This volume proffers a unique perspective on the transformation of education in the 21st century, by bringing together leading researchers in education, sociology and geography to address directly questions of space in relation to education and learning. This collection of essays:
examines the changing and diverse spaces and concepts of education (occurring simultaneously at different scales and in different parts of the world)
explores where education and learning take place
discusses how spaces of education vary at different stages (compulsory schooling, tertiary and higher education, adult education and workplace learning)
inspects the ways in which the meanings attached to education and learning change in different national and regional contexts.
Changing Spaces of Education is an important and timely contribution to a growing area of concern within the social sciences and amongst practitioners and policy-makers, reflecting an urgent need to understand the ways in which both education and learning are being reconfigured, not just nationally, but also internationally and transnationally. It is essential reading for final-year undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in geography, sociology, education and policy studies, with an aim, too, of informing policy and practice in this area.