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Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context (2019)
Journal Article
Bush, T., & Ng Yoon Mooi, A. (2019). Distributed leadership and the Malaysia Education Blueprint: from prescription to partial school-based enactment in a highly centralised context. Journal of Educational Administration, 57(3), 279-295. doi:10.1108/JEA-11-2018-0206

Purpose The purpose of the paper is to present and discuss the findings from research on the relationship between leadership theory and policy reform in Malaysia. The research was conducted in two dissimilar Malaysian states. Research Design... Read More

Epistemic (In)justice (2019)
Book Chapter
McLean, M. (in press). Epistemic (In)justice. In Locating Social Justice in Higher Education ResearchBloomsbury Publishing

It can be useful to think of the injustices of higher education as occurring in three phases: coming into higher education (access); being at university (participation); and going out of university into the rest of life (outcomes). I bracket for now... Read More

Professional identities of lecturers in three international universities in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia: multilingual professionals at work (2019)
Journal Article
Evison, J., Bailey, L., Taylor, P., & Tubpun, T. (in press). Professional identities of lecturers in three international universities in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia: multilingual professionals at work. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education,

This paper examines the impact of internationalisation on the professional identities of lecturers at three international universities in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. Higher education in SE Asia faces significant pressures to change because of the... Read More

The positive psychology of relational depth and its association with unconditional positive self-regard and authenticity (2019)
Journal Article
Kim, J., Price, S., & Joseph, S. (in press). The positive psychology of relational depth and its association with unconditional positive self-regard and authenticity. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies,

Recent years has seen research attention into the therapeutic value of Relational Depth (RD). RD refers to moments in a therapeutic relationship in which a person has feelings of aliveness, satisfaction and immersion. However, no research has yet tes... Read More

Leading and sustaining Zimbabwe's private schools: matching vision with economic reality (2019)
Journal Article
Bush, T., Chingarande, D., Glover, D., Muchabaiwa, W., Simango, J., & Thondhlana, J. (2019). Leading and sustaining Zimbabwe's private schools: matching vision with economic reality. Management in Education, doi:10.1177/0892020619831760

The political, economic and social challenges in Zimbabwe are well documented. Public schools have been damaged by a shortage of resources, and by a brain drain of teachers. This has led many parents to seek private education for their children but... Read More

Performing PowerPoint lectures: examining the extent of slide-text integration into lecturers’ spoken expositions (2019)
Journal Article
Hallewell, M., & Crook, C. (2019). Performing PowerPoint lectures: examining the extent of slide-text integration into lecturers’ spoken expositions. Journal of Further and Higher Education, doi:10.1080/0309877X.2019.1579895

The PowerPoint assisted lecture (slide-lecture) is a common lecturing approach in Higher Education, in spite of much criticism of its use. Its popularity is facilitated by its affordances for multimodal instructional design, e.g. text with images and... Read More

How new technology is addressed by researchers in educational studies: approaches from high-performing universities in China and the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Crook, C., & Gu, X. (2019). How new technology is addressed by researchers in educational studies: approaches from high-performing universities in China and the UK. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50(3), 1173-1188. doi:10.1111/bjet.12750

There is a crisis of expectation in relation to educational technology. This is sometimes interpreted as a failure of academic researchers to disseminate their work to educational practitioners. However, another interpretation dwells on the lack of v... Read More

Changing play – writing, researching and learning in an early years arts project (2019)
Journal Article
Franks, A., & Thomson, P. (2019). Changing play – writing, researching and learning in an early years arts project. Ethnography and Education, doi:10.1080/17457823.2019.1579659

'Changing Play' is an ongoing project initiated by education curators from the Serpentine, a prestigious London art gallery, working with the Portman children's centre nursery. Viewed by curators as a collaboration between artist, children's centre s... Read More

The tensions of innovation: experiences of teachers during a whole school pedagogical shift (2019)
Journal Article
Knight, R. (2019). The tensions of innovation: experiences of teachers during a whole school pedagogical shift. Research Papers in Education, 1-23. doi:10.1080/02671522.2019.1568527

Education in many countries is heavily influenced by what has been termed a Global Education Reform Movement, based on competition, measurement and comparison. As well as emphasising external accountability, this landscape offers schools, in theory,... Read More

