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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. 00 Journal not listed,

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

Professional vision in fashion design: practices and views of teachers and learners (2018)
Journal Article
Caruso, V., Cattaneo, A., Gurtner, J., & Ainsworth, S. (in press). Professional vision in fashion design: practices and views of teachers and learners. Vocations and Learning,

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