Challenges of Education : Technology, Trends, Globalisation

Hemlata Talesra, Maneesha Shukul and Uma Shanker Sharma, Authors Press, 2003, xiv, 374 p, ISBN : 8172731345, $44.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Challenges of Education : Technology, Trends, Globalisation/Hemlata Talesra, Maneesha Shukul and Uma Shanker Sharma

Contents: Preface. I. Governance of education and human rights: 1. Concept and reality of human rights and duties/U. Guha. 2. Concept and realities of human rights and fundamental duties with relevance to teacher training programme/C.J. Malhotra. 3. Human rights—a necessity for national development/K.S. Khichi. 4. Right of education and inculcating of awareness/Jyoti Christian. 5. Creating awareness about human rights and duties: role of education/Gajendra Singh Tomar. 6. Position of management of human rights in India: an evaluation/Rakesh Kala. 7. Children’s rights and child labour: a paradoxical reality/Veena Gandotra, Maneesha Shukul and Neerja Jaiswal. 8. Politics of human rights and globalisation/Sujata Dasgupta. 9. ‘Human rights’ Chandigarh chapter, Dev Samaj College of education for women/Satindra Dhillon. 10. Education and human rights/Louis Vernal. 11. Role of education in creating awareness sensitisation about human rights and fundamental duties/Wasef Marashdeh. II. Challenges of teacher education in globalisation era: 12. Critical challenges of the 21 century: implication for teacher education, globalisation, privatisation technology and ecology/Deepa Dabir. 13. Teacher education and global changes in the 21 century/L.B. Patted. 14. Human right education: teacher education curriculum/Shashi Wanjari. 15. A strategy to promote human rights education: implications for teacher education/Vandana Talegaonkar and Rina Choudhary. 16. Performance appraisal and teacher accountability—the need of the hour/Mariyamma Mathew. 17. Changing social realities in Indian society and teacher education/Hemlata Talesra. 18. Quality assurance in teacher education/V.D. Javlekar. 19. Performance management: conceptual framework/Kailash Sodani and Anita Sukhwal. III. Empowerment of women and education: 20. A walking phenomenon? Women in educational leadership in England within a performance culture/Rosalind Morton. 21. Status and empowerment of women in educational leadership/Hemlata Talesra. 22. Management of women education for gender equality in India/Arun Kumar Kulshrestha. 23. I’m a woman! I’m a black! I’am a leader: a case study/Kholeka Constance Moloi. 24. Women at the grassroots level politics: the experience of the Panchayati Raj/Hemlata Talesra. 25. Barriers faced by women educational managers at higher education level/Hemlata Talesra. 26. Empowering women educational managers: strategies and issues/Ashutosh Biswal and Jaishree Das. 27. Strategies for empowering rural women educational managers/Mukesh Chandrakar and Ashutosh Biswal. 28. Environment education and protection: women as leaders in 21 century/Maneesha Shukul. 29. Position of Indian women and religious beliefs/Hemlata Telesra. IV. Education for all in infoage: 30. Total literary in the context of education for all by 2003/S.P. Ahluwalia and S. Beena. 31. Open and distance learning—the cornerstone of lifelong learning for the information age/Janet Jenkins. 32. Management of education of weaker segments/Prabha Vij. 33. Education of the weaker section of our society/A.B. Phatak. 34. Educating people for India’s response to future military and diplomatic strategy/E. D’Souza. 35. Alternative strategy for equality, universal primary education in remote and isolated areas of India/Hemlata Talesra. 36. A study of democratic values in educated tribal and non-tribal youth of South Gujarat/A.V. Parmar. 37. Reducing stress through creativity/Anita Talesra. Index.

"The global challenges of 21 century encumbers various fields—economic political education, social, environmental, physical and technological. The strides of development in these fields witnessed by the world has also experienced associated problems. It has become imperative to view the challenges and issues posed in various fields, and to identify and implement suitable strategies to meet the problems. This calls for cumulative deliberations of experts in this direction.

"This book is a compendium of thirty seven selected papers contributed by eminent scholars. The papers highlight various issues and challenges faced by the world having direct concern with education in the present millennium, and suggest suitable strategies to meet them, which will prove to be highly beneficial at the global level." (jacket)


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