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Authentic leadership and history (2013)
Book Chapter
Smolovic Jones, O., & Grint, K. (2013). Authentic leadership and history. In D. Ladkin, & C. Spiller (Eds.), Authentic leadership: Clashes, convergences and coalescences (21-38). Edward Elgar

Snapshots of the Botswana Nation: Bessie Head's The Collector of Treasures & Other Botswana Village Tales as a National Project (2013)
Book Chapter
Egbunike, L. U. (2013). Snapshots of the Botswana Nation: Bessie Head's The Collector of Treasures & Other Botswana Village Tales as a National Project. . Boydell & Brewer

My work was always tentative because it was always so completely new (…) it brought all kinds of people, both literate and semi-literate, together, and it did not really qualify who was who — everyone had a place in my world. (Head 1977, 45)Bessie He... Read More about Snapshots of the Botswana Nation: Bessie Head's The Collector of Treasures & Other Botswana Village Tales as a National Project.

UNRWA school dropout: an agency wide study (2013)
Report
Hampden-Thompson, G. (2013). UNRWA school dropout: an agency wide study. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

This report presents the findings of an agency wide study of drop out of students in UNRWA schools, both at elementary and preparatory levels. The study was undertaken by UNRWA educationalists in the five Fields of its operation, led by the Education... Read More about UNRWA school dropout: an agency wide study.

Teaching approach and success in A-level biology: comparing student attainment in context-based, concept-based and mixed approaches to teaching A-level biology. Report to the Nuffield Foundation. York: Department of Education, University of York (2013)
Report
Braund, M., Bennett, J., Hampden-Thompson, G., & Main, G. (2013). Teaching approach and success in A-level biology: comparing student attainment in context-based, concept-based and mixed approaches to teaching A-level biology. Report to the Nuffield Foundation. York: Department of Education, University of York. University of York

Science teaching and learning activities and students' engagement in science (2013)
Journal Article
Hampden-Thompson, G., & Bennet, J. (2013). Science teaching and learning activities and students' engagement in science. International Journal of Science Education, 35, 1325--1343. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2011.608093

The purpose of this analysis is to describe the variation in students' reports of engagement in science across science teaching and learning activities. In addition, this study examines student and school characteristics that may be associated with s... Read More about Science teaching and learning activities and students' engagement in science.

Schools that make a difference to post-compulsory uptake of physical science subjects: some comparative case studies in England (2013)
Journal Article
Bennett, J., Lubben, F., & Hampden-Thompson, G. (2013). Schools that make a difference to post-compulsory uptake of physical science subjects: some comparative case studies in England. International Journal of Science Education, 35, 663--689. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2011.641131

This paper presents the findings of the qualitative component of a combined methods research study that explores a range of individual and school factors that influence the uptake of chemistry and physics in post-compulsory study in England. The firs... Read More about Schools that make a difference to post-compulsory uptake of physical science subjects: some comparative case studies in England.

Family policy, family structure, and children's educational achievement (2013)
Journal Article
Hampden-Thompson, G. (2013). Family policy, family structure, and children's educational achievement. Social Science Research, 42, 804--817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2013.01.005

This study explored the interface between policy, the family, and educational outcomes. More specifically, this research examined how the association between single motherhood and children?s literacy achievement is affected by a country?s family poli... Read More about Family policy, family structure, and children's educational achievement.

A cross-national analysis of parental involvement and student literacy (2013)
Journal Article
Hampden-Thompson, G., Guzman, L., & Lippman, L. (2013). A cross-national analysis of parental involvement and student literacy. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 54, 246--266. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020715213501183

Using data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), we examine the association between parental involvement and student literacy in 21 countries. We consider how the nature of the association between parental involvement and st... Read More about A cross-national analysis of parental involvement and student literacy.

Young people?s community engagement: what does research-based and other literature tell us about young people?s perspectives and the impact of schools? contributions? (2013)
Journal Article
Hampden-Thompson, G., Davies, I., Calhoun, J., Bramley, G., Tsouroufli, M., Sundaram, V., …Jeffes, J. (2013). Young people?s community engagement: what does research-based and other literature tell us about young people?s perspectives and the impact of schools? contributions?. British Journal of Educational Studies, 61, 327--343. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2013.808316

This narrative synthesis based on a literature review undertaken for the project ?Creating Citizenship Communities? (funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation) includes discussion, principally, about what research evidence tells us about young people?... Read More about Young people?s community engagement: what does research-based and other literature tell us about young people?s perspectives and the impact of schools? contributions?.

Developing quantitative research skills and conceptualising an integrated approach to teaching research methods to education students (2013)
Journal Article
Hampden-Thompson, G., & Sundaram, V. (2013). Developing quantitative research skills and conceptualising an integrated approach to teaching research methods to education students. AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 5, 901--924

Increasingly, research methods in a core component of many undergraduate social science programmes. Education is no exception. Engaging students and developing their research skills, particularly in the area of quantitative methods, is challenging. T... Read More about Developing quantitative research skills and conceptualising an integrated approach to teaching research methods to education students.

University library staff accommodation : why space matters for the forgotten army (2013)
Book Chapter
Purcell, J. (2013). University library staff accommodation : why space matters for the forgotten army. In G. Matthews (Ed.), University libraries and space in the digital world (131-139). Ashgate Publishing

The term ‘forgotten army’ is used to describe the allied forces fighting in the Far East in the closing months of the Second World War. Germany had been defeated and peace declared in Europe, but thousands of miles away the war was continuing, and th... Read More about University library staff accommodation : why space matters for the forgotten army.