotten truths of the Texas Revolution.< Less
America’s Forgotten First War for Slavery and Genesis of The Alamo By Phillip Thomas Tucker
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In this ground-breaking book, Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D., has presented an entirely "new look" at the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836 without the traditional romance and myths. Mexico made... More > the mistake of allowing American immigrants to settle in Texas. Mostly from the South, they created an unprecedented economic prosperity based on slavery and cotton cultivation. However, these developments set the stage for open warfare between the largely pro-slavery settlers and the Republic of Mexico, which had abolished slavery in 1829. Because of the massive support from the U.S. to the Texas rebels who fought to preserve the Southern way of life and slavery, the Texas Revolution was actually America's first war for slavery. With this revealing new perspective, Tucker's outstanding historical analysis has given us an insightful understanding of a war that altered the destinies of two neighboring republics. For the first time, Tucker has revealed the hidden secrets and forgotten truths about the Texas Revolution.< Less
Vladimir Putin A Geostrategic Russian Icon A Slavic People A Russian Superpower A Charismatic World Leader The Global Upheaval Trilogy By Goeran B. Johansson
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A trilogy about Russian President Vladimir Putin based on three previously published books from 2011 until 2016. The books clarify Putin's ongoing strategy to make Russia a global power again after... More > the dissolution of the USSR. The trilogy is based on articles by international experts and the author's own analyzes that deal with the issues in a global strategic perspective. From the chaotic Yeltsin years with a much-weakened Russia; further during the sixteen years when Vladimir Putin developed relations with China within BRICS as well as SCO; moreover, Malaysia MH 17 airliner over Eastern Ukraine. The trilogy refers to the Syrian Civil War, ISIL; the situation around the South China Sea and the Philippines; finally, in Sweden. Right up until the drama of the presidential election in the United States, the reader can get an impartial illumination of the greatest global and political-economic-military upheaval of our time. The author predicts today's global situation in a surprisingly clear way.< Less
Vladimir Putin: A Geostrategic Russian Icon: A Slavic People: A Russian Superpower: A Charismatic World Leader: The Global Upheaval: Trilogy By Goeran B. Johansson
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A trilogy about Russian President Vladimir Putin based on three previously published books from 2011 until 2016. The books clarify Putin's ongoing strategy to make Russia a global power again after... More > the dissolution of the USSR. The trilogy is based on articles by international experts and the author's own analyzes that deal with the issues in a global strategic perspective. From the chaotic Yeltsin years with a much-weakened Russia; further during the sixteen years when Vladimir Putin developed relations with China within BRICS as well as SCO; moreover, Malaysia MH 17 airliner over Eastern Ukraine. The trilogy refers to the Syrian Civil War, ISIL; the situation around the South China Sea and the Philippines; finally, in Sweden. Right up until the drama of the presidential election in the United States, the reader can get an impartial illumination of the greatest global and political-economic-military upheaval of our time. The author predicts today's global situation in a surprisingly clear way< Less

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