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  1. World Yearbook of Education 2007

    Educating the Global Workforce: Knowledge, Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers

    Edited by Lesley Farrell, Tara Fenwick

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    The 2007 edition of this respected international volume considers the challenges facing work related education arising from the rapid expansion of the global economy and the impact of this on labour markets and individual workers. Including perspectives from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Africa,...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Local Literacies

    Reading and Writing in One Community

    By David Barton, Mary Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    Local Literacies is a unique detailed study of the role of reading and writing in people’s everyday lives. By concentrating on a selection of people in a particular community in Lancaster, England, the authors analyse how they use literacy in their day-to-day lives. It follows four people in detail...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. From Adult Education to the Learning Society

    21 Years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Education Heritage

    This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Making Dyslexia Work for You

    2nd Edition

    By Vicki Goodwin, Bonita Thomson

    Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning in the UK

    An International Analysis

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    This volume offers a comprehensive international response to the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)’s inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the UK. The book focuses upon some of the main themes of the inquiry, and analyses them from very broad perspectives undertaken...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Mentoring Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    A guide to effective practice, 2nd Edition

    By Bryan Cunningham

    The post-compulsory sector is complex and multifaceted, with highly diverse and sometimes challenging learner groups and subject to change from almost unending shifts in educational policy. Effective mentoring has a crucial role in the initial training of new teachers in the post-compulsory sector...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Education

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge Mobilization and Educational Research

    Politics, languages and responsibilities

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Lesley Farrell

    How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better ‘mobilized’ among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge