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Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity

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Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., & Hunter, D. (2019)
Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity. Higher Education Research and Development, 38(5), 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1612857
Over a period of three years this longitudinal study explored new approaches to consider student identity during the transition from university to employment. Students were fo...

Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

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Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

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 ...

Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

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Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(1), 15-24
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects to increase student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines. However, there are large vari...

Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity

Journal Article
Webster, G., Smith, S., & Smith, C. (2016)
Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 11(1),
Moves towards the marketisation of higher education together with concerns over the challenges of graduate employment have led to an increased prioritisation of students under...

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 ...

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...

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-...