The Right to Learn
Alternatives for a Learning Society
By (author) Ken Brown
Normal Price: $282.00
Your Price: $253.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $28.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $12.69 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Right to Learn by Ken Brown
Book DescriptionThe concept of the 'learning society' brings to mind access to education for all and a culture of lifelong learning. But government interventions in education such as the National Curriculum and standardized tests have only served to consolidate the connection between learning and schooling. Schools, furthermore, now have to juggle an increasingly diverse and incompatible range of tasks, providing equal opportunities while catering for individual needs and hitting academic attainment targets while preparing pupils for life in the global workplace. In this climate, what is the future for a democratic system of education? This important book aims to encourage debate about alternative ways of providing education, and discusses how these are being practiced now in Britain, Europe and the USA. Taking the issue of human rights and access as a central theme, the author examines the current state of education provision and the possibilities for its future. This book will be of interest to specialists in education, politics and philosophy, and also to those seeking alternative ways of educating their children.
Buy Right to Learn book by Ken Brown from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415231640
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ken Brown
One Putt, Paperback / softback (March 2016)
How to conquer the toughest part of the golf course: the putting green.
Right to Learn, Paperback (November 2001)» View all books by Ken Brown
The Right to Learn raises questions about the future of the learning society. It suggests that the rights of children and parents are not being addressed by the UK Government's concentration on a highly centralised education system.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Right to Learn book by Ken Brown and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Ken Brown
Ken Brown is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Research, University of Aberdeen
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.