Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Shifting Focus: Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education book cover

    Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Multilingual Education for Africa

    Concepts and Practices

    Edited by Russell H. Kaschula, H. Ekkehard Wolff

    The common thread in this book is the exploration of innovative pedagogies in language teaching and language use in education. The greatest danger facing educators is one of complacency. Whether set in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, South Africa or elsewhere in Africa, all the chapters in this book emphasise…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNISA Press Series

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis: Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress book cover

    Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Music Differently

    By Tim Cain, Joanna Cursley

    Teaching Music Differently explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings - the early years, a special school, primary and secondary schools, a college, a prison, a conservatoire and a community choir - and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Teachers’ Worlds and Work: Understanding Complexity, Building Quality book cover

    Teachers’ Worlds and Work

    Understanding Complexity, Building Quality

    By Christopher Day

    Understanding what influences the quality of teachers’ work across a career is key to building and sustaining their on-going commitment and effectiveness. Teachers’ Worlds and Work provides a new, research informed consideration of key elements which independently and together influence teachers'…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning book cover

    The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items

    Measuring Student Learning

    By Michael Rodriguez, Anthony Albano

    The College Instructor’s Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning addresses the need for direct and clear guidance on item writing for assessing broad ranges of content in many fields. By focusing on multiple-choice response items, this book provides college instructors the tools to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Trials of Evidence-based Education: The Promises, Opportunities and Problems of Trials in Education book cover

    The Trials of Evidence-based Education

    The Promises, Opportunities and Problems of Trials in Education

    By Stephen Gorard, Beng Huat See, Nadia Siddiqui

    The Trials of Evidence-based Education explores the promise, limitations and achievements of evidence-based policy and practice, as the attention of funders moves from a sole focus on attainment outcomes to political concern about character-building and wider educational impacts.  Providing a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring challenges in designing and teaching (inter)disciplinary and (inter)cultural programmes in higher education book cover

    Exploring challenges in designing and teaching (inter)disciplinary and (inter)cultural programmes in higher education

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Progressive Reading Education in America: Teaching Toward Social Justice book cover

    Progressive Reading Education in America

    Teaching Toward Social Justice

    By Patrick Shannon

    Through firsthand accounts of classroom practices, this new book ties 130 years of progressive education to social justice work. Based on their commitments to the principle of the equal moral worth of all people, progressive teachers have challenged the obstacles of schooling that prevent some…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Education, Justice and the Human Good: Fairness and equality in the education system book cover

    Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • From Citizenship Education to National Education: Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers book cover

    From Citizenship Education to National Education

    Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers

    By King Man Eric Chong

    This book makes a timely contribution to understanding perceptions on national identity and National Education, with both of them have become controversial topics in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. In a so-called globalization era, national identity and National Education,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling book cover

    New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

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