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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


276 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in Education Studies programs. 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.

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

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


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

Sample Materials & Chapters

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Steve Bartlett

Steve’s research interests are in practitioner research where he has worked with networks of teachers on the development of their classroom evaluations. He has also been involved with the development of Education Studies as a subject in HE. Steve has been chair of the British Education Studies Association and was more recently involved in the review of the Education Studies Subject Benchmarks for QAA. Steve currently teaches research methods on the master’s in leadership and management and education studies on the combined awards program. More About Author

Diana M Burton

Diana Burton is Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Developmental and Applied Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton. She was formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education at Liverpool John Moores University, where she was previously Dean of Education. She worked for many years at Manchester Metropolitan University leading teacher education programmes and was a secondary school teacher before that. Diana has a Masters and PhD in the field of Educational Psychology. She is the author of a number of books and articles on pupil learning, teacher development, educating children with behavioural,... More About Author

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