Post-Compulsory Education Products

  • 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

  • The Fundamentals of Workplace Learning

    Understanding How People Learn in Working Life, 1st Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Fundamentals of Workplace Learning is a comprehensive guide to how people learn in the workplace, and the issues and challenges involved. Examining the essential aspects of workplace learning and unravelling the various influences which affect the success of work-based learners, Knud Illeris…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01
    Routledge

  • 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

  • An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19

    Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Barnes, Barbara Bassot, Anne Chant

    An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an indispensible source of support and guidance for all those who need to know why and how career learning and development should be planned, developed and delivered effectively to meet the needs of young people. It is a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge

  • In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Crawley

    Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • Ethical Issues in Youth Work

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sarah Banks

    This fully updated new edition of Ethical Issues in Youth Work presents a comprehensive overview and discussion of a range of ethical challenges facing youth workers in their everyday practice. The first part offers a clear outline of the nature of professional ethics, relevant ethical theories and…

    Paperback – 2010-05-21
    Routledge

  • 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

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