Why Male Teachers are Needed in Early Education

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According to The Department of Education, current statistics show that only 15% of primary school teachers in the UK are male. Dr David Brody, chair of the Early Childhood Department and Academic Dean of the Efrata College of Education in Jerusalem, Israel, is the author of Men Who Teach Young Children: An international perspective. David… Read more »

IOE Press in the news: Spring – Summer round up

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 Here are some of the recent press and review for our books this year. Don’t forget to check out the IOE Press Media page for all the latest news and reviews about our books, events and authors, and follow us on Twitter: @IOE_Press   Professor Sir Peter Scott, editor of Browne and Beyond: Modernizing English… Read more »

Transforming lives

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by Dr Philip Stevens Malcolm Williams changed his life. In his late 20s, he was working in a sheet metal factory on the North Circular Road. Within a few years he was Head of Department at one of the largest Further Education (FE) colleges in London. His intellectual interests developed alongside his career and a… Read more »

Dr Nick Hammond: Q & A

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Following the recent success of Nick Hammond’s Forum Theatre workshops at the IOE, he told us more about the concept of FT and why the workshops are so important. Q1. Please tell us a little about your background in working with Forum Theatre and what motivated you to write this book. Nick: My background before… Read more »

The migrant story of non-belonging

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by Dr Aminul Hoque In the summer of 2004 my family went to our motherland of Bangladesh in search of self-discovery. One moment sticks in my mind. I saw that my aunts and uncles all looked worried and were muttering amongst themselves. They decided that one of my uncles make the trip from our remote… Read more »

From 2 to 2,000 words

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by Dr Philip Stevens Beware of stereotyping. In the early 1990s my college established a new Access to Higher Education programme in Plymouth, where precious little adult learning existed. At the Open Evening we were astonished to see a queue of people stretching around the block. One of the interviewees, a heavily tattooed merchant seaman… Read more »