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Co-producing composite storytelling comics: (counter) narratives by academics of working-class heritage (2024)
Journal Article
Davis, C., Matthews, A., Mihut, G., Mottershaw, S., Hawkins, J., Rivlin, P., & Matthews, B. (2024). Co-producing composite storytelling comics: (counter) narratives by academics of working-class heritage. Qualitative Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/14687941241245954

Composite storytelling as a social qualitative research method represents a growing spirit of creativity to explore themes of social injustice. This article discusses the potential methodological affordances and challenges of such approaches when use... Read More about Co-producing composite storytelling comics: (counter) narratives by academics of working-class heritage.

“Imaginative, embodied scholarly assemblages”: A poetic analysis of the Self-Reflexive Methodologies Special Interest Group scholarship (2024)
Journal Article
Pithouse-Morgan, K., Pillay, D., Naicker, I., & van Laren, L. (2024). “Imaginative, embodied scholarly assemblages”: A poetic analysis of the Self-Reflexive Methodologies Special Interest Group scholarship. Journal of education (University KwaZulu-natal), 2024(94), 65-83. https://doi.org/10.17159/2520-9868/i94a05

The Self-Reflexive Methodologies Special Interest Group (SIG) of the South African Education Research Association (SAERA) has been active since 2014, with over 100 academics from more than 20 higher education institutions participating. The 10th Anni... Read More about “Imaginative, embodied scholarly assemblages”: A poetic analysis of the Self-Reflexive Methodologies Special Interest Group scholarship.

Local learning landscapes: conceptualising place-based professional learning by teachers and schools in decentralised education systems (2024)
Journal Article
Greany, T., Cowhitt, T., Noyes, A., Gripton, C., & Hudson, G. (in press). Local learning landscapes: conceptualising place-based professional learning by teachers and schools in decentralised education systems. Journal of Educational Change,

This article sets out an original conceptual framework for place-based professional learning by teachers and schools in decentralised education systems. High quality Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CDPL) by teachers is associated wi... Read More about Local learning landscapes: conceptualising place-based professional learning by teachers and schools in decentralised education systems.

Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North (2024)
Book
van Rooyen, H., & Pithouse-Morgan, K. (2024). Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North. HSRC Press

Poetic Inquiry for the Human and Social Sciences: Voices from the South and North enriches human and social science research by introducing new voices, insights, and epistemologies. Poetic inquiry, or poetry as research, is a literary and performance... Read More about Poetic inquiry for the social and human sciences: Voices from the South and North.

Self-Study as a Movement and Methodology for Inside-Out Educational Change: Foundations, Characteristics, and Exemplars (2024)
Book Chapter
Pithouse-Morgan, K., Kortjass, M., & Mkhize-Mthembu, N. (in press). Self-Study as a Movement and Methodology for Inside-Out Educational Change: Foundations, Characteristics, and Exemplars. In The BERA-SAGE International Handbook of Research-Informed Education Policy and Practice (1-19). London: SAGE Publications

This chapter traces the evolution of the self-study research field since the 1990s, highlighting it as a growing force for change among education practitioners and scholars. It examines the historical backdrop of the field and identifies a set of eig... Read More about Self-Study as a Movement and Methodology for Inside-Out Educational Change: Foundations, Characteristics, and Exemplars.

Exploring the value of family shared reading with young people who have Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) (2024)
Journal Article
Doak, L. (2024). Exploring the value of family shared reading with young people who have Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD). Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, https://doi.org/10.1177/14687984241235124

Shared reading with young children is promoted as good practice in national and international policy. Existing literature explores cognitive and developmental benefits of family shared reading for young, typically developing children, but much less i... Read More about Exploring the value of family shared reading with young people who have Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).

Enabling transformative university transitions: becoming a student and a graduate (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Hordosy, R. (2023, December). Enabling transformative university transitions: becoming a student and a graduate. Paper presented at Society for Research in Higher Education Annual Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Drawing on a longitudinal research project that followed the undergraduate entrants of 2013 into, and through their university time, this paper provides a novel conceptualisation of transformative transitions via looking at the four dimensions of non... Read More about Enabling transformative university transitions: becoming a student and a graduate.

Sir George Trevelyan, Residential Adult Education and the New Age – ‘To Open the Immortal Eye' (2023)
Book
Clancy, S. (2023). Sir George Trevelyan, Residential Adult Education and the New Age – ‘To Open the Immortal Eye'. (1). Palgrave Macmillan

This book examines the development of British post-Second World War short-term residential adult education, through the lens of the Shropshire Adult Education College (1948-1976) and the tenure of Sir George Trevelyan as its first warden. Trevelyan i... Read More about Sir George Trevelyan, Residential Adult Education and the New Age – ‘To Open the Immortal Eye'.

Who studies religion? Towards a better conversation between Theology, Religious Studies, and Religious Education (2023)
Journal Article
Benoit, C., & Hutchings, T. (2023). Who studies religion? Towards a better conversation between Theology, Religious Studies, and Religious Education. Journal of Religious Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40839-023-00213-0

This paper calls for better integration between the fields of Theology and Religious Studies (TRS) and Religious Education (RE). Positive reform in RE requires integration between educational theory, policy, and practice, but we argue that the academ... Read More about Who studies religion? Towards a better conversation between Theology, Religious Studies, and Religious Education.

Rethinking qualitative data analysis in a co-creative experimental approach (2023)
Book Chapter
Pithouse-Morgan, K., & Samaras, A. P. (2023). Rethinking qualitative data analysis in a co-creative experimental approach. In J. DeHart, & P. Hash (Eds.), Arts-Based Research Across Textual Media in Education (12-27). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003294597-2

We are self-study research methodologists and teacher educators working across continents to enhance and broaden professional learning, knowledge, and practice. By witnessing and researching the value of multiple voices and stories interacting for pr... Read More about Rethinking qualitative data analysis in a co-creative experimental approach.

