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  1. Assessment, Schools and Society

    By Patricia Broadfoot

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The 1970s saw a growing worldwide pre-occupation with school assessment; Britain witnessed lengthy debate in response to the proposals for examination reform initiated by the Schools Council, and the setting up of an Assessment of Performance Unit to monitor standards of achievement. This book...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education)

    Schooling in a Pluralist Society

    Edited by Leslie Claydon, Tony Knight, Marta Rado

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book demonstrates how it is possible to value, respect and utilise cultural diversity and yet achieve a ‘good education’ for all. The authors contend that few issues in education can be examined in isolation from the world outside. This must surely apply to the question of cultural, social and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Children and Schooling

    By Phillip Gammage

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book provides a synthesis of a broadly-based social-psychology of education and bridges the gap between theory and practice in education by emphasising the relationship between research and actuality. The author discusses the major issues in childhood socialisation relating to schooling,...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Education of Children Under Seven

    By Mary Sturt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Class, Culture and the Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sense and Nonsense and the National Curriculum

    Edited by Michael Barber, Duncan Graham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Originally written after four years of the National Curriculum, at a time when adjustments and radical changes were being implemented, this book analyses from various points of view what is wrong with the National Curriculum and presents a series of options for putting it right....

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational prospects of children in poverty is through an increased emphasis upon a culture of control, discipline, regulation and...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge