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Completed PhD Theses

Here is a list of PhD and EdD theses completed in the recent past at the Faculty of Education.

Name Topic Supervisor Year of Completion
Maria Luisa Alonso Poetry for young people and cultural imbalances: a postcolonial approach to the current situation in Spain and France. David Whitley 2017-2018
Nazipa Ayubayeva Teacher collaboration for professional learning: a case study of three schools in Kazakhstan. Colleen McLaughin and Ros McLellan 2017-2018
Richard Brock Making sense of making sense: a microgenetic multiple case study of five students' developing conceptual compounds related to physics.

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Catalina Castillo Castro Teacher practices in primary schools with high value-added scores and engaging lessons in disadvantaged communities in Rural Mexico. Anna Vignoles 2017-2018
Eleni Charalampous Finding meaning in mathematics through its philosophy: an empirical study with 17-year-old Greek students. Philip Gardner 2017-2018
Simon Dowling The influence of a teaching school alliance on classroom staff's professional development.
Panayiotis Antoniou 2017-2018
Lottie Hoare Secondary education in BBC broadcast 1944-1965: drawing out networks of conversation and visions of reform.
Cathy Burke 2017-2018
Evangelia Iordanaki A socio-cultural study exploring Greek and English 11-year-old children's responses to wordless picturebooks. Fiona Maine 2017-2018
Mona Jebril Academic life under occupation: the impact on educationalists at Gaza's universities. Diane Reay 2017-2018
Hong Jiang Student teachers' voices: A historical exploration of teacher education in Shanghai, China (1949-1982). Philip Gardner 2017-2018
Martin Johnson Examiner feedback and learning: what are the characteristics of effective remote feedback in a hierarchic, professional context? Neil Mercer 2017-2018
Sabrina Kamal "Come on powerful, come on my fresh green": Representations of the Child and Constructions of Childhood in Rabindranath Tagore's Writings for Children. David Whitley 2017-2018
Rebecca Kitchen How do ethnic minority students represent geographical knowledge? Exploring the stories that relate to representations and link with post-14 subject choices. Liz Taylor 2017-2018
Luz Moreno Medrano Indigenous children in urban schools in Jalisco, Mexico: an ethnographic study on schooling experiences. Diane Reay 2017-2018
Ellen Quigley The education of economists: social norms and the academy in the Canadian context. Phil Gardner 2017-2018
Biljana Savikj Family language policy and practice as parental mediation of habitus, capital ad field: an ethnographic case-study of migrant families in England. Yongcan Liu 2017-2018
Lysandra Sinclaire-Harding Profiling emotion regulation: exploring patterns of regulation in classroom behaviour. David Whitebread 2017-2018
Yu Song An investigation of the relationships between thinking style, participation in classroom dialogue and learning outcomes - a study based in Mainland China. Christine Howe 2017-2018
Pablo Torres Nunez The culturally adaptive functionality of self-regulation: explorations of children's behavioural strategies and motivational attitudes. Ros McLellan and David Whitebread 2017-2018
Mohini Verma Temporal patterns of co-occurrence between children's self-regulatory behaviour and their private and social speech.
David Whitebread 2017-2018
Mingfei Xu Meaning negotiation through task-based synchronous computer mediated communication (SCMC) in EFL learning in China - a case study. Michael Evans 2017-2018
Caroline Creaby A study of the relationship between professional development strategies and teacher professional identities David Frost 2016-2017
Beatrice Balfour Memory, gender and early childhood education: reinterpreting Reggio Emilia schools' origin stories Phil Gardner 2016-2017
Hildy Bennett Adolescent experiences of severe learning difficulties: a case study using psychotherapeutic counselling as a means to explore the potential impact of having an intellectual impairment Richard Byers 2016-2017
Aditi Bhutoria Do financial education interventions for women from poor households impact their financial behaviours? Experimental evidence from India Anna Vignoles 2016-2017
James Biddulph The diverse diversities of creative learning at home: three case studies of ethnic minority immigrant children Pamela Burnard and Mandy Swann 2016-2017
Roszalina Binte Rawi Assessment for learning in Malay language classrooms: from zahir to batin Sue Swaffield 2016-2017
Ros Brown Enabling Year 2 pupils to pursue self-directed empirical social research for school improvement: a case study in two settings David Frost 2016-2017
Emma Carter Orbiting Two Worlds: a study of the psychosocial experiences of black and minority ethnic (BME) students, including those from indigenous Australian backgrounds, involved in educational programmes aimed at developing 'giftedness' Linda Hargreaves 2016-2017
Sara Clarke-Habibi 'Peacing' together a conflicted society: educational values, voices, and practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina Madeleine Arnot 2016-2017
Jie Gao The relationships of parental self-efficacy, perceived parenting behaviours, adolescents' self-efficacy beliefs and developmental outcomes: an empirical investigation in a Chinese context Ros McLellan 2016-2017
Alina Herescu The relationship between higher order thinking skills (HOTS) and cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP) in content and language integrated learning (CLIL): a mixed-methods case study of learners’ oral production in English at two schools in Romania Michael Evans 2016-2017
Kevin Kester Reproducing peace? The case of educational peace building inside UN Higher Education. Hilary Cremin 2016-2017
Jia Wei Lim The development and present state of post-16 Malaysian higher school certificate or Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) literature in English in Malaysia: A multiple case study Gabrielle Cliff Hodges 2016-2017
Ekaterina Mace-Nazina The impact of childhood international mobility on cultural identity Neil Mercer 2016-2017
Peter Marber Emerging market undergraduates in the United States: a mixed methods inquiry into student and host university motivations Peter Gronn and Diane Reay 2016-2017
Gabriela Martinez Teaching human rights in Mexico: A case study of educators' professional knowledge and practices Ian Frowe 2016-2017
David Neale Early signs of self-regulation: mother-infant interaction and the development of effortful and inhibitory control David Whitebread 2016-2017
Mariana Petrasova Towards a better understanding of 'mathematics anxiety': A narrative inquiry Ruth Kershner and Paul Andrews 2016-2017
Shi Pu Critical thinking and literature review writing in different cultural contexts: comparing the perspectives of Chinese postgraduate students in three settings Michael Evans 2016-2017
Sin Wai Winnie Pui Using self-regulated learning strategies to enhance educational outcomes for students with learning difficulties in Hong Kong and Macau: an investigation based on participatory action research Richard Byers 2016-2017
Dawn Sardella-Ayres A critical exploration of Annie Fellows Johnston's Little Colonel series: tell me the tales I delighted to hear long ago Maria Nikolajeva 2016-2017
Kaylan Schwarz 'It's not voluntourism': unpacking young people's narrative claims to authenticity and differentiation in the international volunteer experience Hilary Cremin 2016-2017
Alka Sehgal-Cuthbert A progressive case for liberal subject-based education (based on a case study of the English Literature syllabus) Ian Frowe and Rob Moore 2016-2017
Xiaofei Shi Reconceptualising crossover picturebook: a cognitive approach to crossover picturebooks and readers' engagement with them Maria Nikolajeva 2016-2017
Pallawi Sinha Emergent education in the homogenised world. The significance of integrating indigenous skills, places, asthetic practices, culture and community towards future education in India Cathy Burke and Richard Hickman 2016-2017
Matthew Somerville Children's well-being, emotion regulation & supportive classroom contexts David Whitebrad 2016-2017
Dajin Jennifer Song Using mobile technology empowers learners? Exploring students' mobile learning experiences, perceptions and motivational needs and developing learning capacity through mobile learning Elaine Wilson 2016-2017
Eve Tandoi Reading metafiction: Exploring children's literary competence when reading hybrid novels in the primary classroom. Gabrielle Cliff Hodges 2016-2017
Megan Walberg An exploration of the relationship between academic achievement and psychotic experiences Ros McLellan 2016-2017
Ji Yu Learning space and student learning in higher education: an exploration through a comparative case study in China Cathy Burke and Jan Vermunt 2016-2017
Simin Zeng Self-repair in EFL learners' speech in two contrasting institutional school settings in China: a sociocultural and activity theory informed analysis of classroom and task-related speech Michael Evans 2016-2017
Heyi Xhang Relationships between parental scaffolding, children's needs satisfaction, and self-regulated learning in Chinese preschool children David Whitebread 2016-2017
Gulay Bozkurt Teaching with technology: a multiple-case study of secondary teachers' practices of GeoGebra use in mathematics teaching Kenneth Ruthven


Simon Breakspear Measuring how the world learns: an examination of the OECD's PISA and its uses in national system evaluation Peter Gronn 2015-2016
Michael Catchpool 'I look away until they have finished reading it': a focus on children's engagement with peer feedback and its impact on children as writers Neil Mercer 2015-2016
Elizabeth Forbes Creative writers in the making: developing identities in the context of mentoring and tutoring relationships Morag Styles and Chris Doddington 2015-2016
Karen Forbes Cross-linguistic transfer of foreign language writing strategies: developing first and foreign language writing through metacognitive strategy use Linda Fisher 2015-2016
Tehmina Hammad NGOs construction(s) of disability and education and its impact on the lives of people with disabilities in Pakistan Nidhi Singal 2015-2016
Veronica Hanke Guided reading: teacher and pupil perspectives on classroom practice Neil Mercer 2015-2016
Man Kit Lee Writing motivation in the context of peer collaboration in second language process writing Michael Evans 2015-2016
Martin Lytje Unheard voices: parentally bereaved Danish students' experiences and perceptions of the support received following the return to school Ruth Kershner 2015-2016
Rebecca Nambi Exploring the challenges and possibilities of using learner-centred pedagogy to teach literacy in one secondary school in Uganda: a case study Gabrielle Cliff Hodges 2015-2016
Aileen O'Connor From private speech to inner speech: effects of a self-directed speech intervention on high functioning children with autism David Whitebread 2015-2106
Amanda O'Shea Exploring the black box: Assessment for learning and the development of autonomy in Key Stage 2 Sue Swaffield 2015-2016
Lisha O'Sullivan Preschool children's social pretend play: its developmental trajectory and the role of adult involvement David Whitebread 2015-2016
David Pomeroy Enabling mathematical minds: how social class, ethnicity, and gender influence mathematics learning in New Zealand secondary schools Diane Reay 2015-2016
Alireza Tabatabaie Young British Muslim males, sexual learning and sexuality education Colleen McLaughlin and Ros McLellan 2015-2016
Nurbek Teleshaliyev Teachers with a capital, 'T': exploring the professionalism of experienced teachers in Kyrgystan David Frost 2015-2016
Brendan Walsh 'Nobly and Well': secondary school teaching in Ireland 1878-2010 Pam Hirsch 2015-2016
Anna Wong School-based musical engagement:
Pam Burnard and Ros McLellan
a multiple case study in Hong Kong using Basic Psychological Needs Theory
Pam Burnard and Ros McLellan 2015-2016
Chia-Yi Wu The role of digital social networking in the process of cultural transition: Case studies of East Asian young people studying in England Linda Hargreaves 2015-2016
Chenyan Xu Metacognition and children's second language acquisition in China David Whitebread 2015-2016
Lingling (Cora) Xu Who am I? A multiple case study of the identity constructions of mainland Chinese students at one Hong Kong university Diane Reay 2015-2016
Stephen Yip Other learning experiences (OLE) in the new senior secondary curriculum: a survey study investigating the impact of OLE on students' approaches to learning in Hong Kong schools John MacBeath 2015-2016
Faye Yung The cultural authenticity effect: the rhetoric of an authentic cultural representation in English children's fiction portraying East Asian cultures Maria Nikolajeva 2015-2016
Asma Alfadala School leadership within Education for a New Era reform in Qatar: Four portraits John Gray 2014-2015
Nayla Aramouni "What's the story?" A case study of young adults' attitudes towards reading in Lebanon Morag Styles 2014-2015
Lena Bahou Student (dis)-engagement in post-war Lebanon: Barriers and pathways in school learning Nidhi Singal 2014-2015
Christina Chinas Mediation of teachers' learning through talk within a professional learning community: a case study in Cyprus Ruth Kershner 2014-2015
Su Li Chong Understanding reading choice: An investigation of multilingual Malaysian undergraduates' print-based and computer-mediated reading experiences Gabrielle Cliff-Hodges 2014-2015
Ivana Cosic Introduction of standardised assessment in Croatia: the matura and its effects on teachers and schools David Frost 2014-2015
Tara Coverdale Critical leadership versatility: From insight to practice Morag Morrison-Helme and Pam Burnard 2014-2015
Eleni Demosthenous Algebra-related topics: A multiple case study in Cypriot primary school classrooms Andreas Stylianides 2014-2015
Anne Devlin Nurses' constructions of learning in work: Exploring the process and potential of work-based learning within an NHS 'Community of Practice' Sara Hennessy 2014-2015
Ting Ding Interactions between language learning and identity: a case study of heritage learners and non-heritage learners of Chinese studying abroad in China Michael Evans 2014-2015
Rose Griffiths Difficulties in number experienced by children aged 7 to 11 in public care in England Tim Rowland 2014-2015
Cheng-Yu Hung The making of the citizenship curriculum in Taiwan: on the evolving concepts of 'good citizenship' and 'national identity' after World War II Ian Frowe and Philip Gardner 2014-2015
Dilrabo Jonbekova Skills mismatches among university graduates in post-soviet Tajikstan: challenges for higher education and the labour market Peter Gronn 2014-2015
Kathryn Jourdan Through the lens of Levinas:an ethnographically-informed case study of pupils' practices of facing in music making John Finney 2014-2015
Chrysovalentini Konstantinou Introducing technology in Cypriot primary music education: Examining change in teacher thinking and practice Pamela Burnard 2014-2015
Hui-Chuan Li A problem-based learning approach to developing fifth grade students' fraction sense in Taiwan: Challenges and effects Andreas Stylianides 2014-2015
Ling Li Culture as a capacity to change: an ethnographic study on the impact of culture on teacher's ICT adoption in a university faculty in China Sue Brindley 2014-2015
Christina Morgan A qualitative study of participatory critical pedagogy interventions for women's capability development: The case of widows in Uganda Colleen McLaughlin 2014-2015
Shirley Ong The effect of incorporating a contrastive teaching approach on the learning of English in Brunei Michael Evans 2014-2015
Manasi Pande The impact of poverty on the lives and education of young carers in India Madeleine Arnot 2014-2015
Fran Riga Students' ideas in astronomy: science or fiction? Keith Taber 2014-2015
Susan Tan Between times: Growing into future's history in young adult dystopian literature Maria Nikolajeva 2014-2015
Derron Wallace Ethnic expectations: The politics of panic and praise in the schooling of Afro-Carribbean youth in London and New York Diane Reay 2014-2015
Ashley Wilson Adopting the orphan's God: Christianity and spirituality in nineteenth-and twentieth-century girls' books Maria Nikolajeva 2014-2015
Sarah Winfield Education for international understanding: British secondary schools, educational travel and cultural exchange, 1919-1939 Philip Gardner 2014-2015
Chalermchai Wongrak Heteroglossia and identity negotiation: the case of EFL classrooms in Northeast Thailand Michael Evans 2014-2015
Christine Yau The nature of one-to-one instrumental/ vocal pedagogy in music conservatoire settings: two cases from a UK conservatoire Pamela Burnard 2014-2015
Antonia Zachariou Musical play and self-regulation: An exploration of 6- and 8-year old children's self-regulatory behaviours during musical play sessions at Cypriot primary schools David Whitebread 2014-2015
Manzoorul Abedin Malfeasance, absence, silence: exploring English-in-education policy in Bangladesh from a critical policy sociology perspective Nidhi Singal 2013-2014
Hang Chan The effectiveness of teaching methods incorporating formulaic sequences for foreign language oral fluency development Michael Evans 2013-2014
Filio Constantinou School-based writing in bidialectal settings and the challenges facing immigrant pupils Edith Esch 2013-2014
Tito Correa Dutch progenitors of higher education at Harvard: Puritan origins of North America's first university. Pam Hirsch and Philip Gardner 2013-2014
Anna-Marie Higgins Facilitating approaches for understanding Musique Concrete classroom composing in secondary schools in Ireland: towards a pedagogy. Pamela Burnard 2013-2014
Sonia Ilie Leadership in Romanian secondary schools: perspectives from educational effectiveness. John Gray and Darleen Opfer 2013-2014
Fiona Jackson Implementation infidelity or aligned adaptation? Exploring tutors'  interpretations and enactments of catch up numeracy, a primary
mathematics intervention.
Kenneth Ruthven 2013-2014
Daniela Jadue Roa Young children's development of a sense of learning agency through their transition between kindergarten and first grade in Chile. David Whitebread 2013-2014
Hsu-Chan Kuo The investigation of the perceived impacts of the Programme of Creativity and Imagining the Futures in Education (PCIFE). Pamela Burnard and Ros McLellan 2013-2014
Wei Shin Leong Teachers' conceptions and practices of classroom assessment: case studies of SIngaporean primary and secondary school teachers. Pamela Burnard and Sue Swaffield 2013-2014
Ruth Levine Children's identities as users of languages: a case study of nine key stage 2 pupils with a range of home language profiles Linda Fisher 2013-2014
Berglind Magnusdottir The cultural politics of middle-class parental choices and practices to secure school (e)quality in advanced neo-liberal times. A US case study. Diane Reay 2013-2014
Rabea Malik Exits, voices and social inequality: a mixed methods study of school choice and parental participation in Pakistan. Christopher Colclough 2013-2014
Mona Nosrati Touching the intangible: high-school students' encounters with, explorations of, and discoveries about the symmetry group of the square Paul Andrews 2013-2014
Deborah Pullinger The hidden child: orality, textuality and children's poetry. Morag Styles and David Whitley 2013-2014
Dieuwerke Rutgers Multilingualism and Metalinguistic Development in Context:
A Comparative Analysis of Metalinguistic Mediation in the Learning of German as a Foreign Language by Pupils Following a Dutch-English Bilingual Education Programme and Pupils following a Regular Programme in the Netherlands.
Michael Evans 2013-2014
Jennifer von reis Saari Student persistence in STEM fields: school structures and student choices in Finland, Sweden and the United States. Darleen Opfer 2013-2014
Juhi Sidharth Love and longing in Mumbai slums: an exploration of the understanding and experience of sexuality among unmarried young women. Colleen McLaughlin 2013-2014
Nicole Sol Outside looking in: case studies of study abroad's effects on female African American university students' self-concept. Hilary Cremin 2013-2014
Erin Spring 'Our Torontos are different places': a qualitative, multiple case study, designed to investigate the interconnections between young adult fiction and young adult readers' contructions of place within and beyond the text. Gabrielle Cliff-Hodges 2013-2014
Laura Vuillier Relationships between emotion regulation and inhibitory control.  Developmental differences using neural and behavioural markers David Whitebread and Denes Szucs 2013-2014
Philip Anding Facets, common frameworks and central variable of advanced-level students' understanding of D.C. circuits. Keith Taber 2012-2013
Clementine Beauvais From authoritative adult to mighty child: adult-power dynamics in politically transformative children's literature. Maria Nikolajeva 2012-2103
Sue Bingham The expression and regulation of emotion by young children in classrooms: a developmental perspective on appraisal theory. David Whitebread 2012-2013
Pamela Black Genetics education, science-talk and dialogic pedagogy: developing 14- to 16-year olds' school science concept of genetics and inheritance, in the context of human health and disease. Kenneth Ruthven 2012-2013
Ozgur Bolat A non-positional teacher leadership approach to school improvement: an action research study in Turkey. David Frost 2012-2013
Yan Chan Private education in China: a multiple-case study of social stratification and social change. Diane Reay 2012-2013
Rush Cosgrove Improving teaching and learning of critical thinking across the curriculum: an empirical study using qualitative methods. Neil Mercer 2012-2013
Linli Jin Motivation for, barriers against and theory-based prediction of Chinese students' decisions of studying abroad. Dave Pedder 2012-2013
Ailbhe Kenny 'Communities of musical practice': an investigation into how they develop in both policy and practice within an Irish context. Pamela Burnard 2012-2013
Sihua Liang Construction of language attitudes in multilingual China: linguistic ethnographies of two primary schools in Guangzhou. Edith Esch 2012-2013
Tal-Chen Rabinowitch (Faculty of Music) Musical group interaction: mechanisms and effects. Ian Cross and Pamela Burnard 2012-2013
Garth Stahl White working-class boys' negotiations of school experience and engagement. Diane Reay 2012-2013
Emel Thomas 'What is racism in the new EU anyway?' Examining and comparing the perceptions of British 'minority ethnic' and Eastern European 'immigrant' youth in Buckinghamshire. Jo-Anne Dillabough 2012-2013
Natthapoj Trakulphadetkrai An exploratory mixed-method study of Thai teachers' beliefs concerning mathematical knowledge, its learning and teaching. Paul Andrews 2012-2013
Danae Tsapikidou The effects of isolated and integrated form-focused instruction in the English-as-a-foreign-language primary classroom: a quasi-experimental study. Neil Mercer 2012-2013
John Verney Entrainment in 5-year-old children: temporal accuracy at four isochronous rates and its impact on phonological awareness and reading development. Usha Goswami 2012-2013
Sophie Wee 'Beating the odds'? A Bourdieusian reading of working-class educational success. Diane Reay 2012-2013
Oakleigh Welply Constructing identities in culturally diverse classrooms: a cross-national study of the experience of immigrant background children in French and English primary schools. Edith Esch 2012-2013
Yang Yang Higher education and the transformation of cultural capital: rural students in an elite Chinese university. Rob Moore 2012-2013
Jiaran Zheng New Feminism in China: a qualitative study of fourteen middle-class Chinese Women in a key State-run university in Shanghai. Rob Moore 2012-2013
Foivi Antoniou Children creating and responding to children's art. Richard Hickman 2011-2012
Maia Chankseliani Mixed-methods study of higher education access in Georgia: does location matter? Chris Colclough 2011-2012
Huei-Chun Cheng A life history study of Taiwanese female teachers' identities from a post-structural feminist perspective. Diane Reay 2011-2012
Tyler Denmead Beautiful little moments: a principally ethnographic study of eight East Anglian artists' pedagogies. Richard Hickman 2011-2012
Jose Diego-Mantecon Clarifying the field of student mathematics-related beliefs: developing measurement scales for 14/15-year old students across Bratislava, Cambridgeshire, Cantabria and Cyprus. Paul Andrews 2011-2012
Rose Dolan A step away from where you used to be: the development of teacher educators' professional knowledge in an Irish university. Mike Younger 2011-2012
Calvin Dorion An exploration of how a drama-based pedagogy can promote understanding of chemical concepts in 11-15 year old science students. Keith Taber 2011-2012
Pete Dudley Lessons for learning: how teachers learn in the contexts of lesson study. Dave Pedder 2011-2012
Nitu Duggal Investigation of effectiveness of approaches to teaching reading comprehension. Dominic Wyse 2011-2012
Elizabeth Duignan 'A major yet under-estimated task': a Gadamerian study of Key Stage 3 schemes of work in history. Phil Gardner 2011-2012
Lara Ellman What are the issues which emerge from the siting of Global Education (GE) within a cross-curriculum dimension? - Implications for secondary schools in England. Sue Brindley 2011-2012
Chun Lok Fung Group work and the learning of critical thinking in liberal studies in Hong Kong secondary schools. Christine Howe 2011-2012
Angela Githitho-Muriithi The reconstruction of childhood: a community study of child labour and schooling in Kenya. Madeleine Arnot 2011-2012
Rachel Hawkes Learning to talk and talking to learn: how can spontaneous teacher-learner interaction in the secondary foreign languages classroom provide greater opportunities for L2 learning? Michael Evans 2011-2012
Philip Kirkman Secondary music students' compositional development with computer-mediated environments in classroom communities. Paul Andrews 2011-2012
Louiza Mallouri A study of national identity in visual texts in Cyprus. Morag Styles 2011-2012
Thabo Msibi 'We are what you think we are not'. A study of black South African male teachers who engage in same-sex relations. Jo-Anne Dillabough 2011-2012
Moses Onyango A collaborative action for tutors' development: a case of teaching about HIV and AIDS at a teacher training college in Kenya. Colleen McLaughlin 2011-2012
Rosie Perkins The construction of 'learning cultures': an ethnographically-informed case study of a UK conservatoire. Pam Burnard 2011-2012
Joanne Waterhouse School leadership in context: three portraits. John MacBeath 2011-2012
Azlin Zainal The impact of a Malaysian government sponsored ICT training programme on secondary school English language teachers' perceptions towards ICT and classroom practice. Michael Evans 2011-2012
Donna Bryce Metacognitive skills and executive functions: an examination of relationships and development in young children. David Whitebread 2010-2011
Alejandro Carrasco-Rozas A case-study of the Chilean policy agenda for disadvantaged primary schools: meeting their challenges? John Gray 2010-2011
Olena Fimyar Educational policy-making in post-communist Ukraine: policies, rationalities, subjectivities, power: a Foucauldian perspective. Diane Reay 2010-2011
Jessica Gerrard Emancipation, education and the working class: genealogies of resistance in socialist Sunday schools and black Saturday schools. Phil Gardner and Diane Reay 2010-2011
Miranda Hamilton Autonomy, foreign language learning and technology: a study of the use of a virtual learning environment by a class of advanced level adult EFL learners in Mexico. Michael Evans 2010-2011
Michael Hast Explicit versus tacit knowledge in early science education: the case of primary school children's understanding of object speed and acceleration. Christine Howe 2010-2011
Yi-Fang Hsu The automatic processing of symbolic numerical magnitudes. Denes Szucs 2010-2011
Yuhong Jiang Reflection, change and reconstruction in the context of educational reform and innovation in China: towards an integrated framework centred on reflective teaching practice for EFL teachers' professional development. Michael Evans 2010-2011
Sunghoe Lee Mature women undergraduates and South Korean society: the dynamic interface of agency and structure in the historical process. Nigel Kettley 2010-2011
He Li Educational trajectories of rural students in an elite university: English learning experience and beyond. Diane Reay 2010-2011
Fibian Lukalo

Educating daughters, educating sons: mothers and schooling in rural Kenya.

