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Encyclopedia of Primary Education


Unique in its field, the Encyclopedia of Primary Education brings together a wide-ranging body of information relating to current educational practice in a single indispensable volume. This book provides a series of descriptions, definitions and explanations that engage with important practical and conceptual ideas in primary education and contains over 500 entries incorporating:


Curriculum subjects, themes and topics


Theories, policies and educational controversies


Pedagogical terms relating to teaching and learning


Commentaries on current issues in primary education


Influential figures in education, both past and present


The impact of educational research on policy and practice

Based on the author’s extensive experience in primary education, entries combine an interrogation of educational concepts with the pedagogical and practical implications for classroom practice, children’s learning and school management. This handy reference work will be invaluable to anyone currently teaching or training to teach at primary level, teaching assistants, school governors and parents. In fact it is essential reading for anyone with an interest and passion for primary education.



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