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  1. Primary Understanding

    Education in Early Childhood

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Beginning with descriptions of the ways in which children make sense of their experience and the world, such as fantasy, stories and games, Egan constructs his argument that constituting this foundational layer are sets of cultural sense-making capacities, reflected in oral cultures throughout the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Common Sense and the Curriculum

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book addresses the question ‘What should be taught in schools and why?’. The book begins by stressing the way in which such a question should be approached and goes on to offer a comprehensive and stringent critique of a variety of principles for the selection of curriculum content, with...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education and Society (RLE Edu L)

    By E G Biaggini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume discusses how the lay-person responds to written appeals to his intelligence and feelings with particular emphasis on education and culture. The author indicates a possible approach to the task of investigation rather than all that can be done with the method employed. The second part...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Judith Cochran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Moral Curriculum

    A Sociological Analysis

    By P W Musgrave

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Teachers are, and always have been seen as agents of respectability in our society, but today this role is far less easily defined than it once was. Now, for most teachers, the whats and hows of moral behaviour, guidance and instruction have become debatable issues. In this book the author gives us...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Curriculum Studies

    Edited by Martin Lawn, Len Barton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book reappraises the British and American experience in curriculum studies, the curious way in which it has been dominated by certain ideas and introduces the reader to alternative ways of perceiving, defining and approaching its problems. It provides a radical critique of the whole area,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Class, Culture and Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book examines the concepts of equality, class, culture, work and leisure and explores their interrelationship through the discussion of some current problems, especially the problems posed for schools for the ‘culturally deprived.’ The debate about differential provision of schooling for...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Politics and Policy Making in Education

    Explorations in Sociology

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Based on interviews with key actors in the policy-making process, this book maps the changes in education policy and policy making in the Thatcherite decade. The focus of the book is the 1988 Education Reform Act, its origins, purposes and effects, and it looks behind the scenes at the priorities...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Crisis in the Curriculum

    Edited by E C Cuff, George C F Payne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This collection of papers surveys key aspects of the curriculum, investigates the present situation and discusses what improvements need to be made. It is contributed by teachers, educational advisers and researchers and ranges across a variety of different institutional teaching settings and a...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge