Education: History of Education

  • A People’s History of American Higher Education book cover

    A People’s History of American Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Philo Hutcheson

    This essential history of American higher education builds from the ground up, shedding light on the full, diverse of range of institutions—including small liberal arts schools, junior and community colleges, and state colleges—that have been instrumental in creating the higher education system we…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • Beyond Schooling: An Anarchist Challenge book cover

    Beyond Schooling

    An Anarchist Challenge, 1st Edition

    By David H. Hargreaves

    Provocative and engagingly written, Beyond Schooling offers a challenging perspective on State schooling in England and the unrelenting increase in centralisation from the late 1960s until the present day. Exploring how the education of our children and young people should be recaptured from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

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

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Creative Teaching

    An Approach to the Achievement of Educational Objectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Innovation in the Science Curriculum book cover

    Innovation in the Science Curriculum

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The School in the United States: A Documentary History book cover

    The School in the United States

    A Documentary History, 4th Edition

    Edited by James W. Fraser

    The School in the United States collects the essential primary documents of the history of education in the United States. Expertly chosen by historian and education scholar James Fraser, these documents walk students through two centuries of U.S. education from Colonial America through present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Oral History Education, Public Schooling, and Social Justice: Troubling Cultures of Reconciliation book cover

    Oral History Education, Public Schooling, and Social Justice

    Troubling Cultures of Reconciliation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Ng-a-Fook, Kristina Llewellyn

    The interdisciplinary group of scholars in this book address issues of social justice in a global context by drawing on oral history as a form of consciousness—not just a method or approach to overcoming historical marginalizations. They show the special role oral history plays in cultivating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore book cover

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

  • Religion and Relationships in Ragged Schools: An Intimate History of Educating the Poor, 1844-1870 book cover

    Religion and Relationships in Ragged Schools

    An Intimate History of Educating the Poor, 1844-1870, 1st Edition

    By Laura M. Mair

    Focusing on the interaction between teachers and scholars, this book provides an intimate account of "ragged schools" that challenges existing scholarship on evangelical child-saving movements and Victorian philanthropy. With Lord Shaftesbury as their figurehead, these institutions provided a free…

    Hardback – 2019-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Transformation of Initial Teacher Education: The Changing Nature of Teacher Training book cover

    The Transformation of Initial Teacher Education

    The Changing Nature of Teacher Training, 1st Edition

    By Ian Abbott, Philip Whitehead, Mike Rathbone

    Tracing the development of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) since the large-scale expansion of the teaching profession after the Second World War to the present day, Transforming Initial Teacher Education explores the changing nature of teacher training. Examining the growth of the ‘teaching…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge

  • Educational Reform and Environmental Concern: A History of School Nature Study in Australia book cover

    Educational Reform and Environmental Concern

    A History of School Nature Study in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy Kass

    A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Effective Assessment and the Improvement of Education: A Tribute to Desmond Nuttall book cover

    Effective Assessment and the Improvement of Education

    A Tribute to Desmond Nuttall, 1st Edition

    By Roger Murphy, Patricia Broadfoot

    Originally published in 1995, this volume brings together twenty classic contributions from the work of Desmond Nuttall as an educational researcher, thinker and policy adviser. A full commentary by two of his former colleagues who knew him well accompanies the text. They have set out to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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