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History of education books

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Creating a Useful Science of Education Society's Most Important and Challenging Task by R. Barker, Ph.D. Bausell Creating a Useful Science of Education Society's Most Important and Challenging Task
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This book poses and answers two questions: (a) whether it is possible for the science of education to develop into a discipline that could constructively impact the education of students and, if so (b) what type of research would be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Struggle for Public Education Ten Themes in American Educational History by Donald Parkerson, Jo Ann Parkerson The Struggle for Public Education Ten Themes in American Educational History
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This book provides a clear, comprehensive history of the modern American school from the nineteenth century to the present.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

The Struggle for Public Education Ten Themes in American Educational History by Donald Parkerson, Jo Ann Parkerson The Struggle for Public Education Ten Themes in American Educational History
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This book provides a clear, comprehensive history of the modern American school from the nineteenth century to the present.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Matthew Arnold and English Education The Poet's Pioneering Advocacy in Middle Class Instruction by Brendan A. Rapple Matthew Arnold and English Education The Poet's Pioneering Advocacy in Middle Class Instruction

Poet and literary and social religious Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) was a prominent educator. One of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Elementary Schools for 35 years, he travelled abroad to report on foreign education. Though Arnold is recognized as an early proponent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Educating Drew The real story of Harrop Fold School by Drew Povey Educating Drew The real story of Harrop Fold School

Telling the remarkable story of Drew Povey and Harrop Fold School in Salford, from their unprecedented GBP2.5m debt to being featured in the BAFTA-award nominated Educating Manchester TV series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

The Story of Waterloo Grammar School 1912 - 1972 The School That Would Not Die by Peter Sleeman The Story of Waterloo Grammar School 1912 - 1972 The School That Would Not Die

A story of a Grammar School in working class Liverpool set against the background of 19th & 20th century national & international events and the history of UK education.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean by C. M. (Institute of Education, University College London, UK) Posner Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean
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Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean examines the development and practice of education in Mexico, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The chapters, written by local experts, provide an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Eastern Mennonite University A Century of Countercultural Education by Donald B. Kraybill Eastern Mennonite University A Century of Countercultural Education


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Coming Soon

Birmingham Conservatoire Inspiring Musicians Since 1886 by Christopher Morley Birmingham Conservatoire Inspiring Musicians Since 1886

A beautiful illustrated history of one of Britain's finest music schools
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

God, Country, Notre Dame The Autobiography by Theodore M. Hesburgh God, Country, Notre Dame The Autobiography

I have traveled far and wide, far beyond the simple parish I envisioned as a young man. My obligation of service has led me into diverse yet interrelated roles: college teacher, theologian, president of a great university, counselor to four...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Europe in the Classroom World Culture and Nation-Building in Post-Socialist Romania by Simona Szakacs Europe in the Classroom World Culture and Nation-Building in Post-Socialist Romania

By drawing on policy documentation, interviews with key players, qualitative data from everyday school contexts, and extensive textbook analysis, this groundbreaking study explores change within the Romanian education system as a process that institutionalises world culture through symbolic mediation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

We Demand The University and Student Protests by Roderick A. Ferguson We Demand The University and Student Protests

In the post World War II period, student movements rebelled against the archaic university. This book shows how the university, particularly the public university, is moving away from the people, in all their diversity. As more resources are put towards...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

We Demand The University and Student Protests by Roderick A. Ferguson We Demand The University and Student Protests

In the post World War II period, student movements rebelled against the archaic university. This book shows how the university, particularly the public university, is moving away from the people, in all their diversity. As more resources are put towards...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Kenyan Youth Education in Colonial and Post-Colonial Times Joseph Kamiru Gikubu's Impact by Peter Otiato Ojiambo Kenyan Youth Education in Colonial and Post-Colonial Times Joseph Kamiru Gikubu's Impact

Gikubu's educational contributions were wide-ranging and include both practical and theoretical aspects of education through his works in various juvenile rehabilitation programs and youth clubs, as well as his insights on youth education and school leadership.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Lines Were Drawn Remembering Court-Ordered Integration at a Mississippi High School by Claiborne Barksdale Lines Were Drawn Remembering Court-Ordered Integration at a Mississippi High School

Looks at a group of Mississippi teenagers whose entire high school experience, beginning in 1969, was under federal court-ordered racial integration. Through oral histories and other research, this group memoir considers how the students, despite their markedly different backgrounds, shared...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Women's Higher Education in the United States New Historical Perspectives by Margaret A. Nash Women's Higher Education in the United States New Historical Perspectives

This volume presents new perspectives on the history of higher education for women in the United States. By introducing new voices and viewpoints into the literature on the history of higher education from the early nineteenth century through the 1970s,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Teacher Preparation in Ireland History, Policy and Future Directions by Thomas O'Donoghue, Judith Harford, Teresa O'Doherty Teacher Preparation in Ireland History, Policy and Future Directions
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This study of teacher preparation policy and practice in Ireland from Independence in 1921 to the present, highlights, within an international context, the extent to which the focus of preparation moved from nation-building until 1967, when free second-level education was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Democracy's Schools The Rise of Public Education in America by Johann N. Neem Democracy's Schools The Rise of Public Education in America

By studying the origins of America's public schools, Neem urges us to focus on the defining features of democratic education: promoting equality, nurturing human beings, preparing citizens, and fostering civic solidarity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

Democracy's Schools The Rise of Public Education in America by Johann N. Neem Democracy's Schools The Rise of Public Education in America

By studying the origins of America's public schools, Neem urges us to focus on the defining features of democratic education: promoting equality, nurturing human beings, preparing citizens, and fostering civic solidarity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

For the Common Good A New History of Higher Education in America by Charles Dorn For the Common Good A New History of Higher Education in America


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

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