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  • Shift Edby David E. Houle; Jeff T. (Thomas) Cobb

    Corwin 2011; US$ 28.95

    A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a ?call to action? to everyone who is concerned about education in America. He argues that reinventing our system is inevitable and we already have the information and capabilities to make the necessary changes.  Shift Ed  challenges... more...

  • The Fourth Wayby Andrew (Andy) Hargreaves; Dennis L. Shirley

    Corwin 2009; US$ 28.95

    A compelling approach to lasting educational change informed by lessons learned and new successes worldwide! Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley present a concise framework for successful and sustainable reform that integrates teacher professionalism, community engagement, government policy, and accountability. Drawing from research on traditional... more...

  • Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Educationby Bruce Joyce; Emily Calhoun

    Corwin 2011; US$ 34.95

    Keys to building a new generation of courses and schools   While many futurists tout the value of teaching students 21 st -century skills, bridging the concept with the practice is best accomplished by professional educators. Authors Bruce Joyce and Emily Calhoun know how to actualize the critical reforms that enable schools to prepare students... more...

  • History Education and National Identity in East Asiaby Edward Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies. more...

  • Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachersby Donald K. Sharpes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.95

    Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as... more...

  • Education in the United Kingdomby Liam Gearon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This accessible book provides a basic understanding of the structure and organization of education in the United Kingdom in a time of rapid change and devolved government. It is designed as an introductory guide and reference work for all with an interest in education, including trainee and newly qualified teachers, university lecturers, school-based... more...

  • Blair's Educational Legacy?by Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective opposition. During the election campaign Tony... more...

  • Old School Still Matters: Lessons from History to Reform Public Education in Americaby Brian Fife

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Despite dramatic, sweeping changes in recent decades, a strong case can be made for guiding the reformation of contemporary public education in the United States on common school ideology of the nineteenth century. The author argues that the common school remains a public institution capable of preparing America's youth to contribute to the community... more...

  • A History of the Sociology of Childhoodby Berry Mayall

    Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    This concise book gives a history of how the sociology of childhood has developed, from its post-war beginnings in the USA to its development in the UK and continental Europe, considering the links between sociological and rights agendas and considering research in many languages. more...

  • A History of Australian Schoolingby Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 40.91

    A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years. The first systematic history of education published in thirty years, it offers invaluable insights into the issues and debates which characterise one of our most important... more...