Post-Compulsory Education Products

  • Government, Markets and Vocational Qualifications

    An Anatomy of Policy, 1st Edition

    By Peter Raggatt, Steve Williams

    During the 1980s and 1990s the elaboration of a reformed system of vocational qualifications was perhaps the most controversial of all the governments efforts to improve the provision of vocational education and training. Based largely on interviews with nearly 100 individuals who were closely…

    Paperback – 1999-09-09

  • Understanding Learning at Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, John Garrick

    Work now invariably requires a continual focus on learning: to improve productivity, to enhance the flexibility of employees and to develop and transform organizations. This volume brings together leading experts from the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to critically evaluate the…

    Paperback – 1999-03-25

  • Hospitality Management Education

    1st Edition

    By Kaye Sung Chon, Clayton W Barrows, Robert H Bosselman

    Help students succeed now and in the future in any aspect of the hospitality field!Hospitality Management Education focuses on the academic aspect of hospitality--the mechanisms of hospitality education programs, their missions, their constituents, and the outcomes of their efforts. This book…

    Hardback – 1999-03-02

  • Changing Vocational Education and Training

    An International Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Finlay, Stuart Niven, Stephanie Young

    Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the focus of change for some years. Many nations have developed VET systems with long-term strategies that benefit their economies, including co-ordinating economic, industrial and VET policies and achieving consensus among major stakeholders in the…

    Paperback – 1998-10-22

  • Informal Learning in the Workplace

    Unmasking Human Resource Development, 1st Edition

    By John Garrick

    Informal learning has become an extremely important issue as post-industrial workplaces seek to harness its productive potential. Managers and HRD practitioners have attempted to deploy informal learning in the design of corporate cultures, however, most discussions of the subject have tended to be…

    Paperback – 1998-09-17

  • Multicultural Education in Colleges and Universities

    A Transdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Ball, Mbulelo Vizikhu Mzamane, Stephen D. Berkowitz

    This book provides both an overview of the core dilemma in America--racism and the deadly impact it has had on American society--and an account of the ways in which the book's contributors have attempted to deal with this dilemma in their own teaching practice. Two core essays explore the…

    Paperback – 1998-07-01

  • The Challenge of Problem-based Learning

    1st Edition

    By David Boud, Grahame Feletti

    Problem-based learning is a way of constructing and teaching courses using problems as the stimulus and focus for student activity. This edition looks at the topic in the light of changes since the first edition (1991). There are new chapters on the impact of PBL, and inquiry and action learning.…

    Paperback – 1998-05-01

  • Separate But Equal?

    Academic and Vocational Education Post-16, 1st Edition

    By Tony Edwards, Carol Fitz-Gibbon, Frank Hardman, Roy Haywood, Nick Meagher

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13

  • Curriculum Making in Post-16 Education

    The Social Conditions of Studentship, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bloomer

    It is widely agreed that the post-16 curriculum in England and Wales is inadequate, mainly due to the successive reforms of various governments.YTS was a reaction to problems of youth unemployment, CPVE and BTEC embraced a 'broad' concept of vocationalism, and even with the introduction of NVQ and…

    Paperback – 1997-10-09

  • Overseas Students in Higher Education

    Issues in Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Harris, David McNamara, Professor David Mcnamara

    Higher education institutions are increasingly concerned with the quality of their teaching and learning experiences they provide for students, including the increasing number from overseas. In this text, some of the leading authorities in the field bring together current research and sound…

    Paperback – 1997-01-02

  • Rethinking Careers Education and Guidance

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hawthorn, Jennifer M. Kidd, John Killeen, Bill Law, A. G. Watts

    Re-thinking Careers Education and Guidance is the first book published in the United Kingdom to cover theory, policy and practice in all sectors of careers education and guidance provision. The book features: * an authoritative review of career theories, together with a new career learning theory *…

    Paperback – 1996-11-07

  • Management, Education and Competitiveness

    Europe, Japan and the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rolv Petter Amdam

    Globally two processes are striking about modern management education. Firstly, management education is changing rapidly to meet new challenges from business and governments and to improve competitiveness. Secondly, management education has become one of the fastest growing areas in higher…

    Hardback – 1996-07-04
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