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  1. Theory and Practice of Curriculum Studies

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book deals with curriculum issues and problems, and one of its aims is to help practising teachers to clarify their own theory and practice in relation to the curriculum. The contributors look at three popular theories or sets of assumptions held by teachers: the child-centred view of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Class, Culture and the Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of the School Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    If the curriculum can be defined as a ‘selection from the culture of society’, the central question then becomes ‘who selects’. This volume answers this question, reviewing various aspects of the curriculum and its planning. For many years the control of the curriculum was uncontroversial. In the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. World Yearbook of Education 2001

    Values, Culture and Education

    Edited by Jo Cairns, Roy Gardner, Denis Lawton

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This yearbook on education for 2001 brings together leading international voices on values in education and presents a window on current debates. These include such fundamental issues as who should decide upon the values we adopt....

    Published March 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Faith Schools

    Consensus or Conflict?

    Edited by Jo Cairns, Roy Gardner, Denis Lawton

    Until fairly recently the separation of pupils according to religion was felt to be compatible with a comprehensive education. That consensus no longer holds and there is a strong positive lobby either to absorb faith schools altogether within the state system or at least to dilute their...

    Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Education and Labour Party Ideologies 1900-2001and Beyond

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    In 1997 Tony Blair broke with tradition by naming education as a major priority for the General Election Manifesto. In the past, Labour leaders had tended to give education a much lower priority. Despite this, Blair has been greatly criticised for his educational programme 1997-2001. Was he taking...

    Published September 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Royal Education

    Past, Present and Future

    By Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    Many people assume that kings and queens have generally received a "good education", perhaps the best that money could buy at the time. This book investigates the reality: what is known about the education of British sovereigns from the beginning of the Tudor period to the end of the 20th...

    Published August 29th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Dictionary of British Education

    By Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This is an up-to-date guide for teachers and parents, administrators, governors , students and others to help the find their way about the increasingly complex world of education. The main section provides a dictionary that is more than a simple set of definitions: many words in education have been...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Education for Values

    Morals, Ethics and Citizenship in Contemporary Teaching

    Edited by Jo Cairns, Roy Gardner, Denis Lawton

    Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of...

    Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge

  10. A History of Western Educational Ideas

    By Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    There are many aspects of an education system that only make sense if we know how that system has developed over time. Part of this comes from knowing how institutions have changed, but it is also important to understand how ideas in education have developed.This book discusses the continuous...

    Published April 29th 2002 by Routledge

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