Education Policy Products

  • Collaboration and the Future of Education

    Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically

    By Gordon Andrews, Wilson J. Warren, James Cousins

    Current educational reforms have given rise to various types of "educational Taylorism," which encourage the creation of efficiency models in pursuit of a unified way to teach. In history education curricula, this has been introduced through scripted textbook-based programs such as Teacher…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Handbook of Test Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark R. Raymond, Thomas M Haladyna

    The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Space, Place and Scale in the Study of Education

    Edited by Lorraine Symaco, Colin Brock

    The term ‘space’ is inherently geographical. Educational provision and activity takes place within spaces ranging from a room at home or in a school to a campus to an administrative area which could be a state within a country, a whole country or a group of countries. Such spaces are known as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying

    Social Justice Perspectives

    By Britney G Brinkman

    Bullying in schools has become the focus of a growing body of literature; however, much of that work diminishes the role of social context, social identities, and prejudices despite extensive research evidence suggesting that many victims of bullying are targeted because of an aspect of their…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Content and Language Integrated Learning

    Language Policy and Pedagogical Practice

    Edited by Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe

    This book explores some of the recent research undertaken on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). It offers an overview of several European contexts, describing experiences that could be extrapolated to many other communities worldwide. Contributions focus on issues related to language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Visible Learning into Action

    International Case Studies of Impact

    By John Hattie, Deb Masters, Kate Birch

    Recently at the Visible Learning Conference, Professor John Hattie stood up in his opening address and said, "I’m looking at you all and thinking ‘What if I got this wrong?’" I feel the same way when educators ask to visit and I always end up in the same place – that Keilor Views is a living,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Testing Regimes, Accountabilities and Education Policy

    Edited by Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Goli Rezai-Rashti

    Around the globe, various kinds of testing, including high stakes national census testing, have become meta-policies, steering educational systems in particular directions, and having great effects on schools and on teacher practices, as well as upon student learning and curricula. There has also…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

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