New Approaches to Improving Student Learning
This book brings together a collection of ground-breaking research and tested techniques in the field of learning and teaching in higher education. It provides an accessible, authoritative account of the latest developments, outlining how to apply learning theory and best practice to everyday...
Published March 17th 2005 by Routledge
A Framework for Success, Quality and Effectiveness
This book is about a unique school. It is a school that, despite the increasing pressure put upon it by changes in the curriculum and the organisation of education, has managed to successfully maintain the creative values that have won it international and governmental recognition. Written for...
Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge
The single most cited reason for not choosing teaching as a career is stress, which is also the most common reason for leaving the profession. This book looks at the causes of teacher stress, asks why thousands of teachers (after expensive training) are leaving the profession every year due to...
Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge
The Effects of Inspections on Primary Teachers
Since the 1992 Education Act inaugurated national arrangements for inspection, schools have operated within an 'inspection climate' which pervades every aspect of school life on a continual basis. The significance of OFSTED inspections cannot be overestimated. They are often the most challenging,...
Published July 30th 1998 by Routledge
Ethnography for Educational Use
This book is a follow-up to Inside Schools. It reviews the position of ethnography in educational research in the light of current issues and of the author's own research over the past ten years. Starting from an analysis of teaching as science and as art, Peter Woods goes on to review the general...
Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge
Since the 1988 Education Reform Act, our education system has undergone dramatic changes and this in turn has raised a number of controversial issues and questions. This reader brings together key articles, both recently published and specially commissioned, which address these issues and place...
Published December 21st 1995 by Routledge
A serious but highly accessible look at recent work on the issues of gender and race. Gender and Ethnicity in Schools raises crucial educational and political issues, paying particular attention to the pupils' experience of school....
Published January 7th 1993 by Routledge