The Quest for Educational Excellence

  • Kathleen A. Tobin Purdue University, Calumet
Keywords: Educational change, Educational models, Educational issues


A review of the book

ΓÇ£The Global Fourth Way: The Quest for Educational Excellence.ΓÇ¥ By Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 2012. ISBN: 978-1412987868


Individual chapters in The Global Fourth Way center on examples of high performance in Finland, Singapore, Alberta (Canada), Ontario (Canada), England, and California (US). Each captures the essence of educational models, practices, and issues in the region at large, before focusing on specific cases that support key values in their proposal. For example, in ΓÇ£Chapter Five ΓÇô Alberta: Innovation with

Author Biography

Kathleen A. Tobin, Purdue University, Calumet
Associate Professor, History