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Church, Community and State in Relation to Education: Towards a Theory of School Organization

Church, Community and State in Relation to Education: Towards a Theory of School Organization

1st Edition

Fred Clarke
December 15, 2014

This volume was originally prepared for the World Conference on Church, Community and State held in Oxford in 1937. Its aim was to understand the nature of the vital conflict between the Christian faith and the secular tendencies of the early twentieth century, particularly in relation to education...

Communist Education

Communist Education

1st Edition

Edmund J King
December 15, 2014

Developments and trends in Communist education are traced in this authoritative survey by specialists. Eight chapters deal with particular aspects: ideology, psychology, the selective process, the roles of teachers and parents, polytechnical education, the universities and professional institutes....

Assessment, Schools and Society

Assessment, Schools and Society

1st Edition

Patricia Broadfoot
December 15, 2014

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...

Dissemination of Innovation (RLE Edu O): The Humanities Curriculum Project

Dissemination of Innovation (RLE Edu O): The Humanities Curriculum Project

1st Edition

Jean Rudduck
December 15, 2014

This volume of topical working papers makes available to teachers and to others information intended to stimulate discussion so that all educators may bring their judgement and experience to bear on the concerns of the School Council and contribute to its work. The papers describe plans for...

Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education): Schooling in a Pluralist Society

Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education): Schooling in a Pluralist Society

1st Edition

Leslie Claydon, Tony Knight, Marta Rado
December 15, 2014

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...

Children and Schooling

Children and Schooling

1st Edition

Phillip Gammage
December 15, 2014

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,...

The Research Process in Educational Settings (RLE Edu L): Ten Case Studies

The Research Process in Educational Settings (RLE Edu L): Ten Case Studies

1st Edition

Robert G Burgess
December 15, 2014

This book presents a series of research biographies based on research experiences in the study of educational settings. The main aim is to provide a set of first person accounts on doing research that combine analysis with description. The contributors have been drawn from the disciplines of...

The Education of Children Under Seven

The Education of Children Under Seven

1st Edition

Mary Sturt
December 15, 2014

This book does not cover the whole field of Infants’ Teaching but is concerned mainly with general principles and matters which are open to the non-specialist. Some technical subjects such as Physical Education have been omitted but nonetheless the volume provides a thorough (if somewhat dated)...

Class, Culture and the Curriculum

Class, Culture and the Curriculum

1st Edition

Denis Lawton
December 15, 2014

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...

Sense and Nonsense and the National Curriculum

Sense and Nonsense and the National Curriculum

1st Edition

Michael Barber, Duncan Graham
December 15, 2014

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....

Effective Schools in Developing Countries

Effective Schools in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Henry Levin, Marlaine E Lockheed
December 15, 2014

This volume brings together eight case studies which describe a variety of initiatives to create more effective schools for children of poverty, especially in the Third World. The initiatives reviewed published and unpublished documents and both qualitative and statistical studies were examined....

Changing Patterns of Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

Changing Patterns of Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Michael Raggett, Malcolm Clarkson
December 15, 2014

The Brighton Conference in 1975 was devoted to an examination of some of the problems arising from the re-organisation of teacher education in a period of economic stringency and widespread cuts in education. The book is divided into four sections. The first considers the structural changes...

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