Education: History of Education

  • World Yearbook of Education 2018: Uneven Space-Times of Education: Historical Sociologies of Concepts, Methods and Practices book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2018

    Uneven Space-Times of Education: Historical Sociologies of Concepts, Methods and Practices

    Edited by Julie McLeod, Terri Seddon, Noah W. Sobe

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series considers changing space-times of education by asking how they become unevenly textured as our worlds globalise, horizons shift and familiar points of reference melt and are remade. Acknowledging the reach of economic and cultural change,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children: Gender, Class and Piety book cover

    John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746, primarily because of the importance he himself placed on it. Nevertheless, his educational endeavors extended well beyond this single institution,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Nationalism and History Education: Curricula and Textbooks in the United States and France book cover

    Nationalism and History Education

    Curricula and Textbooks in the United States and France

    By Rachel D. Hutchins

    History education, by nature, transmits an ‘official’ version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, and controversy over history teaching is an essential part of the process of redefining and regenerating the nation. France and the United States have in particular…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65 book cover

    The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65

    By Michael Parkinson

    Originally published in 1970, Michael Parkinson examines the Labour Party’s attitude towards secondary education in general and comprehensive schooling in particular and shows the effect of the party’s philosophy on the question of education and its social importance. The Labour Party is seen both…

    Hardback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Creative Teaching: An Approach to the Achievement of Educational Objectives book cover

    Creative Teaching

    An Approach to the Achievement of Educational Objectives

    By S. Howard Nicholls, Audrey Nicholls

    In their highly successful practical guide, Developing a Curriculum, Howard and Audrey Nicholls provided a basic guide to curriculum planning for both practising and prospective teachers. In this second volume, originally published in 1975, some of the ideas outlined there at an elementary level…

    Hardback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Innovation in the Science Curriculum book cover

    Innovation in the Science Curriculum

    Edited by John Olson

    Of all the subjects in the school curriculum, science has been a most common target of the reformer’s zeal. As a consequence, school science has featured frequently in studies of change in evaluation exercises and has also attracted the interest of social scientists. There have been others who have…

    Hardback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education: A Modern Interpretation book cover

    Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation

    By John McLeish

    Under the influence of the evangelical movement in the 18th and early 19th centuries education, in one form or another, was brought to a vast number of people in England and Wales. Originally published in 1969, it is this phenomenon that forms the subject of Dr McLeish’s book. The two central…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Philosophy in Schools book cover

    Philosophy in Schools

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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