projects

Projects

This list is of the principal projects in which I have played a role.

 

It gives the project title (sometimes abbreviated to 'make sense', the funder of the research, and explains briefly the project and my role.

 

For research reports, please go to the tab on the left - 'research reports'

 

Understanding the Construction of Identities by Young New Europeans: Kaleidoscopic Identities

 

Routledge 2015

 

 

Equalities and Education in Europe: Explanations and Excuses for Inequality

 

(with Melinda Dooly,and Nanny Hartsmar)

Cambridge Scholars 2012

 

 

 

Future Citizens: 21st century challenges for young people

 

(edited with B Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz and A Zalewska) Krakow: Impuls 2010

 

 

 

What’s fair? Young Europeans’ constructions of equity, altruism and self-interest

 

(edited with M Dooly)

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Press 2010

 

 

 

A European Education

 

Trentham Press 2008

 

 

 

 

Teachers’ and Pupils’ Constructions of Competition and Cooperation: A three country study of Slovenia, Hungary and England

 

(with Marta Fűlőp and Marajanca Pergar Kuščer)

University of Ljubljana Press 2006

 

Higher Education and Social Class: Issues of exclusion and inclusion

 

(ed with Louise Archer and Merryn Hutchings)

RoutledgeFalmer 2003

 

 

 

 

The Crisis in Teacher Supply: Research and strategies for retention

 

(ed with Ian Menter and Merryn Hutchings)

Trentham Press 2002

 

Curriculum: Construction and Critique

 

Falmer 2000

date

project

funder

subject and my role

2009 - 2014

Jean Monnet ad personam Chair

European Union (DEAC)

£30,000

European citizenship education: study of young peoples sense of identiies in east Europe and the accession ststes. Sole researcher.

 

2009 - 2010

National indicators for Education policies supporting migrants

 

British Council and Migration Policy Group £8000

Devising MIPEX indicators for education policy provision in EU countries: consultant

2009

Scoping study for education policies and migrants

British Council and Migration Policy Group £5000

Scoping study for MIPEX or the feasibility of evaluating policies for migrant education: consultant

 

2008 - 2009

ICT raising achievement with socio-economically disadvantaged children

British Educational Computing and Technology Agency (BeCTA)£220,000

 

The impact of ICT in raising achievement of socio-economic disadvantaged children in schools that are improving:manager

2009

Impact of Supplementary Schools on Pupils’ Attainment

UK Government: Department for Children, Schools and Families

£50 000

 

Impact of Supplementary Schools on Pupils’ Attainment: An investigation into what factors contribute to educational improvements: manager and researcher

2008

Bangladeshi girls’ achievement in science

East Thames Gateway: Aiming High£12,000

Bangladeshi girls’ achievement, motivations and ambitions in science and technology: director

2007 - 2008

Teachers in Community Schools

Centre for Languages in Education

£10,000

 

Teachers in Community Schools: a Survey: director

2009 - 2010

Young People's Hopes and Fears

British Academy – European Science Foundation

£10,000

 

Young People’s Hopes and Fears for the Future (cross-national study, Poland, Turkey, Spain and UK): UK principal investigator and researcher

2007 - 2008

Turkish Pupils in London Schools

Mayor of London£8,000

 

Achievement of Turkish Pupils in London Schools: director

2007 - 2009

EPASI: Educational Policies Addressing Social Inclusion

European Union: DEAC

€300,00

Observation and Analysis programme: Educational Policies Addressing Social Inclusion (researching policies that attempt to address inequalities, with partners in France, Spain, Czech Republic, Greece, Norway, Belgium, UK): European director and project leader, and of UK team and researcher

 

2007 - 2009

Evalating Black Children's Achievement programme

UK Government: Department for Education and Skills

£90,000

 

An evaluation of the Black Children’s Achievement Pilot Programme: manager and researcher

2006

Survey of Teacher's views 2006

General Teaching Council for England

£60,000

 

Survey of teachers: including a specific study of minority ethnic teachers: manager

2006

Diversity and Citizenship in the Curriculum: A research review

UK Government: Department for Education and Skills

£50,000

 

Diversity and Citizenship in the Curriculum: A research review (pr4oviding analysis for the Agegbo review) : manager and researcher

2004

Evaluation of the Undergraduate Ambassador Scheme

UK Government: Department for Education and Skills

£30,000

 

An evaluation of the Undergraduate Ambassador Scheme in Sciences: director and researcher

