Education: History of Education

  • Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals): Alternatives in Education and Theatre book cover

    Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Albert Hunt

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By A D Edwards

    Originally published 1970.This book traces the history of the sixth form in Britain from the first decade of this century and follows the continuing debate over its function to the present day. It analyzes what kind of organisation is required to meet the demands of rising numbers and questions…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire book cover

    Educational Policy and the Mission Schools

    Case Studies from the British Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Holmes

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equity: Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead book cover

    Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead, 1st Edition

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge

  • Schooling Corporate Citizens: How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy book cover

    Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge

  • Education Since 1800 book cover

    Education Since 1800

    1st Edition

    By Ivor Morrish

    Originally published in 1970, this volume provides a survey of the wide field of the development of education since 1800.  The book is structured as follows: Part One: The General Development of Popular Education English Elementary Education, the Development of Primary Education, English…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • A Social History of Education in England book cover

    A Social History of Education in England

    1st Edition

    By John Lawson, Harold Silver

    Originally published in 1973,this book describes the medieval origins of the British education system, and the transformations successive historical events – such as the Reformation, the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution – have wrought on it. It examines the effect on the educational pattern…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939 book cover

    English Primary Education and the Progressives, 1914-1939

    1st Edition

    By R J W Selleck

    Originally published 1972.This book concerns the progressive movement, its prominent thinkers and its achievements, at a period of vital change in English primary education. The role of progressive educationists, such as Lane, Neill and Montessori is considered. The author asserts that these…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Abbotsholme: 1889-1899 book cover

    Abbotsholme

    1889-1899, 1st Edition

    By Cecil Reddie

    Originally published in 1900 As well as being a history of Abbotsholme School this volume also examines the general question of the English national education at the turn of the last century. The material includes: The foundation of Abbotsholme, 1889 Answers to the Royal Commission on "…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Education in Britain Since 1944 book cover

    Education in Britain Since 1944

    1st Edition

    By W Kenneth Richmond

    Originally published 1978.This volume examines the purpose and the functioning of the present education system inthe UK and when it was originally published it was the first overall review of developments in British education since the 1944 Education Act. It discusses some of the most significant…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • J A Comenius and the Concept of Universal Education book cover

    J A Comenius and the Concept of Universal Education

    1st Edition

    By John Edward Sadler

    Originally published in 1966, this volume reappraises the educational philosophy of Comenius. Until recently the attention given to Comenius and his work concentrated on a narrow interpretation of his pedagogy which played down his pansophic theory. In the second half of the nineteenth century…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Indicative Past: A Hundred Years of the Girls' Public Day School Trust book cover

    Indicative Past

    A Hundred Years of the Girls' Public Day School Trust, 1st Edition

    By Josephine Kamm

    Originally published in 1971,this volume is much more than a history of the Girls’ Public Day School Trust; it examines the growth of educational opportunities for girls and is set against a background of changing social attitudes and ideas. The book is mainly concerned with a small group of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

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