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

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

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

2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­for academic monographs in the area of Education Studies to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume in … Continue reading

New series: New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education

Book proposals are welcome for the new series   New Disciplinary Perspectives on Education   Series Editors: Dr Jones Irwin, St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University Dr Stephen Cowden, Coventry University Educational theory has always been framed within a wider context including philosophy, psychology, sociology and history. In the last ten years, educational discourse has … Continue reading

Author Patrick Quinn interviewed in the Irish Times

Patrick Quinn, author of Wittgenstein on Thinking, Learning and Teaching, was interviewed by Joe Humphreys in today’s Irish Times. To read the interview, please click here. Wittgenstein is not generally thought of as a philosopher of education, yet his views on how we think, learn and teach have the potential to contribute significantly to our … Continue reading

Towards an Architecture for the Teaching of Virtues, Values and Ethics published

This book, based on extensive qualitative research carried out among teachers in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, explores a new approach to teaching virtues, values and ethics in the twenty-first century. Drawing on both education studies and philosophy, the author uses inductive methods of analysis and synthesis to construct a renewed theory of education … Continue reading

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