Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Re-engaging Young People in Education

    Learning from alternative schools, 1st Edition

    By Martin Mills, Glenda McGregor

    Many young people failed by the school system are those who face a range of social and economic challenges due to multiple forms of injustice. This book provides an insight into the educational practices that work to re-engage young people who have become disenchanted with traditional schooling. It…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17

  • Professional Learning in Changing Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Monika Nerland, Karen Jensen

    The knowledge and decisions of professionals influence all facets of modern life, a fact reflected by the increasing and distinct emphasis on public accountability for what professionals know and do. The nature of this accountability has been fundamentally transformed in response to a changing…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10

  • Classroom Observation

    A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning, 1st Edition

    By Matt O'Leary

    Classroom Observation explores the pivotal role of lesson observation in the training, assessment and development of new and experienced teachers. Offering practical guidance and detailed insight on an aspect of training that is a source of anxiety for many teachers, this thought-provoking book…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26

  • Theories, Policy, and Practice of Lifelong Learning in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Weiyuan Zhang

    As the centre of the world economy is moving to Asia, lifelong learning in Asia is attracting a great deal of attention in the educational field worldwide. Asia not only provides the largest education market, but also plays an increasingly important role in educational globalization. However, until…

    Paperback – 2013-09-13

  • How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher

    A practical guide to being effective and innovative, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Duckworth

    How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher is a straightforward, friendly guide to being an effective and innovative teacher in post-compulsory education. Focussing on practical advice drawn from the author’s extensive and successful personal experience of both teaching and training teachers, it offers sound…

    Paperback – 2013-08-27

  • Moral Learning

    Integrating the Personal, Professional and Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica J. Taylor

    As moral educators we are more used to teaching others and researching their learning and moral development than reflecting on and writing formally about our own moral learning. We are not just professionals with an interest and supposedly some expertise in morality and education, we also have…

    Hardback – 2013-07-22

  • Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing

    Exploring the self in the learning process, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hunt

    Arising from a research project conducted over two years, Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing examines the effects of fictional autobiography on adult learners’ sense of self. Starting from a teaching and learning perspective, Hunt draws together ideas from psychodynamic…

    Paperback – 2013-07-01

  • Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An introductory guide for Education Studies, 1st Edition

    By Anne O'Grady

    Written specifically for Education Studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to lifelong learning and the impact it has on all areas of society. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, it explores what lifelong learning is, where learning can and does take place and who…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28

  • Global Perspectives on Higher Education and Lifelong Learners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Schuetze, Maria Slowey

    The global expansion of participation rates in higher education continue more or less unabated. However, while the concept of lifelong learning has figured prominently in national and international educational policy discourse for more than three decades, its implications for the field of higher…

    Paperback – 2013-05-20

  • Reconceptualising Feedback in Higher Education

    Developing dialogue with students, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Merry, Margaret Price, David Carless, Maddalena Taras

    Feedback is a crucial element of teaching, learning and assessment. There is, however, substantial evidence that staff and students are dissatisfied with it, and there is growing impetus for change. Student Surveys have indicated that feedback is one of the most problematic aspects of the student…

    Paperback – 2013-05-09

  • Learning and Living 1790-1960

    A Study in the History of the English Adult Education Movement, 1st Edition

    By J F C Harrison

    Originally published in 1961, the book charts the dynamics of successive phases of the adult education movement and shows the social origin and development of the ideas and attitudes of those involved with it.…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08

  • Challenges and Inequalities in Lifelong Learning and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Jackson

    The connections and interactions of lifelong learning and social justice are complex and contested. Both are seen as a means to unconditional good, with little account taken of the inequalities and equalities located in constructions of power. This book develops critical ways to engage with…

    Hardback – 2013-05-07

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