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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 535.00
These collections of documentary material illustrate the main themes of educational history from the early middle ages to the late twentieth century. It contains extensive extracts from every major educational document of this period including royal and parliamentary commissions. Each document is supported by short commentaries and an annotated bibliography.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95
Thoroughly updated to reflect the challenges of diversity in today?s schools, this new edition of Achievement and Inclusion in Schools shows how high levels of inclusion can be entirely compatible with high levels of achievement and that combining the two is not only possible but also essential if all students are to have the opportunity to participate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95
Understanding Contemporary Education offers an essential exploration of key concepts and issues in education that will allow education studies students, as well as trainee and practising teachers to engage in reflection, not only on work at the classroom level, but on education more broadly. Using detailed examples, the book problematises many popular... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95
Schooling Readers investigates the fascinating intersection of two American passions: education and literature. Allison Speicher introduces readers to the common school narrative, an immensely popular genre of fiction?though now often forgotten?set in the rural one-room school in the nineteenth century. Despite hailing from different regions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools addresses the contemporary issues of quantification and measurement in educational settings. The authors draw on the research of the Jubilee Centre at the University of Birmingham in order to investigate the concern that the conventional wisdom, sound judgement and professional discretion of teachers is... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00
What is the role of religion(s) in a human rights culture and in human rights education? How do human rights and religion relate in the context of public education? And what can religious education at public schools contribute to human rights education? These are the core questions addressed by this book. Stimulating deliberations, illuminating... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2016; US$ 33.56
The golden rule ? treat everyone as you would be treated yourself ? is the basis for a compassionate society. This book shows how to create compassionate schools that embody love in action and can thus help children deal with the difficult issues they face today. It argues for schools worldwide to adopt a compassionate curriculum. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
New Public Management and the Reform of Education addresses complex and dynamic changes to public services by focusing on new public management as a major shaper and influencer of educational reforms within, between and across European nation states and policy actors. The contributions to the book are diverse and illustrate the impact of NPM locally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95
Teaching Toward Democracy examines the contested space of schooling and school reform with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities that teaching in a democratic society provides. Chapters are written in the spirit of notes, conversations and letters the nationally recognized team of authors wish they received in their journeys into teaching.... more...