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  1. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Improving Workplace Learning

    By Karen Evans, Phil Hodkinson, Helen Rainbird, Lorna Unwin

    Series: Improving Learning

    Across the western world, there is a growing awareness of the importance of workplace learning, seen at the level of national and international policy, as well as in the developing practices of employers, training providers and Trades Unions. Authoritative, accessible, and appealing, it presents...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Workplace Learning in Context

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Anne Munro, Helen Rainbird

    As policy makers increasingly focus on workplace learning as a way of improving organizational performance, the debate about the learning organization has grown. Counterbalancing the often over-optimistic assumptions made about the future of work and learning, this book argues that without a...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Apprenticeship: Towards a New Paradigm of Learning

    Edited by Ainley, Patrick (Researcher, School of Post Compulsory Education and Training, University of Greenwich), Rainbird, Helen (Professor of Industrial Relations, Nene College, Northampton and Associate Fellow, Industrial Relations Research Unit, University of Warwick)

    In the light of changes the government has launched as part of its welfare to work initiatives, this text explores apprenticeship. The authors set the historical context and discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills for competence....

    Published June 1st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Education and Work in Great Britain, Germany and Italy

    Edited by Annette Jobert, Catherine Marry, Helen Rainbird, Lucie Tanguy

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume examines the multiple connections between education, broadly defined, and work, through an analysis of the literature on the transition from school to work, on vocational training and on the labour market. It shows that concepts such as skill, unemployment rates, young people and the...

    Published September 11th 1997 by Routledge

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