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  • Der Übergang von der Schule in die berufliche Ausbildungby Christina Fink

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 38.53

    Christina Fink führt in ihrem Werk zwei Themen der bildungspolitischen Diskussion zusammen. Zum einen stellt sie die Frage nach der Anschlussfähigkeit von Schule und Berufsausbildung – im Vordergrund stehen dabei Jugendliche mit und ohne Hauptschulabschluss. Zum anderen setzt sie sich mit der Gestaltungskraft und den Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten kommunaler... more...

  • The Stupid Countryby Chris Bonner; Jane Caro

    NewSouth 1905; US$ 23.99

    This book warns of a future where the hardest schools for Australian parents to get their kids into will be public ones. With insight, passion and a great sense of urgency Chris Bonnor and Jane Caro show how government, anxious parents, the church and ideology are combining to undermine public schools. The Stupid Country is not a one-sided defence... more...

  • School To Workby David Stern; Neal Finkelstein; James R. Stone; John Latting; Carolyn Dornsife

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    An in-depth investigation into career-related programmes in American secondary schools and two-year further education colleges is given in this book. In addition to reviewing evidence on the effectiveness of vocational coursework, the authors analyse programmes involving students who study and work simultaneously, including co-operative education,... more...

  • Trivium 21cby Martin Robinson

    Crown House Publishing 2013; US$ 27.69

    Education policy and practice is a battleground between sworn enemies. Traditionalists argue for the importance of a privileged type of ‘hard' knowledge and deride ‘soft' skills. Progressives deride learning about great works of the past; preferring ‘21stC skills' like critical thinking, and teamwork. Whilst looking for a school for his daughter, the... more...

  • Vocational Education at a Distanceby Joao Oliveira; Greville Rumble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on case studies, this volume highlights the common problems encountered by educators who must provide vocational training at a distance from their pupils. The contributors discuss the impact of modern technology on education and consider the future role of distance education methods. more...

  • Technology-Enhanced Professional Learningby Allison Littlejohn; Anoush Margaryan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Technology-Enhanced Professional Learning addresses the need for continuous workplace learning that derives from the emergence of new, specialized, and constantly changing work practices. While continuous learning is fundamental to enabling individuals to function in and productively shape contemporary workplaces, digital technology is increasingly... more...

  • Young People's Perspectives on Education, Training and Employmentby Lorna Unwin; Jerry Wellington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Based on interviews with over 150 young people in education and training, this volume reflects on their perspectives on the issues and challenges that education and training have to offer. more...

  • Getting to Grips with GNVQsby Geoff Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This practical guide offers advice to teachers running GNVQ courses. Using case studies, the author identifies the key implementation issues and suggests possible solutions to problems that the teacher might encounter. Models of good practice are given, along with alternative approaches. more...

  • A Practical Guide to Career Learning and Developmentby Barbara Bassot; Anthony Barnes; Anne Chant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    A Practical Guide to Career Learning and Development is an essential guide for all those involved in careers education, either with sole responsibility or as part of a team.  With a focus on career happiness, resilience and growth, this exciting book offers effective pedagogical strategies, techniques and activities to make career learning and development... more...

  • Out of the Shadowsby Janice Aurini; Scott Davies; Julian Dierkes

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 120.99

    This book draws attention to supplementary education, which is growing in many parts of the world, but often goes unrecognized for what it is: a hidden form of privatized education. It provides ‘big picture’ analyses to comparatively explain the intensity, authority and policy contexts of supplementary education more...