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A History of Western Educational Ideas

A History of Western Educational Ideas

1st Edition

Professor Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton
April 30, 2002

It is important that all those concerned with education - parents, teachers, administrators and policymakers - should have a reasonable understanding of the present system and how it has developed, sometimes over a period of many years. This work traces the development of Western educational ideas ...

Reasoning, Rationality and Dual Processes Selected Works of Jonathan St B T Evans

Reasoning, Rationality and Dual Processes Selected Works of Jonathan St B T Evans

1st Edition

Jonathan St B T Evans
February 14, 2017

Gender, Colonialism and Education An International Perspective

Gender, Colonialism and Education An International Perspective

1st Edition

Joyce Goodman, Jane Martin
July 30, 2002

An examination of the ways in which gender intersects with informal and formal education in England, Germany, Indonesia, South Africa, USA and the Netherlands. The book looks at various issues including: citizenship; authority; colonialism and education; and the construction of national identities....

International Yearbook of History Education

International Yearbook of History Education

1st Edition

A. Dickinson, P. Gordon, P. Lee, J. Slater
July 28, 2016

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Socialism and Education in Britain 1883-1902

Socialism and Education in Britain 1883-1902

1st Edition

Kevin Manton
June 03, 2016

Examines the British socialist movement in the last two decades of the 19th century through its policies on children's education. The author reassesses the nature of these policies and comments on the validity of those historiographical models used in analyses of the socialism of this period....

International Review of History Education International Review of History Education, Volume 3

International Review of History Education International Review of History Education, Volume 3

1st Edition

Alaric Dickinson, Peter Gordon, Peter Lee
July 17, 2014

The third volume in this international review takes "raising standards" as its central theme. Raising standards is no simple matter, either conceptually or empirically, whatever politicians might think. If it is to happen, it must draw on research and practical experience from other countries....

In History and in Education Essays presented to Peter Gordon

In History and in Education Essays presented to Peter Gordon

1st Edition

Richard Aldrich
June 29, 1996

This tribute from historian and educationists to the work and influence of Peter Gordon, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education in London, is grouped round the central theme of the educational history of the 19th and 20th centuries....

Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960

Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960

1st Edition

David Doughan, Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon
March 31, 2001

This dictionary is the first attempt to identify systematically the large heterogeneous group of women's organisations that grew up from the early 19th century up to the beginning of the modern women's movement, from women abolitionists and Chartists through Social workers, nurses, suffragists and ...

Understanding History International Review of History Education 4

Understanding History International Review of History Education 4

1st Edition

Ros Ashby, Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Lee
May 30, 2014

What sense do children and young people make of history? How do they cope with competing historical accounts in textbooks? How do they think historical or archaeological claims are supported or rejected? And whatever students think about history, how do their teachers see history ...

Universities and the State in England, 1850-1939

Universities and the State in England, 1850-1939

1st Edition

Keith Vernon
May 30, 2014

The question of the relationships between universities and the state is one of considerable current concern and debate. This book studies the development of the modern university system in England from the mid-nineteenth century to the outbreak of the Second World War, focusing on the role of the ...

The Values Debate A Voice from the Pupils

The Values Debate A Voice from the Pupils

1st Edition

Leslie J. Francis
June 30, 2001

Presents findings from a survey conducted among 30,000 13-15 year olds throughout England and Wales, giving particular attention to social, personal and moral issues....

The TUC and Education Reform, 1926-1970

The TUC and Education Reform, 1926-1970

1st Edition

Dr Clive Griggs, Clive Griggs
September 05, 2013

This book covers a crucial period for the development of state education in Britain; the advent of the comprehensive debate before and during the Second World War; the War years themselves and the 1944 Education Act; the post-War Labour Government; and Churchill's last government in a time of ...

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