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Realising young children's rights: Researching conversations with rights respecting early childhood leaders (2020)
Thesis
Butcher, H. E. Realising young children's rights: Researching conversations with rights respecting early childhood leaders. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491158

Children in the UK have been rights bearing citizens since ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC, 1991). Between 1996-2017 the Department of Education, published 5 iterations of a curriculum for children youn... Read More about Realising young children's rights: Researching conversations with rights respecting early childhood leaders.

Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits (2020)
Journal Article
Benyon, S., & Jones, V. (in press). Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits. Children's Geographies,

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

The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (in press). The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought. Primary Geography,

The children in our classrooms are bombarded with doom and gloom stories about the state of the world: food poverty, war, carbon emissions, water shortages… . Fellow geographers, David Hicks (2018) and Hilary Whitehouse (2018), remind us that we shou... Read More about The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought.

Researching Multilingually in Applied Linguistics (2020)
Book Chapter
Andrews, J., Holmes, .., Fay, R., & Dawson, S. (2020). Researching Multilingually in Applied Linguistics. In H. Rose, & J. McKinley (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, (76-86). Abingdon: Routledge

Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Waller, R., & McCartan, K. (2019). Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study. Sexuality and Culture, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09682-8

This research emanates from an anti-sexual violence bystander programme delivered at an English university. Fifteen students were identified through purposive and convenience sampling to take part in focus groups. Discussions emerged regarding atypic... Read More about Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study.

Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University (2019)
Book
Maisuria, A., & Helmes, S. (2019). Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University. (1). Abingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University investigates the impact of neoliberalism on academics in today’s universities. Considering the experiences of early career researchers as well as more experienced academics, it outlines the changing... Read More about Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University.

Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme (2019)
Report
Bovill, H. (2019). Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme. UWE

From 2010 national research clarified that sexual and domestic abuse was an issue for university students (e.g. National Union of Students 2011 ‘Hidden Marks’ and 2012 ‘That’s what she said’). Me too, Time’s Up and Everyday sexism project demonstrate... Read More about Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme.

Creativity within the Foundation Phase curriculum: a risky business? (2019)
Journal Article
Chicken, S. (in press). Creativity within the Foundation Phase curriculum: a risky business?. Education 3-13, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1646298

Whilst creative behaviours are viewed as twenty-first century competencies [Davies, et.al. 2017] understandings within education remain vague [Prentice, 2000]. Through a focus on two Welsh primary headteachers, this paper illuminates two contrasting... Read More about Creativity within the Foundation Phase curriculum: a risky business?.

Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2019, July). Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action

Further exploring sexual and domestic violence on male and female undergraduates. This paper presents findings from ongoing research exploring sexual/domestic violence on male/female undergraduates. Closed questionnaires were sent to all first year... Read More about Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action.

Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Harrison, N., Smith, H., Bennett, V., & McKenzie, L. (in press). Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis. Research Papers in Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2019.1633565

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper draws upon questionnaire data from 126 mature, female alumni students and interviews with a subset of 20 participants who completed education foundation degrees in thr... Read More about Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis.

Adapting our diets for global climate change: Could eating bugs really be an answer? (2019)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (in press). Adapting our diets for global climate change: Could eating bugs really be an answer?. Teaching Geography, 44(2), 72-74

This article suggests different ways of looking at the global food crisis in the classroom and asks if we can ask our students to consider making radical changes to their diets.

Decent work in the UK: Context, conceptualization, and assessment (2019)
Journal Article
Burke, C., Dodd, V., & Hooley, T. (2019). Decent work in the UK: Context, conceptualization, and assessment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 112, 270-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2019.04.002

Access to decent work is an important goal for policymakers and for individuals navigating their working lives. Decent work is a career goal for individuals and a priority for many employers and policy makers seeking to promote social justice. Decent... Read More about Decent work in the UK: Context, conceptualization, and assessment.

Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2019, April). Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis

Exploring sexual violence prevention work on university campus. In 2018 three focus groups were carried out (Bovill, Waller and McCartan) with 15 first year students. These focus groups lasted up to three hours producing data contributing to UWE S... Read More about Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis.

Listening to the voices of children: An illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the Phonics Screening Check (2019)
Journal Article
Carter, J. (in press). Listening to the voices of children: An illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the Phonics Screening Check. Literacy,

The Phonics Screening Check (PSC) was introduced in England in 2012 for children in Year 1. There have been criticisms in relation to its reliability and appropriateness as an assessment tool for early reading although supporters of the PSC see it as... Read More about Listening to the voices of children: An illuminative evaluation of the teaching of early reading in the light of the Phonics Screening Check.

The beliefs, practices and developments of three teachers of science in the primary school (2019)
Thesis
Edmonds, J. S. The beliefs, practices and developments of three teachers of science in the primary school. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/853761

This thesis explores the beliefs of three teachers about effective primary science practice, and the ways these develop in the context of a climate where there are few school resources for primary science training. The research proposes a new theor... Read More about The beliefs, practices and developments of three teachers of science in the primary school.

Children and parents as engineers (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019, January). Children and parents as engineers. Presented at Association for Science Education Conference 2019 in Birmingham

Report on the research of the children as engineers project and discussion of work on research on the impact of parental involvement on interest of primary children in science and engineering

Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering? (2019)
Journal Article
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019). Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering?. Primary Science, 156, 8-10

An examination of how the science objectives of the primary national Curriculum can be taught through the engineering design process and through 'real-world' contextualized engineering problems.

Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2018, December). Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education. Presented at OfS: Experimaental and Innovation teaching and Learning Dissemination

Many UK primary school teachers lack confidence in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject knowledge and ability to teach STEM subjects. Outreach can enhance learning and engagement within these subjects but provision is... Read More about Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education.