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  1. The Philosophy of Human Learning

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The Philosophy of Human Learning addresses current concerns with the nature of human learning from a distinctive philosophical perspective. Using insights derived from the work of Wittgenstein, it mounts a vigorous attack on influential contemporary accounts of learning, both in the 'romantic'...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge, Skills and Competence in the European Labour Market

    What’s in a Vocational Qualification?

    By Michaela Brockmann, Linda Clarke, Christopher Winch

    For the free movement of labour across the European Union, establishing transparency and comparability of qualifications across member states is vital. This book examines how qualifications, knowledge, skills and competences are understood in different national contexts and trans-nationally and...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Using Educational Research to Inform Practice

    A Practical Guide to Practitioner Research in Universities and Colleges

    By Lorraine Foreman-Peck, Christopher Winch

    This book gives practical guidance on how educational research can inform professional practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, it details the way in which evidence based knowledge can be used to develop teaching and learning, bringing together a range of resources for all levels of...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This new edition of Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide summarizing all the key terms, ideas and issues central to the study of educational theory today. Fully updated, the book is cross-referenced throughout and contains pointers to further reading, as well as new...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Vocational Education

    International Approaches, Developments and Systems

    Edited by Linda Clarke, Christopher Winch

    Vocational education and training (VET) have a key role to play in raising skill levels and improving a society’s productivity. In this important new book, a team of international experts argue that too often national VET policy has been formulated in ignorance of historical and political...

    Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy and Educational Policy

    A Critical Introduction

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    What are the concepts and theories behind current debates about education?This comprehensive introduction to philosophy of education discusses issues that are of current public interest and debate. It locates education at the heart of questions concerned with culture, ethics, politics, economics...

    Published October 13th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Education, Work and Social Capital

    Towards a New Conception of Vocational Training

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This book provides an integrated treatment of the relationship between political economy and vocational education at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Approaching the subject from a philosophical perspective the author engages with debates about* the work-related aims of education * the...

    Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Modern Political Thought

    A Reader

    Edited by John Gingell, Adrian Little, Christopher Winch

    Modern Political Thought: A Reader is an excellent introduction to the key works of the major political thinkers from the English Civil War to the end of the 19th Century. It draws together the most important parts of seminal works of political thought such as Hobbes' Leviathan, Locke's Treatises,...

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 7th 1999 by Routledge

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