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The State of Independence: Key Challenges Facing Private Schools Today

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The State of Independence: Key Challenges Facing Private Schools Today

David James (Wellington College, UK), Jane Lunnon (Wimbledon High School, UK.)

Organisation & management of education; Primary & middle schools; Secondary schools; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Exploring the most significant challenges facing independent schools today, this book asks leading figures from education,... [more]

$33.99

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The State of Independence: Key Challenges Facing Private Schools Today

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The State of Independence: Key Challenges Facing Private Schools Today

David James (Wellington College, UK), Jane Lunnon (Wimbledon High School, UK.)

Organisation & management of education; Primary & middle schools; Secondary schools; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Exploring the most significant challenges facing independent schools today, this book asks leading figures from education,... [more]

$221.00

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New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

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New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

Jane Kenway (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia), Aaron Koh (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Moral & social purpose of education; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help... [more]

$77.99

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Making a Man of Him: Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

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Making a Man of Him: Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public...

Christine Heward

British & Irish history; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Draws on letters by parents to the Head of Ellesmere College to raise issues about the construction of masculinity in the... [more]

$58.99

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Gilded Youth: Privilege, Rebellion and the British Public School

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Gilded Youth: Privilege, Rebellion and the British Public School

James Brooke-Smith

Cultural studies; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

The British public school is an iconic institution, a training ground for the ruling elite and a symbol of national identity... [more]

$44.99

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Learning to Live in Boys' Schools: Art-led Understandings of Masculinities

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Learning to Live in Boys' Schools: Art-led Understandings of Masculinities...

Donal O'Donoghue

Gender studies: men; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

This book is about boys' experiences of being educated in independent single-sex schools in Canada. These experiences, which... [more]

$221.00

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Community Service Programs in Independent Schools: The Processes of Implementation and Institutionalization of Peripheral Educational Innovations

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Community Service Programs in Independent Schools: The Processes of Implementation...

Lee M. Levison

Philosophy & theory of education; School community relations & school home relations; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Published in 1994, this book examines the processes through which independent school community service programs, as educational... [more]

$198.00

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The Stupid Country: How Australia is dismantling public education

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The Stupid Country: How Australia is dismantling public education

Chris Bonnor, Jane Caro

History; Organisation & management of education; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Warns of a future where the hardest schools for Australian parents to get their kids into will be public ones. With insight,... [more]

$29.95

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Abbotsholme: 1889-1899

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Abbotsholme: 1889-1899

Cecil Reddie

History: specific events & topics; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

As well as being a history of Abbotsholme School, this volume also examines the general question of the English national education.... [more]

$494.00

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British Private Schools: Research on Policy and Practice

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British Private Schools: Research on Policy and Practice

Geoffrey Walford

Independent schools, private education

Hardback

British private schools have long been subjected to both criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success.... [more]

$284.00

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Fee-paying Schools and Educational Change in Britain: Between the State and the Marketplace

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Fee-paying Schools and Educational Change in Britain: Between the State...

Ted Tapper

Funding of education & student finance; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Examining the history of access to private education this work sheds light on the interaction of state, society and schooling.... [more]

$221.00

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Private And Public School Partnerships: Sharing Lessons About Decentralization

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Private And Public School Partnerships: Sharing Lessons About Decentralization...

Jean Madsen

Organisation & management of education; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

The presentation of a practical model showing how three schools dealt with privatization. This study asks whether privatization... [more]

$96.99

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PYP Springboard Teacher's Manual:Friends and Relationships

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PYP Springboard Teacher's Manual:Friends and Relationships

Julia Gardner

Curriculum planning & development; Pre-school & kindergarten; Primary & middle schools; Independent schools, private education; Educational: Personal, social & health education (PSHE)

Hardback

Implement the PYP and give students the full breadth of high quality inquiry learning with this non-prescriptive, flexible... [more]

$85.95

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No One Will Tell Me How To Start a Revolution

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No One Will Tell Me How To Start a Revolution

Luke Barnes

Plays & playscripts; Social discrimination; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

A captivating, lively and poignant portrait of the pressures of being a teenager and the fight for acceptance in these intertwined... [more]

$17.99

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Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls' Boarding Schools, 1939-1979

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Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls' Boarding Schools, 1939-1979

Ysenda Maxtone Graham

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

In Terms & Conditions Ysenda speaks to members of a lost tribe - the Boarding-school Women, grandmothers now and the backbone... [more]

$22.99

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The Charter School Principal: Nuanced Descriptions of Leadership

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The Charter School Principal: Nuanced Descriptions of Leadership

Dana L. Bickmore, Marytza A. Gawlik

Educational strategies & policy; Organisation & management of education; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

This book provides a foundational understanding of the charter school principalship through the lens of culture, mission and... [more]

$39.99

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Making a Man of Him: Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public School 1929-50

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Making a Man of Him: Parents and Their Sons' Education at an English Public...

Christine Heward

British & Irish history; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Draws on letters by parents to the Head of Ellesmere College to raise issues about the construction of masculinity in the... [more]

$200.00

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New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

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New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

Jane Kenway (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia), Aaron Koh (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Moral & social purpose of education; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help... [more]

$231.00

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Too Marvellous For Words

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Too Marvellous For Words

Julie Welch

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$35.00

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Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education

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Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education

Anthony G. Green, Stephen J. Ball

Philosophy & theory of education; Independent schools, private education

Hardback

This book examines the development of secondary comprehensive education from the 1960s to the 1980s. [more]

$200.00

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Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education: Implementing Policies to Achieve Equal Opportunity for All

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Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education: Implementing Policies...

Janet Mulvey, Bruce S. Cooper

Teaching staff; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Understanding the Power and Politics of Public Education researches the history and trends of educating the populace in the... [more]

$34.99

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Semisweet: An Orphan's Journey Through the School the Hersheys Built

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Semisweet: An Orphan's Journey Through the School the Hersheys Built

Johnny O'Brien

Memoirs; Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Semisweet tells a universal story about the vulnerability of needy children, describes the madness that consumed his brother,... [more]

$42.99

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A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education

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A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education

Mahsood Shah (Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Business and Law, Central Queensland, University, Australia), Chenicheri Sid Nair (University of Western Australia, Australia)

Independent schools, private education; Higher & further education, tertiary education

Paperback

A Global Perspective on Private Higher Education provides a timely review of the significant growth of private higher education... [more]

$96.95

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Thetford Grammar School: Fourteen Centuries of Education

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Thetford Grammar School: Fourteen Centuries of Education

David Seymour

Independent schools, private education

Paperback

Written to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Thetford Grammar School's re-founding by Sir Richard Fulmerston's will of... [more]

$15.99

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The Royal Hospital School: Celebrating 300 Years

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The Royal Hospital School: Celebrating 300 Years

Val Horsler

Independent schools, private education

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated new book provides a compelling and colourful new narrative of The Royal Hospital School from... [more]

$84.99

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