Adult Education and Lifelong Learning Products

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge

  • In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Crawley

    Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore the material – objects of all kinds –…

    Paperback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge

  • Improving Mathematics at Work

    The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Phillip Kent, Arthur Bakker

    Improving Mathematics at Work questions the mathematical knowledge and skills that matter in the twenty-first century world of work, and studies how the use of mathematics in the workplace is evolving in the rapidly-changing context of new technologies and globalisation. Through a series of case…

    Paperback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Work Integrated Learning

    A Guide to Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Cooper, Janice Orrell, Margaret Bowden

    The demand for work-ready graduates, who are familiar with organizational practices in the workplace is increasing, and so the need for greater work integrated learning (WIL) is a growing concern for the education sector. With the globalization of higher education and the cultural and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24
    Routledge

  • Narrative Learning

    1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson, Gert Biesta, Michael Tedder, Norma Adair

    What is the role of narrative in how people learn throughout their lives? Are there different patterns and forms of narrativity? How do they influence learning? Based on data gathered for the Learning Lives project, which sought to understand learning by questioning individuals about their life…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    Routledge

  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

    Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Now in its fourth edition, Adult Education and Lifelong Learning is well established, and is regarded as the most widely used text about adult education. Fully revised and updated with substantial additional material, this new edition takes account of many changes which have occurred in the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Power

    Interdisciplinary Education for a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Wilson

    Success in the twenty-first century demands knowledge power – for individuals, organisations, cities, regions and countries. This book offers a map showing the structure of the knowledge space in a contemporary context. The routes beyond traditional disciplines are charted, in part based on the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-10
    Routledge

  • Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-11
    Routledge

  • Learning and Work and the Politics of Working Life

    Global Transformations and Collective Identities in Teaching, Nursing and Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terri Seddon, Lea Henriksson, Beatrix Niemeyer

    Large scale changes in work and education are a key feature of contemporary global transformations, with a pervasive politics that affects people’s experiences of workplaces and learning spaces. This thought-provoking book uses empirical research to question prevailing debates surrounding…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23
    Routledge

  • Transitions and Learning through the Lifecourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Ecclestone, Gert Biesta, Martin Hughes

    Like many ideas that inform policy, practice and research, ‘transition’ has many meanings. Children make a transition to adulthood, pupils move from primary to secondary school, and there is then a movement from school to work, training or further education. Transitions can lead to profound and…

    Paperback – 2009-10-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Reflective Practice

    New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Bradbury, Nick Frost, Sue Kilminster, Miriam Zukas

    Reflective practice has moved from the margins to the mainstream of professional education. However, in this process, its radical potential has been subsumed by individualistic, rather than situated, understandings of practice. Presenting critical perspectives that challenge the current paradigm,…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge

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