Reviews: Access to education

5 reviews found for "Access to education"
Book review : Implementing inclusive education : a Commonwealth guide to implementing Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
This is a book review of Implementing inclusive education : a Commonwealth guide to implementing Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities by Richard Rieser, published by Commonwealth Secretariat in 2008, ISBN 9780850928853. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms of ProCEEd on behalf of ESCalate. This is more than a book, it is an encyclopaedic working reference, a ‘how to…’ resource which will enthuse any reader and...
Book review : Key issues in Special Educational Needs and inclusion
This is a book review of Key issues in Special Educational Needs and inclusion by Alan Hodkinson and Philip Vickerman, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847873811. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. The book is split into three sections: Contextualising special educational needs and disabilities, Historical and international perspective of special educational needs and inclusion and...
Book review : Low-cost private education : impacts on achieving universal primary education
This is a book review of Low-cost private education : impacts on achieving universal primary education by Ian Smith et al., published by the Commonwealth Secretariat in 2008, ISBN 9780850928808. It was reviewed by Margaret Smith on behalf of ESCalate. The book is based on a study of low-cost private schools in India, Nigeria and Uganda. Methodological challenges facing the study clearly identified, for example, the differences in categorisation...
Book review : Overcoming the barriers to higher education
This is a book review of Overcoming the barriers to higher education by Stephen Gorard, published by Trentham Books in 2007, ISBN 9781858564142. It was reviewed by Ruth Hewston of the University of Worcester on behalf of ESCalate. In 2004, HEFCE commissioned Professor Stephen Gorard and a team of authors to independently review the existing relevant evidence on widening participation in Higher Education. This text presents a compelling summary...
Book review: Education for social justice: achieving wellbeing for all
This is a book review of Education for social justice: achieving wellbeing for all by Laura Chapman and John West-Burnham, published by Continuum in 2009, ISBN 9781855394698. It was reviewed by Brian Poole of Sohar University (Oman), on behalf of ESCalate. This is a book which will stimulate debate, disagreement and the questioning of personal positions, and for that reason it could be used fruitfully with undergraduate or Masters-level students...