Professional Life and Work
Professional Life and Work

Studies that examine the life and work of professional groups...

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  • Publication cover Chapter: Developing a Conceptual Framework for Understanding

    This paper provides a conceptual guide to the conclusions of the professional knowledge project which studied professional knowledge in seven European countries.

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  • Publication cover Chapter: Educational Research as a Public Intellectual

    This paper looks at the Laurence Stenhouse lecture given at the British Education Research Association annual conference. It examines the role of the educational researcher as a public intellectual and speculates about the future viability of this model.

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  • Publication cover Chapter: Studying Teachers' Lives - an emergent field of study

    This paper defines the emerging field of study of teachers' lives. It is the introduction to a book on this subject which promoted the study of teachers' lives and led to the emergence of a special interest group on studying teachers' lives at AERA. 

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  • Publication cover Chapter: Studying Teachers' Lives - problems and possibilities

    This paper looks at the growing field of studies of teachers' lives and reviews the potential of life history and life story work in developing a broader conceptualisation of the teacher's life and work.

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  • Publication cover Chapter: Studying the Life of a School

    This paper provides an introduction to the book The Life of a School which came out in 2011. The book provides a methodological and procedural guide to studying the life of a school.

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