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  1. Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    European Policy and Practice

    Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

    Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. Learn More
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-741-4
  2. A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

    Haley Moss

    Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley Moss' first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students on the autism spectrum need to know as they begin their Freshman year. She shares tips and advice on getting ready for college, dorm life, making friends, and what to expect from classes, professors and exams. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 160pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-984-8
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-922-7
  3. Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities

    Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities

    A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness

    Christy Oslund

    This useful handbook provides university faculty and staff with an overview of invisible disabilities, such as autism, AD/HD, dyslexia, OCD and affective disorders, and facilitates an understanding of the unique needs of these students. Practical chapters provide ideas for adapting teaching methods and offering accommodations. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.91in / 228mm x 150mm, 160pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-955-8
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $26.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-785-8
  4. Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability

    Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability

    A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and their Families

    Christy Oslund

    The STEM fields attract many students with autism and related disabilities who are highly intelligent, but who, upon entering higher education, may find that they struggle with independent living and a different way of learning. Full of practical advice, this is a useful handbook that students and parents can refer to throughout the college years. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 160pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-947-3
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, $24.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-817-6
  5. By Degrees: The First Year

    By Degrees: The First Year

    From care to university

    Sonia Jackson, Sarah Ajayi and Margaret Quigley

    This book tracks the progress of three groups of young people entering higher education from a background in local authority care and looks at the personal and financial support they received Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 11.65in x 8.27in / 296mm x 210mm, 76pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 9781900990936
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 76pp, $19.95
    ISBN: 9781907969416
  6. Students' Mental Health Needs

    Students' Mental Health Needs

    Problems and Responses

    Edited by Nicky Stanley and Jill Manthorpe

    Student life is a time of change and adjustment, and their families as well as staff need resources to help them provide support for students experiencing mental health difficulties. This book explores how the needs of students can best be met by student and community mental health services. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 272pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-983-7
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-320-8
  7. Assessment in Higher Education

    Assessment in Higher Education

    Student Learning, Teaching, Programmes and Institutions

    John Heywood

    This book examines not only the assessment of student learning but the assessment of institutions, the programmes they offer, and the teaching they provide. It describes in detail the significant developments that have taken place over the last decade in the field, and clarifies the different meanings of the term assessment that are now in use. Learn More
    2000, 320pp
  8. Reforming Higher Education

    Reforming Higher Education

    Maurice Kogan and Stephen Hanney

    Examining the relationship between higher education policy and the state, this book focuses on the ways in which the changing concepts of the nature of the state and its role have had an impact on the development of higher education policy in the last thirty years. Learn More
    1999, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.98in / 228mm x 152mm, 250pp, $65.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-715-4
    1999, Ebook, PDF, 250pp, $65.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-130-6
  9. Adaptive University Structures

    Adaptive University Structures

    An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities

    Barbara Sporn

    This book examines adaptability in universities in Europe and the US, drawing out the lessons learnt for policy makers and managers to develop such structures, and help their institutions survive change. It looks at three US universities identified as adaptive and three European institutions which are trying to improve their adaptive capacity. Learn More
    1999, 280pp
  10. Changing Relationships Between Higher Education and the State

    Changing Relationships Between Higher Education and the State

    Edited by Mary Henkel and Brenda Little

    Examining the patterns of change in relationships between higher education systems and the state throughout Europe, the contributors explore the main theoretical and policy options available to policymakers, and the issues they raise for governments, institutions and academics. Learn More
    1998, 320pp

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