Learning to construct a new world
Science education as currently undertaken in schools is generally too narrow in its conceptualisation and this is a major reason why it fails to engage many young people. This book provides a unified framework for understanding the scope, the purpose and the pedagogies of science education in the...
To Be Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge
This book shows how a wide range of contexts for learning science can be used outside of the classroom, and includes learning: at museums, science centres and planetaria from newspapers, magazines and through ICT at industrial sites and through science trails at zoos, farms, botanic gardens,...
Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge
From Principles to Practice
Sex education is rarely out of the news. Despite this, there exist surprisingly few studies of the principles, policies and practice of sex education. This book provides such an examination, focusing on the values to which children are exposed in sex education. Sex education inevitably involves the...
Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge
A Guide for Teachers
Young people are increasingly being exposed to the huge and complex ethical dilemmas involved in issues such as genetic modification, animal rights and cloning, and they are bringing their views into the classroom. But how can teachers be sure they are sufficiently well-informed to help their...
Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge
Given the National Curriculum Council's failure to issue any formal guidance on the subject, multicultural education is becoming increasingly marginalized and left to individual schools. This book provides guidance and advice to schools on issues of racial equality and cultural diversity. It helps...
Published March 25th 1993 by Routledge