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  1. Standards and Quality in Higher Education

    Standards and Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by John Brennan, Peter de Vries and Ruth Williams

    This book addresses current debates on academic standards and quality assurance. It includes reports on the progress of several international quality initiatives and the results of studies of the impact of external quality assurance upon management and decision-making in higher education institutions. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 240pp, CA$62.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-423-8
  2. European Dimensions

    European Dimensions

    Education, Training and the European Union

    John Field

    European Dimensions addresses the European Union's desire for a unified approach to education and its content. It explores the origins of the EU's present interest in education and also addresses the tensions that underlie its policies. This book takes a hard-headed look at the EU's position on education and assesses its impact at national level. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 8.54in x 5.51in / 217mm x 140mm, 224pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-432-0
  3. Educational Citizenship and Independent Learning

    Educational Citizenship and Independent Learning

    Rhys Griffith

    Defining the characteristics of the ideal global citizen - critically reflective, ethically concerned with social justice, and capable of exercising personal control - Rhys Griffith examines how citizenship is promoted, ignored or even suppressed in schools and offers an analysis of existing methods of cultivating citizenship. Learn More
    1998, 300pp
  4. Making a Leap - Theatre of Empowerment

    Making a Leap - Theatre of Empowerment

    A Practical Handbook for Creative Drama Work with Young People

    Sara Clifford and Anna Herrmann

    A practical handbook for those wanting to use drama and theatre to explore issues in their work with young people, this book has developed from ten years of active research in community settings. The authors' holistic approach to theatre-making draws on theatre in education, community theatre, youth work, group work and conflict resolution. Learn More
    1998, 256pp
  5. Disability Voice

    Disability Voice

    Towards an Enabling Education

    Mal Leicester

    The book encourages equal opportunities for disabled people by promoting the practice of enabling education, a 'disability-aware' education that caters for everyone's educational needs. Interviews with disabled people are also included, giving their own recommendations for educators and policy makers. Learn More
    1998, 128pp
  6. Changing Relationships Between Higher Education and the State

    Changing Relationships Between Higher Education and the State

    Edited by Mary Henkel and Brenda Little

    Examining the patterns of change in relationships between higher education systems and the state throughout Europe, the contributors explore the main theoretical and policy options available to policymakers, and the issues they raise for governments, institutions and academics. Learn More
    1998, 320pp
  7. Lifelong Learning

    Lifelong Learning

    The Politics of the New Learning Environment

    Geoffrey Elliott

    Elliott explores the imperatives of a mass system through data drawn from a study of access- and foundation-year students and their teachers. Arguing that our present conceptions of education are narrow and market-led, he proposes an alternative, pedagogy-based system to establish a society truly capable of lifelong learning. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 5.91in / 230mm x 150mm, 144pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-580-8
  8. Understanding and Supporting Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    Understanding and Supporting Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    Edited by Paul Cooper

    The contributors stress that EBDs are a form of communication, albeit an antagonistic one, and evaluate the success of different methods of intervention in clinical, educational and family settings. They argue that successful intervention requires an appreciation of the complex interplay in the social and personal factors affecting each child. Learn More
    1999, 272pp
  9. Transforming Universities

    Transforming Universities

    Changing Patterns of Governance, Structure and Learning in Swedish Higher Education

    Marianne Bauer, Susan Marton, Berit Askling and Ference Marton

    The formation of higher education policy is a political process, and a change in government can result in dramatic system reform. Transforming Universities shows how such changes can affect institutional conditions and academic working and values, using the highly politicized Swedish system as a case study. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.10in / 233mm x 155mm, 320pp, CA$71.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-675-1
  10. Adaptive University Structures

    Adaptive University Structures

    An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities

    Barbara Sporn

    This book examines adaptability in universities in Europe and the US, drawing out the lessons learnt for policy makers and managers to develop such structures, and help their institutions survive change. It looks at three US universities identified as adaptive and three European institutions which are trying to improve their adaptive capacity. Learn More
    1999, 280pp

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