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  • Education And The Market Placeby Terence H. McLaughlin; David Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...

  • Organising a School's Responseby Ann Hackney; Dr Keith Postlethwaite; Keith Postlethwaite

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Feminism And Social Justice In Educationby Kathleen Weiler; Madeleine Arnot

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 64.95

    After more than twenty years of feminist education research, policy development and innovative school practice, it seems appropriate to evaluate the impact and significance of this world wide struggle for social justice in education. At the same time, the recent restructuring of educational provision whether in the name of sexual equality or the ideologies... more...

  • School Climateby H. Jerome Freiberg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Like a strong foundation in a house, the climate of a school is the foundation that supports the structures of teaching and learning. This book provides a framework for educators to look at school and classroom climates using both informal and formal measures. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of climate and details techniques which may be... more...

  • Enhancing The University Industry Interfaceby Douglas Weir; John O?Donaghue

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of the Journal of European Industrial Training is based around the Programme for University-Industry Interface (PUII) located at the University of Limerick (UL) in Ireland. The contributors are members of the project team and their associates and the editors are Douglas Weir, Chair of the project Academic Advisory Board and John... more...

  • Learning, Teaching, and Communityby Lucinda Pease-Alvarez; Sandra R. Schecter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This volume brings together established and new scholarly voices to explore how participatory and situated approaches to learning can contribute to educational innovation. The contributors' critical examinations of educational programming and engagements provide insights into how educators, youth, families, and community members understand and enact... more...

  • Closing the Gap Between Research and Practiceby Marion de Lemos

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95

    For some decades, world-wide, there have been national initiatives to improve literacy rates and standards. During the same period, concentrated research studies have been undertaken to find out how best to achieve the desired improvements. Two main thrusts in teaching and learning how to read and write have emerged, often in controversy. One... more...

  • A New World of Knowledgeby Sheryl L. Bond; Jean-Pierre Lemasson

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    A New World of Knowledge examines how globalization has obliged universities in Canada to reassess and rethink the international dimension of their mission and practice. All now include an international dimension in their mission statement. Is this a true statement of educational principles? Or is it simply a marketing message intended to position... more...

  • Diverse Sexuality and Schoolsby David Campos

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    An overview of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students in American schools - what they endure, their special needs and the programmes and groups that support them. It features a directory of organizations, associations and government agencies associated with GLBT youth. more...

  • Alternative Schoolsby Brenda J. Conley

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This volume describes the various components of alternative education and presents a comprehensive view of its impact on public education, particularly in urban school districts. It presents detailed descriptions of various alternative education models. more...