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Using Peircean abduction to understand teacher mentoring (Routledge, 2022-05-15)Lesson observation is frequently used in teacher induction programmes to support newly-qualified teachers in their reflection and classroom enquiry. This article uses an elaboration of Peirce’s abduction to illustrate how ...
The Curriculum in an era of global reform: Bobbitt’s ideas on efficiency and teacher knowledge (Routledge, 2021-02-12)Over a hundred years later, The Curriculum by John Franklin Bobbitt continues to be relevant for understanding contemporary issues in education. One issue has been the association with elements of reform such as scripted ...
Credit allocation and programmes design: insights from metaphor (Routledge, 2020-10-01)Volume is the dominant metaphor underlying the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). Credits are used to ‘express the volume of learning based on the defined learning outcomes and their associated ...
Health and wellbeing in an outdoor and adventure sports context (MDPI, 2020-04-14)While the world responds to the latest health issue, it is perhaps timely that we think broadly about human and planetary health and wellbeing. Across the globe, there is a call for a different future, one that prioritises ...
Engaging practitioners as co-researchers in national policy evaluations as resistance to patriarchal constructions of expertise: the case of the end of year three evaluation of the access and inclusion model (Frontiers Media, 2022-12-23)Seventeen Practitioner Researchers (PRs) were engaged as co-researchers in an evaluation commissioned by Ireland’s Department of Childhood, Equality, Disability, Integration, and Youth (DCEDIY), as an innovative aspect in ...