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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

    Excellent introduction to key Education theories.

    Mr Ian Douglas Needham
    Department of Secondary Education, Leeds Trinity University
    June 5, 2024

    This is a very useful addition to this series from Aubrey and Riley, covering contemporary thinkers. It offers a really good introduction to the theories it covers.

    Mr Tristan Middleton
    Department of Education, Gloucestershire University
    April 10, 2024

    Helps to understand and consider the effects of things such as COVID and BLM and the impact to education.

    Miss Katrina Maher
    School of Teacher Education, Liverpool Hope University
    June 26, 2024

    Key text to support learners on post-16 teacher training programme- highly beneficial for students who have come from a different discipline to education UG studies- giving clear guidance and information to support

    Mr Julian Ayres
    School of Education and Community, Wrexham Glyndwr University
    February 21, 2024

    An important text that brings current perspectives and thinking to the fore on a range of important complex issues.

    Mr Gary Pykitt
    School of Education, Birmingham City University
    October 26, 2023

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