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Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol (2023)
Report
Chicken, S., Fogg Rogers, L., Hobbs, L., Hunt-Fraisse, T., & Lewis, D. (2023). Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol. UWE Bristol

This paper reports on a study funded by the UWE Pedagogical Project fund in 2021-2022, which aimed to amplify the voices of neurodivergent (referred to as ‘ND’) students in relation to lived experiences of Higher Education (HE) assessment practices w... Read More about Amplifying the voices of neurodivergent students in relation to higher education assessment at UWE Bristol.

The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE  (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Witt, M., & Wilkinson, A. (2023, May). The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE . Presented at TEAN Conference 2023, Manchester

This work focusses on pre-service teacher learning of curriculum subject knowledge content. The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) has trialled a pre-teaching approach to address mathematical subject knowledge an... Read More about The adoption of a pre-teach approach for HE ITE .

Shaping the field of lifelong education through three critical debates in the International Journal of Lifelong Education (2023)
Journal Article
Holford, J., Milana, M., Webb, S., Waller, R., Hodge, S., & Knight, E. (2023). Shaping the field of lifelong education through three critical debates in the International Journal of Lifelong Education. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 41(1), 549-571. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2022.2160020

The editors approached the 40th anniversary of the International Journal of Lifelong Education as an opportunity to consider the field by exploring how a corpus of 1462 articles (the first 40 volumes of the journal) questioned and shaped the field. A... Read More about Shaping the field of lifelong education through three critical debates in the International Journal of Lifelong Education.

Somali 'influencers' in and beyond a school community using funds of knowledge to influence family and children's reading engagement (2022)
Journal Article
Carter, J., Mohammad, H., & Aidid, F. (2022). Somali 'influencers' in and beyond a school community using funds of knowledge to influence family and children's reading engagement. Educational Futures, 13(2),

Identifying approaches to enable traditionally ‘hard to reach’ children and families engage with book choice, book sharing and reading, has been an area for research and development for some years. Ensuring families have access to books is an essenti... Read More about Somali 'influencers' in and beyond a school community using funds of knowledge to influence family and children's reading engagement.

One size doesn’t fit all: Exploring complexity in young people’s perceptions of Character Education a critical realist case study (2022)
Thesis
Kernaghan, P. One size doesn’t fit all: Exploring complexity in young people’s perceptions of Character Education a critical realist case study. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6873519

This study is a Case Study (CS) informed exploration of a pupil’s eye view of Character Education (CE), in a CS school. It is intended to find out what they think of CE claims it can be ‘caught, taught or sought’ (Jubilee Centre, 2018). It consid... Read More about One size doesn’t fit all: Exploring complexity in young people’s perceptions of Character Education a critical realist case study.

Selling our Youth: Graduate Stories of Class, Gender and Work in Challenging Times (2022)
Book
Waller, R., Bradley, H., & Bentley, L. (2022). Selling our Youth: Graduate Stories of Class, Gender and Work in Challenging Times. Bingley: Emerald

Selling Our Youth explores how the class origins of recent graduates continue to shape their labour market careers and thus reproduce class privilege and class disadvantage. It shows how class and gender combine to influence these young adults’ oppor... Read More about Selling our Youth: Graduate Stories of Class, Gender and Work in Challenging Times.

Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest (2022)
Journal Article
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2022). Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 12(3), 221-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2022.2067906

Across Europe, there is concern about the number and diversity of pupils taking study routes leading to Engineering. There is growing evidence that these career choices begin to form at elementary school age (Moote et al., 2020). Science, maths and d... Read More about Primary pathways: elementary pupils’ aspiration to be engineers and STEM subject interest.

Family transitions and home education: circumstances, processes and practices (2022)
Thesis
Gillie, S. Family transitions and home education: circumstances, processes and practices. (Thesis). The Open University. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9382178

This study investigates the processes leading certain UK families to home educate. The research focus is: What circumstances inform the transitions of families to home education? The analysis draws upon a large-scale online survey, face-to-face inter... Read More about Family transitions and home education: circumstances, processes and practices.

Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking (2022)
Book
Lewis, F., Wilkinson, A., & Witt, M. (2022). Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking. London: Routledge

The UK National Curriculum is clear about the importance of reasoning and problem-solving in mathematics. Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics aims to support trainee and established teachers to embed mathematical thinking into their lessons. The... Read More about Mastery and Depth in Primary Mathematics Enriching Children's Mathematical Thinking.

Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (2020). Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom. Primary Science, 21-23

This article considers how primary science curriculum planning can be framed around the Sustainable Development Goals (2015). As a case study it presents how learning about insects on a bug hunt in the playground can quickly transform into more cont... Read More about Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom.

The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people (2020)
Journal Article
Newbutt, N., Schmidt, M. M., Riva, G., & Schmidt, C. (2020). The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people. Journal of Enabling Technologies, 14(3), 187-199. https://doi.org/10.1108/JET-07-2020-0028

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify three key areas where autistic people may find themselves impacted through COVID-19, namely, education; employment; and anxiety. Design/methodology/approach: This p... Read More about The possibility and importance of immersive technologies during COVID-19 for autistic people.

Addressing unrealistic optimism with counterfactual reasoning in an employability module in higher education (2020)
Journal Article
Hanson, J., & Burke, C. (2021). Addressing unrealistic optimism with counterfactual reasoning in an employability module in higher education. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 13(3), 830-848. https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-02-2019-0047

Purpose: The study aimed to explore the effect of second year business students engaging in counterfactual reasoning on their unrealistic optimism regarding attainment on an employability module. Design/methodology/approach: Using an experimental des... Read More about Addressing unrealistic optimism with counterfactual reasoning in an employability module in higher education.

‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (2020). ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), 894-908. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3655

Supporting young people with global crises mitigation strategies is essential, yet loaded with ethical dilemmas for the educator. This study explores whether young people will make ethical decisions regarding the sustainability of food choice in scho... Read More about ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools.

Ignorance is not bliss: A UK study of sexual and domestic abuse awareness on campus, and correlations with confidence and positive action in a bystander program (2020)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., & White, P. (in press). Ignorance is not bliss: A UK study of sexual and domestic abuse awareness on campus, and correlations with confidence and positive action in a bystander program. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520916267

This article reports on a U.K. research study encompassing two surveys which used evidence-based scales of awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention opportunities and action regarding sexual and domestic abuse on campus. They were sent to... Read More about Ignorance is not bliss: A UK study of sexual and domestic abuse awareness on campus, and correlations with confidence and positive action in a bystander program.

Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V., & Beynon, S. (2021). Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits. Children's Geographies, 19(1), 13-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2020.1718608

Western European populations are being encouraged to reconsider their diets in light of population growth and the associated intensification of farming systems. In addition, health concerns associated with diets high in sugar, salt and saturated fat... Read More about Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits.