History of education

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  • Education

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    Education

    This new edition explores how and why education has evolved as it has, examining the ways in which it has responded over the centuries to influences in politics, philosophy, and the social sciences. Focussing on education today, it considers the controversies over progressive versus formal teaching, and also examines education worldwide.

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  • Hidden Lessons

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    Hidden Lessons

    You’re in at 7am, there until 7pm and marking into the late hours. You’ve got one student who’s a full time carer, another who’s pregnant, and a third who’s just joined a gang. You haven’t got enough textbooks to go around. You’ve just gone through a devastating heartbreak and you have to teach Romeo and Juliet to 30 hormonal 14 year olds. Welcome to life as a teacher. This is a world that all of us know, but most of us have completely forgotten. It’s a world where you’re working 50 hour weeks, but you’re still just a part-time teacher because the rest of the time you’re a security guard, a nurse, a counsellor, or a friend. It’s also a world where you spend all day with some of the most interesting people you know. Mehreen started teaching at 21, and by the time she left 10 years later she’d learnt a bit about teenagers and a lot about life. This is her story.

    £16.99