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Gill Education

Education In Ireland Challenge and Change Gill and MacMillan

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The book is divided into three parts, each dedicated to a specific theme:
Part one: The Changing System
Charts selected changes that have taken place in Irish education in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries
Considers education’s role in building a knowledge economy and social cohesion
Part two: Diversity & Inclusion in Schools
Analyses the changes in Irish schools based on the results of original research on change, diversity, inclusion and on ethnicity, disability and social class disadvantage
Draws together key findings relating to the impact of increasing diversity in Irish schools in comparison with international trends
Part three: Teacher Education for Changing Times
Presents research on teacher education at all stages of the teaching career and discusses how teachers can adapt to the challenges of change
Highlights new evidence relating to the recruitment, formation and continuing professional development of teachers
Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and supported by the most up-to-date research and findings
ESSENTIAL READING FOR Graduate Diplomas in Education & Masters in Education courses Primary & Secondary Teacher Education courses Sociology and Social Policy courses Policy makers and general readers


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