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Education Studies

Education Studies
Essential Issues

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Steve Bartlett - Professor of Education Studies at the University of Wolverhampton
  • Diana Burton - Professor of Education at the University of Wolverhampton

March 2003 | 276 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`The essays are thematically well organized and lucidly presented. In terms of design, contents and presentation, this is undoubtedly an excellent textbook' - Journal of Educational Planning and Administration

`Education Studies: Essential Issues' is a book similar in style to the editor's first volume 'Introduction to Education Studies', both books introducing a variety of broad educational issues while analyzing certain areas in greater depth. Whereas the first book dealt with wider perspectives on education (i.e. research, politics and policy, psychological theory), this book deals with more specific issues with chapters viewing education through early years and compulsory schooling to post-compulsory and higher education, through to lifelong learning. Ultimately this book is quite unique due to the collection of chapters and is a worthy addition to any university bookshelf or as a key text for mandatory education modules' - Scott Buckler, University of Worcester, for Escalate

`This book is essential reading for all those concerned about education, especially for those working within the education system' - International Journal of Educational Management

`[Education Studies] is an informed and informative introduction. Teachers as well as student teachers will find it stimulating and valuable. Topics it covers well include teacher management and teacher professionalism' - Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement

This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in education studies programmes. Chapters include:

- globalization

- differentiation

- early childhood

- special needs

- citizenship and education

- lifelong learning

- post-compulsory education

- higher education

- management and professionalism in teaching

- education and economic development.

Prominent contributors in each field provide students with a solid grounding in the areas they will be studying and point the way to further successful study.

Also by same author

Introduction to Education Studies

Steve Bartlett

Diana Burton

Nick Peim

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Steve Bartlett and Diana Burton
The Study of Education
Helen Moylett
Early Years Education and Care
Diana Burton
Differentiation of Schooling and Pedagogy
Peter Clough and Philip Garner
Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education
Origins and Current Issues  
Dean Garratt
Education for Citizenship
Steve Bartlett and Diana Burton
The Management of Teachers as Professionals
James Avis
Post-Compulsory Education
Issues for 16-18-Year-Olds  
Ann-Marie Bathmaker
The Expansion of Higher Education
A Consideration of Control, Funding and Quality  
Steve Bartlett
Education for Lifelong Learning
Tim Wright
Education for Development
John Robinson
Contemporary Globalization and Education

A very informative and useful publication. Helps to understand and explain relevant areas of education.

Mrs Paula Louise Sommers
Special Education, Northampton College
April 29, 2019

An essential read for anyone involved in education who is studying in FE/HE or conducting research. Informed and structured book that supports education research.

Mr Marc Corner
Teacher Training, Akuro Limited
November 24, 2013

Provides some very useful supplementary information for our course. Covers some interesting concepts.

Ms Jay Henry
Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University
September 20, 2013

Good reference book for my learners but one which I enjoyed reading & gained much that I can use for my teaching

Mrs Alicia Hawkes
Education, Totton College
September 9, 2013

Clear, concise and up to date text which covers key elements which every Education Studies student should know.

Miss Caroline Lewis
Swansea School of Education, Swansea Metropolitan University
April 10, 2012

A good all round book for thoses involved in education at any level. Font size makes for easy reading

Mrs Rozanne White
Community School Nursing, university of west london
November 9, 2011

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