Education Studies continues to grow as a popular undergraduate area of study. This core text addresses themes common to all Education Studies courses. It benefits from a large list of chapters from key contributors at key institutions. This third edition has been completely revised and updated with the addition of seven new chapters. Themes newly explored include gender, research, the power of money and status and alternatives to schooling. This fully comprehensive text is accessibly written, with learning features throughout to encourage students to approach issues critically. Fully up-to-date and covering a huge range of themes for Education Studies students.
Will Curtis is Education Subject Leader and Senior Lecturer in Education Studies at De Montfort University. Stephen Ward is Head of Education and Childhood Studies at Bath Spa University. Les Hankin led the development of the Education Studies degree pathway at Liverpool Hope University. He has worked extensively on Hope's teaching projects in India and Africa.
What is Education? The Mystery of Learning The Early Years Schools and Classrooms The School Curriculum Assessment Community Education: Innovation and Active Intervention The Learning and Skills Sector The Nature of Higher Education Alternatives to Formal Schooling Variations in the UK: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Education and the Economy Gender and Education Race and Education From Special Needs to Inclusive Education Faith in Education: What Place for Faith Communities in Schools Education for Citizenship and Democracy The Impact of New Media Technologies Global Citizenship and Comparative Education