Post-Compulsory Education Products

  • Handbook of School Violence and School Safety

    International Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Shane Jimerson, Amanda Nickerson, Matthew J. Mayer, Michael J. Furlong

    The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe…

    Paperback – 2011-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Values Education Resource File

    A Practical Kit for Exploring the things that Matter, 1st Edition

    By Ray Baxter

    Start exploring today! The Values Education Resource File is a highly practical kit, developed with schools for schools, to provide you with a straightforward way of thinking about the things that matter to you and your young people. It includes everything you need to help children and young…

    Pack – 2011-11-10
    Routledge

  • Work-Related Teaching and Learning

    A guide for teachers and practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Prue Huddleston, Julian Stanley

    In the current economic climate, it is more important than ever that young people engage with the world of work and gain the knowledge, skills and experience they will need to prepare them for their future careers. This book provides an overarching framework for understanding all the separate parts…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work

    Survey and Case Study Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.W. Livingstone

    Lifelong Learning is essential to all individuals and in recent years has become a guiding principle for policy initiatives, ranging from national economic competition to issues of social cohesion and personal fulfilment. However, despite the importance of lifelong learning there is a critical…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge

  • Improving Learning through the Lifecourse

    Learning Lives, 1st Edition

    By Gert Biesta, John Field, Phil Hodkinson, Flora J. Macleod, Ivor F. Goodson

    Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ‘knowledge economy’ or a ‘learning society’ in which every person’s…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Structuring Mass Higher Education

    The Role of Elite Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Palfreyman, Ted Tapper

    Undoubtedly the most important development in higher education in recent years has been the seemingly inexorable expansion of national systems. In a comparatively short time period many countries have moved from an elite to a mass model. Furthermore, expansion has invariably changed the whole…

    Paperback – 2010-12-09
    Routledge
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Towards Creative Learning Spaces

    Re-thinking the Architecture of Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    This book offers new ways of investigating relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place. It suggests that we need to understand more about the distinctiveness of teaching and learning in post-compulsory education, and what it is that matters about the design of its spaces.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-19
    Routledge

  • Improving Literacy at Work

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wolf, Karen Evans

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Improving Mathematics at Work

    The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Phillip Kent, Arthur Bakker

    Improving Mathematics at Work questions the mathematical knowledge and skills that matter in the twenty-first century world of work, and studies how the use of mathematics in the workplace is evolving in the rapidly-changing context of new technologies and globalisation. Through a series of case…

    Paperback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • Work Integrated Learning

    A Guide to Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Cooper, Janice Orrell, Margaret Bowden

    The demand for work-ready graduates, who are familiar with organizational practices in the workplace is increasing, and so the need for greater work integrated learning (WIL) is a growing concern for the education sector. With the globalization of higher education and the cultural and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2010-03-24
    Routledge

  • Improving What is Learned at University

    An Exploration of the Social and Organisational Diversity of University Education, 1st Edition

    By John Brennan, Robert Edmunds, Muir Houston, David Jary, Yann Lebeau, Michael Osborne, John T.E. Richardson

    Received the ‘highly commended’ award by the Society for Educational Studies for books published in 2010. What is learned in universities today? Is it what students expect to learn? Is it what universities say they learn? How far do the answers to questions such as these differ according to what,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-03
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

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