The Routledge International Handbook of Education Religion and Values

The Routledge International Handbook of Education  Religion and Values
Author: James Arthur,Terence Lovat
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 410
Release: 2013-08-21
ISBN: 1136677364
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Education Religion and Values Book Excerpt:

The academic fields of religion and values have become the focus of renewed interest in contemporary thinking about human activity and its motivations. The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values explores and expands upon a range of international research related to this revival. The book provides an authoritative overview of global issues in religion and values, surveying the state of the academic area in contributions covering a wide range of topics. It includes emerging, controversial, and cutting-edge contributions, as well as investigations into more established areas. International authorities Arthur and Lovat have brought together experts from across the world to examine the complexity of the field of study. The handbook is organised around four key topics, which focus on both the importance of religion and values as broad fields of human enquiry, as well as in their application to education, inter-agency work and cross-cultural endeavours: -The Conceptual World of Religion and Values -Religion and Values in Education -Religion and Values in Inter-agency Work -Religion and Values in Cross-cultural Work. This comprehensive reference work combines theoretical and empirical research of international significance, and will be valuable reading for students, researchers and academics in the field of education.

The Routledge International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement

The Routledge International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement
Author: Christopher Chapman,Daniel Muijs,David Reynolds,Pam Sammons,Charles Teddlie
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 572
Release: 2015-08-14
ISBN: 1317394321
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement Book Excerpt:

The International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement draws together leading academics and researchers in the field to reflect on the history, traditions and the most recent developments in this dynamic and influential field. This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of: the foundations of the field the evolution of educational effectiveness theory and methodology the links with other research disciplines the links between policy and practice. In conclusion, the handbook sets out a new agenda for future educational effectiveness research. This handbook is an essential resource for those interested in the effectiveness of educational systems, organisations and classrooms. It offers academics, researchers, students and policy-makers new insights into the latest thinking and evidence about educational effectiveness.

The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education
Author: Mike Fleming,Liora Bresler,John O'Toole
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2014-11-27
ISBN: 1317586956
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education Book Excerpt:

This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical challenges, the book combines theoretical insight with specific examples of innovative projects drawing on theoretical, historical and empirical research perspectives to inform understanding. The range of content highlights the breadth of the field, addressing such issues as the importance of community arts and partnership as well as school education, and providing insight into developments in multiple and connecting arts as well as traditional art forms. Topics such as assessment, creativity, cultural diversity, special needs, the arts in early childhood, adult education, arts based research, are all addressed by recognised authorities in each area. The collection of chapters also serves to define the field of arts education, recognising its diversity but highlighting the common elements that provide its identity. The collection addresses generic issues common to all the arts while acknowledging differences and recognising the dangers of over-generalisation. It also includes specific chapters on each of the art forms (visual art, dance, drama, literature, music, media arts) providing a cutting-edge analysis of key contemporary issues in each subject. Bringing together specially commissioned pieces by a range of international authors, this Handbook will make an important contribution to the field of Arts Education.

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care
Author: Tricia David,Kathy Goouch,Sacha Powell
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2015-10-05
ISBN: 1317392787
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care Book Excerpt:

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care brings together leading writers in the field to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the major philosophies and theories which have shaped approaches to Early Childhood Education and Care. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts, debates and practical challenges, the handbook combines theoretical acumen with specific examples to show how philosophies and theories have evolved over the centuries and their impact on policy and society. It examines the ways in which societies define and make sense of childhood and the factors that influence the development of philosophies about young children and their learning. The collection offers an insight into the key theorists and considers how the economics and politics of their time and personal ideology influenced their ideas about childhood. It looks at curricula and provision which have proved inspirational and how these have impacted on policy and practice in different parts of the world. The handbook also explores alternative and perhaps less familiar philosophies and ideas about babies and young children, their place in society and the ways in which it might be appropriate to educate them Bringing together specially commissioned pieces by a range of international authors, this handbook will enable academics, research students, practitioners and policy-makers to reflect on their own understandings and approaches, as well as the assumptions made in their own and other societies.

