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Etienne, Jan, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2020
How can black women academics improve the lives of young people in their community? Etienne and her colleagues explore the ways they can intervene in two persistent and severe problems - the escalating knife crime that costs ever more young lives, and the disproportionately low academic attainment of black students compared with their white peers.…
Descriptors: Females, Women Faculty, Teacher Role, College Faculty
Coles, Maurice Irfan, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2020
Our survival depends upon creating a compassionate world and an education system that incorporates compassion for self, for others and for the planet. Sixteen authors present a comprehensive analysis of compassion and the political character of pedagogy. Drawing upon new scientific findings about how the brain works and their understanding of the…
Descriptors: Altruism, Teaching Methods, Political Influences, Brain Hemisphere Functions
Gabriel, Deborah, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2020
A sequel to 'Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of women of colour surviving and thriving in British academia' (2017). These research case studies by Black women academics describe the transformative work of contributors to the Ivory Tower project, adding intersectional voices from the United States, Canada and Australia, and LGBTQ perspectives.…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Group Teachers, Women Faculty, College Faculty
Woodin, Tom, Ed.; Shaw, Linda, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2019
"Learning for a Co-operative World" traces the remarkable growth of co-operative education over the decades and critically evaluates its forms today, the implications for formal and informal learning, and its potential for the future. It considers key elements of co-operative education and learning across the age range and in diverse…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Educational History, Colleges, Democracy
Shahriar, Ambreen; Bruen, Teresa – Trentham Books, 2019
Worldwide, access to higher education is still a privilege. This unique volume recounts the experiences of students from two rural provinces -- one in Pakistan, one in the Republic of Ireland -- who have struggled to undertake graduate studies. Seeking to understand why some are able to persevere with studies against enormous odds, the authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Rural Population
Arshad, Rowena, Ed.; Wrigley, Terry, Ed.; Pratt, Lynne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2019
Teachers want to do their best for every child, but worry about causing offence and often shy away from troublesome issues. The classroom situations and strategies presented here will help teachers negotiate their way through complex situations and bring about constructive change. This book clarifies concepts and value differences and the subtle…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Equal Education, Racial Bias, Gender Bias
Hatton, Kate, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2019
From within the frame of visual arts education, this collection examines differing and overlapping identities found in higher education. The authors explore expanding relationships of identity-based thinking. They show through their research and work how inclusion debates on race, gender, class and access are extended by adopting intersectional…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Identification, Inclusion
Demie, Feyisa – Trentham Books, 2019
What if disadvantage need not correlate with poor academic achievement? If instead of researching the 'underachieving' groups (minorities, children for whom English is not their home language, and children of families in poor socioeconomic circumstances) you look at what works in schools to raise the attainment of all these groups, the results are…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Universities, Disadvantaged
Siraj, Iram; Taggart, Brenda; Sammons, Pam; Melhuish, Edward; Sylva, Kathy; Shepherd, Donna-Lynn – Trentham Books, 2019
Headteachers, teachers, parents, politicians and school governors have long been united in wondering how to produce effective teaching in primary schools -- but they could find few reliable answers. This book changes that. Here, some of the UK's leading researchers into effective primary school provision combine qualitative and quantitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, School Effectiveness
Scott, David; Scott, Ben – Trentham Books, 2018
This book is about social categories such as gender, race, dis-ability, intelligence, sexuality and class, as they are used in education. Knowledge of and about them and their effects is central to how we can understand society, equalities and inequalities within it, and educational relations. The evidence to support the claims being made in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Burke, Penny Jane, Ed.; Hayton, Annette, Ed.; Stevenson, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
Evaluation is a contested field. This collection considers the relationship between evaluation and research, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The growing demands for 'evidence of impact' frame expectations that we can justify government funding of particular…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Access to Education, Participation
Arbouin, Amanda – Trentham Books, 2018
Amanda Arbouin breaks new ground in documenting the learning and employment of black graduates in the UK. Ten British graduates of African Caribbean heritage review their education, both compulsory and post-compulsory, and their careers. They relate how they navigated the obstructions and microaggressions encountered while pursuing academic…
Descriptors: Blacks, Employment, Educational Attainment, Barriers
Housee, Shirin – Trentham Books, 2018
This book yields new and valuable insights into race and racism in higher education institutions. The powerful combination of accounts by minoritized students of their experiences and views, the frame of analysis based on Critical Race Theory, and the personal affinity and empathy of the author with her students, reveal the institutionalized…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Universities, College Students, Minority Group Students
Mills, Martin, Ed.; McCluskey, Gillean, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
'Alternative education' encompasses a diversity of schooling types and organizations. "International Perspectives on Alternative Education" explores alternative forms of schooling from the position of academics, policy workers, and those working and studying in such schools across the world. The first-hand accounts by those working and…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
Carder, Maurice – Trentham Books, 2018
By 2020 it is estimated that there will be more than ten thousand international schools educating five million students. Native speakers of English, the language of instruction in 90 per cent of these schools, will be in the minority. The learning needs of second language learners in national education systems differ fundamentally from those in…
Descriptors: International Schools, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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