Education Policy Products

  • Global Perspectives on Language Education Policies

    Edited by JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall, Kathleen M. Bailey

    Presenting research on language policy and planning, with a special focus on educational contexts in which English plays a role, this book brings readers up-to-date on the latest developments in research, theory, and practice in a rapidly changing field. The diversity of authors, research settings,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • 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 – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching

    A study of politics and professionalism within teacher education

    By Alyson Simpson

    The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching reveals the impact of politics, professional guidelines and restrictive measurements of literacy on the emerging identities of young teachers. It places renewed emphasis on the importance of creative teaching with children’s literature for the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Innovations as Symbols in Higher Education

    By J. David Johnson

    Examining the role of symbolic innovations in higher education institutions, this book distinguishes between the real, material changes universities undergo and the ways universities present them and symbolic changes to outside and internal stakeholders. By defining symbolic innovations and their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Chinese Students in UK Further Education

    Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices

    By Rosemary A. Reynolds

    Chinese students in the UK have been increasing in number for many years, yet competition from other Western educators and increasing investment in China’s own education system has led to concern that UK institutions may soon see a decline in their market share. Dr. Reynolds addresses this issue in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years

    Supporting Learning and Development

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges of working with two-year-olds, Places for Two-year-olds in the Early Years explores how this often-overlooked age group is presented in policy and practice, and discusses why working with two-year-olds can be both exciting and highly rewarding. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances. The most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Education, Leadership and Islam

    Theories, discourses and practices from an Islamic perspective

    By Saeeda Shah

    Educational institutions are undergoing complex and sensitive changes in the context of immigration, international mobility, globalisation, and shifting economic scenarios, making highly challenging demands on educational leaders. Leadership is increasingly being perceived and theorised as pivotal…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

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