Madeleine Arnot 2010-2011
Maria Mama Exploring primary teachers' beliefs and practices with technology in Cyprus. Sara Henessy 2010-2011
Intan Mohd Ariff Albakri Teacher cognition in the context of content-based instruction in English as a second language: a case study of Science and English for Science and Technology (EST) teachers in Malaysia. Michael Evans 2010-2011
Lee Nordstrum Beyond the doors of learning: user fees, school finance and education demand in the new South Africa. Christopher Colclough 2010-2011
Georgina Oduro

Gender relations, sexuality and HIV/AIDS education: a study of Ghanaian youth cultures.

Madeleine Arnot and Colleen McLaughlin 2010-2011
Kazuro Shibuya The development of L2 motivation of Japanese learners of English as a foreign language. Michael Evans 2010-2011
Benson Soong Improving secondary students' revision of physics concepts through computer-mediated peer discussion and prescriptive tutoring. Neil Mercer 2010-2011
Sue Swaffield Headteachers' views of external support, challenge and critical friendship. John MacBeath 2010-2011
Rabab Tamish Qualitative studies of teachers' professional knowledge and practices in Bethlehem District - the West Bank. David Pedder 2010-2011
Carole Waugh An exploration into how teachers use student consultation strategies to inform the development of their classroom assessment practices. Dave Pedder 2010-2011
Constantinos Xenofontos Problem solving in primary mathematics: a comparative analysis of prospective teachers' beliefs in Cyprus and England. Paul Andrews
Huajing Zhao

Gender construction and its negotiation in the course of second language learning: a case study of Chinese students learning English as a foreign language in a state secondary school

Edith Esch 2010-2011
Hongying Zheng Complex, dynamic and co-adaptive systems: a study of language teachers' beliefs about EFL teaching and learning in the context of secondary schools in China. Michael Evans
Dameon Alexander The imprint of business norms on American education. Rob Moore 2009-2010
Ann Shih-yi Chen The role of learner involvement in the assessment process: a multiple-case study investigating the impact of two approaches to student assessment on adult students' learning of oral English. Michael Evans 2009-2010
Angela Chiu A sociocultural perspective on the teacher identities of Hong Kong primary English teachers: the fractal selves. Linda Hargreaves 2009-2010
Andri Christodoulidou An exploration of the relationship between children's global emotion understanding and the quality of friendship. Linda Hargreaves 2009-2010
Barbie Clarke The digital world of early adolescents: a study of the use of digital technology to communicate emotionally. Colleen McLaughlin 2009-2010
Karin Doolan 'My dad studied here too': social inequalities and educational (dis)advantage in a Croatian higher education setting. Diane Reay 2009-2010
Therese Dooley The construction of mathematical insight by pupils in whole-class conversation. Tim Rowland 2009-2010
Paula Guardia Gutierrez The effect of linguistic, phonetic and lexical factors on phonological skills and reading acquisition in Spanish: a longitudinal study. Usha Goswami 2009-2010
Caroline Hart Aspirations re-examined: a capability approach to widening participation in higher education. Diane Reay 2009-2010
Jin He The social construction of ideas about English: case studies in a southwest Chinese town. Edith Esch 2009-2010
John Howlett Theorising Progressivism: an examination of the life and works of A.S. Neill and Susan Isaacs through the related contexts of intentionality. Phil Gardner 2009-2010
Chris Ingate The journey of headship along the road to continual school improvement. David Frost 2009-2010
Sarah Kuppen Basic auditory processing skills and phonological awareness in low IQ good and poor readers and typically-developing controls. Usha Goswami 2009-2010
Andrew Parry Making men: a comparative study of the rationale, nature and significance of sport in the public schools of England and Australia from 1915-1965. Phil Gardner 2009-2010
Juexi Ruan Transitions from schooling to higher education and careers: a case study of students from two academically elite schools in contemporary China. John Beck 2009-2010
