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- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 16.07
Hauptbeschreibung In der internationalen Debatte spielt der Begriff der Popular Education eine wachsende Rolle. Es gilt zu überprüfen, welche historischen Ursprünge und aktuellen Diskurse für die Erwachsenenbildung in den deutschsprachigen Ländern von Bedeutung sind und in welcher Weise anschlussfähige Konzepte an eine Weiterbildung entwickelt werden... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2010; US$ 16.07
Hauptbeschreibung Religion und Ethik sind nicht selten Gegenstand von Angeboten in der Erwachsenenbildung. Sie dienen als Herausforderung zur Selbstklärung und bieten Raum zur Beteiligung am Zeitgespräch. Dieser REPORT arbeitet die Dimensionen von Religion und Ethik in einer Verbindung aus Reflexion und Praxisbezug heraus. Dabei wird insbesondere... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
This work takes a comprehensive look at urban schools using history as a lens for coming to grips with social, political, legal, and economic realities reflected in the American urban education system. It covers inadequate funding, student poverty, and ethnic schisms in the classroom. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 210.00
The improvement of urban schools is one of the major challenges facing practitioners and policy-makers today. Issues related to poverty create particular difficulties in urban schools, and the emphasis on market-led improvement strategies has tended to add to these challenges. In addition, strategies for `raising standards¿, as measured by aggregate... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 42.95
This book provides guidance for schools and parents on how to make the transfer from primary to secondary as easy as possible for children with ASDs. It advocates the need for scrupulous preparation of transfer arrangements because children with ASDs struggle to predict the outcome of any new situation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
This collection of essays, edited by the distinguished historian of education Richard Aldrich, examines past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of knowledge and education. Following the introduction, it is divided into three sections: * key themes and turning points in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth... more...
- NIACE 2011; US$ 14.15
The key message of the annual NIACE Survey on Adult Participation for 2011 is that recession is bad for lifelong learning for anyone over the age of 25. The survey highlights the central importance of workplaces as sites of adult learning ? and of the challenges posed to a learning society when opportunities to learn reduce. more...
- NIACE 2010; US$ 14.15
This survey continues the series documenting adult participation in learning in the UK. Using responses of around 5,000 adults, it offers key findings, breaking down trends in participation and future intentions to learn by gender, socio-economic class, age, employment and the regions. It provides up-to-date data as well as a valuable means for comparison... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 75.00
"Our schools suck." This is how many young people of color call attention to the kind of public education they are receiving. In cities across the nation, many students are trapped in under-funded, mismanaged and unsafe schools. Yet, a number of scholars and of public figures like Bill Cosby have shifted attention away from the persistence... more...