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  1. Philosophy of Education

    The Essential Texts

    Edited by Steven M. Cahn

    Philosophy of education is a study both of the aims of education and the most appropriate means of achieving those aims. This volume contains substantial selections from those works widely regarded as central to the development of the field. These are the "essential texts" that lay the...

    Published January 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Researching with Integrity

    The Ethics of Academic Enquiry

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    There is increased emphasis internationally on ethically sound research, and on good training for research supervisors. Researching with Integrity aims to identify what and how research can be undertaken ethically and with ‘virtue’ from initial conception of ideas through to dissemination. It...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Global Perspectives in the Geography Curriculum

    Reviewing the Moral Case for Geography

    By Alex Standish

    ‘For geographers across the globe this book provides the arguments for a return to the teaching of geography and why they should reject the politicisation of the subject by education policy makers and politicians. Standish’s careful critique shows the necessity of a depoliticised geography...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The History of Higher Education

    Edited by Roy Lowe

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    This new Major Work is a five-volume collection in Routledge’s Major Themes in Education series. It charts the history and development of higher education. Encompassing the period since 1760, the principal focus is on the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, although more recent developments...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By John Gingell, Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This new edition of Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide summarizing all the key terms, ideas and issues central to the study of educational theory today. Fully updated, the book is cross-referenced throughout and contains pointers to further reading, as well as new...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Children as Philosophers

    Learning Through Enquiry and Dialogue in the Primary Classroom, 2nd Edition

    By Joanna Haynes

    Since the publication of the first edition of Children as Philosophers in 2002 there has been an enormous growth of interest in philosophy with children. This fully revised second edition suggests ways in which you can introduce philosophical enquiry to your Personal, Social and Health Education...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Testing Times

    The Uses and Abuses of Assessment

    By Gordon Stobart

    Assessment dominates our lives but its good intentions often produce negative consequences. An example that is central to this book is how current forms of assessment encourage shallow ‘for-the-test’ learning. It is true to say that as the volume of assessment increases, confidence in what it...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Foucault and Lifelong Learning

    Governing the Subject

    Edited by Andreas Fejes, Katherine Nicoll

    Over the last twenty years there has been increasing interest in the work of Michel Foucault in the social sciences and in particular with relation to education. This, the first book to draw on his work to consider lifelong learning, explores the significance of policies and practices of lifelong...

    Published January 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Peace Education and Religious Plurality

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Robert Jackson, Satoko Fujiwara

    Does religion bring peace or war? In order to discuss this fundamental question, it is essential to reflect upon religious education that shapes the views of religion among young generations. This book has developed from the special panel on "Religious Education and Peace" for the 19th World...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy in the Classroom

    Improving your Pupils' Thinking Skills and Motivating Them to Learn

    By Ron Shaw

    Ever had difficulty inspiring your children to consider and discuss philosophical concepts? Philosophy in the Classroom helps teachers tap in to children’s natural wonder and curiosity. The practical lesson plans, built around Aesop’s fables, encourage children to formulate and express their own...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge