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  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Funding Inclusive Education: The Economic Realities book cover

    Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities, 1st Edition

    By Alan J. Marsh

    This title was first published in 2003.Funding for pupils with special educational needs has created resource management difficulties for schools and budgetary control problems for LEAs. Special educational needs is a frequent area of LEA overspending. These issues are particularly important as the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geography of the 'New' Education Market: Secondary School Choice in England and Wales book cover

    Geography of the 'New' Education Market

    Secondary School Choice in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Chris Taylor

    This title was first published in 2001. A series of major reforms during the 1980s and 1990s have led to the transformation of the Education System in England and Wales. The new system is now based on market principles in schooling resources. Parents now have the opportunity to state a preference…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education in the Open Society - Karl Popper and Schooling book cover

    Education in the Open Society - Karl Popper and Schooling

    1st Edition

    By Richard Bailey

    This title was first published in 2000. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Karl Popper, this book provides the first comprehensive examination of the educational implications of his philosophy. Critically exploring key elements of Popper’s work, his theory of knowledge, psychology of learning and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Emigration, Employability and Higher Education in the Philippines book cover

    Emigration, Employability and Higher Education in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Yasmin Y. Ortiga

    This book investigates the dilemma of educating students for future work in the context of the Philippines, one of the top sources of migrant labor in the world. Here, colleges and universities are expected to not only educate students for jobs within the country, but for potential employers beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Partnership and Mobility book cover

    Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education

    Policy, Partnership and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Breaden

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I book cover

    International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan: Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia book cover

    The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Designing for Learning in a Networked World book cover

    Designing for Learning in a Networked World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Bonderup Dohn

    Designing for Learning in a Networked World provides answers to the following questions: what skills are required for living in a networked world; how can educators design for learning these skills and what role can and should networked learning play in a networked world? It discusses central…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach in England and the United States: The Evolution of Policy and Practice book cover

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States

    The Evolution of Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Maria Teresa Tatto, Katharine Burn, Ian Menter, Trevor Mutton, Ian Thompson

    Learning to Teach in England and the United States studies the evolution of initial teacher education by considering some of the current approaches in England and the United States. Presenting empirical evidence from these two distinct political and historical contexts, the chapters of this…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

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