Lyn Tett and Gwyneth Allatt, HudCRES. Gwyneth and Lyn have recently published a paper: Allatt, G. and Tett, L. (2018) Adult literacy practitioners and employability skills: resisting neoliberalism? Journal of Education Policy, DOI:10.1080/02680939.2018.1493144. Our research in the Scottish central belt and the north of England shows how government policies, especially those relating to
Alison Ryan, HudCRES. One of the key research questions for my doctorate, looking at informal learning in medieval re-enactment, is the role of apprenticeships. The skills that are learnt by modern re-enactors through their informal learning are, in most cases, those that would have been taught in medieval times through an apprenticeship.
Alison Ryan, HudCRES I am now almost at the end of my data collection phase for my doctorate on the role of informal learning within medieval re-enactment. I have blogged previously about my identity as an academic undertaking insider research (Reflections from the field – an insider view) and am now thinking more about the
Samantha McMahon, HudCRES. Recently, I and four colleagues were lucky enough to visit several Nordic universities including Via University College situated in Aarhus, Denmark. Colleagues from Via advised us to visit the new library Dokk1 to see the fabrication laboratory, or ‘fab lab’. They explained that the fab lab was a public space in the
Professor Lyn Tett, HudCRES. I’ve been a researcher in post-compulsory education for well over twenty years now and I’ve always tried to make a difference to practice as well as theory especially in the field of adult literacy. This is partly driven by my starting work in this field as a practitioner, working in rural
Alison Ryan Senior Lecturer, School of Education and Professional Development I am currently two thirds of the way through my doctorate and am now half way through my data collection phase. The focus of my research is informal learning within medieval re-enactment and I am looking in particular at the skills and knowledge that