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Henderson, Holly – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This paper first argues for the importance of continued analysis of marketising discourses in Higher Education (HE), both despite and because of their ubiquity. Secondly, the paper looks specifically at college-based HE provision in English Further Education (FE). Using the 'possible selves' concept alongside critical discourse analysis, the paper…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis, Critical Theory
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Berthoud, L.; Gliddon, J. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
In today's global Aerospace industry, virtual workspaces are commonly used for collaboration between geographically distributed multidisciplinary teams. This study investigated the use of wikis to look at communication, collaboration and engagement in 'Capstone' team design projects at the end of an engineering degree. Wikis were set up for teams…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Editing, Collaborative Writing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Caldwell, Helen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article reviews the use of mobile technologies within teacher education at the University of Northampton. In order to develop a strong commitment to digital literacy, the School of Education is using sets of teaching iPads with trainee teachers and has allocated an iPad to every member of the academic staff. Experiences from mobile technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Fuller, Kay – Management in Education, 2017
The underrepresentation of women in secondary school headship in England and elsewhere is an early and longstanding theme in the women and gender in educational leadership literature. The purpose of this article is to report findings from a statistical survey of secondary school head teachers across England. Data available in the public domain on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Women Administrators, Geographic Distribution
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Fox, Alison; Bird, Terese – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Social media are a group of technologies such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn which offer people chances to interact with one another in new ways. Teachers, like other members of society, do not all use social media. Some avoid, some experiment with and others embrace social media enthusiastically. As a means of communication available to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Computer Mediated Communication
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Holligan, Chris – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The continuation of neo-liberalism requires concerted effort. Political consent is constructed through practices of enforced cultural socialisation, the mobilisations of which obfuscate other realities. David Harvey describes this process as the construction of consent. The common sense encouraged by English academy schools is the result of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Politics of Education, Commercialization
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Bragg, Sara; Manchester, Helen – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
Concepts of school "ethos" or "culture" have been widely debated in education since the 1980s. This is partly as a consequence of marketisation, partly because ethos has been identified as a low-cost route to school improvement. Corporate, authoritarian, and most recently "military" models of ethos have been widely…
Descriptors: School Culture, Foreign Countries, Postmodernism, Creativity
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Newland, Barbara; Handley, Fiona – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
Institutional engagement with digital literacies at the University of Brighton has been promoted through the creation of a Digital Literacies Framework (DLF) aimed at academic staff. The DLF consists of 38 literacies divided into four categories that align to the following key areas of academic work: (1) Learning and teaching; (2) Research; (3)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Ellis, Viv; Maguire, Meg; Trippestad, Tom Are; Liu, Yunqiu; Yang, Xiaowei; Zeichner, Kenneth – Journal of Education Policy, 2016
Teach for All is a good example of a globally travelling educational reform policy. In this article, we examine the rhetoric of the reform through an analysis of its public discourse, specifically the websites for the umbrella organization, 3 of its 35 constituent projects (Teach for America, Teach First and Teach for China) and one associated…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Teaching (Occupation)
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Wilkinson, Gary – Educational Review, 2016
Capitalist expansion is predicated on consumption and growth driven by citizens following their individual preferences in the marketplace. To promote consumption and influence consumer wants and desire, propaganda is used to persuade citizens to purchase products using a wide and diverse range of techniques. In recent decades, this has involved an…
Descriptors: Life Style, Sustainability, Commercialization, Preferences
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed.; Stollhans, Sascha, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham hosted the fifth annual conference in the "Innovative Language Teaching at University" series. Under the heading "Enhancing participation and collaboration" the conference, organised by Cecilia Goria, Oranna Speicher and Sascha Stollhans, took…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Classroom Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cotterill, Simon; Hudson, Martyn; Lloyd, Katherine; Outterside, James; Peterson, John; Coburn, John; Thomas, Ulrike; Tiplady, Lucy; Robinson, Phil; Heslop, Phil – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2016
Co-Curate North East is a cross-disciplinary initiative involving Newcastle University and partner organisations, working with schools and community groups in the North East of England. Co-curation builds on the concept of the "ecomuseum" model for heritage based around a virtual territory, social memory and participative input from the…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Heritage Education, Open Source Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Katirci, Hakan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
Considering various themes, this study aims to examine the content of web sites of universities that provide sports management education in higher education level in Turkey and in England. Within this framework, the websites of the higher education institutions that provide sports management education are analyzed by using the content analysis…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Web Sites, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Griggs, Gerald – Education 3-13, 2016
In March 2013 the government announced that it was to provide funding to improve provision of Physical Education and sport in primary schools in England. Entitled The Primary Physical Education and Sport Premium, this ring-fenced annual funding has been allocated to schools that are free to choose how the money is spent but are accountable for its…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Physical Education, Funding Formulas, Incentive Grants
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Barker, James; Pope, Deborah – Primary Science, 2016
The "working scientifically" strand of the new primary science curriculum for England has re-emphasised the importance of children having opportunities to carry out different types of enquiries to answer their scientific questions. To promote this as an ongoing aim of primary science education, it is equally important for trainee primary…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Science Curriculum, Inquiry
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