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Arnold, Christopher; Baker, Tracey – Trentham Books, 2017
This book describes an initiative that has proved effective in keeping more young people from dropping out of education, training or employment. The authors present case studies based on in-depth interviews with participants from five widely divergent European countries--the UK, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ireland--which illustrate the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Case Studies, Interviews, Foreign Countries
Hope, Julia – Trentham Books, 2017
"It could happen to anybody", observed one nine-year-old child when her teacher read a book in class about refugees. Fiction provides the perfect conduit for the experiences of refugees so that young refugee students feel their experiences are validated, and their peers come to understand their situation. In this book, Julia Hope…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Refugees, Fiction, Cultural Awareness
Ruby, Mahera – Trentham Books, 2017
This exciting ethnographic study spotlights the multiple identities of three third-generation British-born Bangladeshi children in London's East End as they learn with their teachers, mothers and grandmothers. The book reveals for the first time the remarkable ability of young bilingual children to compartmentalize their learning and become…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Identification (Psychology), Bilingualism
Webber, Louise – Trentham Books, 2017
Women with families face particular challenges when they undertake Higher Education. Questions arise about coping with the demands of study, new family routines, and the changed identity when mother becomes student: Can I manage it all? How will my family react? Will they give me the time and support I need? The author, herself a mother and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Females, Family Influence
Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Kahin, Mohamed; Wallace, Catherine – Trentham Books, 2017
Somalis have settled in the UK in significant numbers, yet Somali children's schooling needs have been largely ignored. Only Mohamed Kahin's "Educating Somali Children in Britain" (ED430859), published in 1997, offered insights and information to those responsible for their educational provision. In this new book, completed by Professor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Participation, Parent Role
Byrom, Tina; Peart, Sheine – Trentham Books, 2017
Why do young people become homeless, and what might be done about it? This new study is important reading for academics and students of education, sociology or social work who wish to explore and understand the experiences of homeless young people. Their stories about their aspirations, experiences of schooling and the family breakdowns that…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Personal Narratives
Schoon, Ingrid, Ed.; Silbereisen, Rainer K., Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
Among the many life transitions that individuals must master throughout their lives, the transition to adulthood ranks very high in terms of importance, complexity and uniqueness. It involves the completion of education, and the assumption of new social roles and responsibilities, at a time when previous institutional structures that guided…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Social Change, Educational Attainment, Midlife Transitions
Tennent, Wayne; Reedy, David; Hobsbaum, Angela; Gamble, Nikki – Trentham Books, 2016
How can teachers foster good reading in pupils aged 7-11? This book explains the way to do it. What is this book about? Reading comprehension is so much more than just reading words, and this book explains how to develop all aspects of it for pupils aged 7-11. Written by top experts in the field, it includes eleven in-depth case studies--taken…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Guides
Husbands, Chris – Trentham Books, 2016
The expectations of education have never been higher: around the world, governments are re-shaping their education systems, transforming early years, schools and universities through far-reaching reform in curriculum, assessment, teaching, accountability and funding. As Director of the Institute of Education for five years of tumultuous change in…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Berry, Jon – Trentham Books, 2016
"Teachers Undefeated" is about how teachers continue to do the best for their students. They do so despite clumsy interventions from governments who have no idea how difficult they have made school life. They do so despite the fact that they are pressurized into producing dubious outcomes and are over-scrutinized in every aspect of their…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Global Approach, Teacher Persistence, Resistance to Change
Martin, Doug – Trentham Books, 2016
At a time when the memory of Every Child Matters and Extended Schools is fading fast, when the policy agenda has returned with a vengeance to an exclusive concern with governance, choice, regulation, and performance, when the school seems more than ever to be viewed by government as primarily a business selling exam results--we should remember…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, School Community Relationship, Agency Cooperation
West, Linden – Trentham Books, 2016
Every day brings news about so-called Islamic State and its seduction of young people in the West. The radicalization of young Muslims causes alarm; even the desirability of multiculturalism is questioned in troubled cities where racism and Islamophobia are on the rise. This book is a case study of one distressed post-industrial city struggling…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Case Studies, Racial Bias, Islam
Mohamud, Abdul; Whitburn, Robin – Trentham Books, 2016
"Doing Justice to History" challenges everyday racism in society and offers counter-stories to the singular narratives that still prevail among national historians and in school curricula. It will be a key resource for the annual Black History Month in both the UK and the US. But the book's key purpose is to argue for deeper and…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, History Instruction, Racial Bias, Curriculum
Whitty, Geoff – Trentham Books, 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) tells us that 90 per cent of education reforms are not properly evaluated. So it seems that governments have not lived up to their own ideals of evidence-informed policymaking. "Research and Policy in Education" argues that education policy is as often driven by political…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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