NoNonsense Rethinking Education by Adam Unwin and John Yandell

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What is knowledge? Who decides what is important? Who owns it? These are central themes which run through this title which aims to change perceptions and understanding of education. Using historical and contemporary examples the authors examine the motivations, conflicts and contradictions in education. Breaking down the structures, forces and technologies involved they chart an alternative approach. Paperback or eBook, 144 pages

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What is knowledge? Who decides what is important? Who owns it? These are central themes which run through this title which aims to change perceptions and understanding of education.

Using historical and contemporary examples the authors examine the motivations, conflicts and contradictions in education. Breaking down the structures, forces and technologies involved they chart an alternative approach. This book challenges common assumptions and the commodification of education. Within a global context it presents a progressive, egalitarian alternative.

About the Authors

Dr Adam Unwin is Senior Lecturer in Business and Economics Education at University College London Institute of Education. Research and professional interests include e-learning in teacher education, learning outside the classroom and global perspectives in in Business and Economics education.

John Yandell is Senior Lecturer in Education at University College London Institute of Education. He taught in inner London secondary schools for 20 years. Research interests include the ways in which literature is read in urban English classrooms and the development of teacher identities.

'These short books supply us with clear, well-written and memorable analyses that cut to the chase.' - Susan George, President of the Board, Transnational Institute.

'A brilliant little book, which as the title suggests, doesn't mess around and gets to the nitty gritty of what's going in education. It's now a key reading for my students.' - Dr Alpesh Maisuria, Senior Lecturer at the University of East London.

'A perfect quick-start guide on teaching, learning and policy.' - Academy Today.

Paperback or eBook, 144 pages
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