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The University of Cambridge Faculty of Education is the oldest and one of the most prestigious Education departments in the UK.
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Making sense of making sense: A microgenetic multiple case study of five students’ developing conceptual compounds related to physics (2017-10-04)The research reported in this thesis arose from a comment made by a student who had achieved highly in examinations yet felt that science: ‘doesn’t make sense’. Different conceptualisations of learning are analysed leading ...
Dialogue, Thinking Together and Digital Technology in the Classroom: Some Educational Implications of a Continuing Line of Inquiry This article describes a continuing programme of school-based applied research. The basis of this research, which originated in a project called ‘Thinking Together’, lies in the relationship between language and cognitive ...
Insights from within activity based learning (ABL) classrooms in Tamil Nadu, India: Teachers perspectives and practices Quality has been an Education for All (EFA) goal since the 2000 Dakar framework positioned it ‘at the heart of education’ as a fundamental determinant of student enrolment, retention and achievement. Over the years, classroom ...
Brave students are a resource for the country: modalities of student participation in Tigray, Ethiopia (2017-09-06)Government primary schools in Ethiopia offer an example of resource optimisation for the purpose of improving conditions and learning. Through positions of distributed leadership, students share responsibility for the ...