2003 - 2006

TEAM in Europe: Teacher Education Addressing Multiculturalism in Europe

European Union: DEAC

€250,000

Observation and Analysis programme TEAM in Europe: Teacher Education Addressing Multiculturalism in Europe (researching responses to multiculturalism and European identity in teaching and teacher education, in France, Iceland, Greece, Poland and the UK): European director and project leader, and of UK team and researcher

 

2003

Data on Teachers: A scoping study

General Teaching Council for England

£5,000

Data on Teachers: A scoping study (mapping the various sources oif information on the teaching profession held by administrative and professional bodies)

 

2003

Black teachers in London

Mayor of London £6,000

Black teachers in London the situation in the capital - survey of numbers, views, promotion. etc

 

2003

Black and minority ethnic teachers in the UK

General Teaching Council for England

£10,000

Black and minority ethnic teachers in the UK: analysis of the numbers, distribution and professional contribution of minority ethnic teachers

2003

Attracting, developing and retaining effective teachers in the UK

UK Government: Dept for Education and SKills

£50,000

Attracting, developing and retaining effective teachers in the UK – preparing the UK response to the OECD survey on teachers: co-director and lead author

2002

Hungarian, Slovenian & English teachers' and pupils' constructions of competition and cooperation

British Academy

£20,000

( the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Slovenian Academy of Sciences) Hungarian, Slovenian & English constructions of competition and cooperation: UK director and researcher

 

2002

Ethnic Minority Teachers in a representative profession

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)

£3,000

Contribution to The Future of the Teaching Profession: report on Ethnic Minority Teachers in a representative profession: researcher, author

 

2001

The future demand for mature student enrolment in Higher Education

UK Government: Department of Education and Science

£25,000

The future demand for mature student enrolment in Higher Education: director and researcher

2001

Evaluation of an Education Action Zone

Islington Council£11,000

Evaluation of an Education Action Zone: principal investigator and researcher

 

2000

Local issues of Teacher Supply and Retention

Twenty-two English Local Education Authorities£210,000

 

Research into Teacher Supply and Retention: co-director

1999

Hungarian & English teachers' views of citizenship/enterprise

British Council and Hungarian Academy of Sciences

£7,500

 

Research comparing Hungarian & English teachers' views of citizenship/enterprise: co-director UK

1998 - 2000

Social class & participation in Higher Education

University of North London £105,000

 

Social class & participation in Higher Education: co-director and researcher

1998 - 1999

Teacher recruitment and retention in London

Teacher Training Agency and LB Tower Hamlets

£195,000

 

Teacher recruitment and retention in London: co-director

1994

Comparing German and English primary pupils economic understanding

British Council and German Academic Exchange Agency (DAAD)

£2,500

 

Research comparing German and English primary pupils economic understanding (in London and Hannover): co-dierctor and researcher UK

1990 - 1993

Teaching technology in the primary school

Shell UK Ltd£125,000

Research and production of materials for teaching technology in the primary school: co-director

 

1990 - 1991

The economic and industrial background and understanding of primary teachers

UK: Enterprise Awareness and Teacher Education£50,000

 

Research into economic and industrial background and understanding of primary teachers: co-director

2005 - 2008

Erasmus Academic Network: Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe (Phase 3)

European Union: DEAC

€450,000

 

Phase 3 of Children's Identity & Citizenship in Europe Academic Network on children's social understanding and development: coordinator and director

 

2002 - 2005

Erasmus Academic Network: Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe (Phase 2)

European Union: DEAC

€355,000

Phase 2 of Children's Identity & Citizenship in Europe Academic Network on children's social understanding and development: coordinator and director

 

2001 - 2002

Erasmus Academic Network: Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe (Dissemination phase)

 

European Union: DEAC

€450,000

Dissemination phase of Children's Identity & Citizenship in Europe Thematic Network on children's social understanding and development: coordinator and director

1988 - 2001

Erasmus Academic Network: Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe (Phase 1)

 

European Union: DEAC

€125,000

Phase 1 of Children's Identity & Citizenship in Europe Thematic Network on children's social understanding and development: coordinator and director

2002 - 2010

Multiverse: a professional resource network for teacher trainers, on diversity and multiethnic education

 

(UK) Teacher Training Agency£200,000

Multiverse: a professional resource network for teacher trainers, on diversity and multiethnic education: principal applicant, then adviser and consultant

1989

Support materials for Teacher Placement Scheme for primary teachers

UK Government: Department of Trade and Industry

£29,000

 

Writing materials to support Teacher Placement Scheme for primary teachers: co-project leader

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