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Beard, Roger; Burrell, Andrew – UCL IOE Press, 2021
Language play occurs when people manipulate language in some way, often for fun and always for impact. Alliteration, unexpected vocabulary, phrases that deliberately provoke thought each have impact and appear in all types of writing, whether factual, literary or persuasive. Language play is evident throughout life too: from simple word repetition…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Literacy Education, Language Acquisition, Young Children
McVeigh, Helena – UCL IOE Press, 2020
Ofsted has claimed on many occasions to be a force for improvement. This book, written by a former HMI and Ofsted inspector, tests this assertion by exploring how Ofsted has influenced the quality of teaching in English primary schools. Helena McVeigh draws on extensive practice as an inspector and consultant to chart the development of Ofsted and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, National Standards, Educational Change, Elementary Schools
Bilham, Tim, Ed.; Hamshire, Claire, Ed.; Hartog, Mary, Ed.; Doolan, Martina A., Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2019
The concept, use and experiences of 'space' in higher education have a deep influence on students and teachers. Reframing Space for Learning uniquely explores space as both a 'learning place' that may be physical, virtual, in work or in the field, and a 'belonging space' in which learners and teachers can engage and develop individually and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Physical Environment, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Innovation
Jenkins, Edgar – UCL IOE Press, 2019
The secure position science now occupies in most school curricula has been achieved only after widespread individual, institutional and political debate. In Science for All, Edgar Jenkins offers a thoroughly researched account of the long battle to establish school science in England, from its introduction to the classroom in the mid-nineteenth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Educational History, National Curriculum
Sorensen, Nick, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2019
The Diversity in Teacher Education (DiTE) research programme is the first attempt to chronicle the origins, character and effects of different ways of training teachers in England since the influential Modes of Teacher Education project in the 1990s. Informed by DiTE's large-scale quantitative research and its smaller-scale qualitative studies,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, College Role, Government Role, School Role
Hallam, Susan; Rogers, Lynne – UCL IOE Press, 2018
Homework is controversial. Its pros and cons have been and continue to be debated by politicians, educators, parents and children. Such discussions are frequently characterized by polemic and based on personal experiences that may have been more or less positive. Typically, there is disagreement about homework's benefits. Alongside the debates,…
Descriptors: Homework, Program Effectiveness, Educational Research
Davies, Jason P., Ed.; Pachler, Norbert, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
'Research and teaching' is a typical response to the question, 'What are universities for?' For most people, one comes to mind more quickly than the other. Most undergraduate students will think of teaching, while PhD students will think of research. University staff will have similarly varied reactions depending on their roles. Emphasis on one or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Universities, Case Studies
Luckin, Rosemary – UCL IOE Press, 2018
Intelligence is at the heart of what makes us human, but the methods we use for identifying, talking about and valuing human intelligence are impoverished. We invest artificial intelligence (AI) with qualities it does not have and, in so doing, risk losing the capacity for education to pass on the emotional, collaborative, sensory and…
Descriptors: Man Machine Systems, Educational Trends, Artificial Intelligence, Capacity Building
Marginson, Simon – UCL IOE Press, 2018
Higher education can be understood as a process of self-formation or self-cultivation, immersed in complex knowledge, that enables the student to become more capable and more autonomous and self-determining. In this lecture Professor Simon Marginson draws on a sweep of ideas from the fields of education and social science, including the late work…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Sciences, Individual Development, Freedom
Luckin, Rosemary, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
The educational technology sector is growing fast, with schools, colleges and universities more than ever looking for the best ways to use technology in the classroom. At the same time, there is an increasing appetite for learning and teaching practices to be backed up by evidence. However, there are few resources that bring these two things…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research
Cameron, Claire – UCL IOE Press, 2018
As a society we want our children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? In this lecture, Professor Claire Cameron takes the case of children in state care and the longer-term impacts on those young people of having been in care. In particular, she…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Child Development, Child Care, State Programs
Stoll, Louise; Taylor, Carol; Spence-Thomas, Karen; Brown, Chris – UCL IOE Press, 2018
Catalyst is designed to support and promote the change, professional learning and development of groups of teacher leaders, both within and across schools. It consists of two sets of evidence-informed resource cards and a clear and detailed facilitator guide. Catalyst is designed for schools in all contexts and across all student age groups. It is…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Cooperative Learning, Faculty Development, Interpersonal Communication
Derry, Jan – UCL IOE Press, 2018
In recent years ideas about education have polarized: on one side are those stressing facts and disciplines; on the other, those committed to the encouragement of learners to make their own meaning. By offering a fine-grained account of pedagogic practice and subject knowledge, recent developments in philosophy provide a means of reconfiguring the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy
Apter, Brian, Ed.; Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Hardy, Julia, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
In 2014 the Children and Families Act extended the protection of educational services to include people up to age 25, so since then educational psychologists have worked in post-16 establishments as well as schools. This book presents case studies that illuminate how psychology is applied to enhancing the lives of adolescents and young adults as…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Adolescents, Young Adults, Ethics
Carroll, Catherine; Cameron, Claire – UCL IOE Press, 2017
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme that aims to support the development of practice in schools and to expand the evidence base to ultimately improve outcomes for children in care. Feedback on the first year of PALAC exceeded expectations, with practitioners using their projects to evaluate…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Knowledge Management, Case Studies, Children
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