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Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity (2016)
Journal Article
Messiou, K., Hope, M., Ainscow, M., Echeita, G., Goldrick, S., 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. ISSN 0924-3453

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

Developing active citizenship in schools : a case study of democracy in practice (2015)
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Hope, M. (2015). Developing active citizenship in schools : a case study of democracy in practice. International handbook of progressive education, 325 - 336. Peter Lang Publishing

This chapter offers a critique of current definitions of active citizenship and argues that children and young people need to be seen as citizens within their school communities and not just citizens of the future. Pedagogy and school decision-making... 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

State schools in England : why social segregation and inequality still thrives in a ‘comprehensive’ system (2014)
Journal Article
Stevens, R., & Hope, M. (2014). State schools in England : why social segregation and inequality still thrives in a ‘comprehensive’ system. doi:10.12828/77687

There is overwhelming evidence that England’s education system is built on and sustains complex patterns of inequality. A ‘comprehensive’ system, introduced in 1965, was never fully implemented and so remains as an aspiration rather... Read More

Small and perfectly formed? Is democracy an alternative approach to school leadership? (2012)
Journal Article
Hope, M. A., & Hope, M. (2012). Small and perfectly formed? Is democracy an alternative approach to school leadership?. School Leadership and Management, 32(3), (291-305). doi:10.1080/13632434.2012.688739. ISSN 1363-2434

In recent decades, education policy has changed considerably so that now, numerous types of schools are available in the ‘marketplace’. The most recent additions to this landscape are Academies and Free Schools, with freedoms to make more choices abo... Read More