Education: History of Education

  • 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • A Social History of Educational Studies and Research book cover

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research

    1st Edition

    By Gary McCulloch, Steven Cowan

    A Social History of Educational Studies and Research examines the development of the study of education in the UK in its broader educational, social and political context since its early beginnings in the first part of the twentieth century. By providing a historical analysis of the contested…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Childhood to Chivalry: The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530 book cover

    From Childhood to Chivalry

    The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Orme

    Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first such study of its kind, it follows…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • American Education: A History book cover

    American Education

    A History, 6th Edition

    By Wayne J. Urban, Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr., Milton Gaither

    American Education: A History, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive, highly regarded history of American education from precolonial times to the present. Chronologically organized, it provides an objective overview of each major period in the development of American education, setting the discussion…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Governing Literate Populations: The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society book cover

    Governing Literate Populations

    The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kelly

    Securing the hearts and minds of ‘dangerous’ populations is a major concern for governments across the world. Governing Literate Populations shows how ‘governmentalities’ have deployed education and literacy in different ways in order to protect their national, social, economic and geopolitical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages: A History of Language Education, Assessment and Policy in Britain book cover

    Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages

    A History of Language Education, Assessment and Policy in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Nicola McLelland

    Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages provides a comprehensive history of language teaching and learning in the UK from its earliest beginnings to the year 2000. McLelland offers the first history of the social context of foreign language education in Britain, as well as an overview of changing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp: Childhood, Philosophy and Education book cover

    In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp

    Childhood, Philosophy and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maughn Rollins Gregory, Megan Jane Laverty

    In close collaboration with the late Matthew Lipman, Ann Margaret Sharp pioneered the theory and practice of ‘the community of philosophical inquiry’ (CPI) as a way of practicing ‘Philosophy for Children’ and prepared thousands of philosophers and teachers throughout the world in this practice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Philosophy for Children Founders

  • Border-crossing in Education: Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations book cover

    Border-crossing in Education

    Historical perspectives on transnational connections and circulations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joëlle Droux, Rita Hofstetter

    Border-crossing in Education comprises a series of case studies covering a variety of cultural areas, in order to reveal the density of connections and exchanges that inform educational practices, policies, and systems. It attaches particular importance to individual and collective actors that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Radical Schooling for Democracy: Engaging Philosophy of Education for the Public Good book cover

    Radical Schooling for Democracy

    Engaging Philosophy of Education for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hooley

    Radical Schooling for Democracy proposes that formal education around the world has a serious philosophical weakness: as the ideology of neoliberalism increasingly dominates economic and as a consequence, educational and social life, formal education has adopted a narrow, rational and economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Home Education in Historical Perspective: Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900 book cover

    Home Education in Historical Perspective

    Domestic pedagogies in England and Wales, 1750-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina De Bellaigue

    This book is the first publication to devote serious attention to the history of home education from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. It brings together work by historians, literary scholars and current practitioners who shed new light on the history of home-schooling in the UK…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Society and Education: An Outline of Comparison book cover

    Society and Education

    An Outline of Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Stavros Moutsios

    Society and Education explores the relation of society to education in Europe, as well as its comparative perspective towards overseas societies and their institutions. It is an enquiry into the social-historical institution of education and cross-cultural studies in Europe. Elaborating on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

12Series in History of Education

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