Sensuality, Sustainability and Social Justice

Vocational education in changing times

  • Lorna Unwin
This lecture asks Britain to embrace vocational education and to celebrate its importance for all individuals and occupations, and for the furtherance of a civilised and humane society.
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Vocational education in changing times

  • Lorna Unwin
This lecture asks Britain to embrace vocational education and to celebrate its importance for all individuals and occupations, and for the furtherance of a civilised and humane society.

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Power in the Academy

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Heather Piper
  • Pat Sikes
Part of the “Discourse, Power, Resistance” series, which offers a critique of educational and academic theory and practice in the UK, the US and, increasingly, elsewhere, this seventh volume is written by academics concerned to sustain that critique and to affirm the true – and lasting – values of the academy, and how these values are maintained.
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  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Heather Piper
  • Pat Sikes
Part of the “Discourse, Power, Resistance” series, which offers a critique of educational and academic theory and practice in the UK, the US and, increasingly, elsewhere, this seventh volume is written by academics concerned to sustain that critique and to affirm the true – and lasting – values of the academy, and how these values are maintained.

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Exploring Professionalism

  • Bryan Cunningham
Exploring key issues in professional life such as how we define ourselves, how we learn as professionals, and what impact current changes and challenges are having on the nature of professional work, this book will offer a rounded selection of perspectives on professional life, as offered by some of the UK’s most distinguished scholars in the field. Featuring contributions from leading academics and specialists, this book will be useful to those individuals who are embarking on or already engaging in work on a professional doctorate, while also appealing to a broader readership who are interested in the range of issues affecting professionals who work in education, in its most all-embracing sense.
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  • Bryan Cunningham
Exploring key issues in professional life such as how we define ourselves, how we learn as professionals, and what impact current changes and challenges are having on the nature of professional work, this book will offer a rounded selection of perspectives on professional life, as offered by some of the UK’s most distinguished scholars in the field. Featuring contributions from leading academics and specialists, this book will be useful to those individuals who are embarking on or already engaging in work on a professional doctorate, while also appealing to a broader readership who are interested in the range of issues affecting professionals who work in education, in its most all-embracing sense.

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Passion and Politics

Academics reflect on writing for publication

  • Eileen Carnell
  • Jacqui MacDonald
  • Bet McCallum
  • Mary Scott
This book examines interviews with educational and social research academic authors of renown to draw out insights into academic writing and publication. It aims to be a useful and inspiring work for both experienced and new academic writers.
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Academics reflect on writing for publication

  • Eileen Carnell
  • Jacqui MacDonald
  • Bet McCallum
  • Mary Scott
This book examines interviews with educational and social research academic authors of renown to draw out insights into academic writing and publication. It aims to be a useful and inspiring work for both experienced and new academic writers.

Price: £19.99

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Improving Intercultural Learning Experiences in Higher Education

Responding to cultural scripts for learning

  • Thushari Welikala
  • Chris Watkins
This text aims to investigate the learning experiences of international students at UK universities and to discuss how these experiences can be improved.
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Responding to cultural scripts for learning

  • Thushari Welikala
  • Chris Watkins
This text aims to investigate the learning experiences of international students at UK universities and to discuss how these experiences can be improved.

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Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Three Decades of UK Initiatives

  • Alison E. Phipps
Presents an overview of the history of UK initiatives designed to encourage girls and women into non-traditional fields such as science, engineering, technology, construction, and the trades. This title explores the aims and frameworks of the initiatives, examines the practices developed, and comments on the mixed results achieved.
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Three Decades of UK Initiatives

  • Alison E. Phipps
Presents an overview of the history of UK initiatives designed to encourage girls and women into non-traditional fields such as science, engineering, technology, construction, and the trades. This title explores the aims and frameworks of the initiatives, examines the practices developed, and comments on the mixed results achieved.

Price: £22.99

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Moving on Up

South Asian Women and Higher Education

  • Yasmin Hussain
  • Paul Bagguley
South Asian women are narrowing the gender gap and Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin women are catching up with Indian women in their uptake of higher education. This title explores how they balance their education with plans for marriage, and their experiences of racism and Islamophobia at university and elsewhere.
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South Asian Women and Higher Education

  • Yasmin Hussain
  • Paul Bagguley
South Asian women are narrowing the gender gap and Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin women are catching up with Indian women in their uptake of higher education. This title explores how they balance their education with plans for marriage, and their experiences of racism and Islamophobia at university and elsewhere.

Price: £19.99

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Overcoming the Barriers to Higher Education

  • Stephen Gorard
  • Nick Adnett
  • Helen May
  • Kim Slack
  • Emma Smith
  • Liz Thomas
There are serious inequalities in participation in post-compulsory education and training related to socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity and other characteristics. This book is based on a review of research evidence that explores whether these social and familial patterns can be interrupted via educational and other interventions.
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  • Stephen Gorard
  • Nick Adnett
  • Helen May
  • Kim Slack
  • Emma Smith
  • Liz Thomas
There are serious inequalities in participation in post-compulsory education and training related to socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity and other characteristics. This book is based on a review of research evidence that explores whether these social and familial patterns can be interrupted via educational and other interventions.

Price: £20.99

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Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education

The Essential Practitioners’ Manual

  • Geraldine Price
  • Janet Skinner
Specialist teacher assessors work in various sectors of education. This book provides guidance to aid specialist tutors who are assessing and supporting students in various academic fields; formats for assessments to help tutors comply with regulations; and guidance on reasonable adjustments for students which do not compromise academic standards.
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The Essential Practitioners’ Manual

  • Geraldine Price
  • Janet Skinner
Specialist teacher assessors work in various sectors of education. This book provides guidance to aid specialist tutors who are assessing and supporting students in various academic fields; formats for assessments to help tutors comply with regulations; and guidance on reasonable adjustments for students which do not compromise academic standards.

Price: £21.99

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The Dearing Report

Ten years on

  • David Watson
  • Michael Amoah
This wide-ranging, research-based study examines the impact of the Dearing Report over ten years and offers an evaluation of the issues facing the higher education system in the future.
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Ten years on

  • David Watson
  • Michael Amoah
This wide-ranging, research-based study examines the impact of the Dearing Report over ten years and offers an evaluation of the issues facing the higher education system in the future.

Price: £18.99

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