Book Review: Eileen Adams: Agent of change in art, design and environmental education

Dawne Irving-Bell

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review


Authored by Eileen Adams Agents of Change, as the title suggests, is a book that serves to explore how the author’s innovative initiatives have helped to shape government thinking, and subsequently have effected change art and design educators’ practice both in the UK and internationally. Published by Loughborough Design Press, this book sits within a suite of texts that each make a significant contribution to global design education research, and design theory. As such this book is of potential interest to policy makers, educational researchers and those with an interest in, and concern for, the educational and cultural development of visual literacy including institutions, organisations and charitable trusts. This text is also intended for teachers, student teachers, teacher educators, lecturers working in schools, colleges and other settings, and would prove valuable as a resource for the instigation of discourse and wider debate on the development of art and design within the context of educational settings.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationDesign and Technology Education: An International Journal
PublisherDesign & Technology Association
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 24 May 2017


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