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.

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An Aims-based Curriculum

The significance of human flourishing for schools

  • Michael Reiss
  • John White
An Aims-based Curriculum spells out a ground-breaking alternative curriculum based not on subjects, but on what schools should be for. It argues that aims are not to be seen as high-sounding principles that can be easily ignored: they are the lifeblood of everything a school does, equipping learners to lead personally fulfilling lives.
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The significance of human flourishing for schools

  • Michael Reiss
  • John White
An Aims-based Curriculum spells out a ground-breaking alternative curriculum based not on subjects, but on what schools should be for. It argues that aims are not to be seen as high-sounding principles that can be easily ignored: they are the lifeblood of everything a school does, equipping learners to lead personally fulfilling lives.

Price: £14.99

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Whatever happened to progressivism?

The demise of child-centred education in modern Britain

  • Roy Lowe
This lecture highlights important research on the debate on teaching in Britain in the post-Second World War era.
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The demise of child-centred education in modern Britain

  • Roy Lowe
This lecture highlights important research on the debate on teaching in Britain in the post-Second World War era.

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Towards a universal upper secondary education system in England

A unified and ecosystem vision

  • Ann Hodgson
  • Ken Spours
The authors outline an education system that develops the potential of all and enhances the life chances of young people.
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A unified and ecosystem vision

  • Ann Hodgson
  • Ken Spours
The authors outline an education system that develops the potential of all and enhances the life chances of young people.

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Teacher Pay and Performance

  • Peter Dolton
  • Steven McIntosh
  • Arnaud Chevalier
In the context of teacher pay and management reforms and the position of the teacher labour market in the UK, Dolton, McIntosh and Chevalier examine international perspectives on performance-related pay for teachers.
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  • Peter Dolton
  • Steven McIntosh
  • Arnaud Chevalier
In the context of teacher pay and management reforms and the position of the teacher labour market in the UK, Dolton, McIntosh and Chevalier examine international perspectives on performance-related pay for teachers.

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Social theory and education policy

The Karl Mannheim lecture

  • Geoff Whitty
This lecture discusses the role of social theorists and sociologists of education in solving educational dilemmas, and reflects on how Mannheim’s notion of ‘democratic planning’ might be superseded by more genuinely democratic forms of education policy-making in the aftermath of neo-liberal policies of deregulation.
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The Karl Mannheim lecture

  • Geoff Whitty
This lecture discusses the role of social theorists and sociologists of education in solving educational dilemmas, and reflects on how Mannheim’s notion of ‘democratic planning’ might be superseded by more genuinely democratic forms of education policy-making in the aftermath of neo-liberal policies of deregulation.

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Public Sector Reform

Principles for improving the education system

  • Frank Coffield
  • Richard Steer
  • Rebecca Allen
  • Anna Vignoles
  • Gemma Moss
  • Carol Vincent
This book offers a critical appraisal of new models of education reform, arguing that they are not well supported by research evidence.
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Principles for improving the education system

  • Frank Coffield
  • Richard Steer
  • Rebecca Allen
  • Anna Vignoles
  • Gemma Moss
  • Carol Vincent
This book offers a critical appraisal of new models of education reform, arguing that they are not well supported by research evidence.

Price: £12.99

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The persistence of presentism and the struggle to secure lasting educational improvement

  • Andrew Hargreaves
Presentism, the sacrifice of future improvements to the pressing needs of the present, has increased. Professional culture reinforces rather than challenges the growing culture of presentism within the wider society, and both, Hargreaves argues, are in need of profound transformation.
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  • Andrew Hargreaves
Presentism, the sacrifice of future improvements to the pressing needs of the present, has increased. Professional culture reinforces rather than challenges the growing culture of presentism within the wider society, and both, Hargreaves argues, are in need of profound transformation.

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The lifecycle of reform in education from the circumstances of birth to stages of decline

Causes, ideologies and power relations

  • Miriam Ben-Peretz
Miriam Ben-Peretz uses the example of a major period of reform in the Israeli school system to demonstrate how the changing interactions between a number of social, political and ideological factors determine the sorts of reforms that occur.
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Causes, ideologies and power relations

  • Miriam Ben-Peretz
Miriam Ben-Peretz uses the example of a major period of reform in the Israeli school system to demonstrate how the changing interactions between a number of social, political and ideological factors determine the sorts of reforms that occur.

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Learning to be Healthy

  • Cathie Hammond
This book discusses the processes through which learning throughout the life course impacts upon psychological, mental and physical health.
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  • Cathie Hammond
This book discusses the processes through which learning throughout the life course impacts upon psychological, mental and physical health.

Price: £9.95

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