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- DescriptionDrawing on evidence from the past, this book shows how shifting attitudes in society and politics have shaped Western education systems into those we are familiar with today.
- Author BiographyJohn Abbott is president of the 21st Century Learning Initiative, a transnational association of educational researchers and practitioners. Following a long career as a teacher and headteacher in England, Abbott became director of Education 2000, spearheading nine community-wide education projects around the UK. In his current role he has lectured around the world on new understandings about learning. He spent four years in Washington DC and now lives with his family in Bath, England. Abbott's previous books include Learning Makes Sense (1994) and The Child is Father of the Man: How Humans Learn and Why (1999). Terry Ryan is senior researcher for the 21st Century Learning Initiative. After receiving his Masters Degree in political economy in 1994, he worked with educational reformers and students in Poland, and co-authored a book on Polish history, The Shadows of the Past (2000), with former Solidarity leader Wiktor Kulerski. Ryan lives in Virginia, USA, with his wife and baby daughter.
- Author(s)John Abbott,Terence Ryan
- PublisherNetwork Educational Press Ltd
- Date of Publication01/11/2000
- GenreEducation & Teaching
- Series TitleVisions of education series
- Place of PublicationStafford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintNetwork Educational Press Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight410 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Volume editorWendy Varley
- Contained items statementContains Paperback and CD-ROM
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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