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Measuring privatisation in education: methodological challenges and possibilities (2018)
Journal Article
Winchip, E., Stevenson, H., & Milner, A. (2018). Measuring privatisation in education: methodological challenges and possibilities. Educational Review, doi:10.1080/00131911.2019.1524197

As the Global Education Reform Movement (GERM) spreads, key questions which attempt to identify both the nature and the increasing scope and scale of this phenomenon become empirically significant. The concern of this article is to highlight some of... Read More

Subject choice as everyday accommodation/resistance: why students in England (still) choose the arts (2018)
Journal Article
Thomson, P., Hall, C., Earl, L., & Geppert, C. (in press). Subject choice as everyday accommodation/resistance: why students in England (still) choose the arts. Critical Studies in Education, ISSN 1750-8487

High school students are expected to make choices about which subjects they study. These choices are not completely open but steered by what is on offer, previous achievement and conversations with teachers, family and friends; choices are patterned... Read More

Adult education, spirit and the 'New Age': Sir George Trevelyan and the Shropshire Adult Education College at Attingham 1948-76 (2017)
Thesis
Clancy, S. L. Adult education, spirit and the 'New Age': Sir George Trevelyan and the Shropshire Adult Education College at Attingham 1948-76. (Thesis). University of Nottingham

This thesis presents an interdisciplinary study of post-Second World War short-term residential adult education, through an investigation of the Shropshire Adult Education College (SAEC), 1948-1976. This was located at Attingham Park, Atcham, Shropsh... Read More