Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Influencing Higher Education Policy: A Professional Guide to Making an Impact book cover

    Influencing Higher Education Policy

    A Professional Guide to Making an Impact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ant Bagshaw, Debbie McVitty

    Drawing together a team of expert contributors from across the sector to offer contemporary descriptions and critical reflection of practice in higher education, Influencing Higher Education Policy uncovers the nature of policymaking and interpretation. With a range of authors whose experiences…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Funding Inclusive Education: The Economic Realities book cover

    Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities, 1st Edition

    By Alan J. Marsh

    This title was first published in 2003.Funding for pupils with special educational needs has created resource management difficulties for schools and budgetary control problems for LEAs. Special educational needs is a frequent area of LEA overspending. These issues are particularly important as the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geography of the 'New' Education Market: Secondary School Choice in England and Wales book cover

    Geography of the 'New' Education Market

    Secondary School Choice in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Chris Taylor

    This title was first published in 2001. A series of major reforms during the 1980s and 1990s have led to the transformation of the Education System in England and Wales. The new system is now based on market principles in schooling resources. Parents now have the opportunity to state a preference…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education in the Open Society - Karl Popper and Schooling book cover

    Education in the Open Society - Karl Popper and Schooling

    1st Edition

    By Richard Bailey

    This title was first published in 2000. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Karl Popper, this book provides the first comprehensive examination of the educational implications of his philosophy. Critically exploring key elements of Popper’s work, his theory of knowledge, psychology of learning and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping: Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment book cover

    Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping

    Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment, 1st Edition

    By Becky Francis, Becky Taylor, Antonina Tereshchenko

    Presenting original quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale empirical research project conducted in British secondary schools, Reassessing ‘Ability’ Grouping analyses the impact of attainment grouping on pupil outcomes, teacher effectiveness and social equality. Alongside a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory, Research, and Policy book cover

    International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory, Research, and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Virtue

    The International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory is a landmark resource for researchers, graduate students, policy makers, and practitioners who work in middle level education and associated fields of study. The volume provides an overview of the current state of middle level education…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Syrian Refugee Children in Australia and Sweden: Education and Survival Among the Displaced, Dispossessed and Disrupted book cover

    Syrian Refugee Children in Australia and Sweden

    Education and Survival Among the Displaced, Dispossessed and Disrupted, 1st Edition

    By Nina Maadad

    Both Australia and Sweden are economically, socially and politically well-developed countries and each has responded to the Syrian crisis in its own way with features that define refugee children’s schooling trajectories for transition to life and work. Syrian Refugee Children in Australia and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools book cover

    Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Barton

    The teaching of the arts and literacy in schools is often at odds with one another. The desire for schools to improve results on high stakes testing can lead to a narrow view of literacy rather than one that acknowledges the unique and distinct literacies that exist in the arts. With methods of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Police in Schools: An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers book cover

    Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia book cover

    Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arvanitakis, Bhushan Sudhanshu, Nayantara Pothen, Aarti Srivastava

    This book presents insights into the current state of higher education, emerging pedagogies and innovative technology-driven learning techniques in research and teaching. Focussing specifically on the higher education models in India and Australia, the volume explores concerns and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement book cover

    Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan M. Brookhart, James H. McMillan

    Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

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