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.

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.

Price: £24.99

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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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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.

Price: £25.99

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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.

Price: £24.99

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Examination Standards

How measures and meanings differ around the world

  • Jo-Anne Baird
  • Tina Isaacs
  • Dennis Opposs
  • Lena Gray
An international team of authorities in the field of standard setting discuss what standard setting is and should be. Their accounts of a representative selection of jurisdictions (Chile, England, France, Georgia, Ireland, Queensland, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States) are accompanied by lively critical commentaries from other experts in this domain. Together, the editors challenge the notion that there is a single superior way of thinking about national examinations, and instead encourage educators and policymakers to engage with the multiple perspectives offered here, and to consider carefully the complex issues raised.
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How measures and meanings differ around the world

  • Jo-Anne Baird
  • Tina Isaacs
  • Dennis Opposs
  • Lena Gray
An international team of authorities in the field of standard setting discuss what standard setting is and should be. Their accounts of a representative selection of jurisdictions (Chile, England, France, Georgia, Ireland, Queensland, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States) are accompanied by lively critical commentaries from other experts in this domain. Together, the editors challenge the notion that there is a single superior way of thinking about national examinations, and instead encourage educators and policymakers to engage with the multiple perspectives offered here, and to consider carefully the complex issues raised.

Price: £29.99

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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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Children’s Literature in a Multiliterate World

  • Nicola Daly
  • Libby Limbrick
  • Pam Dix
The International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, presents a collection by 12 scholars of children’s literature about outstanding stories and picture books that explore issues of identity, belonging and empathy in many parts of the world.
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  • Nicola Daly
  • Libby Limbrick
  • Pam Dix
The International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, presents a collection by 12 scholars of children’s literature about outstanding stories and picture books that explore issues of identity, belonging and empathy in many parts of the world.

Price: £24.99

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