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

    SAGE Publications 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) P. Hargreaves; Dennis L. Shirley

    SAGE Publications 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 R. Joyce; Emily Calhoun

    SAGE Publications 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...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Can public schools in America be saved? This book considers theory, current practice, and the common school ideal through a historical lens to arrive at practical suggestions for reforming contemporary public education. 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...

  • 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...

  • Mielke, Macht und Meisterschaftby Ingolf Pleil

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 12.32

    Zehn Tage im Januar 1981 erschütterten die DDR-Fußballwelt. Kurz vor der Abreise der Nationalmannschaft nach Südamerika wurden Gerd Weber, Peter Kotte und Matthias Müller verhaftet. Auslöser war der Bericht eines Inoffiziellen Mitarbeiters des Staatssicherheitsdienstes, dass die drei Spieler der SG Dynamo Dresden »bei einem der nächsten Spiele in der... more...

  • The Public School Phenomenonby Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86

    The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young minds and bodies? Should they be abolished? Are they in fact the form of education we would all wish for our children if we could only afford the fees? Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy's... more...

  • Learn to Teachby Catherine Scott

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Lively, engaging and thought-provoking, a must read for pre-service teachers and anyone interested in expanding their understanding of learning. more...