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  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Marion Cartwright; Richard Edwards; Fiona Reeve

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 60.95

    This Reader examines the ways in which learning is organized in a diverse range of lifelong learning environments. If we are to harness the full potential of this learning, the structures of organizations and providers will have to change. The book also examines the shift away from the perception of formal institutions as the sole providers of education... more...

  • Staff Development in Open and Flexible Educationby Colin Latchem; Fred Lockwood

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    As institutions and organisations around the world move to more open and flexible delivery of educational and training programmes, there is increasing need for effective forms of staff development to encourage and support change. Staff development is not only critical in helping teachers and trainers acquire and improve their knowledge and skills in... more...

  • Oranges and Lemonsby Wendy Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    This warts-and-all look inside an inner city primary school is an intimate and charming account of how people at Edith Neville primary school approach issues that face urban schools everywhere. The author's insightful journalistic eye focuses on how individuals cope with government initiatives, the needs of the pupils and the community at large. ... more...

  • A history of Franciscan education (c. 1210-1517)by B. Roest

    BRILL 2000; US$ 204.00

    This volume offers a new synthesis of Franciscan education, showing the dynamic development of the Franciscan school network. Also discussed is the relationship between the medieval universities and the study programmes offered to Franciscan students. more...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; 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...

  • Migrant Educationby Judith A. Gouwens

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    What are the unique problems of providing schooling for a population on the move? This book describes the demographics of migrant workers and probes the attendant economic, political, sociological and language issues. more...

  • Urban Educationby Dale E Adams

    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...

  • Dyslexia, Speech and Languageby Margaret J. Snowling; Joy Stackhouse

    Wiley 2013; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42

    This authoritative handbook presents current ideas on the relationship between spoken and written language difficulties. It provides clinical and educational perspectives on the assessment and management of children's reading and spelling problems. The book begins with a theoretical overview. The second edition continues the theme of linking... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Open and Distance Learningby Andrea Hope; Patrick Guiton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    Adaptability and the ability to handle rapid and ongoing change are essential for successfully managing any modern educational enterprise, and open and distance learning is no exception. In an often over-looked field, this volume examines the nature of sustainability in open and distance learning using case material from a wide range of current... more...

  • A Race Against Timeby James Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 77.00

    Three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are discussed and analyzed, using data from seven large cities (Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York), national trends, and a statewide analysis of Maryland's school accountability system. The first approach, systems reform, focuses on improving... more...