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  • Routledge Revivals: The Education Officer and His World (1970) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Education Officer and His World (1970)

    1st Edition

    By Derek Birley

    First published in 1970, this book tackles the topic of education and its structure and administration processes at the time of the early 1970s. This book broke new ground at the time, giving insight into an unfamiliar world, as Birley examines the system from nursery class to Polytechnic. Birley…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning and Education (1972) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Planning and Education (1972)

    1st Edition

    By Derek Birley

    First published in 1972, this book explores the nature of the British education service up until the early 1970s, looking at its complex administration and financial and legislative constraints. Derek Birley, an experienced educational administrator himself, explores radical methods of approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum: Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson book cover

    Alternatives to Privatizing Public Education and Curriculum

    Festschrift in Honor of Dale D. Johnson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga

    Through conversations in honor of Dale D. Johnson, this book takes a critical view of the monoculture in curriculum and policy that has developed in education with the increase of federal funding and privatization of services for public education, and examines the shift from public interest and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The New Literacy: Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools book cover

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Second 'R': Writing Development in the Junior School book cover

    The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards 2000: The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling book cover

    Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf book cover

    Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf

    1st Edition

    By Osman Z. Barnawi

    Over the past two decades, the Arabian oil-rich Gulf countries have faced enormous social, political, economic, cultural, religious, ideological and epistemological upheaval. Through detailed, critical comparative investigation, Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education book cover

    Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education

    1st Edition

    By Sai Loo

    Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education introduces a critical understanding of how teachers deliver occupational or vocational courses at various academic levels. Including wider coverage of work-related programmes and based on empirical research, this book uses the term…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Vocational Education

  • Pedagogy in Poverty: Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa book cover

    Pedagogy in Poverty

    Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Hoadley

    As South Africa transitioned from apartheid to democracy, changes in the political landscape, as well as educational agendas and discourse on both a national and international level, shaped successive waves of curriculum reform over a relatively short period of time. Using South Africa as a germane…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

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