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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
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
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
Rowe, Don, Ed.; Watson, Anne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
This book emerges from a deep concern about the direction of educational policy in the last decade and its effects on children, teachers and school leaders. It addresses contemporary educational issues from the perspectives of justice, peace, equality and truth, and is informed by Quaker approaches to these values. It presents a coherent approach…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Educational Practices, Educational Environment
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
Hammond, Nick; Palmer, Nicola – Trentham Books, 2018
Person-centred reviews (PCRs) can enable children with special needs -- even very young children -- to be equal partners in the team that determines what support they need and how it should be carried out. With its critical psychology perspective, and informed by an extensive empirical research study with children, young people and their families,…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Programs, Health Services
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
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
Gabriel, Deborah, Ed.; Tate, Shirley Anne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
This book is centred on the perspectives, experiences and career trajectories of women of colour in British academia. It reveals a space dominated by whiteness and patriarchy, in which women of colour must develop strategies for survival and success. The contributors explore how their experiences are shaped by race and gender and how racism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Females
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