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A Sociology Of Educating, Roland Meighan, Iram Siraj-Blatchford Jan 1997

A Sociology Of Educating, Roland Meighan, Iram Siraj-Blatchford

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Since it was first published in 1981, Sociology of Educating has become a firmly established text in its field. This third edition retains much of the structure and content of its predecessors, whilst benefiting from significant changes which take account of educational issues that have arisen and developed in recent years. The text covers a wide range of topics clearly, and in depth. They include further education, home-based teaching, educational research, and grading and examining. In line with current thinking, this edition places increased emphasis on educating outside and beyond the school, and pre-school. Every chapter ends with 'signposts' which ...


The School Improvement Project Of The Aga Khan Education Service, Uganda, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Matthew Odada, Martin Omagor Jan 1997

The School Improvement Project Of The Aga Khan Education Service, Uganda, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Matthew Odada, Martin Omagor

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This evaluative study looks at the Kampala (Uganda) Schools' Improvement Project (SIP) . The purpose of the project, which lasted from 1994 to 1997, was to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Kampala primary schools by promoting and then institutionalizing the adoption of child-centered teaching methods and resources in project schools. Project strategies involved training teachers in workshop settings, providing instructional materials to support learning, and providing on-the-job training and follow-up support for teachers. Key questions of this project evaluation were: (1) how well did SIP activities lead to achievement of the objectives? (2) what were the strengths of ...


Uncovering Carrington, Hilary Winchester, Kevin M. Dunn, Pauline M. Mcguirk Jan 1997

Uncovering Carrington, Hilary Winchester, Kevin M. Dunn, Pauline M. Mcguirk

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The first part of this chapter examines Carrington's place within Newcastle, its separation from the rest of the city, its reputation, and its internal differentiation. The second part of this chapter considers the collective memory of Carrington as a stigmatised and dangerous industrial and maritime space with its own internal social and spatial divisions.