Teaching and Training in Post-Compulsory Education / Edition 3

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The third edition of this bestselling text examines the breadth of post-compulsory education (PCE) from Adult and Further Education through to training in private and public industry and commerce. Revised and updated throughout to include recent initiatives and developments in the field, it is the definitive textbook on learning, teaching, resources, course planning and assessment in all areas of PCE.

The authors examine key areas in post-compulsory education through topical discussion, practical exercises, theory, reading, analysis, information, and examples of student work. Popular features of the previous edition such as the chronology of PCE have been retained and fully updated.

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Andy Armitage is Head of the Department of Post-Compulsory Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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Robin Bryant is Head of the Department of Crime and Policing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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Richard Dunnill is Head of Education, Institute for Education Policy Research, Staffordshire University, UK

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Karen Flanagan is Senior Lecturer in Post-Compulsory Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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Dennis Hayes is Head of the Centre for Professional Learning, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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Alan Hudson is Director, Leadership Programme for China, University of Oxford, UK

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Janis Kent is Curriculum Manager for Professional Studies and Learning Resources, Orpington College, UK

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Shirley Lawes isSubject Leader, Modern Foreign Languages, University of London, Institute of Education, UK

About the Author:
Mandy Renwick is Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

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Editorial Reviews

Intended primarily for preparation for the UK certificate in post- compulsory education, the text addresses some universal issues: philosophies of education, the "triumph" of vocationalism, teacher training, assessment, curriculum design and evaluation. Includes comparative chronologies of UK and US educational developments. Distributed in the US by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335222681
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Mandy Renwick is Lecturer, Cardiff School of Education, UWIC

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Working in post-compulsory education 4

2 The lifelong learning teacher: learning and developing 33

3 Student learning in post-compulsory education 60

4 Teaching and the management of learning 88

5 Resources for teaching and learning 108

6 Assessment 143

7 Exploring the curriculum 178

8 Course design, development and evaluation 211

9 Developments in post-compulsory education 242

Bibliography 274

Index 287

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