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Raising Awareness of Europe in Classroom and Community: a Scottish initiative

Schools for the Future Europe : Values and Change Beyond Lisbon

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...In Scotland an interesting initiative established nearly 20 years ago has been developing nationally, especially in recent years, thanks to the work of the Scottish European Educational Trust. The principal aim is to increase awareness...

Teachers as Agents of Change: Teacher Agency and Emerging Models of Curriculum

Mark Priestley

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Mark Priestley is Professor of Education at the University of Stirling, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gert Biesta

Gert Biesta is Professor of Educational Theory and Policy in the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. He is editor-in-chief of Studies in Philosophy and Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction Recent curriculum policy in the United Kingdom and elsewhere has defined teachers as ‘agents of change’ (Goodson, 2003; Nieveen, 2011; Priestley, 2011; Sinnema and Aitken, Menter and Hulme, this volume...

Scotland: Radical Alternatives in Teacher Education

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This chapter is concerned with recent and ongoing radical reforms to initial teacher education and training in Scotland. There has long been a General Teaching Council in Scotland overseeing the profession, but teacher pressure for better...

The Origins and Development of Curriculum for Excellence: Discourse, Politics and Control

Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter examines the origins and development of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) from a number of perspectives. It sets the initiative against the changing context of Scottish politics, as well as international...

Confident Individuals: The Implications of an ‘Emotional Subject’ for Curriculum Priorities and Practices

Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction Calls by the English Government in 2010 to resurrect Latin and to review the content and teaching of all curriculum subjects suggested that the newly elected Conservative-led coalition intended to frame its educational...

Responsible Citizens: Citizenship Education between Social Inclusion and Democratic Politics

Gert Biesta

Gert Biesta is Professor of Educational Theory and Policy in the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. He is editor-in-chief of Studies in Philosophy and Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction The Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) lists ‘responsible citizenship’ as one of the four capacities which it envisages that all children and young people should develop. In the 2004 A Curriculum...

Capacities and the Curriculum

Gert Biesta

Gert Biesta is Professor of Educational Theory and Policy in the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. He is editor-in-chief of Studies in Philosophy and Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Priestley

Mark Priestley is Professor of Education at the University of Stirling, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the cornerstones of the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), and also one of its defining characteristics, is the fact that it proposes to organize all educational activity in relation to the promotion...

The Successful Learner: A Progressive or an Oppressive Concept?

Reinventing the Curriculum : New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction While ‘the learner’ is a term that has become familiar over the last few years in Scottish education, its origins lie in the discourse of developmentalism that emerged after the Second World War. Prior to 2004 the common...

Scotland: PIRLS or Wisdom

Bethan Marshall

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Bethan Marshall is Senior Lecturer in Education at King’s College London, UK, where she specialises in issues relating to the teaching of English and assessment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simon Gibbons

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Simon Gibbons is Senior Lecturer in Education and Director of Teacher Education at King’s College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Louise Hayward

Louise Hayward is Professor at the University of Glasgow, UK, and specialises in assessment and assessment for learning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ernest Spencer

Ernest Spencer is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Policy, Belief and Practice in the Secondary English Classroom : A Case-Study Approach from Canada, England and Scotland

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction The Scottish case study draws on teaching observed in four schools and on interviews with teachers in three of these schools. All Scottish secondary schools in the public sector are comprehensive schools. All (except one...

‘I Think I Do a Good Job, But I Could Do a Better Job’: Becoming and Being a School Principal in Scotland

Michael Cowie

Michael Cowie is an Honorary Fellow of the College of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh. A former headteacher, Michael was previously Co-Director of the Masters Programme in Educational Leadership and Management at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the North of Scotland Headteacher Preparation Consortium, a partnership involving the universities of Aberdeen and Dundee and nine education authorities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New Primary Leaders : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...On a map Scotland, the ‘Kingdom of Fife’ is the peninsula on the east coast shaped like the head of a Scottie dog pushing itself into the North Sea between the rivers Tay and Forth. Originally a Pictish kingdom, Fife has a long association...