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Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice

Journal Article
Caddell, M., & Wilder, K. (2018)
Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(3), 14-23
In the context of league tables, national student surveys and increasing competition for students and resources, measurement and comparison is an ever-present – and ever more ...

From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C., & Varey, A. (2018)
From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices. In Proceedings of the 3rdInternational Research Symposium on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education, Stuttgart, Germany, 199-207
Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) degrees bring new collaborations between universities and employers and new opportunities for apprentices—to gain a university degree, while also ...

Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students

Presentation / Conference
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Smith, C. (2017, December)
Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Newport, Wales
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates...

Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland.

Conference Proceeding
Caddell, M., & Cannell, P. (2012)
Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland. In S. Oosthuizen, & B. Jones (Eds.), Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?
Four in ten of Scotland’s university students study part time. But their voices and experience are often sidelined in debates about employability and graduate attributes. What...

Knowing but not knowing: conflict, development and denial.

Journal Article
Caddell, M., & Yanacopulos, H. (2006)
Knowing but not knowing: conflict, development and denial. Conflict, Security and Development, 6(4), 557-579. https://doi.org/10.1080/14678800601066561
Drawing on case study material from Uganda and Nepal, this paper highlights the tension between what is ‘known’ and what is ‘done’ by practitioners working in the arena of con...

Private schools as battlefields: contested visions of learning and livelihood in Nepal.

Journal Article
Caddell, M. (2006)
Private schools as battlefields: contested visions of learning and livelihood in Nepal. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 36(4), 463-479. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057920601024909
Current policy and programme considerations of the role of the private sector in the promotion of schooling reform and the achievement of Education For All encompass a somewha...

Blurring boundaries: towards a reconceptualisation of the private sector in education.

Journal Article
Caddell, M., & Ashley, L. D. (2006)
Blurring boundaries: towards a reconceptualisation of the private sector in education. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 36(4), 411-419. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057920601024750
This Special Issue of Compare stems from papers presented to the eighth United Kingdom Forum for International Education and Training (UKFIET) Oxford International Conference ...

Listening to local voices? International targets and decentralised education planning in Nepal.

Journal Article
Caddell, M. (2005)
Listening to local voices? International targets and decentralised education planning in Nepal. International Journal of Educational Development, 25(4), 456-469. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2005.04.010
This article draws on a case study of district educational planning in Nepal to explore how education for all priorities and targets impact on educational practice at the sub-...

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...