Education Studies: An Issues-based Approach

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John Sharp, Les Hankin, Stephen Ward
SAGE, Jun 30, 2009 - Education - 232 pages
Education Studies continues to grow as a popular undergraduate area of study. This core text addresses themes common to all Education Studies courses. It benefits from a large list of contributors from key institutions. This second edition includes chapters on education and employment, new media and sex and relationships education and is fully revised and updated. For each topic, an overview and discussion are accompanied by features such as Research and Pause for Thought boxes to promote reflection and analysis and to encourage the reader to engage with the text.

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The nature of higher education
Themes in education
Leadership in education
Race and education
From special needs to inclusive education
what place for faith communities in schools?
Education for citizenship and democracy
Education and employablity
Sex and relationships education
The impact of new media technologies
Global citizenship and comparative education

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About the author (2009)

John Sharp is Head of Research and Professor of Education Studies at the Centre for Educational Development and Research, Bishop Grosseteste University College.

Les Hankin led the development of the Education Studies degree pathway at Liverpool Hope University. He has worked extensively on Hope's teaching projects in India and Africa.

Stephen Ward is Head of Education and Childhood Studies at Bath Spa University.

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