Education Policy Products

  • The Journal of Education for Teaching at 40

    Edited by Peter Gilroy

    In 2015, the Journal of Education for Teaching celebrated 40 years of original contributions on the subject of international teacher education with the publication of an anniversary virtual special issue. Its unique contribution to debates about the preparation and lifelong learning of teachers in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge, Curriculum and Equity

    Social Realist Perspectives

    Edited by John Morgan, Brian Barrett, Ursula Hoadley

    In 2008 the first in a series of symposia established a ‘social realist’ case for ‘knowledge’ as an alternative to the relativist tendencies of the constructivist, post-structuralist and postmodernist approaches dominant in the sociology of education. The second symposium focused on curriculum, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Policy Entrepreneurship in Education

    Engagement, Influence and Impact

    By James Arthur

    Policy Entrepreneurship in Education aims to build the confidence and skills of education academics in securing higher impact for their work. It offers guidance and identifies methods of capturing and measuring impact, as well as practical advice in helping academics engage policy-makers and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Places for 2 year olds in the Early Years

    Supporting learning and development

    Edited by Jan Georgeson, Verity Campbell-Barr

    Grounded in recent research on the challenges with working with two-year-olds, this book explores how two-year-olds are presented in both policy and practice, and discusses why working with this age group is both exciting and rewarding. Through developing the readers’ theoretical understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Becoming Critical Teacher Educators

    Narratives of Disruption, Possibility, and Praxis

    Edited by Julie Ellison Justice, F. Blake Tenore

    The personal and professional are woven together in this collection of scholarly narratives by teacher educators who share their early critical experiences and model teaching practices to support continued resistance and possibilities in teacher education. Representing the myriad contexts where…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Teachers’ Worlds and Work

    Understanding Complexity, Building Quality

    By Christopher Day

    Understanding what influences the quality of teachers’ work across a career is key to building and sustaining their on-going commitment and effectiveness. Teachers’ Worlds and Work provides a new, research-informed consideration of key elements which independently and together influence teachers'…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Teaching Music Differently

    By Tim Cain, Joanna Cursley

    Teaching Music Differently explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings - the early years, a special school, primary and secondary schools, a college, a prison, a conservatoire and a community choir - and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Exploring challenges in designing and teaching (inter)disciplinary and (inter)cultural programmes in higher education

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

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