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Approaches to scaling innovations across schools: an analysis of key theories and models (2019)
Book Chapter
Greany, T. (2019). Approaches to scaling innovations across schools: an analysis of key theories and models. In Encyclopaedia of Educational InnovationSpringer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2262-4_68-1

The question of how to scale up successful innovations remains a key challenge for policy and practice in education (Hall, 2013). This article outlines three established ‘schools of thought’ around how to scale up successful innovations. The first... Read More

Utilisation of an intervention to support students on the autism spectrum: examining teachers' responses to Finished! the On-task Toolkit (2019)
Journal Article
Costley, D., Macdonald, L., Trembath, D., Ashburner, J., Haas, K., & Keen, D. (2019). 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, https://doi.org/10.9782/17-00019

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

Self-policing or self-improving?: analysing peer reviews between schools in England through the lens of isomorphism (2019)
Book Chapter
Greany, T. (in press). Self-policing or self-improving?: analysing peer reviews between schools in England through the lens of isomorphism. In School peer review for educational improvement and accountability: Theory, practice and policy implicationsSpringer

Peer reviews are not compulsory for schools in England, but they have become increasingly common in recent years. There is no single model for how peer reviews operate, but they generally involve staff from at least one other school in reviewing pra... Read More

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

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

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. 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

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 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

The pedagogical logics of arts-rich schools: a Bourdieusian analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Thomson, P., Hall, C., Earl, L., & Geppert, C. (2019). The pedagogical logics of arts-rich schools: a Bourdieusian analysis. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(2), 239-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1554474

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The arts are under threat in English schools. But some schools and teachers work against the trend. To understand how they continue to offer rich arts experiences to students, we... 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

Thinking about the school most of the time: studio as generative metaphor for critical reflection (2018)
Journal Article
Thomson, P. (2018). Thinking about the school most of the time: studio as generative metaphor for critical reflection. Journal of Educational Administration and History, doi:10.1080/00220620.2018.1536039

Busy leaders need time to reflect and renew. They need to consider the particularities of their school and the ways in which they can work with others in the school community to address pressing issues, as well as to make future plans. The metaphor o... 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. (2018). Subject choice as everyday accommodation/resistance: why students in England (still) choose the arts. Critical Studies in Education, doi:10.1080/17508487.2018.1525754

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

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

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

School-based social skills training for young people with autism spectrum disorders (2017)
Journal Article
Einfeld, S. L., Beaumont, R., Clark, T., Clarke, K. S., Costley, D., Gray, K. M., …Howlin, P. (2018). School-based social skills training for young people with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 43(1), 29-39. doi:10.3109/13668250.2017.1326587

Background: The Secret Agent Society (SAS) Program, an intervention to enhance social- emotional skills, was provided by schools for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The program was assessed to determine if it improved social skills at s... Read More

Parent-reported differences between school-aged girls and boys on the autism spectrum (2016)
Journal Article
Sutherland, R., Hodge, A., Bruck, S., Costley, D., & Klieve, H. (2016). Parent-reported differences between school-aged girls and boys on the autism spectrum. Autism, 21(6), 785-794. doi:10.1177/1362361316668653

More boys than girls are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder; however, there are conflicting findings about whether they differ in their presentation. This study involved a survey of parents of school-aged children on the autism spectrum (171 par... Read More

The language of inclusive education (2015)
Book
Walton, E. (2015). The language of inclusive education. Taylor & Francis (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