Tag Archives: Student

Developing the skills of seven‐ and eight‐year‐old researchers

This article describes a research project undertaken as part of a Master’s degree drawing on the author’s recent professional experience as a primary teacher and headteacher. It explores the possibilities and benefits of supporting the development of social research skills … Continue reading

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Staff–student collaboration: student learning from working together to enhance educational practice in higher education

The association of research and teaching, and the roles and responsibilities of students and academic staff and the nature of their interrelationship are important issues in higher education. This article presents six undergraduate student researchers’ reports of their learning from … Continue reading

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Student researcher reflection on the action research process

The focus of this article is the exploration of and an explanation of student researchers’ affect and activity in an action research project. Using a hermeneutical theoretical framework we argue that the researcher group as a whole constructs a wave … Continue reading

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Being a student as producer — reflections on students co-researching with academic staff

This reflective practice paper sets out to explore the application of the student as producer ethos. In particular, it engages with the student voice by considering students’ experiences of working as equal members of a research team with academic staff. … Continue reading

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Exploring the role of student researchers in the process of curriculum development

Contemporary interest in student voice has evolved to include participation of ‘students as researchers’ in school affairs, which has been encouraged by political developments underpinning the rights of children. Although there has been little exploration of the role of student … Continue reading

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Developing student participation, research and leadership

The values and principles underpinning the ‘Leadership for Learning: Cambridge Network’ support the distribution of leadership to all members of the school community. This paper introduces the HCD (Highest Common Denominator) Student Partnership as a key way in which the … Continue reading

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Students’ learning about acting as change agents

This paper explores how performance culture could affect students’ learning about, and disposition towards, acting as organisational change agents in schools. This is based on findings from an initiative aimed to enable students to experience acting as change agents on … Continue reading

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Harnessing student voice and leadership

Despite growing scholarly interest in student voice and leadership over the past two decades, both terms continue to be used with little consensus about their meaning. They are also often evoked without much clarity or agreement as to how they … Continue reading

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Identifying Student Leaders: A core self-evaluation approach

Developing future leaders is a vital aspect of an educator’s job. One way to prepare our students is to help develop those with leadership capabilities, however identifying these leaders can be a difficult task. Therefore, the purpose of this research … Continue reading

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