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Forthcoming Education Policy & Politics Books

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  1. Understanding Early Years Education across the UK

    Comparing practice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

    Edited by Diane Boyd, Nicky Hirst

    The four nations of the UK each have distinctive policy and curricula in relation to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This new textbook offers a comprehensive look at early years education in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, bringing the curriculum frameworks for each...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Lifespan Transitions and Disability

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadova, Therese Cumming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Improving School Governance

    How better governors make better schools, 2nd Edition

    By Mr Nigel Gann

    About the first edition: "School governors will find this a sound and practical guide to the nature of their responsibilities and the process of managing their workload. It is well researched, based on vast experience, illustrated from the best practice, free from jargon – and always interesting."...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Education and Social Dynamics

    A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey

    By Arnd-Michael Nohl, R. Nazlı Somel

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Curriculum and the Specialisation of Knowledge

    Studies in the sociology of education

    By Michael Young, Johan Muller

    This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities. It focuses on the curriculum as a form of specialised knowledge, optimally designed to enable students to gain access to the best knowledge available in any field....

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Test Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark R. Raymond, Thomas M Haladyna

    The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Knowledge, Control and Critical Thinking in Singapore

    State ideology and the politics of pedagogic recontextualization

    By Leonel Lim

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book examines how critical thinking is regulated in Singapore through the process of what the influential sociologist of education Basil Bernstein termed "pedagogic recontextualization". The ability of critical thinking to speak to alternative possibilities and individual autonomy as well as...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives on its effects

    By Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Galton Maurice, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi Kin Lee

    Series: Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

    This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge