New Studies in the History of Education Connecting the Past to the Present in an Evolving Discipline
Leadership and Management for Education Studies Introducing Key Concepts of Theory and Practice
Understanding Contemporary Issues in Higher Education Contradictions, Complexities and Challenges
By Nicholas Joseph
September 12, 2023
Providing a wide-ranging, critical and up-to-date introduction to the history of education, this book explores its true meaning and value for education studies. With no assumption of prior knowledge, it considers key themes, individuals and situations in depth highlighting the specific ways in ...
By Deborah Outhwaite, Catherine A. Simon
June 20, 2023
This book introduces theories of educational leadership and management and provides examples of their translation into practice. Many students studying education no longer go directly into teaching, but instead follow a diverse range of careers associated with the education sector more widely: ...
By Mark Pulsford, Rebecca Morris, Ross Purves
May 31, 2023
This book explores undergraduate education programmes in a new way. Written by those at the forefront of teaching and learning, it encourages students to delve beneath the surface of their degree subject and reveals important insights about the how, why and where next for education studies. With ...
By Gary Beauchamp, Dylan Adams, Kevin Smith
October 27, 2022
This text is a go-to resource for those wanting to broaden their knowledge and critical understanding of how international education can be transformed in the future based on theory and research. The core focus of the book is to enable the reader to critically reflect on the role of education in a...
By Tom Feldges
October 12, 2022
This key text offers a detailed exploration of the wide range of theoretical approaches to theory, practice and research in Europe and how these can illuminate our understanding of contemporary education systems. Contributors working or living in countries across the continent offer their insights ...
By Brendan Bartram
October 30, 2020
This insightful book offers a wide-ranging collection of lively discussions on contemporary issues, policies and practices in higher education. Bartram integrates contributions from experienced academics, teachers and students in a unique approach and structure, designed to enable students with ...
By Jessie Bustillos Morales, Sandra Abegglen
March 17, 2020
Understanding Education and Economics explores the multiple ways in which the field of education and schooling has become closely aligned with economic imperatives and interests, and the impact of this on learning and teaching. In particular, the increasing influence of economic arguments, economic...
By Catherine A. Simon, Graham Downes
February 17, 2020
Sociology for Education Studies provides a fresh look at the sociology of education, focusing on themes such as habitus, hegemony and intersectionality. It supports students in applying sociological theory to their own educational experiences and developing an understanding of why social orders ...
By Tom Feldges
April 08, 2019
Combining contributions from international academics and practitioners, this new text develops students’ ability to philosophise as well as learn about philosophy and education. It considers issues concerned with the interface between education and wider society but goes beyond this to explore ...
By Cathal Ó Siochrú
February 14, 2018
Psychology and the Study of Education: Critical Perspectives on Developing Theories explores both the insights and applications that psychology can offer in a range of educational contexts. Introducing the reader to a wide variety of sources, from cutting edge research to key studies from the ...
By Brendan Bartram
August 22, 2017
International and Comparative Education offers detailed and wide-ranging illustrations of the ways in which comparison can illuminate our understanding of contemporary education systems by exploring issues in relation to specific educational sectors, from early-years and primary schooling, through ...
By Zeta Brown, Stephen Ward
August 02, 2017
Contemporary Issues in Childhood provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive introduction to the current influences and challenges that surround childhood, families and communities. The text carefully explores the lives of children and young people to make clear the link between this ...