Education: Continuing Professional Development

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers: The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity book cover

    Facebook Mentoring and Early Childhood Teachers

    The Controversy in Virtual Professional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sharryn Clarke

    This volume explores concepts of mentoring, leadership and issues faced by early childhood teachers. Foregrounded against inadequate leadership and mentoring training in this sector, this book looks at how mentoring is exercised through Facebook. Mentoring through Facebook provokes a strong sense…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity book cover

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    Learning from Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Helms Jørgensen, Ole Johnny Olsen, Daniel Persson Thunqvist

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution book cover

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    The Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution is the first of two books that disseminate new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • The Role of Social Science in the Education of Professional Practitioners book cover

    The Role of Social Science in the Education of Professional Practitioners

    1st Edition

    By John Astley

    The Role of Social Science in the Education of Professional Practitioners explores the inter-relation between the social sciences and professional practice, particularly in areas of health and social welfare, and the form that professional education takes. The key issue of who provides for our…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Peace Education: Past, present and future book cover

    Peace Education

    Past, present and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. Jeannie Lum

    In 1999 the UN instituted the Program of Action on a Culture of Peace, leading to the Declaration of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World 2001-2010. This represented a paradigm shift away from the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge

  • Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning in Social Work: Current Issues and Future Direction book cover

    Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning in Social Work

    Current Issues and Future Direction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    This book focuses on the present development, gradual evolution, and current status of social work continuing education. The contributors demonstrate the rapidly growing importance of continuing education (CE) in the social work profession; look closely at present trends; and address the emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams book cover

    Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Supporting Teachers' Formative Assessment Practice with Learning Progressions book cover

    Supporting Teachers' Formative Assessment Practice with Learning Progressions

    1st Edition

    By Erin Furtak

    This book presents the results of a four-year, National Science Foundation-funded project that engaged nine high school biology teachers at three public high schools in long-term, on-site professional development program centered on a learning progression. It explores the influence of teacher…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Wellbeing in Higher Education: Cultivating a Healthy Lifestyle Among Faculty and Students book cover

    Wellbeing in Higher Education

    Cultivating a Healthy Lifestyle Among Faculty and Students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus A. Henning, Christian U. Krägeloh, Rachel Dryer, Fiona Moir, Rex Billington, Andrew G. Hill

    Academic staff and students within higher education settings are confronted by a learning environment that is academically stimulating, informative, career-focused and socially rich, which can be intensely competitive and highly charged. Within this learning environment, academic staff and students…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development: Using participatory action learning and action research approaches book cover

    Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development

    Using participatory action learning and action research approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

    This book applies and expands upon the concept of the ‘learning conference’ as a site of learning and development, using the paradigm and methodologies of participatory action learning and action research (PALAR). Making a significant contribution to the field, this is the first book to outline the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism: Concepts, Policy and Implementation book cover

    Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, Policy and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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