Education Studies: Essential Issues

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This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in Education Studies programs. Prominent contributors in each field provide students with a solid grounding in the areas they will be studying and point the way to further successful study.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761940494
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/15/2003
  • Series: One-Off Series
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 6.86 (w) x 9.74 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve’s research interests are in practitioner research where he has worked with networks of teachers on the development of their classroom evaluations. He has also been involved with the development of Education Studies as a subject in HE. Steve has been chair of the British Education Studies Association and was more recently involved in the review of the Education Studies Subject Benchmarks for QAA.

Steve currently teaches research methods on the master’s in leadership and management and education studies on the combined awards program.

Professor Diana Burton is pro vice chancellor at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), having joined the university as Dean of Education, Community and Leisure in 2002. Starting her career teaching secondary pupils in a challenging community, she became a teacher educator at Manchester Metropolitan University from 1989 – 2002.

As a member of LJMU’s senior management team, Diana contributes to the corporate strategic development and leads all aspects of research and the student experience. She holds a Masters degree and PhD from the University of Birmingham and has published several books and journal articles on aspects of education studies and teacher development. She is involved in a number of research projects.

Diana is governor of Riverside College, Halton having recently stepped down as Chair after four years. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Higher Education Academy.

Diana is married to an education professor and together they have four sons who have between them experienced three types of post-16 education. Diana is passionate about improving opportunities for disadvantaged young people and is keen to help the post-16 sector exploit its crucial role in this regard.

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Table of Contents

The Study of Education - Steve Bartlett and Diana Burton
Early Years Education and Care - Helen Moylett
Differentiation of Schooling and Pedagogy - Diana Burton
Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education - Peter Clough and Philip Garner
Origins and Current Issues
Education for Citizenship - Dean Garratt
The Management of Teachers as Professionals - Steve Bartlett and Diana Burton
Post-Compulsory Education - James Avis
Issues for 16-18-Year-Olds
The Expansion of Higher Education - Ann-Marie Bathmaker
A Consideration of Control, Funding and Quality
Education for Lifelong Learning - Steve Bartlett
Education for Development - Tim Wright
Contemporary Globalization and Education - John Robinson
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