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Ecclestone, Kathryn; Goodley, Daniel – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
Contemporary discourses of social justice in education, disability, mental health, social policy and feminist studies are refracted increasingly through concerns about psychological and structural vulnerabilities created by the crises of late capitalism. Focusing on developments in British social policy generally and educational research…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Educational Research, Social Justice, Humanism
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Davies, Jenifer; Ecclestone, Kathryn – Curriculum Journal, 2008
In contrast to theoretical and empirical insights from research into formative assessment in compulsory schooling, understanding the relationship between formative assessment, motivation and learning in vocational education has been a topic neglected by researchers. The Improving Formative Assessment project (IFA) addresses this gap, using a…
Descriptors: Relationship, Formative Evaluation, Motivation, Learning
Ecclestone, Kathryn – Adults Learning, 2004
The growing popularity of notions such as "self esteem" and "emotional intelligence" reflect people's shifts in thinking. From the pages of self-help manuals and women's magazines, self-esteem, emotional well-being and emotional intelligence have gone mainstream. This is leading to new professional activities in emotional management, life…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Self Esteem, Educational Experience, Empathy