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  • Improving Opportunities to Engage in Learning: A Study of the Access to Higher Education Diploma book cover

    Improving Opportunities to Engage in Learning

    A Study of the Access to Higher Education Diploma, 1st Edition

    By Nalita James, Hugh Busher

    Improving Opportunities to Engage in Learning investigates the experiences of mature adult learners returning to formal education. The book challenges the policy discourses in which Access to Higher Education survives by suggesting that continuing education is more about determination by students…

    Paperback – 2020-02-16
    Routledge

  • Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges book cover

    Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe

    Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aina Tarabini, Nicola Ingram

    Educational Choices, Transitions and Aspirations in Europe analyses educational choices and transitions in eight different European countries/regions and provides an engaging means of considering issues of inequality through international comparisons. The book is underpinned by explorations of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-16
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Teacher Unions in a Globalised World: History, theory and policy in Ireland book cover

    Teachers and Teacher Unions in a Globalised World

    History, theory and policy in Ireland, 1st Edition

    By John Carr, Lori Beckett

    Teachers and Teacher Unions in a Globalised World asks a series of pressing questions of teacher educators, teachers and teacher unions worldwide in this era of global capitalism. As governments around the world support austerity politics in the face of financial meltdowns, social inequalities,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-16
    Routledge

  • Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future book cover

    Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe

    Challenges and Opportunities for the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Raquel Simões, Mónica Lourenço, Nilza Costa

    Teacher Education Policy and Practice in Europe provides a critical overview of the current challenges facing teacher education policy and practice in Europe. Drawing on a wide range of contributions, the book demonstrates that in order for teachers to reassume their role as agents of change, it is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Testing and Inclusive Schooling: International Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Testing and Inclusive Schooling

    International Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bjorn Hamre, Anne Morin, Christian Ydesen

    Testing and Inclusive Schooling provides a comparative perspective on seemingly incompatible global agendas and efforts to include all children in the general school system, thus reducing exclusion. With an examination of the international testing culture and the politics of inclusion currently…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity book cover

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    Learning from Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Helms Jørgensen, Ole Johnny Olsen, Daniel Persson Thunqvist

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing the Mathematical Child: A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance book cover

    Manufacturing the Mathematical Child

    A Deconstruction of Dominant Spaces of Production and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Anna Llewellyn

    Mathematics is a subject held in high esteem around the world, yet the teaching and learning of mathematics is rarely viewed as good enough and many find the subject difficult to comprehend, or engage with. In Manufacturing the Mathematical Child, Anna Llewellyn asks some difficult questions in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Politics of Quality in Education: A Comparative Study of Brazil, China, and Russia book cover

    Politics of Quality in Education

    A Comparative Study of Brazil, China, and Russia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaakko Kauko, Risto Rinne, Tuomas Takala

    The question of quality has become one of the most important framing factors in education and has been of growing interest to international organisations and national policymakers for decades. Politics of Quality in Education focuses on Brazil, China, and Russia, part of the so-called emerging…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education: Reclaiming Meaning book cover

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education

    Reclaiming Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Mockler, Susan Groundwater-Smith

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Semiotic Theory of Learning: New Perspectives in the Philosophy of Education book cover

    Semiotic Theory of Learning

    New Perspectives in the Philosophy of Education, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stables, Winfried Nöth, Alin Olteanu, Sébastien Pesce, Eetu Pikkarainen

    Semiotic Theory of Learning asks what learning is and what brings it about, challenging the hegemony of psychological and sociological constructions of learning in order to develop a burgeoning literature in semiotics as an educational foundation.  Drawing on theoretical research and its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution book cover

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    The Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström

    Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: The Historical Evolution is the first of two books that disseminate new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • The Law School - Global Issues, Local Questions book cover

    The Law School - Global Issues, Local Questions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Cownie

    First published in 1999, this international collection of essays on legal education addresses the following issues: The Law School and the University. Research into legal education has often been regarded as a marginal activity as compared with research into substantive areas of law. However,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
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