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  • Teachers' Strangest Tales
    Teachers' Strangest Tales (English, Paperback) Iain Spragg

    Featuring the flamboyant swimming teacher who spent his spare time fighting bears, the story of how a fight with his teacher paved the way for Al Capone's infamous crime empire, and the bizarre tale of the American teacher who sued her own pupils for not paying attention in her lesson, this book is a real education.

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  • Bluestockings
    Bluestockings (Paperback) Jane Robinson

    In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither and die. This title tells the story of the fight for female education in Britain.

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  • America's Dream Palace
    America's Dream Palace (English, Hardback) Osamah F Khalil

    As the postwar U.S. national security establishment required Middle Eastern expertise, it cultivated a beneficial relationship with universities. But by the time the Bush administration declared its Global War on Terror, Osamah Khalil shows, think tank agendas aligned with neoconservative goals were the drivers of America's foreign policy.

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  • The University of Oxford
    The University of Oxford (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    The University of Oxford was a medieval wonder. After its foundation in the late 12th century it designed one of Europe's most admired syllabuses for the study of the liberal arts and theology, and attracted teachers of international calibre and fame. This book deals with Oxford's revolutionary events, as well as its intellectual journey.

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  • The Public in Peril
    The Public in Peril (English, Paperback) Henry A. Giroux

    This is one of the first books to thoroughly critique the rise of Trumpism and its potential impact, nationally and globally. One of the world's leading social critics, Giroux offers new critiques of Trump and his early Cabinet choices in the context of longer term trends, including the rise of right-wing populism, the threat of planetary peril, anti-intellectual fervor, the war on youth, a...

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  • Not for Profit
    Not for Profit (English, Paperback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education....

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  • The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education
    The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education (English, Paperback) Alice Bradbury, Guy Roberts-Holmes

    The Datafication of Primary and Early Years Education explores and critically analyses the growing dominance of data in schools and early childhood education settings. Recognising the shift in practice and priorities towards the production and analysis of attainment data that are compared locally, nationally and internationally, this important book explores the role and impact of digital data in...

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  • The Language of Inclusive Education
    The Language of Inclusive Education (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Walton

    The Language of Inclusive Education is an insightful text which considers the writing, speaking, reading and hearing of inclusive education. Based on the premise that humans use language to construct their worlds and their realities, this book is concerned with how language works to determine what we know and understand about issues related to in/exclusion in education. Using a variety of...

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  • Learning Futures
    Learning Futures (English, Paperback) Keri Facer

    In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable, whether alternative futures might be in development, and what other possible futures might demand of...

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  • The Staircase Girls
    The Staircase Girls (English, Paperback) Catherine Seymour

    The fascinating story of the lives of the working-class women who looked after the students of Cambridge University.

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  • A Theory of Moral Education
    A Theory of Moral Education (English, Paperback) Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there's a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to see how educators can secure children's commitment to moral standards without indoctrinating them....

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  • Key Questions in Education
    Key Questions in Education (English, Paperback) John T. Smith

    The media is full of reference to failing schools, troublesome pupils, underperforming boys, disappearing childhood and a teaching profession in crisis as more and more teachers abandon their careers.Key Questions in Education looks at the current and historical debates of each of these issues, examining how a multitude of stakeholders have viewed, and still view, childhood and schooling. In...

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  • Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood
    Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood (English, Paperback) Allison James

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this Routledge Classic offered a potent blend of ideas that informed, even inspired, many empirical studies of...

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  • The Growth Mindset Coach
    The Growth Mindset Coach (English, Paperback) Annie Brock

    Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students' potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything." --

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  • Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason
    Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason (English, Paperback) Ansgar Allen

    Even its most radical critics assume that education is, at core, an incontestable social good.Setting education in its political context, this book, now in paperback, offers a history of good intentions, ranging from the birth of modern schooling and modern examination, to the rise (and fall) of meritocracy.

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  • Faithful & Brave
    Faithful & Brave (Paperback) John MacLeod

    The history of James Gillespie's high school.

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  • The Right Kind of History
    The Right Kind of History (English, Paperback) Mr David Cannadine, Jenny Keating

    The fruit of a two-year research project, this ground-breaking book aims to provide the first historical account of the teaching of history in twentieth-century England, and a series of reflections and suggestions which will inform, feed into and influence the current and future debates about teaching in schools.

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  • On Critical Pedagogy
    On Critical Pedagogy (English, Paperback) Henry A. Giroux

    Focuses on crucial elements associated with critical pedagogy. This title presents an overview of the term as it applies to schooling and to larger cultural spheres. It examines some of the major economic, social, and political forces undermining the promise of democratic schooling in both public and higher education.

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  • The Schooled Society
    The Schooled Society (English, Paperback) David Baker

    The Schooled Society shows how mass education interjects itself and its ideologies into culture at large: from the dynamics of social mobility, to how we measure intelligence, to the values we promote.

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  • From My Heart
    From My Heart (English, Paperback) Neil Hawkes

    Values-based Education is the philosophy and practice that inspires both children and adults to be the best that they can be.

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