This book uses detailed case studies of two secondary schools to examine the relationship between curriculum choice and gender identity among fourteen-year-old pupils making their first choices about what subjects to pursue at exam level. It reveals a two way process. Pupils’ decisions on what...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
Experiences and Outcomes
Series: Improving Learning
How do disabled students feel about their time at university? What practices and policies work and what challenges do they encounter? How do they view staff and those providing learning support? This book sets out to show how disabled students experience university life today. The current...
Published May 29th 2009 by Routledge
Perspectives on Widening Access and Changing Policy
As wider access to higher education becomes a top priority for governments in the UK and around the world, this ground-breaking piece of work raises the challenging questions that policy-makers, vice-chancellors and government officials are reluctant to ask. A highly qualified team of authors have...
Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge
Joined Up or Fractured Policy?
Series: Routledge Research in Education
This book explores policy and practice in a range of areas where education and other agencies (health, social and employment services and housing) interact. Its theme, of joined up policy and inter-agency working, is central to all those interested in promoting social justice for adults and...
Published September 13th 2001 by Routledge
Shifting Agendas in the UK and Europe
Gender equality has been a major educational theme for the past two decades and has become interwoven with other policy themes, including those of marketisation and managerialism. Contributors to this strong collection are key researchers in their fields and seek to address the following questions:...
Published November 18th 1999 by Routledge