Quality of Human Resources: Education is a component of Encyclopedia of Human Resources Policy, Development and Management which is part of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme is organized into five different topics which represent the main scientific areas of the theme: Foundations of Educational Systems; Knowledge for Education; Structural Foundations of Educational Systems; Educational Systems: Case Studies and Educational Indices; Education for Sustainable Development. Each of these consists of a topic chapter emphasizing the general aspects and various subject articles explaining the back ground, theory and practice of a specific type of education which is a very important factor in human development and awareness for achieving global sustainable development. These three volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.
Using a workbook format, Teaching to the Standards of Effective Practice: A Workbook to Prepare and Guide a Successful Teaching Experience is a book designed to assist and guide a successful student teacher experience. This book uses an action and reflection approach. Using the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) standards as a base, more than 90 chapter activities support the knowledge and skill required for successful and effective teaching. In addition to these activities, self-assessments, a research-based foundation, expert commentaries, vignettes, student-to-student tips, and case studies guide the student teacher to a successful experience. Designed for student teachers and for those in the beginning years of their teaching career.