Work-based Learning Products

  • New Frontiers for College Education

    Edited by Jim Gallacher, Fiona Jane Helen Reeve

    The college sector, including institutions such as further education colleges in the UK and community colleges in the USA and Canada, is facing a growing number of new challenges caused by technological change and globalisation. New Frontiers for College Education considers the impact these…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Essays on Employer Engagement in Education

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Prue Huddleston, Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel

    Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital, Essays on Employer Engagement in Education considers how employer engagement is delivered and explores the economic outcomes linked to participation. Introducing&…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Cooperative Education in Asia

    History, Present and Future Issues

    Edited by Yasushi Tanaka

    This book discusses cooperative education in eight Asian countries – Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. It analyses how each country manages to generate a graduate labour force with a high level of education, as well as practical skills through cooperative…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • How Non-Permanent Workers Learn and Develop

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Helen Bound, Karen Evans, Sahara Sadik, Annie Karmel

    Amidst the rise of non-permanent work arrangements globally, this book is an empirically-based exploration of the challenges and opportunities non-permanent workers face in learning to do good work, developing occupational identities and striving for sustainable working lives. Based on a study of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    Learning from diversity

    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 volumes 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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries

    The historical evolution

    Edited by Svein Michelsen, Marja-Leena Stenström

    The Historical Evolution of Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries is the first of two volumes 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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    This tenth anniversary edition of Knud Illeris’s classic 2008 text is an updated and definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, now containing additional chapters from John Hattie and Gregory Donoghue, Sharan Merriam, Gert Biesta and Carolyn Jackson. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education

    Policy, Programmes and Pedagogy

    Edited by Sai Loo, Jill Jameson

    Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education presents a collection of research-based papers on the ‘English model’ of vocationalism and higher education. It argues that negative societal and political perceptions have hindered the debate about the significance and relevance of vocational education…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • Informal Learning at Work

    Triggers, Antecedents, and Consequences

    Edited by Gerhard Messmann, Mien Segers, Filip Dochy

    Informal Learning at Work reflects the growing interest in changing the way the workplace encourages and enhances learning and professional development. Due to societal, economic, and technological developments, organisations face the pressure of growing knowledge-intensity and the need for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

  • Networks for Learning

    Effective Collaboration for Teacher, School and System Improvement

    Edited by Chris Brown, Cindy L. Poortman

    Educational researchers, policy-makers and practitioners are increasingly focusing their attention on Professional Learning Networks in order to facilitate teacher development and encourage school and school system improvement. However, despite the understanding that PLNs can contribute…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

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