Posted by on June 20, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Roy Halpin, HudCRES. Okay, I’ll admit it, my post has an intentionally provocative title! The answer is ‘yes’. Or ‘no’. ‘Possibly’? As ever, it depends on who you ask.   During my teaching career – in Sixth Form, Further Education (FE) and Initial Teacher Education (ITE) environments – the working landscape has been transformed from

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Posted by on February 28, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Sarah Williamson, HudCRES. You may have read recent press coverage about the (temporary) removal of the Victorian painter John William Waterhouse’s Hylas and the Nymphs by Manchester Art Gallery. After the removal, at a planned performance event by artist Sonia Boyce, gallery visitors were asked to write comments and their thoughts on post-it notes in

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Posted by on October 11, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Dr Samantha McMahon, HudCRES. This post is, in part, a shameless plug for our recently published book Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students, and the forthcoming launch event scheduled for the 18th October 2017 (click here for more information, and to register to attend). Now that’s out of the way I can turn

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Posted by on February 22, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Dr Ian Rushton, HudCRES. The Government’s ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to educating the nation seems to rely on, even doggedly pursue, a dominant discourse of ‘sameness’ and conformity through inflexible regulation and control not unlike Procrustes’ bed. If we swivel the post-structuralist lens of “you only know what something is by what it isn’t” (for example, that

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