Caliban’s Dance

FE after The Tempest

  • Maire Daley
  • Kevin Orr
  • Joel Petrie
FE is subject to reductive utilitarianism by policymakers. Caliban’s Dance concludes a trilogy begun by Further Education and the Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Principal: Power and Professionalism in FE, using the metaphor of The Tempest, a manifesto for second chances, transformation and learning – an FE utopia of powerful, democratic dancers.
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FE after The Tempest

  • Maire Daley
  • Kevin Orr
  • Joel Petrie
FE is subject to reductive utilitarianism by policymakers. Caliban’s Dance concludes a trilogy begun by Further Education and the Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Principal: Power and Professionalism in FE, using the metaphor of The Tempest, a manifesto for second chances, transformation and learning – an FE utopia of powerful, democratic dancers.

Price: £24.99

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Education for Survival

The pedagogy of compassion

  • Maurice Irfan Coles
The book offers a holistic and complete world view and envisions an education system that encourages love for all and service to many. Classroom practitioners, educationalists, mental health professionals, environmentalists and policymakers will find this an essential resource for their work to ensure that our children have a future.
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The pedagogy of compassion

  • Maurice Irfan Coles
The book offers a holistic and complete world view and envisions an education system that encourages love for all and service to many. Classroom practitioners, educationalists, mental health professionals, environmentalists and policymakers will find this an essential resource for their work to ensure that our children have a future.

Price: £24.99

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Transforming the Ivory Tower

Models for gender equality and social justice

  • Deborah Gabriel
Black women academics describe the transformative work of contributors to the Ivory Tower project, adding intersectional voices from the USA, Canada and Australia, and LGBTQ perspectives. Their research and practice, often unacknowledged, is transforming teaching, research, professional and community practice within and beyond the academy.
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Models for gender equality and social justice

  • Deborah Gabriel
Black women academics describe the transformative work of contributors to the Ivory Tower project, adding intersectional voices from the USA, Canada and Australia, and LGBTQ perspectives. Their research and practice, often unacknowledged, is transforming teaching, research, professional and community practice within and beyond the academy.

Price: £24.99

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Communities of Activism

Black women, higher education and the politics of representation

  • Jan Etienne
Black women academics and activists explore how they can improve the lives of young people in their community. They target two severe and persistent problems – escalating knife crime and the effect of the racism in schools and HE on the academic attainment of black students. A must read for all those concerned with social justice.
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Black women, higher education and the politics of representation

  • Jan Etienne
Black women academics and activists explore how they can improve the lives of young people in their community. They target two severe and persistent problems – escalating knife crime and the effect of the racism in schools and HE on the academic attainment of black students. A must read for all those concerned with social justice.

Price: £20.00

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Teaching and the Role of Ofsted

An investigation

  • Helena McVeigh
Helena McVeigh draws on extensive practice as an inspector and consultant, and on interviews with HMIs and primary teachers, to chart the development of Ofsted and investigate its influence on primary teaching in England.
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An investigation

  • Helena McVeigh
Helena McVeigh draws on extensive practice as an inspector and consultant, and on interviews with HMIs and primary teachers, to chart the development of Ofsted and investigate its influence on primary teaching in England.

Price: £19.99

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Improvising on a Theme

The story of the Birmingham Music Service

  • Cormac Loane
Improvising on a Theme is a unique case study of the genesis, delivery, evolution and future of an English local authority education service. Following the Birmingham Music Service across 80 years, it analyses pedagogy and the influence of leadership, and reflects on the future for music education in the UK’s changing political landscape.
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The story of the Birmingham Music Service

  • Cormac Loane
Improvising on a Theme is a unique case study of the genesis, delivery, evolution and future of an English local authority education service. Following the Birmingham Music Service across 80 years, it analyses pedagogy and the influence of leadership, and reflects on the future for music education in the UK’s changing political landscape.

Price: £23.99

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Social Justice Re-Examined

Dilemmas and solutions for the classroom teacher

  • Rowena Arshad
  • Terry Wrigley
  • Lynne Pratt
UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION Teachers want to do their best for every child, but worry about causing offence and often shy away from troublesome issues. The classroom situations and strategies presented here will help teachers negotiate their way through complex situations and bring about constructive change. This book clarifies concepts and value differences and the subtle ways in which inequality often works. Theoretical as well as practical, these chapters look from inside out from the perspective of the teacher. They cover a wide range of issues: race, gender, poverty and class, sexuality, religion, English as an Additional Language, Islamophobia, Traveller children and ADHD. The book is essential reading for student teachers, early career teachers and teacher educators, but will also be invaluable for experienced teachers as they navigate their work in an increasingly diverse society.
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Dilemmas and solutions for the classroom teacher

  • Rowena Arshad
  • Terry Wrigley
  • Lynne Pratt
UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION Teachers want to do their best for every child, but worry about causing offence and often shy away from troublesome issues. The classroom situations and strategies presented here will help teachers negotiate their way through complex situations and bring about constructive change. This book clarifies concepts and value differences and the subtle ways in which inequality often works. Theoretical as well as practical, these chapters look from inside out from the perspective of the teacher. They cover a wide range of issues: race, gender, poverty and class, sexuality, religion, English as an Additional Language, Islamophobia, Traveller children and ADHD. The book is essential reading for student teachers, early career teachers and teacher educators, but will also be invaluable for experienced teachers as they navigate their work in an increasingly diverse society.

Price: £22.99

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Educational Inequality

Closing the gap

  • Feyisa Demie
This research shows how schools in one diverse and disadvantaged inner-city local authority have raised children’s attainment to levels that far surpass the national average at KS 2 and GCSE: gifted leadership, targeted interventions, effective teachers who mirror the school’s intake, and governor, parent and community involvement = Outstanding.
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Closing the gap

  • Feyisa Demie
This research shows how schools in one diverse and disadvantaged inner-city local authority have raised children’s attainment to levels that far surpass the national average at KS 2 and GCSE: gifted leadership, targeted interventions, effective teachers who mirror the school’s intake, and governor, parent and community involvement = Outstanding.

Price: £19.99

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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.

Price: £24.99

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Manifestos, Policies and Practices

An equalities agenda

  • David Scott
Presenting the case for for radical policy reform through analysis of the 2017 Labour Party Manifesto and contemporary policies of other UK political parties, the book comprises a series of short essays on key policy areas, highlighting the values in each that underpin an equalities agenda.
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An equalities agenda

  • David Scott
Presenting the case for for radical policy reform through analysis of the 2017 Labour Party Manifesto and contemporary policies of other UK political parties, the book comprises a series of short essays on key policy areas, highlighting the values in each that underpin an equalities agenda.

Price: £25.99

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