Research in Education

Research in Education is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from No. 67, May

Change-Linked Work-Related Stress in British Teachers
When considering the impacts of educational change and teaching on teachers, there is encountered a vast, often vaguely defined and overlapping literature on such matters as teacher stress, teacher burn-out, teacher morale, teacher satisfaction and teacher...
Citizenship Education in Chinese Schools
Education for citizenship has become a key concern of educational policy and debate in economically advanced countries as well as in developing countries. The question of what constitutes education for citizenship in different nations is critical in...
Implications of the Different Age-Related Experiences of Student Teachers While on School Placement
The last two decades have seen a significant increase in the number of mature learners in higher education (HE) in Britain. This increased diversity in the learner population is nowhere more apparent than in initial teacher education (ITE), where the...
Is Earlier Sex Education Harmful? an Analysis of the Timing of School-Based Sex Education and Adolescent Sexual Behaviours
The offering of sex education in public schools is often a topic of debate. What should be taught and when are frequently asked questions. A fair amount of research has explored the influences of sex education on the initiation and frequency of sexual...
Marking Consistency over Time
It is of great importance that examination bodies award candidates grades which correctly reflect the quality of work presented because, ultimately, examination results can affect life chances. Marking should be at a common high standard and free from...
Nursery Teachers as Leaders and Managers: A Pedagogical and Subsidiarity Model of Leadership
Nursery teachers within primary schools are responsible for a distinctive phase in the education of young pupils. They also work within teams, including at least one other professional member: the nursery nurse. This potential leadership and management...
Students' Reasons for Wanting to Teach in Primary School
Despite the introduction of training salaries for Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) students, a substantial increase in enquiries (Tabberet, 2000) and some reported increase in the actual number of applications for primary teacher education...
University Assistants' Conceptions of Knowledge, Learning and Instruction
Conceptions of knowledge, learning and instruction are related to the way teachers design their learning environment, how they define their tasks and how they interact with students (Kember, 1997; Tillema, 1994, 1995). However, no research seems to take...