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On the relevance of the mathematics curriculum to young people (2010)
Journal Article
Sealey, P., & Noyes, A. (2010). On the relevance of the mathematics curriculum to young people. Curriculum Journal, 21(3), doi:10.1080/09585176.2010.504573

In this paper we draw upon focus group data from a large study of learner trajectories through 14-19 mathematics education to think about the notion of relevance in the mathematics curriculum. Drawing on data from three socially distanced sites we e... Read More about On the relevance of the mathematics curriculum to young people.

Self-access language learning in museums: a materials development project (2010)
Journal Article
Cooker, L., & Pemberton, R. (2010). Self-access language learning in museums: a materials development project. Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal, 1(2),

This paper reports on a project carried out at The University of Nottingham to create and evaluate English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) materials with the aim of exploiting the self-access language learning possibilities that museums offer.... Read More about Self-access language learning in museums: a materials development project.

Conditions for linking school mathematics and moral education: a case study (2010)
Journal Article
Falkenberg, T., & Noyes, A. (2010). Conditions for linking school mathematics and moral education: a case study. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(4), doi:10.1016/j.tate.2009.10.036

In recent years the mathematics education research community has undergone a social turn towards a greater interest in the values and broader educational purposes of mathematics education, including issues of social justice and citizenship education.... Read More about Conditions for linking school mathematics and moral education: a case study.

The role of education in development: an educationalist’s response to some recent work in development economics (2010)
Journal Article
McGrath, S. (2010). The role of education in development: an educationalist’s response to some recent work in development economics. Comparative Education, 46(2), doi:10.1080/03050061003775553

This paper delves beneath the widespread belief that education (often repackaged as human capital) is important in development to consider the role that the discipline of education plays in shaping the wider discourses of development. In particular,... Read More about The role of education in development: an educationalist’s response to some recent work in development economics.

The pragmatics of education journals: the case of the International Journal of Educational Development (2010)
Journal Article
McGrath, S., & Mason, M. (2010). The pragmatics of education journals: the case of the International Journal of Educational Development

This article discusses some of the pragmatics and politics of academic journal publishing within the context of the contemporary higher education and publishing political economy. The case of the International Journal of Educational Development(IJED)... Read More about The pragmatics of education journals: the case of the International Journal of Educational Development.

The rhetoric of multi-display learning spaces: exploratory experiences in visual art discipines (2010)
Journal Article
Bligh, B., & Lorenz, K. (2010). The rhetoric of multi-display learning spaces: exploratory experiences in visual art discipines. Seminar.net, 6(1),

Brett Bligh and Katharina Lorenz of The University of Nottingham, present the Multi-Display Learning Spaces (MD-LS) in this article. It comprises technologies to allow the viewing of multiple simultaneous visual materials, modes of learning which enc... Read More about The rhetoric of multi-display learning spaces: exploratory experiences in visual art discipines.