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  • The Changing Face of Further Educationby Terry Hyland; Barbara Merrill

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions? The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies. This book comprehensively examines the current trends in further education... more...

  • Public or Private Education?by Richard Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    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...

  • Making Sense of Lifelong Learningby Norman Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    Making Sense of Lifelong Learning looks beyond the rhetoric about lifelong learning (LLL), and asks long overdue questions such as, Who is actually in need of LLL? What are the motives of institutions, employers and the Government in promoting LLL? And, who says what is and what is not LLL? In the context of the previous government attempts to enhance... more...

  • High Stakes Educationby Pauline Lipman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Noted scholar Pauline Lipman explores the implications of education accountability reforms, particularly in urban schools, in the current political, economic, and cultural context of intensifying globalization and increasing social inequality and marginalization along lines of race and class. more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Richard Edwards; Nod Miller; Nick Small; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This volume of the Open University Reader for Supporting Lifelong Learning looks at policy development in lifelong learning at local, regional, national and supra-national levels. Using an international team of contributors, it explores and examines the policy context for lifelong learning, the policies themselves, and their effects when implemented.... more...

  • British Private Schoolsby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private sector through special funding such as the Assisted... more...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Student Retention in Online, Open and Distance Learningby Ormond Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Student retention has become a key issue for all further and higher education institutions and is a major concern among those involved in online learning courses where retention rates are often even poorer than those for traditional campus-based courses. There is increasing recognition that student retention is the responsibility of the actual institutions... more...

  • Planning and Management in Distance Educationby Santosh Panda

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional levels. Also, changes in distance learning continue... more...

  • Educating Children with Fragile X Syndromeby Denise Dew-Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety. What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and... more...