Adding lemon juice to poison: examining the oxymoronic nature of mindfulness in education and its future direction (2019)
Journal Article
Sellman, E. M., & Buttarazzi, G. F. (in press). Adding lemon juice to poison: examining the oxymoronic nature of mindfulness in education and its future direction. British Journal of Educational Studies, doi:10.1080/00071005.2019.1581128

This article seeks to amplify a debate initiated in this journal by Hyland (2016)by deepening a number of conceptual, methodological and implementationalissues concerning the application of mindfulness based interventions (MBIs) toschools and other p... Read More

The social anatomy of 'collusion' (2019)
Journal Article
Crook, C., & Elizabeth, N. (2019). The social anatomy of 'collusion'. British Educational Research Journal, 45(2), 388-406. doi:10.1002/berj.3504

This paper offers a conceptual analysis of collusion, the often overlooked relative of plagiarism in debates on academic integrity. Considered as an inherently social phenomenon, we present the results of a systematic effort to understand the anatomy... Read More

Coping and posttraumatic growth: a longitudinal comparison of two alternative views (2018)
Journal Article
Kunz, S., Joseph, S., Geyh, S., & Peter, C. (2018). Coping and posttraumatic growth: a longitudinal comparison of two alternative views. Rehabilitation Psychology, 63(2), doi:10.1037/rep0000205

Purpose: The current study aimed to examine two possible explanations for why higher levels of posttraumatic growth (PTG) were repeatedly found to be predicted by both approach - and avoidance - oriented coping, focusing on individuals recently diagn... Read More

Mutality in psychotherapy: a meta-analysis and meta-synthesis (2018)
Journal Article
Cornelius-White, J., Kanamori, Y., Murphy, D., & Tickle, M. (2018). Mutality in psychotherapy: a meta-analysis and meta-synthesis. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 28(4), 489-504. doi:10.1037/int0000134

This manuscript presents a systematic review of mutuality in psychotherapy, including meta-analysis of quantitative and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. A search with specified keyword combinations yielded 21 studies, including 10 quantitative... Read More

Barriers to the inclusion of refugee and asylum children in schools in England (2018)
Journal Article
McIntyre, J., & Hall, C. (2018). Barriers to the inclusion of refugee and asylum children in schools in England. Educational Review, doi:10.1080/00131911.2018.1544115

This article reports a study of the barriers faced by headteachers seeking to include young people categorised as asylum seekers and refugees into secondary schools in England. We trace the new discourses and assemblages of authority created at city... Read More

Professional vision in fashion design: practices and views of teachers and learners (2018)
Journal Article
Caruso, V., Cattaneo, A., Gurtner, J., & Ainsworth, S. (2019). Professional vision in fashion design: practices and views of teachers and learners. Vocations and Learning, 12(1), 47–65. doi:10.1007/s12186-018-09216-7

Professional vision is a key skill in visually-oriented professions, but its relevance to vocational education and training has only drawn limited attention from researchers. When educating fashion designers, professional vision is vital because prec... Read More

Balancing the needs of policy and practice, while remaining authentic: an analysis of leadership and governance in three national school leadership colleges (2018)
Journal Article
Greany, T. (2018). Balancing the needs of policy and practice, while remaining authentic: an analysis of leadership and governance in three national school leadership colleges. Cylchgrawn Addysg Cymru / Wales Journal of Education, 20(2), 63-98. doi:10.16922/wje.20.2.5

The contribution that school leadership can make to school and teacher quality - and thereby to pupil learning - is widely recognised. Pressures on school leaders have increased in recent years, as a result of increased accountability and higher expe... Read More

Utilisation of an intervention to support students on the autism spectrum: examining teachers' responses to Finished! the On-task Toolkit (2018)
Journal Article
Costley, D., Macdonald, L., Trembath, D., Ashburner, J., Haas, K., & Keen, D. (in press). Utilisation of an intervention to support students on the autism spectrum: examining teachers' responses to Finished! the On-task Toolkit. Journal of International Special Needs Education,

A number of studies have demonstrated visual schedules and work systems to be effective in assisting students on the autism spectrum to stay on-task and work independently in special-education settings. However, evidence of effectiveness does not ens... Read More