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Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity (2016)
Journal Article
Messiou, K., Ainscow, M., Echeita, G., Goldrick, S., Hope, M., Paes, I., …Vitorino, T. (2016). Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 27(1), 45-61. doi:10.1080/09243453.2014.966726

Drawing on evidence gathered as a result of collaborative action research carried out in 8 secondary schools in 3 European countries, this paper proposes an innovative strategy for helping teachers respond positively to learner diversity. The strateg... Read More

The danger of subverting students’ views in schools (2015)
Journal Article
Messiou, K., & Hope, M. A. (2015). The danger of subverting students’ views in schools. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 19(10), 1009-1021. doi:10.1080/13603116.2015.1024763

This paper is firmly grounded in the position that engaging with students’ voices in schools is central to the development of inclusive practices. It explores the tensions that can be created when efforts are made to engage with students’ voices in r... Read More

Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices (2014)
Journal Article
Adderley, R. J., Hope, M. A., Hughes, G. C., Shaw, P. A., Messiou, K., Hope, M., …Hughes, G. (2014). Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices. European journal of special needs education, 30(1), (106-121). doi:10.1080/08856257.2014.964580. ISSN 0885-6257

This paper reports a small-scale research project which took place in one primary school in the north-east of England. The study aimed to listen to children about how the practices of teachers helped and/or hindered their sense of inclusion in classr... Read More