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Voices from a reflective space : teacher educators reflect on practice
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2008)
This text offers advice to teachers on pursuing professional development through book clubs, through Critical Friends Groups, and research groups. It discusses how action research has been utilised by teachers in a particular ...
Urban schools : Performance, competition and collaboration
This chapter briefly sets current educational policy on urban education in England in the context of policy developments over the past 25 years, highlighting certain continuities and disjunctures in the journey from ...
Putting pupils at the heart of assessment. Children’s rights in practice.
This poster presents the outcomes of the TLRP project Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning. This project examined pupils’ participation in their own assessment from a children’s rights perspective. It ...
Vers le controle pluriel de l’Ecole? La nature chageante du pouvoir dans le système educatif anglais
This article analyses the main trends in educational policy in England over the past twenty years, probing the extent to which they promote central control or autonomy in the governance of schools. It is suggested that ...
School gardens and cultivating learning
A strong positive link has been established between children’s learning and out of class activities (Bloomfield, P. 2000 & 2001; Humphries, S., Rowe, S. 2004; Palmer J, 1998). In this paper we aim to bring together key ...
Consulting pupils on the assessment of their learning
(Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP), 2008)
This project examined pupils’ participation in their own assessment from a children’s rights perspective, based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It demonstrated that when genuine opportunities ...
Democracy and spiritual awareness : interconnections and implications for educational leadership
This article sets out theorisations of developmental democracy and spiritual awareness formulated in previous work by the authors. These are used to explore collegial leadership in a case study Steiner school, with the aim ...
Entrances and exits: changing perceptions of primary teaching as a career for men
The number of men in teaching has always been small, particularly in early childhood, but those that do come into teaching usually do so for the same reasons as women, namely enjoyment of working with children, of wanting ...
The influence of teachers’ backgrounds on their perceptions of musical creativity : a qualitative study with secondary school music teachers.
This paper examines the relationship between six secondary school teachers’ backgrounds and their perceptions of musical creativity. A unit of work involving composition and improvisation activities with pupils aged 11-14 ...
La creatividad en la educación musical: la relación entre la teoría y la práctica educativas
(Universidad de Santander, Santander, Spain, 2007)