Experiences of Schools
A central dilemma for teachers is finding ways to deal with the multiple perspectives and demands of pupils, parents, school management, and external forces. The Art of Teaching explores the tension between teaching and learning that all teachers face. Presenting a series of insights into the art...
Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge
The Challenge for Higher Education
The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and...
Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge
Pupil's Experiences of School
Based on structured research and interviews with pupils in years 10 and 11 (15 ^DDS 16 years old) about their views of the purpose of school and their own future employment and the way the two connect, this book offers a blistering critique of the purpose of education and its ability to prepare...
Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge
From Individual Identity to Nationalism in Young People
How do some little angels turn into bigoted little monsters? This is a study of how people's prejudices towards one another develop from an early age. Based on empirical research of children aged five to 11, it explores the nature of categorization and stereotypes - from groups to nations....
Published September 1st 2000 by Routledge
Home, School and the Development of Young Criminals
This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role....
Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge
Ofsted and Its Effect on School Standards
The UK government's education policy is based on the setting of targets, yet the fear and loathing that an Ofsted inspection can generate is widely known. This text critically assesses the role, impact and effect of the inspection body and dissects its usefulness....
Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge