Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Education Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume in the book series … Continue reading

Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years (LINC) programme wins Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

The Leadership for INClusion in the Early Years (LINC) programme has won the prestigious Jennifer Burke Award – an annual accolade which recognises and rewards innovative practice in the areas of teaching and learning within Ireland (see https://jenniferburkeaward.ie/2018-2/). The LINC Programme is a one-year, Level 6 Special Purpose award delivered by a consortium led by … Continue reading

New Open Access title published: Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager

In 2003, Wendy Luttrell posed an important question: what might result if we were able to turn questions of judgement about pregnant and parenting teenagers into questions of interest about their sense of self and identity-making? This book takes up the challenge, offering a re/assemblage of what is, can be and perhaps should be known … Continue reading

Transformative Education in Contemporary Ireland published

Contemporary Ireland is undergoing a radical shift in its sense of national identity, as the traditional narratives that shaped its past have come under intense scrutiny. The essays gathered here investigate the impact of different forms of education on Irish culture, society, politics, religion and economic success. While education for the knowledge economy has been … Continue reading

Education for All? published

«Our youth are our most valuable resource and the state’s commitment to providing them with the best possible education is the barometer by which its success should be judged. This considered and comprehensive analysis provides a rare and incisive insight into the success and failures of the past fifty years.» (Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of … Continue reading

Collective Worship and Religious Observance in Schools published

«An important achievement: ‹important› in addressing increasingly controversial issues, ‹achievement› in bringing legal and education experts together. Since the 1944 Education Act introduced a requirement for daily acts of collective worship in schools, society has become increasingly secular and diverse. How to reconcile such diversity with aspirations of many to maintain a religious perspective? This … Continue reading

New paperback edition available: Gender and Leadership in Education

The under-representation of women in leadership positions in educational settings is a widely acknowledged, complex phenomenon that seems to persist, despite the fact that teaching as a profession is dominated by women. Over recent decades, scholars have investigated the factors contributing towards this under-representation, with a particular focus on the personal, organisational and social/cultural levels. … Continue reading

Educating for Sexual Virtue published

Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is an issue surrounded by controversy and debate, with important implications for the interconnected roles of the state, the school and the home and for the way we understand ourselves, our sexual identity and our personal relationships. This book charts the development of the moral and spiritual narrative in RSE … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the BERA conference

We are delighted to be attending the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference at the University of Sussex on 5-7 September. Please come by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in Education and meet with Christabel Scaife, Senior Commissioning Editor (c.scaife@peterlang.com). A 30% conference discount will be available!

Inclusion in Context published

Recent years have seen a rapid policy transformation from segregation to inclusion in the education of children with special educational needs in Ireland. This book investigates how resource teachers and class teachers interpret the policy and principles of inclusion and enact these in their practice. Based on a study of nine resource teachers and nine … Continue reading

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