Dignity and Human Rights Education published

This book addresses the question of human rights education in a world that is witnessing a resurgence of religion in public life, and a continuation of religion across much of the globe, long after secularization theories predicted its decline. Promoting a universal vision of human rights while acknowledging religious diversity is a challenge for schools. … Continue reading

Australian Indigenous Studies published

This book provides a guide to research and teaching in an Australian Indigenous Studies that is oriented toward the diverse, contemporary world. Central to this perspective is a sensibility to the intercultural complexity of that world – particularly its Indigenous component – and an awareness of the interactional capabilities that the Indigenous (and others) need to successfully … Continue reading

Uncovering English-Medium Instruction published

« A timely and well-balanced critical analysis of the pressures and opportunities of initiating EMI in the higher education system. This country-wide study highlights why educational practice and innovation under internationalization need customizing to the local context.. » (Robert Wilkinson) « A highly enlightening book, which will be of great value to both experienced researchers … Continue reading

Winner of the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies:   WINNER Marina Avelar Giving with an Agenda: How New Philanthropy Advocates for the Corporate Reform of Education   Congratulations to Marina! Her book will be published in the New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education series, edited … Continue reading

Rethinking the Human Person published

Recent developments in the natural and social sciences have brought great benefits to humanity, both in terms of our material wellbeing and our intellectual and conceptual capacities. Yet, despite a broad ethical consensus and highly developed innate faculties of reason and conscience, there seems to be a significant discrepancy between how we ought to behave … Continue reading

Review of Christian Faith in English Church Schools

    Trevor Cooling’s Christian Faith in English Church Schools has been reviewed on the website of Theos, the UK’s leading think tank on religion and society. Please click here to read the review.   Church schools are booming, becoming increasingly popular with parents across the world. However, research shows that teachers face considerable challenges … Continue reading

Diversity and Intersectionality published

This volume brings together two core concepts that are central to understanding the social and public significance of religions and theologies within the contemporary world and are therefore of key importance to the discipline of religious education: diversity and intersectionality. Religious diversity requires an understanding of religions and theologies and their roles within a plural … Continue reading

Trevor Cooling interviewed about Christian Faith in English Church Schools

  Author Trevor Cooling has been interviewed by Beth Green, director of education research at the Canadian thinktank Cardus. Trevor spoke to Beth about his new book Christian Faith in English Church Schools, which investigates a novel approach to Christian education called ‘What If Learning’. To read the interview, please click here. To find out … Continue reading

Book launch: Gender and Leadership in Education: Women Achieving Against the Odds

On 20 June, the launch of Gender and Leadership in Education: Women Achieving Against the Odds took place at the Institute of Education in London. The book, co-edited by Kay Fuller of the University of Nottingham and Judith Harford of University College Dublin, was written to celebrate the research career of Professor Marianne Coleman, who … Continue reading

Reminder – Deadline for Young Scholars Competitions is 31 August!

The deadline for the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions in Education Studies and in Linguistics is 31 August 2016. We welcome your proposals!   Please see details below about each competition: 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­for academic monographs in the area of … Continue reading

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