Learning for a Co-operative World

Education, social change and the Co-operative College

  • Tom Woodin
  • Linda Shaw
Learning for a Co-operative World explores the remarkable growth of co-operative education in formal and informal learning, and its future potential for all ages and in diverse settings. It celebrates its values of democracy, solidarity, equality and self-help, which inform over 600 schools and the Co-operative College as it achieves its centenary.
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Education, social change and the Co-operative College

  • Tom Woodin
  • Linda Shaw
Learning for a Co-operative World explores the remarkable growth of co-operative education in formal and informal learning, and its future potential for all ages and in diverse settings. It celebrates its values of democracy, solidarity, equality and self-help, which inform over 600 schools and the Co-operative College as it achieves its centenary.

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Diversity in Teacher Education

Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.
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Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.

Price: £22.99

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Struggles for Empowerment

Higher education stories from East and West

  • Ambreen Shahriar
  • Teresa Bruen
A unique account of students from poor rural provinces in Pakistan and the Republic of Ireland who struggle to access graduate studies. Applying Bourdieu’s theories of social and cultural capital, habitus and field illuminates how students succeed in different ways in overcoming profound social and economic inequalities to achieve higher education.
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Higher education stories from East and West

  • Ambreen Shahriar
  • Teresa Bruen
A unique account of students from poor rural provinces in Pakistan and the Republic of Ireland who struggle to access graduate studies. Applying Bourdieu’s theories of social and cultural capital, habitus and field illuminates how students succeed in different ways in overcoming profound social and economic inequalities to achieve higher education.

Price: £19.99

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Science for All

The struggle to establish school science in England

  • Edgar Jenkins
Science for All is a thoroughly researched account of the long battle to establish school science in England, from its introduction to the classroom in the mid-nineteenth century to the launch of the National Curriculum in 1989. It addresses the underlying question of what school science is for and reveals when, how and why the answer has changed.
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The struggle to establish school science in England

  • Edgar Jenkins
Science for All is a thoroughly researched account of the long battle to establish school science in England, from its introduction to the classroom in the mid-nineteenth century to the launch of the National Curriculum in 1989. It addresses the underlying question of what school science is for and reveals when, how and why the answer has changed.

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Inclusion and Intersectionality in Visual Arts Education

  • Kate Hatton
This unique book examines the varied and overlapping identities celebrated in the visual arts in Higher Education. The authors use case studies to show how intersectional theory illuminates debates on inclusion in arts education concerning race, gender, sexuality or class, in compelling and unpredictable new directions.
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  • Kate Hatton
This unique book examines the varied and overlapping identities celebrated in the visual arts in Higher Education. The authors use case studies to show how intersectional theory illuminates debates on inclusion in arts education concerning race, gender, sexuality or class, in compelling and unpredictable new directions.

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Applied Educational Psychology with 16–25 Year Olds

New frameworks and perspectives for working with young people

  • Brian Apter
  • Christopher Arnold
  • Julia Hardy
Since the 2014 Children and Families Act, educational psychologists work in post-16 establishments as well as schools. The settings are different, as are the clients and their needs. Applied psychologists who work with 16-25-year-olds offer their colleagues advice, technical support and practical ideas so they can meet the needs of young adults.
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New frameworks and perspectives for working with young people

  • Brian Apter
  • Christopher Arnold
  • Julia Hardy
Since the 2014 Children and Families Act, educational psychologists work in post-16 establishments as well as schools. The settings are different, as are the clients and their needs. Applied psychologists who work with 16-25-year-olds offer their colleagues advice, technical support and practical ideas so they can meet the needs of young adults.

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Second Language Learners in International Schools

  • Maurice Carder
By 2020 there will be more than 10,000 international schools with 5 million students. The authors argue for a model that does not assimilate to any political system; where motivation can come from areas other than wanting to belong to a specific culture; and where students can develop all their languages equitably while they learn the curriculum.
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  • Maurice Carder
By 2020 there will be more than 10,000 international schools with 5 million students. The authors argue for a model that does not assimilate to any political system; where motivation can come from areas other than wanting to belong to a specific culture; and where students can develop all their languages equitably while they learn the curriculum.

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Knowledge in education

Why philosophy matters

  • Jan Derry
In recent years ideas about education have polarized: on one side, those stressing facts and disciplines; on the other, those encouraging learners to make their own meaning. But through a fine-grained account of pedagogic practice and subject knowledge Jan Derry provide a means of reconfiguring the issue to transcend this simple opposition.
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Why philosophy matters

  • Jan Derry
In recent years ideas about education have polarized: on one side, those stressing facts and disciplines; on the other, those encouraging learners to make their own meaning. But through a fine-grained account of pedagogic practice and subject knowledge Jan Derry provide a means of reconfiguring the issue to transcend this simple opposition.

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Personalizing Education

A person-centred approach for children with special educational needs

  • Nick Hammond
  • Nicola Palmer
This book is about enabling children in school who have special needs to be equal partners in the team that determines their education plan, even very young children. Based on empirical research, it shows how person-centred reviews (PCRs) can, with careful and inclusive planning, secure the optimal outcomes for the child.
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A person-centred approach for children with special educational needs

  • Nick Hammond
  • Nicola Palmer
This book is about enabling children in school who have special needs to be equal partners in the team that determines their education plan, even very young children. Based on empirical research, it shows how person-centred reviews (PCRs) can, with careful and inclusive planning, secure the optimal outcomes for the child.

Price: £21.99

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Homework

The evidence

  • Susan Hallam
  • Lynne Rogers
Homework is controversial. Its pros and cons have been and continue to be debated by politicians, educators, parents and children. This new, fully revised and updated edition of Homework: The evidence provides an evidence base that can be used in future considerations of the role of homework in the lives of children and young people.
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The evidence

  • Susan Hallam
  • Lynne Rogers
Homework is controversial. Its pros and cons have been and continue to be debated by politicians, educators, parents and children. This new, fully revised and updated edition of Homework: The evidence provides an evidence base that can be used in future considerations of the role of homework in the lives of children and young people.

Price: £24.99

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