Assessing the Current State of Education in the Caribbean, 1st Edition

  • Charmaine Bissessar
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  • ISBN-10: 1522517014
  • ISBN-13: 9781522517016
  • DDC: 370.9729
  • 367 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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To meet the various needs of students, administrative policies and instructional techniques must consistently be improved upon. This allows schools to deliver a higher quality of education to students. Assessing the Current State of Education in the Caribbean is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on recent developments and innovations for schools in the Caribbean region. Focusing on teacher leadership, learning assessment techniques, and technology uses, this book is ideally designed for educators, school administrators, professionals, and researchers interested in recent developments within the education sector.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Principal and Teacher Leadership.
1: Leadership Challenges Confronting Middle Managers at a Secondary School in Trinidad.
2: Professionalism among Jamaican Educators: Principles, Practices, and the Practitioners' Perspectives.
3: New Principals' School Culture Awareness and School Change.
4: Do Jamaican Principals' Leadership Styles Correlate to Violence in School?.
Teachers' Perceptions of Assessments.
5: High-Stakes Testing in Saint Lucia: Common Entrance Teachers' Perception of the Changing Face of the Eleven Plus Examination and Their Role in the Partial Zoning Initiative.
6: Teachers' Experiences Implementing the Continuous Assessment Component of the Secondary Entrance Assessment at a Primary School Facing Challenging Circumstances.
Teachers' Perceptions of Behavioral and Health Issues.
7: Prevalence Estimates of Behavior Problems in Primary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago: A Baseline Inquiry.
8: Teachers' Knowledge about Asthma and Asthma Management in Inclusive Classrooms in Trinidad and Tobago.
Teachers' Perceptions of School Culture.
9: School Culture, Effectiveness and Low SES in Trinidad: A Multiple Case Study Diagnosis of an Excelling, a Mostly Effective, and an Underperforming Primary School.
Teachers' Perceptions of Technology.
10: Up a Creek without a Paddle: Teachers' Experiences of the One-to-One Laptop Initiative.
11: Designing a Flipped Classroom in a Higher/Teacher Education Context in the Caribbean.
Students' Perceptions of Higher Education Funding.
12: Opening the GATE to Improving College Students' Human and Psychological Capital through Higher Education Funding.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.