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  1. Becoming Teachers

    Texts and Testimonies, 1907-1950

    Edited by Peter Cunningham, Philip Gardner

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    There is an extraordinary gap in the published history of schooling in the twentieth century. Nowhere is the voice of the teacher, telling his or her own story, extensively to be heard. This book, drawing not only upon the official documentary record, but also upon the previously untapped...

    Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Public or Private Education?

    Lessons from History

    By Richard Aldrich

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This collection of essays, edited by the distinguished historian of education Richard Aldrich, examines past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of knowledge and education. Following the introduction, it is divided into three sections: * key themes and...

    Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Teacher Training at Cambridge

    The Initiatives of Oscar Browning and Elizabeth Hughes

    By Pam Hirsch, Mark McBeth

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book focuses on two educationalists, Oscar Browning (1837-1923) and Elizabeth Hughes (1852-1925) who were the principals of the two separate day training colleges for men and women at Cambridge. The early initiatives of these two leaders began the development of education studies at Cambridge...

    Published December 31st 2003 by Routledge

  4. Royal Education

    Past, Present and Future

    By Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    Many people assume that kings and queens have generally received a "good education", perhaps the best that money could buy at the time. This book investigates the reality: what is known about the education of British sovereigns from the beginning of the Tudor period to the end of the 20th...

    Published August 29th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Higher Education and Policy-making in Twentieth-century England

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book explores the changing patterns of higher education in England in the twentieth century, the types of institutions and the emergence of a 'system' of education. At the same time it traces the relationship between the writer-advocates of higher education and the changing world of higher...

    Published July 14th 2003 by Routledge

  6. British Private Schools

    Research on Policy and Practice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private...

    Published June 28th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Dictionary of British Education

    By Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This is an up-to-date guide for teachers and parents, administrators, governors , students and others to help the find their way about the increasingly complex world of education. The main section provides a dictionary that is more than a simple set of definitions: many words in education have been...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  8. A Genealogy of Equality

    The Curriculum for Social Work Education and Training

    By Dr Hilary Walker, Hilary Walker

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This account of the incorporation of issues of equality into the social work education curriculum focuses upon the period between 1989 and 1995, a time of considerable activity and rapid change. It is based upon research carried out by the author whilst studying for a doctorate in education....

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The TUC and Education Reform, 1926-1970

    By Dr Clive Griggs, Clive Griggs

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book covers a crucial period for the development of state education in Britain; the advent of the comprehensive debate before and during the Second World War; the War years themselves and the 1944 Education Act; the post-War Labour Government; and Churchill's last government in a time of...

    Published September 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Colonialism and Education

    An International Perspective

    By Joyce Goodman, Jane Martin

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    An examination of the ways in which gender intersects with informal and formal education in England, Germany, Indonesia, South Africa, USA and the Netherlands. The book looks at various issues including: citizenship; authority; colonialism and education; and the construction of national identities....

    Published July 29th 2002 by Routledge

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