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Routledge Library Editions: Education

Routledge Library Editions: Education consists of 244 volumes by some of the greatest educationalists, teaching professionals and policy makers of the twentieth century. The volumes are available in a set; in mini-sets themed by sub-discipline; or individually, in your choice of print or ebook.

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  1. Quality of Pupil Learning Experiences (RLE Edu O)

    By Neville Bennett, Charles Desforges, Anne Cockburn, Betty Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Very little is known about the quality of the learning experiences provided for pupils. This book contains the results of a major research project, conducted in a sample of English primary schools, in which particular attention was paid to the tasks children were assigned, to the degree of match...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)

    By John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own – its own routine, dress, rules and...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. German Influence on English Education

    By W H G Armytage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book traces the impact of German educationists, such as Froebel and Herbart, on practice in Britain while stressing the important and lasting influence of German scientists, technologists, philosophers, sociologists and historians on our educational system. This record of interplay between the...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. American Influence on English Education

    By W H G Armytage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The American ideal has exercised a powerful influence over English educational policy over the last two centuries, even as it has itself changed. Today the very size of America enables it to rehearse problems we shall meet tomorrow. This volume answers key questions for education, as relevant...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Micro-Politics of the School

    Towards a Theory of School Organization

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Stephen Ball’s micro-political theory of school organization is a radical departure from traditional theories. He rejects a prescriptive ‘top down’ approach and directly addresses the interest and concerns of teachers and current problems facing schools. In doing so he raises question about the...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Towards A Compulsory Curriculum

    By John P. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Written prior to the introduction of the national curriculum, this volume argued for precisely that: a broad framework of a compulsory education at national level for all schools. The author considers the question of the content of his proposed compulsory curriculum in terms of principles derived...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. On Helping the Dyslexic Child (RLE Edu M)

    By T R Miles

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Many dyslexic children are well above the average in intelligence yet their disability makes progress at school extra hard and reading is often such an effort that they are deprived of the enjoyment from books. The author describes the difficulties of these children and records some of his own...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Church, Community and State in Relation to Education

    Towards a Theory of School Organization

    By Fred Clarke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume was originally prepared for the World Conference on Church, Community and State held in Oxford in 1937. Its aim was to understand the nature of the vital conflict between the Christian faith and the secular tendencies of the early twentieth century, particularly in relation to education...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Communist Education

    Edited by Edmund J King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Developments and trends in Communist education are traced in this authoritative survey by specialists. Eight chapters deal with particular aspects: ideology, psychology, the selective process, the roles of teachers and parents, polytechnical education, the universities and professional institutes....

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Assessment, Schools and Society

    By Patricia Broadfoot

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The 1970s saw a growing worldwide pre-occupation with school assessment; Britain witnessed lengthy debate in response to the proposals for examination reform initiated by the Schools Council, and the setting up of an Assessment of Performance Unit to monitor standards of achievement. This book...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

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