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  • OFSTED Inspections

    The Early Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Ouston, Peter Earley, Brian Fidler

    The national programme of four-yearly school inspections was introduced in 1993, based on common criteria set out in OFSTED’s Handbook for the Inspection of Schools. Revised guidelines were introduced in February 1996, reflecting the lessons learned, and this book, originally published in 1996…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • The State, Education and Equity in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    The Impact of State Policies, 1st Edition

    By Enver Motala

    Edited by John Pampallis

    This title was first published in 2002: Has the South African post-apartheid state been able to achieve its stated goals? What has been the relationship between the process of educational reform and the impact on the state of the Constitution and other laws? This seminal book responds to these…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07

  • Educational Dilemmas

    A Cultural Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Tateo

    Educational Dilemmas uses cultural psychology to explore the challenges, contradictions and tensions that occur during the process of education, with consideration of the effect these have at both the individual and the collective level. It argues that the focus on issues in learning overlooks a…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04

  • Organizing for School Change

    1st Edition

    By Karen Seashore Louis

    Improving education is a key priority for governments around the world. While many suggestions on how best to achieve this are currently under debate, years of academic research have already revealed more about how to encourage change than is sometimes assumed. This volume brings together for the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Contexts of Learning

  • Computer-Based Testing

    Building the Foundation for Future Assessments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig N. Mills, Maria T. Potenza, John J. Fremer, William C. Ward

    Although computer-based tests (CBT) have been administered for many years, improvements in the speed and power of computers coupled with reductions in their cost have made large-scale computer delivery of tests increasingly feasible. CBT is now a common form of test delivery for licensure,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04

  • American Education

    A History, 6th Edition

    By Wayne J. Urban, Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr., Milton Gaither

    American Education: A History, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive, highly regarded history of American education from precolonial times to the present. Chronologically organized, it provides an objective overview of each major period in the development of American education, setting the discussion…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04

  • Teacher Evaluation as Cultural Practice

    A Framework for Equity and Excellence, 1st Edition

    By María del Carmen Salazar, Jessica Lerner

    Moving beyond the expectations and processes of conventional teacher evaluation, this book provides a framework for teacher evaluation that better prepares educators to serve culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners. Covering theory, research, and practice, María del Carmen Salazar…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Essays on Employer Engagement in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Prue Huddleston, Elnaz Kashefpakdel

    Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital in enabling access to economic opportunities, Essays on Employer Engagement in Education considers how employer engagement is delivered and explores the employment…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31

  • Governing Literate Populations

    The Political Uses of Literacy in Securing Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kelly

    Securing the hearts and minds of ‘dangerous’ populations is a major concern for governments across the world. Governing Literate Populations shows how ‘governmentalities’ have deployed education and literacy in different ways in order to protect their national, social, economic and geopolitical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Examination Physical Education

    Policy, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Trent D. Brown, Dawn Penney

    In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

    2nd Edition

    By Kathryn Ecclestone, Dennis Hayes

    The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education confronts the silent ascendancy of a therapeutic ethos across the educational system and into the workplace. Controversial and compelling, Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes’ classic text uses a wealth of examples across the education system, from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

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