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On the teacher as researcher by Martyn Hammersley

This article sketches the development of the idea that educational research should be integrated with the work of teachers in schools, in the form of the teacher‐as‐researcher. The arguments advanced in support of this proposal are examined. These consist in part of criticisms of conventional educational research: on the grounds that it is less likely… Continue reading On the teacher as researcher by Martyn Hammersley

Policy

Translating research findings into educational policy and practice: the virtues and vices of a metaphor by Martyn Hammersley

Thought this was quite an interesting paper by Martyn Hammersley relating to the “translation” of research into policy and practice. I don’t usually (or ever) BLOG other people’s work for no reason other than; I just haven’t. Now I have. _____________________________________________________________________________ A variety of metaphors have been used in seeking to conceptualise the relationship between… Continue reading Translating research findings into educational policy and practice: the virtues and vices of a metaphor by Martyn Hammersley