Education: Post-Compulsory Education

  • Professionalism in Post-Compulsory Education and Training: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Professionalism in Post-Compulsory Education and Training

    Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Jonathan Tummons

    What does ‘professionalism’ mean for teachers and trainers in further education colleges or adult education centres? Over the last twenty years, ideas about professionalism and professional identity within the post-compulsory sector have been shaped and reshaped by successive policies, standards,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Disability Research and Policy: Current Perspectives book cover

    Disability Research and Policy

    Current Perspectives

    Edited by Richard J. Morris

    This book is based on research and scholarship produced by the Meyerson Disability Research Project (MDRP) at the University of Arizona. Its chapters are divided into two major sections: 1) Disability Research Areas and 2) Disability Policy Areas. The first section addresses some relatively new…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Psychology Successfully: A practical handbook for secondary and post-16 teachers and lecturers book cover

    Teaching Psychology Successfully

    A practical handbook for secondary and post-16 teachers and lecturers

    By Judy Miller

    Teaching Psychology Successfully is an essential source of support, written to ensure all secondary and post-16 teachers and lecturers - both specialist and non-specialist - are confident that they can deliver the curriculum expertly. This friendly, straightforward guide can be dipped into for…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Postsecondary Education book cover

    Strategies for Postsecondary Education

    By Peter Scott

    Originally published in 1975, Strategies for Postsecondary Education looks at how postsecondary education absorbs an increasing proportion of education budgets in developed countries. The book analyses the inequalities in the American postsecondary education system and compares its performance with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education book cover

    Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

    Edited by Craig Prichard, Paul Trowler

    Originally published in 2003 Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education, looks at how qualitative research in broad terms, confronts the question of the researcher's involvement in the production of knowledge. However, the method adopted even in highly positivist qualitative work has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • How They Fared: The Impact of the Comprehensive School Upon the University book cover

    How They Fared

    The Impact of the Comprehensive School Upon the University

    By Guy Neave

    Originally published in 1975 How They Fared looks at some of the effects of ‘going comprehensive’. The book's investigation provides information about the inflow of students from comprehensive schools. In what way do these students differ from their fellows from selective establishments? What…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Restructuring Universities: Politics and Power in the Management of Change book cover

    Restructuring Universities

    Politics and Power in the Management of Change

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Originally published in 1987 Restructuring Universities uses Aston University as a case study of the internal restructuring taking place in universities. Aston lost one third of its funding in 1981 and was told to reduce its student numbers by one fifth within three years. The university has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Crisis of the University book cover

    The Crisis of the University

    By Peter Scott

    Originally published in 1984, The Crisis of the University looks at the way in which changes to intellectual life relate to the development of the different institutions that make up higher education. It examines the evolution of the liberal university that flourished in the 19th and early 20th…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • A Higher Education: The Council for National Academic Awards and British Higher Education 1964-1989 book cover

    A Higher Education

    The Council for National Academic Awards and British Higher Education 1964-1989

    By Harold Silver

    Originally published in 1990, A Higher Education was commissioned by the Council for National Academic Awards to commemorate its silver jubilee. The book covers the history of a period of rapid expansion in higher education outside the universities, mirrored in the growth and development of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Eccentric Propositions: Essays on Literature and the Curriculum book cover

    Eccentric Propositions

    Essays on Literature and the Curriculum

    Edited by Jane Miller

    Originally published in 1984. This book charts important changes brought about by teachers in the way literature is read and written about in schools. Rooted in experiences of inner-city schools, it is extremely practical and especially valuable for the multi-ethnic classroom. The writers, all of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • Further Education, Professional and Occupational Pedagogy: Knowledge and Experiences book cover

    Further Education, Professional and Occupational Pedagogy

    Knowledge and Experiences

    By Sai Loo

    The further education (and skills) sector in England has been viewed as a backwater of educational research compared to the other sectors. This comparative lack of research and related publications may be due in part to the huge diversity of the sector. Further Education, Professional and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • How to be a Better Scientist: Researching with impact book cover

    How to be a Better Scientist

    Researching with impact

    By Andrew Johnson, John Sumpter

    How to be a Better Scientist will help PhD students gain an insight into what good science means and how to conduct it. It includes easily accessible guidance on topics such as integrity, gaining confidence, time and resource management, giving presentations and writing papers. Understanding the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

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