Teaching In Post Compulsory Education

Author: Anthony Coles
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134022492
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With an emphasis on developing higher-order learning skills, such as reflection, critical evaluation and action research, this book provides a comprehensive guide to contemporary and contextual issues within post-compulsory education. This book: * Helps students fulfill Qualified Teacher in Further Education (QTFE) criteria * Provides information and advice on provision for the 14-19 sector * Is structured specifically around the FENTO values * Includes mind-maps charting links to FENTO standards * Provides help with assignments through reflective questions and discussion points

In At The Deep End A Survival Guide For Teachers In Post Compulsory Education

Author: Jim Crawley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136928723
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Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to respond to the intense demands of inspection, quality assurance regimes and major government policies. Now in its second edition, the highly regarded In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education will help you to manage the varied demands of teaching in PCE more effectively by offering friendly, professional advice and a range of teaching and learning activities which will help you become an effective, confident, committed and reflective teacher. With a range of strategies, activities and spaces to reflect, this positive and practical ‘survival guide’ provides advice on: • Meeting initial challenges, working positively with your students and handling challenging behaviour • Accessing support, working with your local colleagues and a greater community of practice • Using straightforward techniques to help you manage pressure and conflict • Supporting skills for life, key skills and essential skills • Making positive use of Information and Communications Technology to support learning • Teaching your specialist subject • Managing inspections, developing as a leader and becoming a ‘Reflective Practitioner’. Lively and engaging, and built from the experience of many teachers across the last 30 years, this book will help all teachers overcome everyday problems and pressures to keep their ‘heads above water’, and become efficient, skilled professionals in the Post Compulsory Education workforce.

A Lecturer S Guide To Further Education

Author: Dennis Hayes
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335234895
Size: 36.97 MB
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This book offers a unique and provocative guide for all lecturers committed to providing the best education and training possible in the changing world of Further Education.

Getting The Buggers To Think

Author: Sue Cowley
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826464682
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In this unique book, Sue Cowlely provides to tips for teaching thinking in her usual approachable, witty and practical style.

The Disciplining Of Education

Author: Jerome Satterthwaite
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781858563374
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This book is a call to educators everywhere to recognize and resist the global forces which are driving educational policy deeper and deeper into narrow discourses of performance, accountability and 'certainties' about what works. It explores government control over educational practice and research in the US and the UK, and examines the impact of this control on teachers and learners. Ian Stronach and Patti Lather open with searing critiques of the effects of current government policy on educational research - and by implication educational practice - in the UK and the US, while Mike Newby focuses specifically on the struggle over the control of initial teacher education in the UK over the last decade. The second section offers four case studies of the effects of this control. Three chapters explore the undermining of professional autonomy: Sue Clegg and Peter Ashworth consider the narrowing effects of the language of 'learning outcomes'; James Avis critiques the punitive inspection régimes currently operating in education; Valerie Reardon compares these régimes to the sanitization of the female body; and Pat Sikes and John Clark examine autonomy and control in a school for students with 'emotional and behavioral disorders', and seek ethical ways of representing the experience of both the teachers and the learners. The final section of the book reviews issues arising from current widening participation policies in the UK. Kathryn Ecclestone writes about the effect of 'therapeutic education' on the self esteem of adult learners; Sandra Sinfield, Tom Burns and Debbie Holley consider how the policing and control of student experience undermines the trust between tutor and student; and Julie Evans and Wendy Martin, focusing on the narratives of mature students, ask in whose interest the widening participation agenda is being pursued. Finally, Roger Harrison and Tamsin Haggis examine the metaphors of learning employed by adult learners and by the policymakers whose decisions shape their experience. This is a book for educational researchers, policymakers and practitioners -- especially those working with adult learners - who want to see beyond the apparent inevitability of current ways of conducting education. It will be of value to students in education, policy studies and professional training, and of particular benefit to those delivering, undertaking or researching education and training in post-compulsory education at all levels.

Balancing Change And Tradition In Global Education Reform

Author: Iris C. Rotberg
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 9781578861460
Size: 13.57 MB
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Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform is an invaluable resource for policymakers, faculty, students, and anyone interested in how decisions made about the education system ultimately affect the quality of education, educational access, and social justice.

Comparative Education

Author: Patricia K. Kubow
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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With its cross-cultural, isues-oriented approach, Comparative Education introduces K-12 educational systems worldwide. Readers are invited to consider current educational issues both at home and abroad, while developing global perspectives and skills of comparative inquiry to use their own reflective classroom teaching. Chapters on theory in compartive education, frameworks for analyzing educational issues, and globalization's implications for ducation explore several key issues in depth: purposes of schooling, educational access and opportunity, education accountability and authority, and teacher professionalism. This book takes an issues-based approach rather than a country-based approach. A major purpose of this book is to widen the field of comparative education's influence by articulating the relevance of comparative education to include a larger, practitioner-oriented audience. This is a core text for graduate-level Comparative Education courses.

Ultimate Fe Leadership And Management Handbook

Author: Jill Jameson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9780826490124
Size: 24.72 MB
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This wonderfully accessible guide will introduce senior and middle managers in FE to practical strategies to encourage successful, good quality leadership and management in further education institutions. It will introduce strategic and operational leadership and management theories underlying these strategies, their practical implementation in institutions, and place within further education in the UK. The book will help readers to understand important factors to take into consideration when planning for effective strategic and operational leadership and management of FE institutions. A 'how to' guide to some key tasks for leader-managers is outlined to ensure a clear focus is maintained on learners, staff, high quality provision and good standards in leadership and management, while meeting inspectorate and external audit requirements.

Recognition In Politics

Author: Julie Connolly
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN:
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The concept of recognition, and its relationship to the way we theorise identity and justice, has emerged as part of an important debate in contemporary political and social theory. With contributions from Nancy Fraser and international commentators, this new collection examines key theoretical and practical problems of 'recognition' in politics. Beyond important normative issues in social theory, such as how cultural claims to difference may be justly accommodated in liberal polities, it addresses a range of practical problems in which a politics of recognition approach casts new light on old conflicts and tensions, examining these problems within the context of processes of globalisation and increasing cultural diversity. Organised into three sections, Recognition in Politics: Theory, Policy and Practice analyses new theoretical directions, the challenges of managing multicultural societies, and social policy case studies.Featuring a recent paper by Professor Nancy Fraser based on her 2004 Spinoza Lecture, this collection examines core issues in contemporary debates over recognition, extending these debates in new and significant ways. The contributors extend the literature on recognition by applying the theory to practical, contemporary political problems. These papers reveal the capacity of the recognition paradigm to generate new insights into political problems, but also the limitations of the concept's theoretical purview. Together, these commentaries offer an invaluable road map to the most recent scholarship on recognition.