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Independent schools, private education books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Independent schools, private education category. Presented with a red border are the Independent schools, private education books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Making a Man of Him Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50 by Christine Heward Making a Man of Him Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

Originally published in 1988, this book analyses the effect of public boarding school on those boys who grew to manhood under its influence. With access to over 2000 letters written by parents to the Head Master and governors of Ellesmere...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Home at Last Freedom from Boarding School Pain by Mark Stibbe Home at Last Freedom from Boarding School Pain

Mark Stibbe now tells his story and shares a unique, faith-based perspective and how to start the journey towards freedom from the abandonment and abuse that so often marks the boarding school experience.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

New Sociologies of Elite Schooling by Jane (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) Kenway New Sociologies of Elite Schooling
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Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education by Anthony G. Green Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education

This book, first published in 1988, examines the development of secondary comprehensive education from the 1960s to the 1980s. Tensions and transformations in the meaning and practice of `comprehensive' and `progressive' education within the state education sector are examined and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2017

Independent Schools Yearbook 2016-2017 by Independent Schools Yearbook 2016-2017

The Independent Schools Yearbook is the highly-respected book of reference of Independent Schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council's Associations: HMC, GSA, The Society of Heads, IAPS, and ISA. Published and updated annually since 1889 the 'Blue Book' is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017

Never to Return: Brighton College's Fallen 1914-18 by Max Usher Never to Return: Brighton College's Fallen 1914-18

In the early summer of 1914, the headmaster of Brighton College, Canon W. R. Dawson, spoke to the school in chapel. He called on every boy present to stand ready to sacrifice his life in defence of his country. No...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017

Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education Implementing Policies to Achieve Equal Opportunity for All by Janet Mulvey, Bruce S. Cooper Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education Implementing Policies to Achieve Equal Opportunity for All
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Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education examines statistical studies that demonstrate the impact of environmental issues on cognitive development. Through documented research in areas of health care, nutrition, pollution, community and family experiences, it illustrates the educational outcome...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2016

Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education Implementing Policies to Achieve Equal Opportunity for All by Janet Mulvey, Bruce S. Cooper Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education Implementing Policies to Achieve Equal Opportunity for All
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Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education examines statistical studies that demonstrate the impact of environmental issues on cognitive development. Through documented research in areas of health care, nutrition, pollution, community and family experiences, it illustrates the educational outcome...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2016

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Independent Schools Yearbook 2017-2018 by Independent Schools Yearbook 2017-2018

The Independent Schools Yearbook is the highly-respected book of reference of Independent Schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council's Associations: HMC, GSA, The Society of Heads, IAPS, and ISA. Published and updated annually since 1889 the 'Blue Book' is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Learning to Live in Boys' Schools Art-led Understandings of Masculinities by Donal O'Donoghue Learning to Live in Boys' Schools Art-led Understandings of Masculinities

In order to understand how boys and young men experience and live in school one needs to pay attention to how place contributes to the production of self. This study of how boys and young men make sense of themselves,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Charter Schools at the Crossroads Predicaments, Paradoxes, Possibilities by Chester E., Jr. Finn, Bruno V. Manno, Brandon L. Wright Charter Schools at the Crossroads Predicaments, Paradoxes, Possibilities
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Offers a frank and nuanced analysis of the successes and shortcomings of the charter movement, and outlines possible directions for the future. The authors highlight some of the key accomplishments of charter schools in serving selected populations while acknowledging the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2016

Charter Schools at the Crossroads Predicaments, Paradoxes, Possibilities by Chester E., Jr. Finn, Bruno V. Manno, Brandon L. Wright Charter Schools at the Crossroads Predicaments, Paradoxes, Possibilities
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Offers a frank and nuanced analysis of the successes and shortcomings of the charter movement, and outlines possible directions for the future. The authors highlight some of the key accomplishments of charter schools in serving selected populations while acknowledging the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2016

John Catt's Guide to International Schools The Authoritative Guide to International Schools and International Education by Jonathan Barnes John Catt's Guide to International Schools The Authoritative Guide to International Schools and International Education

A comprehensive guide to international schools and international education. Features details of more than 4,000 international schools.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2016

Independent Schools Yearbook 2015-2016 by Independent Schools Yearbook 2015-2016

The Independent Schools Yearbook is the highly-respected book of reference of Independent Schools whose Heads are in membership of the Independent Schools Council's Constituent Associations: HMC, GSA, The Society of Heads, IAPS and ISA. Published and updated annually since 1889...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/03/2016

The Attain Guide to Choosing an Independent School for your Child by Matthew Smith The Attain Guide to Choosing an Independent School for your Child


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2016

The New Meritocracy A History of UK Independent Schools 1979-2014 by Mark Peel The New Meritocracy A History of UK Independent Schools 1979-2014

A fascinating and in-depth analysis of how the independent schools sector has transformed itself in a single generation
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2015

John Catt's Guide to International Schools The Authoritative Guide to International Education by Jonathan Barnes John Catt's Guide to International Schools The Authoritative Guide to International Education

The authoritative guide to international education, featuring information on more than 3,000 international schools across the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2015

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