Education Policy Products

  • Non-State Actors in Education in the Global South

    Edited by Prachi Srivastava, Geoffrey Walford

    There has been an increase in fee-paying private schooling, and engagement of non-state actors in education in the Global South, including for-profit and corporate entities. Fuelled by social equity concerns, there has been vigorous debates on the appropriateness of certain non-state actors,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Responsibility and Responsibilisation in Education

    Edited by Christine Halse, Catherine Hartung, Jan Wright

    Concerns with the nature of and relationship between responsibility and responsibilisation pervade contemporary social, political and moral life. This book turns the analytical lens on the ways in which responsibility and responsibilisation operate in diverse educational settings, relationships and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    This edited collection is about poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. The book addresses these issues through three main themes around…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Primary Education in Europe (1989)

    Edited by Maurice Galton, Blyth Alan

    Published in 1989 in conjunction with the Council of Europe, this book is a major source of reference for those interested in the comparative study of primary education in Europe. Whilst there is much material available at secondary level, there is little information about the organisation and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Global Conversations in Literacy Research

    Digital and Critical Literacies

    Edited by Peggy Albers

    In this volume, renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current intellectual and practical issues in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational settings across diverse and international settings…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and Education

    Now the Dust Has Settled

    Edited by Neil Selwyn, Eve Stirling

    Social media are now established as an important aspect of contemporary education. We live in times where social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Snapchat are mainstream educational tools; where most new educational technologies claim to have a ‘social’ element; and it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education

    Edited by Arniika Kuusisto, Terry Lovat

    From being on the margins of scholarly debate for much of the past century and a half, religion is being recognized once again as an area of concern for scholars, politicians, and public policy makers, and thus, the role of religious and spiritual education has taken on a new importance. Apart from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Ten Mindframes For Visible Learning

    Teaching for success

    By John Hattie, Klaus Zierer

    The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influencers of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. Mindframes for Visible Learning defines the 10behaviours or mindframes that teachers need to adopt to maximise student success.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

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