Past, Present – and Future?
How can we explain the study of education in terms of its social and historical development? And how has its survived as an academic subject in the changing world of the 21st century? The character and role of the study of education in the UK have always been contested and often challenged, so...
To Be Published June 15th 2016 by Routledge
The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education is a unique and major resource for the field of education. It is a comprehensive, single-volume work, arranged alphabetically and comprising around 600 entries. The entries range from definitions of key educational concepts and terms to...
Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge
What is a veteran teacher, and how do veteran teachers contribute to schools and education? This international volume contributes to our understanding of veteran teachers with new conceptual studies and empirical research from different countries around the world. It is explores what we mean by a ‘...
Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge
The history of education is a contested field of study, and has represented a site of struggle for the past century of its development. It is highly relevant to an understanding of broader issues in history, education and society, and yet has often been regarded as being merely peripheral rather...
Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge
This work provides an overall review and analysis of the history of education and of its key research priorities in the British context. It investigates the extent to which education has contributed historically to social change in Britain, how it has itself been moulded by society, and the needs...
Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge
This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in history of education today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the subject and includes crucial topics such as:...
Published March 24th 2005 by Routledge
In Education, History and the Social Sciences
Documentary sources have become increasingly neglected in education and the social sciences. This book seeks to emphasise their potential value and importance for an understanding of modern societies, while also recognising their limitations, and explores their relationship with other research...
Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge
The 1944 Education Act and the Twenty-first Century
This book presents a clear overview of the debates that surrounded the making of the 1944 Act, which affected every aspect of education in this country. It gives a detailed account of the tripartite divisions into 'three types of child' that were sanctioned in the reforms of the 1940s. At the same...
Published November 1st 1994 by Routledge