Whatever Happened to Extended Schools?

The story of an ambitious education project

  • Doug Martin
At a time when the government more than ever seems to view schools as businesses selling exam results, we should remember Extended Schools. This book, based on research in schools and communities, gives a vivid insight into an ambitious education project and builds an imaginative portrayal of how an Extended School of the future might be.
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The story of an ambitious education project

  • Doug Martin
At a time when the government more than ever seems to view schools as businesses selling exam results, we should remember Extended Schools. This book, based on research in schools and communities, gives a vivid insight into an ambitious education project and builds an imaginative portrayal of how an Extended School of the future might be.

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Voices in the Air

Making sense of policy and practice in education

  • Chris Husbands
In this collection of his journalism and policy commentary, former Director of the Institute of Education Chris Husbands provides a wide-ranging account of the nature, shape and impact of policy reform in education. Writing with wit, pathos, and authority he analyses the likely impact of reforms over five years of tumultuous change in education.
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Making sense of policy and practice in education

  • Chris Husbands
In this collection of his journalism and policy commentary, former Director of the Institute of Education Chris Husbands provides a wide-ranging account of the nature, shape and impact of policy reform in education. Writing with wit, pathos, and authority he analyses the likely impact of reforms over five years of tumultuous change in education.

Price: £19.99

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Dewey in Our Time

Learning from John Dewey for transcultural practice

  • Peter Cunningham
  • Ruth Heilbronn
Dewey in Our Time brings together leading writers from from the Americas, Asia and Europe who are actively engaged in applying Dewey’s thought to the challenges facing educational systems and teachers in school. Issues concerning equity, social justice, curriculum and pedagogy, teachers’ roles and their professional identity are considered.
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Learning from John Dewey for transcultural practice

  • Peter Cunningham
  • Ruth Heilbronn
Dewey in Our Time brings together leading writers from from the Americas, Asia and Europe who are actively engaged in applying Dewey’s thought to the challenges facing educational systems and teachers in school. Issues concerning equity, social justice, curriculum and pedagogy, teachers’ roles and their professional identity are considered.

Price: £24.99

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John Dewey’s Democracy and Education

A British tribute

  • Steve Higgins
  • Frank Coffield
Some of the foremost historians, philosophers, psychologists, and sociologists of education working in Britain today mark the centenary of John Dewey’s ‘Democracy and Education’ with a series of essays that show how its themes continue to resonate in the controversies and debates animating education in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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A British tribute

  • Steve Higgins
  • Frank Coffield
Some of the foremost historians, philosophers, psychologists, and sociologists of education working in Britain today mark the centenary of John Dewey’s ‘Democracy and Education’ with a series of essays that show how its themes continue to resonate in the controversies and debates animating education in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Education policy, cross-national tests of pupil achievement, and the pursuit of world-class schooling

A critical analysis

  • Paul Morris
Educational reforms are increasingly inspired by international comparison with other countries, emulating educational systems that have performed well on cross-national tests. A form of comparative education has emerged to identify and promote transferable policies. This lecture analyses and critiques how this approach operates.
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A critical analysis

  • Paul Morris
Educational reforms are increasingly inspired by international comparison with other countries, emulating educational systems that have performed well on cross-national tests. A form of comparative education has emerged to identify and promote transferable policies. This lecture analyses and critiques how this approach operates.

Price: £5.99

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Research and Policy in Education

Evidence, ideology and impact

  • Geoff Whitty
This book argues that education policy is as often driven by political ideologies as by solid research evidence. It makes a plea for more discipline-based research on education, and reasserts the importance of the sociology of education as an essential resource for making sense of contemporary education policy.
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Evidence, ideology and impact

  • Geoff Whitty
This book argues that education policy is as often driven by political ideologies as by solid research evidence. It makes a plea for more discipline-based research on education, and reasserts the importance of the sociology of education as an essential resource for making sense of contemporary education policy.

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New Directions for Education in China

  • Steven Cowan
  • Tinghe Jin
  • Lucia Johnstone Cowan
  • Zimeng Pan
As the numbers of Chinese postgraduate students continues to grow around the world, issues relating to Chinese education are becoming of world-wide interest. With chapters on topics from English-language learning to the role of the state in Chinese education, the book will act as a practical resource for doctoral researchers and their tutors.
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  • Steven Cowan
  • Tinghe Jin
  • Lucia Johnstone Cowan
  • Zimeng Pan
As the numbers of Chinese postgraduate students continues to grow around the world, issues relating to Chinese education are becoming of world-wide interest. With chapters on topics from English-language learning to the role of the state in Chinese education, the book will act as a practical resource for doctoral researchers and their tutors.

Price: £24.99

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Policing Youth Violence

Transatlantic connections

  • Ross Deuchar
Gang violence is a growing concern for politicians, police, and the public. This book focuses on two cities with very different demographics and gang cultures – Cincinnati, Ohio and Glasgow, Scotland – and their innovative deterrence strategies.
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Transatlantic connections

  • Ross Deuchar
Gang violence is a growing concern for politicians, police, and the public. This book focuses on two cities with very different demographics and gang cultures – Cincinnati, Ohio and Glasgow, Scotland – and their innovative deterrence strategies.

Price: £26.99

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Making Evidence Matter

A new perspective for evidence-informed policy making in education

  • Chris Brown
This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development.
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A new perspective for evidence-informed policy making in education

  • Chris Brown
This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development.

Price: £24.99

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Law, Education, Politics, Fairness

England’s extreme legislation for education reform

  • Dan Gibton
This book analyses how and why England has had so much law-based education reform in the last three decades. Based on more than a hundred in-depth, face-to-face interviews with senior legislators, policymakers and educators, Dan Gibton surveys and analyses the politics and mechanisms of education policy and reform.
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England’s extreme legislation for education reform

  • Dan Gibton
This book analyses how and why England has had so much law-based education reform in the last three decades. Based on more than a hundred in-depth, face-to-face interviews with senior legislators, policymakers and educators, Dan Gibton surveys and analyses the politics and mechanisms of education policy and reform.

Price: £26.99

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