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Colombian visiting researcher co-authors methodological article

By Oscar Odena. A visiting researcher hosted in 2015, Andrea Rodríguez-Sánchez, has co-authored a methodological article with Odena (Robert Owen Centre) and Cabedo-Mas (University Jaume I, Spain) on the uses of sound postcards for researching the experiences of displaced people. The article draws on a pilot with ten participants and outlines the development of a …

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First Formal Report of the International Council of Education Advisors

The International Council of Education Advisers (ICEA) has made 19 recommendations to further strengthen the Scottish education system. Overall the council is supportive of the direction that Scotland’s reforms are taking, and it commends the core ambition of raising achievement and ensuring every child has an equal chance to succeed, regardless of their background. In …

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Collaborative Action Research in Argyll and Bute

by Stuart Hall Senior Researcher ROC On a sunny afternoon in June I attended a presentation of Collaborative Action Research (CAR)[1] projects from four Argyll and Bute schools in Colgrain Primary School in Helensburgh. An invited audience of councillors, local authority staff from Argyll and Bute, Highland and Moray councils as well as teaching staff …

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