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Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning (2021)
Thesis
Garrick, N. Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7020678

Using Constructivist Grounded Theory Methodology, this study explores the perceptions of learning of eight career changing trainee teachers enrolled on four one-year primary or secondary postgraduate Initial Teacher Education programmes in England. T... Read More about Experiencing Initial Teacher Education as a career changer in England: A Constructivist Grounded Theory exploration of trainee teachers' perceptions of learning.

Socialist bloc childhoods and children's rights in the Cold War (2021)
Book Chapter
White, E. Socialist bloc childhoods and children's rights in the Cold War. In Eastern Europe: A Global Area. Bloomsbury. Manuscript submitted for publication

The chapter looks at the globalisation of the Soviet model of education and childhood, first to Central and Eastern Europe, and then to the 'Third World' after the war. It covers the attempts by socialist bloc states to internationalise children's ri... Read More about Socialist bloc childhoods and children's rights in the Cold War.

Counter-terrorism measures in the classroom: Exploring the perceptions and experiences of education professionals enacting the Prevent Duty in Bath and Bristol (2021)
Thesis
Weedon, M. R. Counter-terrorism measures in the classroom: Exploring the perceptions and experiences of education professionals enacting the Prevent Duty in Bath and Bristol. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6905888

While most education professionals report their straightforward enactment of Prevent, a critical multilevel analysis of 17 interviews with education professionals in the Bath and Bristol areas of the UK data demonstrates however, that the policy is w... Read More about Counter-terrorism measures in the classroom: Exploring the perceptions and experiences of education professionals enacting the Prevent Duty in Bath and Bristol.

Creativity in children's digital music composition (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Nash, C., Ford, C., & Bryan-Kinns, N. (in press). Creativity in children's digital music composition

Composing is a neglected area of music education. To increase participation, many technologies provide open-ended interfaces to motivate child autodidactic use, drawing influence from Papert’s LOGO philosophy (to support children’s learning through p... Read More about Creativity in children's digital music composition.

Engineering science education: The impact of a paired peer approach on subject knowledge confidence and self-efficacy levels of student teachers (2021)
Journal Article
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2021). Engineering science education: The impact of a paired peer approach on subject knowledge confidence and self-efficacy levels of student teachers. International Journal of Science Education, 43(5), 793-822. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2021.1887544

Teacher performance has been linked with both self-efficacy and subject knowledge confidence suggesting that it is important to address these aspects within initial teacher training programmes. This study investigated the development of pre-service t... Read More about Engineering science education: The impact of a paired peer approach on subject knowledge confidence and self-efficacy levels of student teachers.

Reimagining parental engagement in special schools–a practice theoretical approach (2021)
Journal Article
Spear, S., Spotswood, F., Goodall, J., & Warren, S. (in press). Reimagining parental engagement in special schools–a practice theoretical approach. Educational Review, https://doi.org/10.1080/00131911.2021.1874307

Parental engagement is widely acknowledged to have a positive impact on children’s achievement, and interventions to increase parental engagement have had some success in improving educational outcomes for children in mainstream settings. However, th... Read More about Reimagining parental engagement in special schools–a practice theoretical approach.

PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools (2020)
Thesis
Davies, C. PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/3052539

This research project started as a demonstration of how the interpretive phenomenology and hermeneutics of Hans Georg Gadamer could be applied to the study of business pedagogy. It became a journey that ended as a narrative of how engagement in a phe... Read More about PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools.

Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America (2020)
Other
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America. United Nations

Written statements were made to a series of regional meetings designed to allow the Working Group of Experts on people of African Descent to engage with and learn from civil society and its experiences, to ascertain the situation on the ground thus f... Read More about Written statement to the 26th Session of the UN Working Group of Experts on people of African descent : Regional meeting with civil society - Europe and North America.

Exploring how play-based pedagogies support mixed ethnic identity formation (2020)
Thesis
Colilles, S. Exploring how play-based pedagogies support mixed ethnic identity formation. (Thesis). Birmingham City University. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7459888

This thesis explores some of the ways in which children’s ethnic identities have been conceptualised by sociocultural and funds of knowledge (FOK) theorisation. Situated within the context of a private day nursery in the north of England, the study p... Read More about Exploring how play-based pedagogies support mixed ethnic identity formation.

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.

Learning how to learn: The role of music and other expressive arts in responding to Early Leaving from Education and Training (ELET) in the STALWARTS project (2020)
Journal Article
Krüger, V., Macedo, E., Rita Addessi, A., Rüütel, E., Warner, C., Carvalho, A., & Bunt, L. (2020). Learning how to learn: The role of music and other expressive arts in responding to Early Leaving from Education and Training (ELET) in the STALWARTS project. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 20(3), https://doi.org/10.15845/voices.v20i3.3084

This project report describes policy, practice and theory related to a cross-sectoral international project funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme. STALWARTS – Sustaining Teachers and Learners with the Arts: Relational Health in European... Read More about Learning how to learn: The role of music and other expressive arts in responding to Early Leaving from Education and Training (ELET) in the STALWARTS project.

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.

How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK? (2020)
Thesis
Ali, S. How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/3221462

Background: There is considerable interest in Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at global level, and within the United Nations Development Programme Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), goal 5.3 aims to eliminate all harmful practices, including reduc... Read More about How can approaches aimed at preventing Female Genital Mutilation be improved and developed using participatory methods with second-generation young people in the UK?.

Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance (2020)
Working Paper
Hu, Y., Nath, N., Zhu, Y., & Laswad, F. Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance

This study examines the effect of synchronous and asynchronous online activities on students’ academic performance. Using student usage data captured in the log files of an adaptive Moodle learning platform, we find students’ total synchronous and as... Read More about Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance.

A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent (2020)
Report
Olaiya, M.A., H. B. A. (2020). A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent. United Nations websites (UNESCO & UN OHCHR): UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab

2015-2024 International Decade for People of African Descent (IDPAD) was launched at the United Nations Headquarters, New York in September 2014, by representatives of UN member states, international civil society and other stakeholders. This report... Read More about A report on key achievements realizing thematic objectives of the international decade for people of African descent.

Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education (2020)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Marco, E., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (in press). Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1736738

Background Architects can play a key role in the wider public health workforce, in ensuring building and urban design is health promoting, however there is no requirement to teach health by architectural accreditation bodies. Objective To evalua... Read More about Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education.