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Education Crisis

Education Crisis


Just published online at:
[printed copies will be posted late-February]

FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education
Volume 56 Number 1, 2014, ISSN 0963-8253


Patrick Yarker. Editorial. Adventures in Education OPEN ACCESS

Deb Wilenski. ‘We’re a little bit lost aren’t we?’: outdoor exploration, real and fantastical lands, and the educational possibilities of disorientation

Mary Jane Drummond. Learning from Children: learning from Caroline Pratt (1867-1954). Early Progressives in Early Years Education

Jenifer Smith with Rebecca Griffiths. Writing Spaces, Professional Places: how a teachers’ writing group can nurture teaching identities

David Hewgill. My NQT Year: a primary teacher’s account of his first year of teaching

Rachel Marks. The Dinosaur in the Classroom: what we stand to lose through ability-grouping in the primary school

Vicky Grube. Beautiful Nonsense: children’s authentic art-making and Deleuzian difference

Jane McGregor. In Progress Internationally: student voice work in four countries

Roger Holdsworth. Spaces for Partnerships. Teach the Teacher: student-led professional development for teachers

Jean Courtney. Ontario’s Student Voice Initiative

Emily Nelson. Enacting Student Voice through Governance Partnerships in the Classroom: rupture of the ordinary for radical practice

Alison Cook-Sather. Student–Staff Partnerships as Transformational: the ‘Students as Learners and Teachers’ program as a case study in changing higher education

Rami Abu Zarad. A Teacher’s Retrospective View of the Syrian Educational System

Mike Cole. Comprehensive Education Bolivarian-style: the alternative school in Barrio Pueblo Nuevo, Venezuela

Tony Cotton. A Matter of Ideology: a response to the Draft Primary Mathematics Programmes of Study

Trevor Fisher. What Is To Be Done? Possibilities for the Counter-offensive

John Yandell. Classrooms as Sites of Curriculum Delivery or Meaning-making: whose knowledge counts?

Robin Alexander. The Best That Has Been Thought and Said?
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