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Exploring the reasons why people home educate in Hertfordshire
(University of Hertfordshire, 2020-12-17)
Aligning the times: exploring the convergence of researchers, policy makers and research evidence in higher education policy making
The complexity of contemporary higher education policy making and the multitude of evidences and actors in policy networks mean that relationships between higher education researchers, policy makers and research evidence ...
Reflections on that-has-been : Snapshots from the students-as-partners movement
EDITORIAL NOTE (Alison): The idea for this multipart reflective essay emerged from first author Christel Brost’s reflections on her experience of striving to develop a students-as-partners approach within the context of a ...
The impact of National Qualifications Frameworks: : by which yardstick do we measure dreams?
National Qualifications Frameworks (NQFs) are a global phenomenon. This is evidenced by their scale, coverage and intrinsic link with education policy across Europe and beyond. Research into their impact has encompassed a ...
Exploring the Complex Interplay of National Learning and Teaching Policy and Academic Development Practice
Academic developers are important interpreters of policy, yet little research has focussed on the interplay of policy and academic development practice. Using methods from Critical Discourse Analysis, this article analyses ...
Researcher creations? : The positioning of policy texts in higher education research
In this article we explore the way in which policy texts are positioned in a selection of higher education journal articles. Previous research has suggested that policy implementation studies have taken an uncritical ...
Exploring flying faculty teaching experiences : motivations, challenges and opportunities
‘Flying faculty’ models of teaching represent an important aspect of the internationalisation agenda. As short-term sojourners, these overseas visits provide academics with disorientating dilemmas that can stimulate ...
International students’ first encounters with exams in the UK : superficially similar but deeply different
Although end of course exams remain a key mode of assessment in higher education, little research has focused on international students' experiences of exams. There seems to be a tacit assumption in most literature that ...