In a world where academic success can seem all-important in deciding our children's success in adult life, the author sees things very differently. This book offers a clarion call to...
Tom Burkard shows how an intellectually misguided elite - claiming to be experts in child development and psychology - have subverted the will of the people and used our children...
Des Freedman; Michael Bailey
Sharp essays take on the government's agenda of university cuts and fee increases, and outline an alternative manifesto for higher education.
Kenneth Baker; Mike Tomlinson; Alan ...
Former Secretary of State for Education Kenneth Baker claims that secondary education has become a five-year programme with a single, narrow aim: to prepare pupils...
Introduces us to a generation of researchers and educators who are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. In this title, the author uncovers the...
Offers a collection of exam answers, along with schoolyard jokes, amusing doodles, silly excuses, spelling slip-ups and loads more.
Covering everything from application to interview, this guide takes students step-by-step through the process of applying to veterinary school, including up-to-date advice, details of current issues facing the profession and...
Every parent wants their child to flourish throughout their education but few decisions are more difficult than choosing the right school. This title is a guide to UK independent schools...
Chris John Tyreman; Christopher See
The BMAT is a subject-specific admissions test taken by applicants to medicine, veterinary science and related courses at Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College, UCL and Royal Veterinary College. This title consists...
Daniel Pennac; Sarah Ardizzone;...
A humorous and incisive reflection on education - the autobiography of a dunce who became a brilliant teacher and a bestselling author.
Offers advice within the ever-changing field of higher education. This title includes coverage that ranges from money and studying to health and relationships. It is suitable for mums, dads and...
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Iona Opie; Peter Opie; Marina Warner
First published in 1959, Iona and Peter Opie's The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a pathbreaking work of scholarship that is also a splendid and enduring work of literature...
Best known for his provocative take on cultural issues in The Intellectuals and the Masses and What Good Are the Arts?, the author describes the events that formed him -...
Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. This...
Meet Furious - sixteen, handsome and completely out of control. Nothing frightens him and no one can get through to him. Now meet Munchkin - a sweet kid with glasses...
A year in the life of an inner city school teacher