This text examines connections between social and educational inequalities in the UK, drawing on empirical research into how these inequalities impact on lives, particularly those of adults who, having left school with few or no qualifications, are likely to suffer social exclusion.
Based on original and innovative research drawing on a variety of different disciplines and documentary sources from Victorian fiction, this unique text explores the origins of present-day negative attitudes to illiteracy.
Focusing on the perspectives of adult educators, this is an original and up-to-date, research-based account of adult education practice in the current political climate that will advance critical discussion of the issue of professionalism in adult education.
A valuable resource presenting the latest research into the social and educational issues involved in community capacity building, offering new insights into effective strategies and outcomes for specific and global communities.
This book examines what it means to be a professional in education, discussing theories and perspectives of critical professional development and the techniques that can be used to best effect in different settings.