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Riley, Kathryn – UCL Press, 2022
In "Compassionate Leadership for School Belonging," international scholar and practitioner Kathryn Riley shines the powerful lens of belonging on schools. Belonging is that sense of being somewhere you can be confident you will fit in and feel safe in your identity: a feeling of being at home in a place. When belonging is a school's…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Student School Relationship, Altruism, Leadership Responsibility
Richardson, Mary – UCL Press, 2022
Educational assessment is important. But in the twenty-first century it is easy to feel that schooling and other phases of education are shaped entirely by certain assessments, and that assessment is only about exam results. The idea that test grades can accurately describe the aims and outcomes of education is unfair and reductive. Yet it is a…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Trust (Psychology), Tests, Grades (Scholastic)
Anand, Kusha; Lall, Marie – UCL Press, 2022
In 2015, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was elected to govern Delhi promising to improve public services, including education through government schools that would be the equal of private-school provision. Media reports, along with the party's re-election in 2020, suggest strong public confidence that AAP are delivering on that promise. But is this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Politics of Education, Educational Change
Bavendiek, Ulrike, Ed.; Mentchen, Silke, Ed.; Mossmann, Christian, Ed.; Paulus, Dagmar, Ed. – UCL Press, 2022
Drawing extensively on the expertise of teachers of German in universities across the UK, this volume offers an overview of recent trends, new pedagogical approaches and practical guidance for teaching at beginners level in the higher education classroom. At a time when entries for UK school exams in modern foreign languages are decreasing, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, German, College Faculty
Savva, Maria, Ed.; Nygaard, Lynn P., Ed. – UCL Press, 2021
"Becoming a Scholar" provides a window into the lives of nine non-traditional doctoral students. As mature, part-time, international students enrolled in a professional doctorate programme, they reflect on the transformation process of becoming scholars, and their narratives provide breadth and depth to themes that represent a diverse…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Student Development, Nontraditional Students, Foreign Students
Chapman, Arthur, Ed. – UCL Press, 2021
The 'knowledge turn' in curriculum studies has drawn attention to the central role that knowledge of the disciplines plays in education, and to the need for new thinking about how we understand knowledge and knowledge-building. "Knowing History in Schools" explores these issues in the context of teaching and learning history through a…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Epistemology, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Design
Brown, Nicole, Ed.; Leigh, Jennifer, Ed. – UCL Press, 2020
Rather than embracing difference as a reflection of wider society, academic ecosystems seek to normalise and homogenise ways of working and of being a researcher. As a consequence, ableism in academia is endemic. However, to date no attempt has been made to theorise experiences of ableism in academia. "Ableism in Academia" provides an…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Chronic Illness, Higher Education, College Faculty
McConlogue, Teresa – UCL Press, 2020
Teachers spend much of their time on assessment, yet many higher education teachers have received minimal guidance on assessment design and marking. This means assessment can often be a source of stress and frustration. "Assessment and Feedback in Higher Education" aims to solve these problems. Offering a concise overview of assessment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Feedback (Response)
Cameron, Claire, Ed.; Moss, Peter, Ed. – UCL Press, 2020
Early childhood education and care has been a political priority in England since 1997, when government finally turned its attention to this long-neglected area. Public funding has increased, policy initiatives have proliferated and at each general election political parties aim to outbid each other in their offer to families. "Transforming…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Democratic Values
Brown, Andrew, Ed.; Wisby, Emma, Ed. – UCL Press, 2020
For 50 years, educator and sociologist Geoff Whitty resolutely pursued social justice through education, first as a classroom teacher and ultimately as the Director of the Institute of Education in London. The essays in this volume - written by some of the most influential authors in the sociology of education and critical policy studies - take…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Social Justice
Blatchford, Peter; Russell, Anthony – UCL Press, 2020
The debate over whether class size matters for teaching and learning is one of the most enduring, and aggressive, in education research. Teachers often insist that small classes benefit their work. But many experts argue that evidence from research shows class size has little impact on pupil outcomes, so does not matter, and this dominant view has…
Descriptors: Class Size, Outcomes of Education, Educational Research, Observation
Glover, Derek; Levacic, Rosalind – UCL Press, 2020
The management of resources is a central duty for school and college leaders, but one for which they are often under-prepared. Good, contextual information and guidance are vital, especially as increased marketisation, international comparison and decentralised governance put additional pressure on leaders to manage their resources astutely. This…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Educational Finance, Resource Allocation, Public Support
Tong, Vincent C. H., Ed.; Standen, Alex, Ed.; Sotiriou, Mina, Ed. – UCL Press, 2018
Forging closer links between university research and teaching has become an important way to enhance the quality of higher education across the world. As student engagement takes centre stage in academic life, how can academics and university leaders engage with their students to connect research and teaching more effectively? In this highly…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Faculty, College Students
Scott, David; Posner, C. M.; Martin, Chris; Guzman, Elsa – UCL Press, 2018
Over the last three decades, a significant amount of research has sought to relate educational institutions, policies, practices and reforms to social structures and agencies. A number of models have been developed that have become the basis for attempting to understand the complex relation between education and society. At the same time, national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Fung, Dilly – UCL Press, 2017
Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students and 'real world' communities to connect in new ways? In this accessible book, Dilly Fung argues that it is not only possible but also potentially…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Higher Education, College Curriculum, Research Universities
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