Claire Sangster The role of self-regulation in motor learning: exploring the self regulated motor performance of children with developmental coordination disorder. David Whitebread 2009-2010
Mihika Shah Home reading programmes: their impact in English-speaking countries and value in an Indian city. Dominic Wyse 2009-2010
Tianrui Shen Mental abacus and innate non-verbal numerical representations. Denes Szucs 2009-2010
Lucie Shuker 'It'll look good on your personal statement': a multi-case study of self-marketing amongst 16-19 year olds applying to university. Rob Moore 2009-2010
Benson Soong Improving secondary students' revision of physics concepts through computer-mediated peer discussion and prescriptive tutoring. Neil Mercer 2009-2010
Jenny Symonds Constructing stage-environment fit: early adolescents' psychological development and their attitudes towards school in English middle and secondary school environments. Linda Hargreaves 2009-2010
Tayyaba Tamim Capability development: a sociological study of languages in education in Pakistan. Michael Evans 2009-2010
Fay Turner Using the knowledge quartet to develop early career primary teachers mathematical content knowledge: a longitudinal study. Tim Rowland 2009-2010
Sonia White The development of number processing skills in years 1,2 and 3: relationships between education and cognitive neuroscience measures and academic performance. Denes Szucs 2009-2010
Muna Amr Dyslexia in the Arabic language: graphical features of the Arabic text and reading accuracy in the context of teaching reading in Jordan. Martyn Rouse 2008-2009
Karen Ashton Comparing proficiency levels in an assessment context: the construct of reading for secondary school learners of German, Japanese and Urdu in England. Edith Esch 2008-2009
Shih-Chieh Chien Towards improving the teaching of English writing in higher education in Taiwan. Edith Esch 2008-2009
Patricia Chiu Girls' education in colonial Hong Kong (1841-1941): gender, politics and experience. Pam Hirsch 2008-2009
Dolores Corcoran Developing mathematical knowledge for teaching: a three-tiered study of Irish pre-service primary teachers. Tim Rowland 2008-2009
Demetra Demetriou Interrelationships in children's socio-cognitive development: the case of false-belief understanding. David Whitebread 2008-2009
Kristen Eglinton Making selves, making worlds: an ethnographic account of young people's use of visual material culture. Richard Hickman 2008-2009
Wai Yi Feng Developing a framework for understanding mathematics enrichment in the UK. Kenneth Ruthven 2008-2009
Valeska Grau Self-regulated learning and conceptual development in biology: a naturalistic study with primary school children. David Whitebread 2008-2009
Christina Hajisoteriou Inching towards interculturalism: a trajectory study of Cypriot multicultural educational policy in the context of the European Union. Darleen Opfer and Nidhi Singal 2008-2009
Riikka Hofmann Ownership in learning: a sociocultural perspective on pupil engagement, collaboration and agency in the classroom. Kenneth Ruthven 2008-2009
Susan Kiragu Exploring young people's sexuality in a poor community in Kenya: a case study. Colleen McLaughlin 2008-2009
Yongcan Liu Learning as negotiation in communities of practice: an ethnographic study of teachers' learning in the workplace in a university department of English education in China. Linda Fisher 2008-2009
Beatrice Lok Motivation to learn English in classrooms with native English-speaking teachers in Hong Kong. Edith Esch 2008-2009
Christoforos Mamas Getting along with peers in mainstream primary schools: an exploration of the social status of pupils identified as having special educational needs in Cyprus. Kristine Black-Hawkins 2008-2009
Erum Mariam Outer lives, inner worlds: childhood in rural Bangladesh. Robin Alexander 2008-2009
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Mark Payne Researching foreign language planning within the context of the multilingual school and community: a critical analysis of data from two urban secondary schools in England. Michael Evans 2004-2005
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