Value Learning Trajectories

Value Learning Trajectories
Author: Arniika Kuusisto,Liam Gearon
Publsiher: Waxmann Verlag
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2017
ISBN: 3830986580
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Value Learning Trajectories Book Excerpt:

Value Learning Trajectories: Theory, Method, Context provides a theoretical, methodological and contextual framing of value learning alongside individual life trajectories in a diverse range of international educational settings. It brings together philosophical approaches on value learning with empirical research findings from Australia, Austria, Ethiopia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iran, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. A critical interdisciplinary bridge between value learning and life trajectory research, the volume gathers together contributions from leading and emergent researchers to facilitate evidence-informed insights and future collaborations in the field.

The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education

The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education
Author: Larisa V. Shavinina
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2013-05-02
ISBN: 1136698019
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education Book Excerpt:

The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education is the international reference work on innovation education and potentially opens an entirely new direction in education. The overall goal of the handbook is to address the question of how to develop innovators in general and how to develop the innovative potential of today’s young people with exceptional talents in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) disciplines in particular. Today many governments around the world are interested in the development of STEM innovators. This handbook provides the first and most comprehensive account available of what should be done in order to develop innovators and how to do it successfully. It includes chapters by leading specialists from around the world responsible for much of the current research in the fields of innovation, gifted education, scientific talent, science education, and high ability studies. Based on the latest research findings and expert opinion, this book goes beyond mere anecdotes to consider what science can tell us about the development of innovators. By enlisting chapters from innovation experts, educators, psychologists, policy makers, and researchers in the field of management The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education will allow all of these scholars to speak to each other about how to develop innovators via innovation education, including such issues as: the nature of innovation education, its basis, main components and content, its criteria and specificity in various domains and contexts, societal demands placed upon it. This ground-breaking and potentially field defining work will thus serve as the first authoritative resource on all aspects of theory, research, and practice of innovation education.

The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful
Author: Gregg Barak
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 556
Release: 2015-06-05
ISBN: 1317807324
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful Book Excerpt:

Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations. In contrast, the more harmful and systemic forms of injury to person and property committed by powerful and wealthy individuals, groups, and national states are neither calculated by governmental agencies nor annually reported by the mass media. As a result, most citizens of the world are unaware of the routinized "crimes of the powerful", even though they are more likely to experience harms and injuries from these types of organized offenses than they are from the atomized offenses of the powerless. Research on the crimes of the powerful brings together several areas of criminological focus, involving organizational and institutional networks of powerful people that commit crimes against workers, marketplaces, taxpayers and political systems, as well as acts of torture, terrorism, and genocide. This international handbook offers a comprehensive, authoritative and structural synthesis of these interrelated topics of criminological concern. It also explains why the crimes of the powerful are so difficult to control. Edited by internationally acclaimed criminologist Gregg Barak, this book reflects the state of the art of scholarly research, covering all the key areas including corporate, global, environmental, and state crimes. The handbook is a perfect resource for students and researchers engaged with explaining and controlling the crimes of the powerful, domestically and internationally.

The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking

The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking
Author: Rupert Wegerif,Li Li,James C. Kaufman
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2015-05-22
ISBN: 1317752295
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking Book Excerpt:

The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking is a comprehensive guide to research on teaching thinking. Teaching thinking is key to growing a more successful economy, is needed for increased democratic engagement and is vital for the well-being of individuals faced with the complexity of a globalised world. However, there are questions about what we mean by ‘thinking’, how best to teach it and how best to assess it, and it is these questions that this handbook explores and addresses. Containing surveys and summaries of international, cutting-edge research on every aspect of teaching thinking in a range of contexts, the handbook is thorough in its delivery, examining many different approaches and methods to help readers understand what teaching thinking is and how we can best take this movement forward. Key topics include: • Theoretical perspectives on teaching thinking • Approaches for teaching thinking • Developing creative thinking • Developing critical thinking and metacognition • The assessment of thinking • Teaching thinking in the context of STEM • Collaborative thinking and new technology • Neuro-educational research on teaching thinking This book is an essential guide for policy-makers, teachers and researchers who are interested in teaching thinking

Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies
Author: Matthias Gross,Linsey McGoey
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2015-05-15
ISBN: 1317964675
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies Book Excerpt:

Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing. The field is growing fast and this handbook reflects this interdisciplinary field of study by drawing contributions from economics, sociology, history, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology, feminist studies, and related fields in order to serve as a seminal guide to the political, legal and social uses of ignorance in social and political life. Chapter 33 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license available here: https://tandfbis.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9780415718967_oachapter33.pdf

The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research

The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research
Author: Pamela Burnard,Elizabeth Mackinlay,Kimberly Powell
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2016-01-08
ISBN: 1317437268
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research Book Excerpt:

For artists, scholars, researchers, educators and students of arts theory interested in culture and the arts, a proper understanding of the questions surrounding ‘interculturality’ and the arts requires a full understanding of the creative, methodological and interconnected possibilities of theory, practice and research. The International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research provides concise and comprehensive reviews and overviews of the convergences and divergences of intercultural arts practice and theory, offering a consolidation of the breadth of scholarship, practices and the contemporary research methodologies, methods and multi-disciplinary analyses that are emerging within this new field.

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children
Author: Maughn Rollins Gregory,Joanna Haynes,Karin Murris
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN: 1317537483
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children Book Excerpt:

This rich and diverse collection offers a range of perspectives and practices of Philosophy for Children (P4C). P4C has become a significant educational and philosophical movement with growing impact on schools and educational policy. Its community of inquiry pedagogy has been taken up in community, adult, higher, further and informal educational settings around the world. The internationally sourced chapters offer research findings as well as insights into debates provoked by bringing children’s voices into moral and political arenas and to philosophy and the broader educational issues this raises, for example: historical perspectives on the field democratic participation and epistemic, pedagogical and political relationships philosophy as a subject and philosophy as a practice philosophical teaching across the curriculum embodied enquiry, emotions and space knowledge, truth and philosophical progress resources and texts for philosophical inquiry ethos and values of P4C practice and research. The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children will spark new discussions and identify emerging questions and themes in this diverse and controversial field. It is an accessible, engaging and provocative read for all students, researchers, academics and educators who have an interest in Philosophy for Children, its educational philosophy and its pedagogy.

The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play

The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play
Author: Tina Bruce,Pentti Hakkarainen,Milda Bredikyte
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 422
Release: 2017-06-14
ISBN: 1317563549
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play Book Excerpt:

Historical changes in play are taking place in childhood all over the world, with the digitalisation of children’s lives. Researchers are worried about the disappearance of advanced forms of play and the prioritization of time spent with loving adults, supporting play with babies and toddlers. At the same time, our understanding about the crucial importance of individual development is becoming clearer. The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play explores these issues and more. It proposes the importance of adult participation in play, as adult guidance brings the possibility of moral, cultural and symbolic elements to children’s play, and enhances the educational opportunities in adult-child joint play. The book also examines the aesthetic dimension of play and its role in the development of imagination and creativity. With contributors from many parts of the world, this unique handbook brings together the latest research and highlights practice which focuses on play. This is an essential and engaging read for all students, academics, teachers and practitioners with an interest in play.

The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression

The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression
Author: Jane L. Ireland,Philip Birch,Carol A. Ireland
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-01-03
ISBN: 1317211944
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression Book Excerpt:

Drawing upon international expertise, and including some of the most well-known academics and practitioners in the field, The Routledge International Handbook of Human Aggression is the first reference work to fully capture how our understanding of aggression has been refined and reconceptualised in recent years. Divided into five sections, the handbook covers some of the most interesting and timely topics within human aggression research, with analysis of both indirect and direct forms of aggression, and including chapters on sexual aggression, workplace bullying, animal abuse, gang violence and female aggression. It recognises that, in many cases, aggression is an adaptive choice rather than a moral choice. Providing practitioners and academics with an up-to-date resource that covers broad areas of interest and application, the book will be essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners associated with a range of social science disciplines, including psychology, criminology, social work and sociology, particularly those with an interest in developmental, organisational, forensic and criminal justice allied disciplines.

