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Education Theories for a Changing World

Education Theories for a Changing World

September 2023 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
How can education be a vehicle for social change?

This book looks at how different educational theories can be used to address complex and vital issues in society by exploring key concepts and challenging traditional thought through an educational lens. Each topic area is explored in both theoretical and practical terms with direct application to the classroom throughout.
Key topics include:

  • The climate crisis
  • The Black Lives Matter movement
  • The rise of right-wing populism
  • The experience of LGBTQ+ students in school
  • The impact of COVID-19

  • This is essential reading for anyone training to teach at any age phase and students undertaking the academic study of education.
    Chapter 1: How theory has shaped practice
    Chapter 2: The Curriculum Part 1: Knowledge and curriculum models
    Chapter 3: The Curriculum Part 2: Curriculum applications
    Chapter 4: Education as a vehicle for social mobility
    Chapter 5: Populism and education
    Chapter 6: Black Lives Matter
    Chapter 7: Education and the COVID-19 pandemic
    Chapter 8: Taking pride – the LGBTQ+ experience in school
    Chapter 9: Climate change
    Chapter 10: Realigning education with social justice in changing times

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