Overcoming Adversity in Education, Paperback / softback Book

Overcoming Adversity in Education Paperback / softback

Edited by Andrew (The Open University, UK) Holliman, Kieron Sheehy

Paperback / softback

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* Uniquely explores adversity in education from an international perspective; * Introduces influential thinkers, events, and ideas that shape current understanding and inform future developments in the area; * Identifies the key factors that give rise to adversities for learners; * Explores through practical cases studies, ways in which individuals, institutions, cultures/societies can help manage and overcome adversities; * Provides exemplars that illustrate successful proactive preventative approaches, interventions, and coping strategies; * Draws out principles that can be applied in developing a successful intervention