Human development in context

The study of risk and resilience

  • Ingrid Schoon
Focusing on the experiences of children and young people growing up in conditions of socio-economic hardship, this lecture introduces a developmental-contextual approach for the study of resilience, challenging assumptions of necessary developmental constancy, as well as the idea that experiences in early childhood set up an invariant life path.
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The study of risk and resilience

  • Ingrid Schoon
Focusing on the experiences of children and young people growing up in conditions of socio-economic hardship, this lecture introduces a developmental-contextual approach for the study of resilience, challenging assumptions of necessary developmental constancy, as well as the idea that experiences in early childhood set up an invariant life path.

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You Can Help Your Country

English children’s work during the Second World War

  • Berry Mayall
  • Virginia Morrow
This highly-illustrated volume reveals the remarkable, hidden history of children as social agents who actively participated in a national effort during a period of crisis.
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English children’s work during the Second World War

  • Berry Mayall
  • Virginia Morrow
This highly-illustrated volume reveals the remarkable, hidden history of children as social agents who actively participated in a national effort during a period of crisis.

Price: £25.99

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Creativity and Education Futures

Learning in a Digital Age

  • Anna Craft
Drawing on the ideas of ‘wise creativity’ and ‘collective possibility thinking’, this book explores the changing nature of society, childhood and youth and asks how education might need to change in response. It is of interest to those engaged in grappling with the messy and difficult task of transforming education.
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Learning in a Digital Age

  • Anna Craft
Drawing on the ideas of ‘wise creativity’ and ‘collective possibility thinking’, this book explores the changing nature of society, childhood and youth and asks how education might need to change in response. It is of interest to those engaged in grappling with the messy and difficult task of transforming education.

Price: £22.99

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Every Child Matters and the Concept of Education

  • Peter Moss
  • Graham Haydon
This publication aims to stimulate discussion about how the Every Child Matters agenda relates to the concept of education.
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  • Peter Moss
  • Graham Haydon
This publication aims to stimulate discussion about how the Every Child Matters agenda relates to the concept of education.

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Regardless of Frontiers

Children’s Rights and Global Learning

  • Don Harrison
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child affirms education rights that include the rights for all children to expression and to information, and the right to learn about the world. This book focuses on children’s rights and responsibilities as global citizens and what teachers can do to present and promote them in their classrooms.
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Children’s Rights and Global Learning

  • Don Harrison
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child affirms education rights that include the rights for all children to expression and to information, and the right to learn about the world. This book focuses on children’s rights and responsibilities as global citizens and what teachers can do to present and promote them in their classrooms.

Price: £15.99

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Children, Power and Schooling

How Childhood is Structured in the Primary School

  • Dympna Devine
This is an exploration of childhood and schooling from the perspective of the children. The author has allowed the children to speak for themselves and reports their words and ideas in this text.
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How Childhood is Structured in the Primary School

  • Dympna Devine
This is an exploration of childhood and schooling from the perspective of the children. The author has allowed the children to speak for themselves and reports their words and ideas in this text.

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Sociologies of childhood and educational thinking

  • Berry Mayall
There is an urgent need for adults to re-think their ideas about childhood. Children have been traditionally understood in the education system as immature, incompetent, morally suspect pupils. Sociological thinking can help reconceptualise them as people to be respected – as knowledgeable, critical, competent participants in learning.
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  • Berry Mayall
There is an urgent need for adults to re-think their ideas about childhood. Children have been traditionally understood in the education system as immature, incompetent, morally suspect pupils. Sociological thinking can help reconceptualise them as people to be respected – as knowledgeable, critical, competent participants in learning.

Price: £5.00

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