Series: World Yearbook of Education
The issues raised by the role of language in education are some of the most important and contentious faced by education systems across the globe. Language is embedded in the concepts of nationhood and identity, and is therefore directly linked to the very social and political fabric of a...
Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge
A Multimodal Perspective on Teaching and Learning, 2nd Edition
English in Urban Classrooms is a ground-breaking text that spans a range of issues central to school English today. It extends not only to the spoken and written language of classrooms, but also to other modes of representation and communication that are important in English teaching. This includes...
Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge
Issues in English, Science and Maths
The emphasis on subject knowledge in primary curricula is a world-wide phenomenon and has become increasingly the focus of attention in England, with the introduction of the National Curriculum and the appointment of subject co-ordinators in schools. Yet what exactly constitutes a subject and its...
Published March 16th 1995 by Routledge
This sourcebook offers a unique summary into all that was important in primary education during the 1990s. It provides almost fifty key readings on the field which are grouped around six major topics: * learners* teachers* classrooms* curriculum* assessment* school and education policy. Over...
Published December 2nd 1993 by Routledge