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Muslim schools in Britain: Between mobilisation and incorporation
Muslim schools in Britain have emerged as a highly salient issue that at times reinforces, and at other times cuts across, political and philosophical divides. Notwithstanding sustained Muslim mobilisations for Muslim ...
The courage to create: The role of artistic and spiritual activities in prisons.
(Howard Journal, 2010-05)
Artistic and spiritual activities should be considered as important elements in varied and diverse responses to offenders’ needs: they value humanity and seek wellbeing. This article examines the role of interventions ...
Muslim Schools, Communities and Critical Race Theory Faith Schooling in an Islamophobic Britain?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-01-20)
This book explores the position of Muslim schools in contemporary Britain. A Critical Race Theory approach is used to consider some of the specific issues faced by Muslim schools, in particular those looking to become ...
Schooling, Space and Equality
Over the last 30 years or so neo-liberal informed policy has underpinned the development of a school system based on the performance of teachers and children. Consequently, the school environment has increasingly reflected ...
Re-engineering research, teaching and learning with digital technologies: how AAOU (Asian Association of Open Universities) members might collaborate for the benefit of teachers and learners in their societies
If universities are to be relevant In today’s digitally connected world, ways of working which may have been established centuries ago urgently need to be reviewed and new practices adopted. This is a challenge not just ...
Reconfiguring the Spatial Constructions of Schooling for Gypsy/traveller Children
The unique spatial orientations of many Gypsy/Traveller communities are often at odds with the spatial construction of the school environment. As a result, this paper argues that many children from these communities remain ...
Where are we going? Context and directions for policy and practice in children’s education and learning in prison
In recent years there has been a considerable amount of policy attention, rhetoric and review focussed on the subject of education in prison, including children’s education. For example, the Coates Review, undertaken by ...
Putting education at the heart of custody? The views of children on education in a Young Offender Institution
(Sheffield Hallam University, 2015-08)
This paper draws on the views of children and young people in a Young Offender Institution (YOI) to explore education provision in the youth secure estate from their perspectives. The paper includes research findings from ...
There has never been a better time to be a teacher
(TES (Times Education Supplement) newspaper, 2017-03-17)
Reported school experiences of young people living with sickle cell disorder in England.
A survey of 569 young people with sickle cell disorder (SCD) in England has found such pupils miss considerable periods of time from school, typically in short periods of two or three days. One-in-eight have school absences ...