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  • The Reform of Girls' Secondary and Higher Education in Victorian England: A Study of Elites and Educational Change book cover

    The Reform of Girls' Secondary and Higher Education in Victorian England

    A Study of Elites and Educational Change, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Senders Pedersen

    Originally published in 1987, this title was first submitted as a doctoral dissertation at the University of California, Berkeley in 1974. Completed just as the years of expansion in higher education were drawing to a close, it reflects the growing doubts of the period as to the ability of formal…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Higher Education, Public Good and Markets book cover

    Higher Education, Public Good and Markets

    1st Edition

    By Jandhyala B. G. Tilak

    This book critically examines some of the major trends in the development of higher education. It demonstrates how in the context of liberalisation, globalisation and marketisation, the crisis in higher education has assumed different dimensions in all advanced and emerging societies. The author…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge India

  • Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education book cover

    Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Law, Michael Hoey

    Internationalisation of the contemporary university has become a pervasive and powerful development theme during the past three decades. In many countries, higher education is now a major export industry. The UK has longstanding experience of overseas student recruitment, international partnerships…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

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

  • Systemic Structural Constellations and Sustainability in Academia: A New Method for Sustainable Higher Education book cover

    Systemic Structural Constellations and Sustainability in Academia

    A New Method for Sustainable Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Marlen Arnold

    In order to create truly sustainable universities, we require new methods of visualising and interpreting them holistically as institutions built on complex relationships and systems, rather than as individual departments and people operating independently. This book uses a systemic structural…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Education in England and Wales: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Education in England and Wales

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    Originally published in 1991, this title was begun just before passage of the Education Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88), which was implemented in the 1990s. This major act along with still-in-force provisions of the 1944 Education Act (with its 17 amendments) comprises the statutes governing education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Vocational Education

  • Quality Improvement in Education: Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities book cover

    Quality Improvement in Education

    Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Parsons

    Using case studies from the full range of educational institutions, this book, originally published in 1994, provides an analytical overview of the quality debate in British education, illuminating the evolution of one of the most prevalent and forceful cultural phenomena in contemporary education…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD? book cover

    Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific book cover

    Universities in the National Innovation Systems

    Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. Krishna

    This volume looks at the role of universities in the National Innovation Systems in economies of the Asia Pacific. It examines the tremendous growth of human and knowledge capital made possible by teaching and research excellence in major universities, along with how universities are being…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Social Mobility for the 21st Century: Everyone a Winner? book cover

    Social Mobility for the 21st Century

    Everyone a Winner?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steph Lawler, Geoff Payne

    Social Mobility for the 21st Century addresses experiences of social mobility, and the detailed processes through which entrenched, intergenerationally transmitted privilege is reproduced. Contributions include (but are not limited to) family relationships, students’ encounters with higher…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Cognition, Metacognition and Academic Performance: An East Asian Perspective book cover

    Cognition, Metacognition and Academic Performance

    An East Asian Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael C. W. Yip

    Learning strategies and academic performance have been extensively investigated but relatively few studies were conducted in East Asia. This volume presents a reflection on the current status of metacognition and academic performance in the East Asian region. It serves to provide a more complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

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