Jessica Woods (eds.)
Extended Education -an International Perspective
Proceedings of the International Conference on Extracurricular and Out-of-School Time Educational Research
2013. 253 pp. Pb. 29,90 (D), 30,80 (A), US$45.95, GBP 26.95
The institutions and processes concerning out-of-school education are of ever growing importance. The scale of both public and private offers are steadily increasing, therefore individuals and families find more and more ways to satisfy their educational and training needs. This timely volume assesses the current impact and future of out-of-school education with case studies from eight different countries.
From the Contents:
Ludwig Stecher and Sabine Maschke, “Out-of-school education” – A new chapter in educational research?
Natalie Fischer and Eckhard Klieme, Quality and effectiveness of German all-day schools.
Results of the study on the development of all-day schools in Germany
Manuela du Bois-Reymond, The Dutch all-day school in European perspective
Marianne Schüpbach, Development, quality, and effectiveness of out-of-school time education in
Alan Dyson and Kirstin Kerr, ‘Out-of-school time’ in England: From chess club to extended services
Björn Haglund and Anna Klerfelt, The Swedish leisure-time centre. Past – present – future
Denise Huang, Building resiliency for American at-risk youth implementation quality on youth outcomes
Joseph Mahoney, Adam C. Sheppard, and Tracy Bennett, Out-of-school time and obesity
Sang Hoon Bae and Sue Bin Jeon, School-based after school programs
The key to quality & equality in education – Korea’s experience
Yoshiaki Yanagisawa, Characteristics and roles of extracurricular and out-of-school education in Japan