The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children s Thinking and Understanding

The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children s Thinking and Understanding
Author: Sue Robson,Suzanne Flannery Quinn
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 542
Release: 2014-11-13
ISBN: 1317597141
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children s Thinking and Understanding Book Excerpt:

This ground-breaking handbook provides a much-needed, contemporary and authoritative reference text on young children’s thinking. The different perspectives represented in the thirty-nine chapters contribute to a vibrant picture of young children, their ways of thinking and their efforts at understanding, constructing and navigating the world. The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Thinking and Understanding brings together commissioned pieces by a range of hand-picked influential, international authors from a variety of disciplines who share a high public profile for their specific developments in the theories of children’s thinking, learning and understanding. The handbook is organised into four complementary parts: • How can we think about young children’s thinking?: Concepts and contexts • Knowing about the brain and knowing about the mind • Making sense of the world • Documenting and developing children’s thinking Supported throughout with relevant research and case studies, this handbook is an international insight into the many ways there are to understand children and childhood paired with the knowledge that young children have a strong, vital, and creative ability to think and to understand, and to create and contend with the world around them.

Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom

Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom
Author: Christine M. Rubie-Davies,Jason M. Stephens,Penelope Watson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2015-05-22
ISBN: 1317508459
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom Book Excerpt:

The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on topics related to the social cohesion of the classroom. Many of these topics have been studied independently; for example, motivation, self-concept, class management, class climate, and teacher expectations are generally studied separately by different groups of researchers. This handbook brings the evidence from different fields in social psychological classroom research together in one place for the first time to explore how these topics relate and how each factor influences students and their learning. With chapters by established international leaders in their fields, as well as emerging new talent, this handbook offers cutting edge research and surveys the state of the art in the social psychology of the classroom. Major areas covered include: Motivation Belief, self-concept, and personality Emotional engagement Teacher–student relationships Teacher expectation Classroom management Culture and identity The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom provides a review of current theories related to the social psychology of the classroom, including how these theories apply to classrooms and learners. Current evidence clearly shows that areas explored by social psychology – and brought together for the first time in this volume – can have a very significant impact on classroom learning and student achievement (J. Hattie, Visible Learning: A Synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement, Routledge 2009). This handbook is a must for all academics whose research relates to the social psychology of the classroom. It is also an invaluable resource for teachers and teacher education students who want to understand why they are effective instructors and yet still encounter students in their classes who are not responding as expected.

The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties

The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties
Author: Steve Chinn
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2014-11-20
ISBN: 1317581008
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties Book Excerpt:

Mathematics plays an important part in every person’s life, so why isn’t everyone good at it? The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties brings together commissioned pieces by a range of hand-picked influential, international authors from a variety of disciplines, all of whom share a high public profile. More than fifty experts write about mathematics learning difficulties and disabilities from a range of perspectives and answer questions such as: What are mathematics learning difficulties and disabilities? What are the key skills and concepts for learning mathematics? How will IT help, now and in the future? What is the role of language and vocabulary? How should we teach mathematics? By posing notoriously difficult questions such as these and studying the answers The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties is the authoritative volume and is essential reading for academics in the field of mathematics. It is an incredibly important contribution to the study of dyscalculia and mathematical difficulties in children and young adults.

