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Googling inclusive education: a critical visual analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Walton, E., & Dixon, K. (2020). Googling inclusive education: a critical visual analysis. Discourse, https://doi.org/10.1080/01596306.2020.1819203

Inclusive education is a global rights-based response to educational exclusion. It is communicated through a range of modalities, but analysis predominantly focuses on discourses constituted in written texts. Systematic research is needed to understa... Read More about Googling inclusive education: a critical visual analysis.

Compounded Exclusion: Education for Disabled Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa (2020)
Journal Article
Walton, E., McIntyre, J., Awidi, S. J., De Wet-Billings, N., Dixon, K., Madziva, R., …Wedekind, V. (2020). Compounded Exclusion: Education for Disabled Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa. Frontiers in Education, 5, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.00047

International conventions acknowledge the right of refugees and of disabled people to access quality inclusive education. Both groups struggle to assert this right, particularly in the Global South, where educational access may be hindered by system... Read More about Compounded Exclusion: Education for Disabled Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa.

An inheritance of exclusion: Roma education, genetics and the turn to biosocial solutions (2019)
Journal Article
Myers, M. (2020). An inheritance of exclusion: Roma education, genetics and the turn to biosocial solutions. Research in Education, 107(1), 55-71. https://doi.org/10.1177/0034523719880205

Since the 1990s an increasing body of genetic studies of Roma people has been conducted and used to understand their lives. This includes research on health issues such as genetic predispositions to obesity or high cholesterol levels and the migratio... Read More about An inheritance of exclusion: Roma education, genetics and the turn to biosocial solutions.

Curriculum responsiveness and student employability: An institutional analysis (2019)
Book Chapter
Wedekind, V. (2019). Curriculum responsiveness and student employability: An institutional analysis. In Skills for the future: new research perspectives. , (79-90). Cape Town: HSRC Press

Education organisations are under constant pressure from policy-makers, political actors and the public to make their programmes responsive to the needs of the economy and society. In contexts of social change and where broader economic and societal... Read More about Curriculum responsiveness and student employability: An institutional analysis.

Migrants in the labor market: implications for TVET (2019)
Book Chapter
Alla-Mensah, J., Fakoush, H., McGrath, S., & Wedekind, V. (2019). Migrants in the labor market: implications for TVET. In S. McGrath, M. Mulder, J. Papier, & R. Suart (Eds.), Handbook of vocational education and training: developments in the changing world of work (159-175). Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94532-3_114

Migration is increasingly being seen as a political challenge and, thus, a policy priority. Yet the integration of migrants into labor markets is a key element of the political contestations of migration. On the one hand, successful labor market inte... Read More about Migrants in the labor market: implications for TVET.

Gypsy students in the UK: the impact of ‘mobility’ on education (2017)
Journal Article
Myers, M. (2018). Gypsy students in the UK: the impact of ‘mobility’ on education. Race Ethnicity and Education, 21(3), 353-369. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2017.1395323

This paper argues that Gypsy students in primary and secondary education in the UK are marginalised because of ambiguous understandings of their ‘mobility’. Drawing on research conducted on the south coast of England, it examines Gypsy families’ expe... Read More about Gypsy students in the UK: the impact of ‘mobility’ on education.

The language of inclusive education (2015)
Book
Walton, E. (2015). The language of inclusive education. Milton Park, Abingdon: Routledge

The Language of Inclusive Education is an insightful text which considers the writing, speaking, reading and hearing of inclusive education. Based on the premise that humans use language to construct their worlds and their realities, this book is con... Read More about The language of inclusive education.