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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

Price: £5.99

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