The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education

The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education
Author: Derek Davis
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2012
ISBN: 0415536308
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education Book Excerpt:

How and what to teach about religion is controversial in every country. The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education is the first book to comprehensively address the range of ways that major countries around the world teach religion in public and private educational institutions. It discusses how three models in particular seem to dominate the landscape. Countries with strong cultural traditions focused on a majority religion tend to adopt an "identification model," where instruction is provided only in the tenets of the majority religion, often to the detriment of other religions and their adherents. Countries with traditions that differentiate church and state tend to adopt a "separation model," thus either offering instruction in a wide range of religions, or in some cases teaching very little about religion, intentionally leaving it to religious institutions and the home setting to provide religious instruction. Still other countries attempt "managed pluralism," in which neither one, nor many, but rather a limited handful of major religious traditions are taught. Inevitably, there are countries which do not fit any of these dominant models and the range of methods touched upon in this book will surprise even the most enlightened reader. Religious instruction by educational institutions in 53 countries and regions of the world are explored by experts native to each country. These chapters discuss: Legal parameters in terms of subjective versus objective instruction in religion Constitutional, statutory, social and political contexts to religious approaches Distinctions between the kinds of instruction permitted in elementary and secondary schools versus what is allowed in institutions of higher learning. Regional assessments which provide a welcome overview and comparison. This comprehensive and authoritative volume will appeal to educators, scholars, religious leaders, politicians, and others interested in how religion and education interface around the world.

New international studies on religions and dialogue in education

New international studies on religions and dialogue in education
Author: Martin Ubani
Publsiher: Waxmann Verlag
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2018
ISBN: 383098846X
Category: Philosophy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New international studies on religions and dialogue in education Book Excerpt:

What are the key questions highlighted in religious and spiritual education today? Many global processes such as migration, pluralism and the redefinition of citizenship challenge the traditional notions of borders concerning cultures, states and nationalities, ethnicities and even religions. Consequently, in societies today, the distinction in religions or identities between global and local or inside and outside no longer functions well. As the many borders in our world are becoming again more transparent and cultures blended, there is an increasing and constant need to re-examine the conceptions and theories concerning religion, dialogue and education. This volume brings together 14 new international studies based on selected presentations from the 14th Nordic Conference on Religious Education. The topics of the articles include studies on religion, dialogue and education in different contexts ranging from policy studies and higher education to home education, and research on education about religions to confessional education. The volume serves the interests of researchers, policymakers, practitioners and students of religious and spiritual education.

The Routledge International Handbook of the Place of Religion in Early Childhood Education and Care

The Routledge International Handbook of the Place of Religion in Early Childhood Education and Care
Author: Arniika Kuusisto
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2022-05-30
ISBN: 1000575322
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of the Place of Religion in Early Childhood Education and Care Book Excerpt:

Understanding the place of religion in Early Childhood Education and Care is of critical importance for the development of cultural literacy and plays a key role in societal coherence and inclusion. This international handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the place of religion in the societal educational arenas of the very youngest children across the globe. Drawing together contributions from leading international experts across disciplinary backgrounds, it offers a critical view of how to approach the complexities around the place of religion in Early Childhood Education and Care. Through its four parts, the book examines the theoretical, methodological, policy and practice perspectives and explores the complex intersections of transmission of "cultural heritage" and "national values" with the diverse, changing societal contexts. Each chapter contributes to an increased understanding of how the place of religion in Early Childhood Education and Care can be understood across continents, countries and educational systems. The Routledge International Handbook of the Place of Religion in Early Childhood Education and Care is an essential resource for academics, researchers, students and practitioners working in Early Childhood Education, Sociology of Childhood, Religious Education and other related fields

Teacher Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Teacher Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
Author: Philip Bamber
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-06-13
ISBN: 0429762828
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teacher Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Book Excerpt:

This book examines how educators internationally can better understand the role of education as a public good designed to nurture peace, tolerance, sustainable livelihoods and human fulfilment. Bringing together empirical and theoretical perspectives, this insightful text develops new understandings of education for sustainable development and global citizenship (ESD/GC) and illustrates how these might impact on educational research, policy and practice. The text recognizes the ESD/GC as pivotal to the universal ambitions of UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals, and focuses on the role of teachers and teacher educators in delivering the appropriate educational response to promote equity and sustainability. Chapters explore factors including curriculum design, values and assessment in teacher education, and consider how each and every learner can be guaranteed an understanding of their role in promoting a just and sustainable global society. This book will be of great interest to academics, researchers, school leaders, practitioners, policy makers and students in the fields of education, teacher education and sustainability.