The manifestations of universality and cultural specificity in national curriculum policy frameworks: negotiations for culturally reflective practice in early childhood education (2023)
Journal Article
Xu, Y., Brooks, C., Gao, J., & Kitto, E. (2023). The manifestations of universality and cultural specificity in national curriculum policy frameworks: negotiations for culturally reflective practice in early childhood education. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681366.2023.2267594

This paper presents findings from a review of 19 national curriculum policy frameworks (NCPFs) across the globe and discusses dominant and culturally specific discourses that shape early childhood education (ECE). We combine two frameworks of develop... Read More about The manifestations of universality and cultural specificity in national curriculum policy frameworks: negotiations for culturally reflective practice in early childhood education.

Conceptualizing Anti-Racist Pedagogies Within Experimental Music's Community of Practice (2023)
Journal Article
Woods, P. J. (2024). Conceptualizing Anti-Racist Pedagogies Within Experimental Music's Community of Practice. Adult Education Quarterly, 74(1), 3-22. https://doi.org/10.1177/07417136231198218

Despite communities of practice (COPs) literature asserting the importance of attending to power dynamics within these learning contexts, research has largely ignored the process of racialization within COPs and, in particular, the role anti-racist p... Read More about Conceptualizing Anti-Racist Pedagogies Within Experimental Music's Community of Practice.

Re-Valuing the Shadows: Reimagining Possibilities for Alternative Futures through/with an Agentifying Education for a Planet in Crisis (2023)
Book Chapter
Swanson, D. M. (2023). Re-Valuing the Shadows: Reimagining Possibilities for Alternative Futures through/with an Agentifying Education for a Planet in Crisis. In T. Lovat, R. Toomey, N. Clement, & K. Dally (Eds.), Second International Research Handbook on Values Education and Student Wellbeing (763-781). Switzerland: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-24420-9_43

The last decade has seen distinct ideological shifts in particular geopolitical contexts and in global/local relations across the globe, with increasing instability witnessed in social, political, ecological, material, and economic systems. Efforts t... Read More about Re-Valuing the Shadows: Reimagining Possibilities for Alternative Futures through/with an Agentifying Education for a Planet in Crisis.

Research Subjects, Participants or Co‐researchers? Extending the Involvement of Students in Art and Design Research (2023)
Journal Article
Maloy, L., & Thomson, P. (2023). Research Subjects, Participants or Co‐researchers? Extending the Involvement of Students in Art and Design Research. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 42(3), 353-366. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12470

Art education has a range of purposes. Art is said to support students to explore, interpret, ask critical questions, communicate and realise ideas, experiment, take risks, collaborate, tell stories and/or engage in social and political actions. In t... Read More about Research Subjects, Participants or Co‐researchers? Extending the Involvement of Students in Art and Design Research.

How ‘global’ are sociology journals in the Web of Science database? Exploring journal aims, editorial board networks and authorship (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, E., Vega Castillo, M. A., Lee, G., & Hordosy, R. (2023, June). How ‘global’ are sociology journals in the Web of Science database? Exploring journal aims, editorial board networks and authorship. Presented at Department of Sociology Seminar, Durham, UK

A knowledge hierarchy has long been present within the academic community dominated by producers, publishers and journals from western countries (Heilbron, 2014), whilst inequalities in who gets to edit and author have prompted calls for more inclusi... Read More about How ‘global’ are sociology journals in the Web of Science database? Exploring journal aims, editorial board networks and authorship.

How international are sociology journals? – Analysis of aims, editorial boards and gatekeeper networks (2023)
Presentation / Conference
HORDOSY, R., Brown, E., & Vega Castillo, M. A. (2023, April). How international are sociology journals? – Analysis of aims, editorial boards and gatekeeper networks. Presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Manchester

Academic prestige is conceptualised differently based on national context; yet internationally, the notion of "excellence" permeates the global discourse on knowledge production. A knowledge hierarchy has long been present within the academic communi... Read More about How international are sociology journals? – Analysis of aims, editorial boards and gatekeeper networks.

Sociology students' perceptions of themselves within the discipline - an international comparative analysis (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Hordosy, R., & Norris, J. (2023, April). Sociology students' perceptions of themselves within the discipline - an international comparative analysis. Presented at BSA Annual Conference 2023: Sociological Voices in Public Discourse, Manchester, UK

This paper looks at how sociology students at several different universities in three countries see their discipline and themselves within it. It draws on the Bernstein’s notion of powerful knowledge that disrupts inequalities, as well as Burawoy’s u... Read More about Sociology students' perceptions of themselves within the discipline - an international comparative analysis.

Local learning landscapes: exploring coherence, equity and quality in teacher professional development in England (2023)
Report
Greany, T., Noyes, A., Gripton, C., Cowhitt, T., & Hudson, G. (2023). Local learning landscapes: exploring coherence, equity and quality in teacher professional development in England. Wellcome

Ensuring that all teachers engage in high-quality Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CPDL) has long been a policy priority in school systems worldwide, given evidence that this can lead to improvements in teaching quality and, thereby,... Read More about Local learning landscapes: exploring coherence, equity and quality in teacher professional development in England.

Lessons in organising: What trade unionists can learn from the war on teachers (2023)
Book
Little, G., Sharp, E., Stevenson, H., & Wilson, D. (2023). Lessons in organising: What trade unionists can learn from the war on teachers. Pluto Press

The heart of any trade union is its reps and activists organising in the workplace. After years of membership decline across sectors, a renewed recognition of this essential fact is behind the 'turn to organising' in the union movement today. This... Read More about Lessons in organising: What trade unionists can learn from the war on teachers.