Education: Childhood

  • Inspiring Learning Through Cooking book cover

    Inspiring Learning Through Cooking

    1st Edition

    By Suzie Strutt

    Cooking provides children with a wealth of opportunities to discover new materials and processes; develop their physical and social skills; and lead their own learning. Helping teachers and practitioners make the most of the valuable learning opportunities that cooking offers, this book provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Listening to Children's Advice about Starting School and School Age Care book cover

    Listening to Children's Advice about Starting School and School Age Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Dockett, Johanna Einarsdottir, Bob Perry

    Reflecting the importance of drawing on children’s perspectives to shape professional practice, this book offers a nuanced approach to understanding the aims, implications and practicalities of accessing and incorporating children’s perspectives in pedagogial practices relating to transitions.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • From Childhood to Chivalry: The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530 book cover

    From Childhood to Chivalry

    The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Orme

    Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first such study of its kind, it follows…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish book cover

    Early Childhood Pedagogies

    Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Murray

    Diverse international perspectives on the ways in which young children’s learning and care may be supported converge in this book. Traversing the field of early childhood education and care from its established philosophical underpinnings to 21st century research, policies, and practices, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens: Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania book cover

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens

    Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By Joan DeJaeghere

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens examines the multiple and contradictory purposes and effects of entrepreneurship education aimed at addressing youth unemployment and alleviating poverty in Tanzania. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face increasing pressure to educate young people through…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • The 'Poor Child': The cultural politics of education, development and childhood book cover

    The 'Poor Child'

    The cultural politics of education, development and childhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Hopkins, Arathi Sriprakash

    Why are development discourses of the ‘poor child’ in need of radical revision? What are the theoretical and methodological challenges and possibilities for ethical understandings of childhoods and poverty? The ‘poor child’ at the centre of development activity is often measured against and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Border-crossing in Education: Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations book cover

    Border-crossing in Education

    Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joëlle Droux, Rita Hofstetter

    Border-crossing in Education comprises a series of case studies covering a variety of cultural areas, in order to reveal the density of connections and exchanges that inform educational practices, policies, and systems. It attaches particular importance to individual and collective actors that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: International Perspectives book cover

    Progress, Change and Development in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Coates, Dorothy Faulkner

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals set out targets aimed at creating a safer, more prosperous, and more equitable world. If these goals were to be achieved, children’s lives would indeed be transformed. In this collection, achievements against these targets are identified, with each…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Home Education in Historical Perspective: Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900 book cover

    Home Education in Historical Perspective

    Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina De Bellaigue

    This book is the first publication to devote serious attention to the history of home education from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. It brings together work by historians, literary scholars and current practitioners who shed new light on the history of home-schooling in the UK…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective book cover

    Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pete King, Shelly Newstead

    Play is of critical importance to the well-being of children across the globe, a fact reflected in Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet existing literature on the subject is largely confined to discussing play from a developmental, educational or psychological…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Advances in Playwork Research

  • Messy Play in the Early Years: Supporting Learning through Material Engagements book cover

    Messy Play in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning through Material Engagements, 1st Edition

    By Sue Gascoyne

    Combining a rich theoretical foundation with practical tips, advice and case studies, Messy Play in the Early Years provides an informative and practical exploration of the unique qualities, characteristics and learning possibilities of messy play. Packed with valuable insights from research and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

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