Provides a skilfully balanced mix of essential theory and practical guidance to support you if you are studying an 'education and training' qualification. This book covers fundamental background information such as key philosophies and concepts, current policy and practice, key thinkers and ideas, and includes a useful chronology.
A study of the modern American University and its history. The book argues that now the nation-state is in decline, and national culture no longer needs promoting or protecting, universities are turning into transnational corporations, driven by market forces to achieve excellence.
This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers. Essential course support for the new Level 3 Award by best-selling author of Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
This new third edition, updated in line with recent changes and qualification in the further education and skills sector provides you with all the information you need to complete the assessment units for the Award and Certificate in Education and Training or the assessment part of the TAQA qualification.
This bestselling book is a unique introduction to the practice of university teaching and its underlying theory. This new edition has been fully revised and updated in view of the extensive changes which have taken place in higher education.
Written by a graduate, A Guide to Uni Life offers a unique viewpoint on how to juggle studying, having fun and avoiding money troubles by someone who has lived through the experience themselves and can pass on lots of handy tips and advice for new or potential students.