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Key Debates In Educational Policy

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  • Educational Assessment on Trial by Christopher Winch
    Educational Assessment on Trial (English, Paperback) Christopher Winch, Andrew Davis

    "In an accessible introduction to the issues, two leading experts on educational assessment debate the value of exams and tests within education"--

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  • Educational Equality by Graham Haydon
    Educational Equality (English, Paperback) Graham Haydon

    Considers the philosophical debates surrounding equality and education. This title covers issues such as: What is Educational Equality? Why Does Educational Equality Matter? And is Educational Equality Possible? It highlights the critical perspectives that philosophy can bring to bear on education policy and provides a discussion of the issues.

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  • Special Educational Needs by Lorella Terzi
    Special Educational Needs (English, Paperback) Lorella Terzi

    Looks at the philosophical debates surrounding special educational needs and inclusion. This edition highlights the critical perspectives that philosophy can bring to bear on the education policy and provides a varied discussion of the issues. It aims to stimulate debate and to contribute to better informed educational initiatives.

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  • Religious Education by L. Philip Barnes
    Religious Education (English, Paperback) L. Philip Barnes, Andrew Davis

    "Religious Education: Educating for Diversity raises issues that are central to the theory and practice of education, and in particular religious education, in modern liberal democracies characterized by diversity in its different forms. What kind of religious education is best equipped both to challenge prejudice and intolerance in society and to develop responsible and respectful relationships...

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  • Dyslexia by Julian Elliott
    Dyslexia (English, Paperback) Julian Elliott, Rod Nicolson

    "Dyslexia is often presented as a clearly delineated condition that can be diagnosed on the basis of appropriate cognitive tests with corresponding forms on intervention. However, this approachable text explores the issues behind this assertion in bringing together leading figures in the field to debate dyslexia. Julian Elliott shows that understandings and usage of the dyslexia label vary...

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  • Teaching Thinking Skills by Christopher Winch
    Teaching Thinking Skills (English, Paperback) Christopher Winch

    Examines the philosophical debates surrounding the existance, teaching and transferability of thinking skills. This title debates issues such as: Do thinking skills exist? What are the aims of education? Can thinking skill be taught? Are thinking skills transferable?

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