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Hoskins, Kate; Barker, Bernard – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
This article highlights the potential of taking a genealogical approach to researching social mobility based on empirical insights generated from a qualitative case study in a secondary school located in the South East of England. The study involved interviews with 42 students and the data lead to a deeper understanding of the role of families in…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Genealogy, Case Studies, Secondary School Students
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Qazi, M. Habib; Shah, Saeeda – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study investigates Pakistan's secondary school children's constructions of their national identity in a Pakistani school in Dubai by drawing on data collected from students and teachers from the case school and analysing national curriculum textbooks used in the school. Informed by Foucault's concepts, the article problematises how the…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, National Curriculum
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Sortkaer, Bent – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
In this article I describe teacher-student feedback as an active process shaped by both the teacher and the student and argue that feedback is influenced by students' unique experiences and socialisation. Drawing on sociological theories on interaction and communication, I argue that the type and quality of the teacher-student feedback perceived…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Correlation, Student Attitudes, Socioeconomic Status
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Archer, Louise; Francis, Becky; Miller, Sarah; Taylor, Becky; Tereshchenko, Antonina; Mazenod, Anna; Pepper, David; Travers, Mary-Claire – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
"Setting" is a widespread practice in the UK, despite little evidence of its efficacy and substantial evidence of its detrimental impact on those allocated to the lowest sets. Taking a Bourdieusian approach, we propose that setting can be understood as a practice through which the social and cultural reproduction of dominant power…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Mixed Methods Research
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Mathé, Nora Elise Hesby – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
While there is a wealth of literature on young people and politics, most studies have examined their interest, trust and participation in politics as well as their attitudes toward and knowledge about formal politics. Little is known, however, about young people and the concept of politics. This article investigates 16-year-old students'…
Descriptors: Politics, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Political Attitudes
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Shackleton, Nichola; Allen, Elizabeth; Bevilacqua, Leonardo; Viner, Russell; Bonell, Chris – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article examines interactions between school-level and pupil-level measures of socio-economic status for pupil reports of the school environment and a range of risk behaviours and health outcomes. The baseline survey for the INCLUSIVE trial provided data on pupil affluence and pupil reports of the school environment, smoking, drinking,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Socioeconomic Status, Well Being, Foreign Countries
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Adie, Lenore; van der Kleij, Fabienne; Cumming, Joy – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article presents a focused analysis of teacher and student interaction in feedback conversations to contribute to an understanding of feedback as a dialogic process. Extending the work of previous research, two new and detailed coding frameworks--one for teacher feedback and another for student feedback--were developed to capture…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Student Relationship, Standards, Metacognition