Global Patterns of People on the Move
Series: The Earthscan Atlas
Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...
Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge
Classrooms, Schools and Networks
Series: Improving Learning
Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. Whilst this is widely acknowledged by teachers, they have lacked a rich professional knowledge base from which they can teach their pupils how to learn. This book makes a major contribution to the creation of such a...
Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge
Tools for Schools
Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)
Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. This book offers a set of in-service resources to help teachers develop new classroom practices informed by sound research. It builds on previous work associated with ‘formative assessment’ or ‘assessment for learning’....
Published October 12th 2006 by Routledge
Critical Perspectives on the Millennium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals accepted by the UN in 2000 are, along with the targets set by the OECD in 1996 the subject of this expertly written book. It asks and answers questions such as: Is development achievable in the time frames given? How useful were the goals in the first...
Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge
Series: Longman Development Studies
Refugees, Environment and Development is concerned with the complex interrelationships between forced migration, natural resource management and 'sustainable development'. The book challenges the growing rhetoric that refugees 'cause' environmental degradation, and that environmental decline is...
Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge