Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • Making Dyslexia Work for You

    2nd Edition

    By Vicki Goodwin, Bonita Thomson

    Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    Routledge

  • Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An International Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)’s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken…

    Hardback – 2011-11-17
    Routledge

  • Mentoring Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    A guide to effective practice, 2nd Edition

    By Bryan Cunningham

    The post-compulsory sector is complex and multifaceted, with highly diverse and sometimes challenging learner groups and subject to change from almost unending shifts in educational policy. Effective mentoring has a crucial role in the initial training of new teachers in the post-compulsory sector…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2011-10-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Telling Lives

    Exploring dimensions of narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Horsdal

    Both interest in and understanding of narrative analysis had developed rapidly in recent years and is now a mainstream element of research across many disciplines. In the groundbreaking Telling Lives: Exploring dimensions of narratives, the author illustrates as many facets as possible of the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge

  • Emerging Approaches to Educational Research

    Tracing the Socio-Material, 1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards, Peter Sawchuk

    The last fifteen years have seen much conceptual and methodological innovation in research on education and learning across the lifecourse, bringing both fresh insights and new dilemmas. This innovation was initially fuelled by the growing influence of conceptual framings often named as either…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13
    Routledge

  • Numeracy for QTLS

    Achieving the Minimum Core, 1st Edition

    By Liz Keeley-Browne, Anne Price

    By 2010 the Government requires all teaching staff in the Lifelong Learning Sector to gain the QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) teaching qualification.  In addition to the new qualification, all those training to teach in the post compulsory/FE sector must also …

    Paperback – 2011-07-07
    Routledge

  • Education: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kay Wood

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Theories of Learning for the Workplace

    Building blocks for training and professional development programs, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, Mien Segers, Piet Van den Bossche

    Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about ‘storing and recall’ but ‘development and flow’. Theories of Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology in Education

  • Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

    The Role of Social Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Sue Heath, Brenda Johnston

    Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to university but this vital new research has…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21
    Routledge

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