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Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity (2019)
Journal Article
Traunter, J. (2019). Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity. Education 3-13, 47(7), 831-841. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622498

This paper seeks to identify the impact of the undergraduate Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) qualification on the emerging professional identity of a group of undergraduate students. The research explored the practical and academic self-... Read More about Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity.

Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice (2019)
Journal Article
Shaw, P. A. (2019). Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice. Education 3-13, 49(7), 806-818. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622496

The paper seeks to extend the knowledge and understanding of how engaging with young children’s voices in a meaningful way, can alter practitioners’ pedagogical practice and thus create environments for learning that are more inclusive. It draws on t... Read More about Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice.

Arguments for exception in US security discourse (2017)
Journal Article
Hunter, D., & MacDonald, M. N. (2017). Arguments for exception in US security discourse. Discourse and Society, 28(5), 493-511 . https://doi.org/10.1177/0957926517710978

In his influential State of Exception, Giorgio Agamben proposes that, even in apparently liberal western democracies, the state will routinely use the contingency of national emergency to suspend civil liberties and justify expansion of military and... Read More about Arguments for exception in US security discourse.

Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia (2016)
Journal Article
Naef, P., & Ploner, J. (2016). Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 14(3), 181-188 . https://doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2016.1180802

Although, historically, there have always been travellers crossing the Balkan Peninsula, Todorova (1994 Todorova, M. (1994). The Balkans: From discovery to invention. Slavic Review, 53, 453–482. doi: 10.2307/2501301) notes that early travellers were... Read More about Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia.

Future scenarios for mobile science learning (2016)
Journal Article
Burden, K., & Kearney, M. (2016). Future scenarios for mobile science learning. Research in Science Education, 46(2), 287-308 . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-016-9514-1

© 2016, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. This paper adopts scenario planning as a methodological approach and tool to help science educators reconceptualise their use of mobile technologies across various different futures. These ‘futures’... Read More about Future scenarios for mobile science learning.

Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people? (2015)
Book Chapter
Hope, M. A. (2015). Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice, 107-126. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593_6

For those of us who have spent our professional lives working alongside children and young people who are disaffected with education, re-imagining education — or more specifically, re-imagining schools — is crucial. Could it be possible for the state... Read More about Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?.

Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK (2015)
Journal Article
Ploner, J. (2017). Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK. Mobilities, 12(3), 425-444 . https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2015.1087761

Whilst research into the changing landscape of the UK Higher Education (HE) has produced a burgeoning literature on ‘internationalisation’ and ‘transnational student mobility’ over the past few years, still fairly little is known about international... Read More about Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK.

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 . https://doi.org/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 about The danger of subverting students’ views in schools.

Passing on the reins of responsibility? Comparing school principals’ values and practices in a ‘wicked’ reality (2014)
Journal Article
Wright, N., & Bottery, M. (2014). Passing on the reins of responsibility? Comparing school principals’ values and practices in a ‘wicked’ reality. Contemporary educational leadership, 1(4), 51-70

This study stemmed from concerns about school leaders' responses to the current global environmental situation. The issue was tack- led by asking what priority they gave to envi- ronmental issues in their schools by examining their perceptions about... Read More about Passing on the reins of responsibility? Comparing school principals’ values and practices in a ‘wicked’ reality.

Content in ESOL: what do learners find useful and important? (2014)
Journal Article
Nickson, M. (2014). Content in ESOL: what do learners find useful and important?. Language Issues, 25(2), 17-24

This research investigated course content in ESOL classes by asking ESOL learners to evaluate the usefulness and importance to them of a range of topics which they may encounter in their language class. A survey was administered to 117 learners rangi... Read More about Content in ESOL: what do learners find useful and important?.

Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices (2014)
Journal Article
Adderley, R., Hope, M., Hughes, G., Jones, L., Messiou, K., & Shaw, T. (2014). Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices. European journal of special needs education, 30(1), 106-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/08856257.2014.964580

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 about Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices.

Transnational and transcultural positionality in globalised higher education (2014)
Journal Article
Montgomery, C. (2014). Transnational and transcultural positionality in globalised higher education. Journal of education for teaching : JET, 40(3), 198-203 . https://doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2014.903021

Transnational higher education (TNE), where students study on a ‘foreign’ degree programme whilst remaining in their home country, is a rapidly developing phenomenon. Universities across the UK, for example, are now operating 1,395 TNE programmes and... Read More about Transnational and transcultural positionality in globalised higher education.

Lessons from the future: ICT scenarios and the education of teachers (2005)
Journal Article
Williams, P. (2005). Lessons from the future: ICT scenarios and the education of teachers. Journal of education for teaching : JET, 31(4), 319-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/02607470500280209

This paper reviews significant events of the last 25 years in schools and teacher education in England and looks ahead to the next 25 years. Various scenarios for the future are examined and the potential is considered for new forms of teachers' init... Read More about Lessons from the future: ICT scenarios and the education of teachers.


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