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  • Routledge Revivals: Vocational Education and Training in the Developed World (1979): A Comparative Study book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Vocational Education and Training in the Developed World (1979)

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Cantor

    First published in 1989, this book primarily sets out to provide detailed accounts of the policy towards and the provision of vocational education and training in five countries of the developed world: Japan, Australia, the United States, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the United Kingdom.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
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    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

  • The Design of the University: German, American, and “World Class” book cover

    The Design of the University

    German, American, and “World Class”, 1st Edition

    By Heinz-Dieter Meyer

    What is the reason for the American university’s global preeminence? How did the American university succeed where the development of the German university, from which it took so much, stalled? In this closely-argued book, Meyer suggests that the key to the American university’s success is its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • 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

  • 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 
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    Routledge Research in Vocational Education

  • 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

  • Pan-African Education: A Must for the African Union book cover

    Pan-African Education

    A Must for the African Union, 1st Edition

    By John K. Marah

    This book makes a critical contribution to the study of pan-Africanism and the education of African people for continental African citizenship. It is a unique endeavor in that it intersects the social history of pan-Africanism and the education of African people at a 'global' level and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • World Yearbook of Education 2018: Uneven Space-Times of Education: Historical Sociologies of Concepts, Methods and Practices book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2018

    Uneven Space-Times of Education: Historical Sociologies of Concepts, Methods and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie McLeod, Noah W. Sobe, Terri Seddon

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series considers changing space-times of education by asking how they become unevenly textured as our worlds globalise, horizons shift and familiar points of reference melt and are remade. Acknowledging the reach of economic and cultural change,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Towards the Private Funding of Higher Education: Ideological and Political Struggles book cover

    Towards the Private Funding of Higher Education

    Ideological and Political Struggles, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Palfreyman, Ted Tapper, Scott Thomas

    An almost universal driving force for contemporary change in universities is the shifting view of higher education as more of a private than a public good. Towards the Private Funding of Higher Education presents a contemporary global picture of this move towards the privatisation of higher…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

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