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  • Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping

    Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment, 1st Edition

    By Becky Francis, Becky Taylor, Antonina Tereshchenko

    Presenting original quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale empirical research project conducted in British secondary schools, Reassessing ‘Ability’ Grouping analyses the impact of attainment grouping on pupil outcomes, teacher effectiveness and social equality. Alongside a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • American Public School Finance

    3rd Edition

    By William A. Owings, Leslie S. Kaplan

    In an era of dwindling fiscal support for public schools, increasing federal mandates, and additional local budget requirements, educational leaders must be able to articulate sound finance theory and application. Designed for aspiring school leaders, this text presents the realities of school…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan M. Brookhart, James H. McMillan

    Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Democracy, Education and Research

    The Struggle for Public Life, 1st Edition

    By John Schostak, Ivor F. Goodson

    Considering how practices and processes of research and education can create fundamental, radical social change, Democracy, Education and Research assesses the meaning of ‘public impact‘ by rethinking what is meant by ‘public‘ and how it is essential to the methodologies of education and research.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Best

    Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity evaluates the contribution that Bauman has made to education studies. It outlines the central themes within social analysis in Bauman’s writings, and examines how researchers have applied his key ideas to explore current theoretical issues.  The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning Intention into Reality, 1st Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Clive Dixon, Tony Tiplady

    It is easy to underestimate the impact that school organisation has on the behaviour, effectiveness, engagement and creativity of the teachers, staff and students who work within it. It also has a marked effect on the well-being of staff members, and how families and the community relate to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Migration, Borders and Education

    International Sociological Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Gerrard, Arathi Sriprakash

    This book brings together high-quality international research which examines how migration and borders are experienced in education. It presents new conceptualisations of education as a ‘border regime’, demonstrating the need for closer attention to ‘border thinking’, and diasporic and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • American Education

    19th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching as Learning

    Selected Essays 1981-2019, 1st Edition

    By Peggy McIntosh

    From one of the world’s leading voices on white privilege and anti-racism work comes this collection of essays on complexities of privilege and power. Each of the four sections illustrates Peggy McIntosh’s practice of combining personal and systemic understandings to focus on power in unusual ways.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Problems of Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    By Victor Purcell

    The aim of this book, first published in 1936, was to give a complete conspectus of Chinese education at the time. It succeeds in this, describing entirely a period when China had abandoned an age-old system of literary education in favour of one derived from the West. However, the sponsors of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Irving Epstein

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

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