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On SAGE Insight: Gender gaps in long-term earnings and retirement wealth: The effects of education and parenthood

From Journal of Industrial Relations Estimates of long-term earnings commonly use cross-sectional data to measure the average earnings of given groups of employees at different ages and so construct age earnings profiles for different groups of individuals. The approach has … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Relative Education and the Advantage of a College Degree

From American Sociological Review Over the past 80 years, the United States experienced a dramatic increase in college enrollment and completion. In 1950, only 7.7 percent of people in the United States age 25 to 29 had a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Racial Disparities in Student Debt and the Reproduction of the Fragile Black Middle Class

From Sociology of Race and Ethnicity A growing literature recognizes that student loan debt is racialized and disproportionately affects youth of color, especially black youth. In this study, the authors expand on this research and ask whether black-white disparities in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Dangerous Education: The Occupational Hazards of Teaching Transgender

From Sociology On 16 March 2016 news broke in the UK of a transgender equalities initiative that was planned to take place in a primary school in East Sussex under the headship of Emma Maltby. The initiative gave rise to … Continue reading

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How well are we? An education system under stress

Stress effects everyone at different times, in a multitude of different ways. This is no truer than in Education. With students preparing for their end of year exams, exam stress is a likely occurrence and something that many of us … Continue reading

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How should Holocaust education be taught in schools?

By James Clark, Education Editor, SAGE Publishing At the official launch of Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles’ new book, Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education, leading Holocaust education figures and scholars spoke about the role and importance of Holocaust education in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Is it better to invest in hard or soft skills?

From The Economic and Labour Relations Review In the labour market there are hard skills (embodied in acquired qualifications) and so-called soft skills (e.g. overcoming barriers in communications, building relationships with customers, work planning, cooperation with others, etc.). There are … Continue reading

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On Sage Insight: Special Issue: Teacher Education in TESOL – Keep Up or Keep On?

From RELC Journal This special issue brings together a wide variety of articles that illustrate current understanding of teacher learning in language teaching. The issue is devoted to second language teacher education (SLTE) and contains a range of articles that … Continue reading

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An examination of the graphic novel approach to communicate business concepts

Graphic presentation: An empirical examination of the graphic novel approach to communicate business concepts From Business Communication Quarterly Graphic novels have been increasingly incorporated into business communication forums. This paper represents an in-depth investigation of the graphic novel as a … Continue reading

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How do student characteristics predict university graduation odds?

How five student characteristics accurately predict for-profit university graduation odds From SAGE Open In his January 2009 State of the Union address, President Obama announced his goal for the U.S. to lead the world in college graduates by 2020. While … Continue reading

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Quantitative Skills Conference at the British Academy

I recently attended an excellent conference at the British Academy on Quantitative Skills, with a focus on international comparisons. The main question posed by the conference was, ‘How well trained are UK social science students in quantitative skills?’ The resounding … Continue reading

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What do postgraduate students want? Highlights from a focus group

SAGE was recently involved in the launch of Shift Learning’s new Viewing Studio. Associate Director for Books, Kiren Shoman, attended a postgraduate student focus group consisting of 6 postgraduate students from around the UK, three studying Medicine, one Law, one … Continue reading

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BERA/SAGE Award 2011

SAGE and BERA once again teamed up to award the BERA SAGE Practitioner of the Year Award for 2011. For the fifth year running the BERA/SAGE awards recognized practitioners who have demonstrated excellence in the application of research in practice, … Continue reading

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Sara Knight Given Award at Early Years Oscars

Sara Knight, senior lecturer at the Department of Education at Anglia Ruskin University received a Highly Commended Award at the Nursery World Annual Awards ceremony for her book Risk and Adventure in Early Years Outdoor Play last month.  The evening … Continue reading

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Learning Matters is now part of SAGE

I’m delighted to share information about a new acquisition completed in the SAGE London office at the end of July. SAGE has acquired Learning Matters – a leading independent academic textbook publisher based in Exeter, UK. It is a private company … Continue reading

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