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An intelligent look at emotional intelligence

As attitudes shift to a more human and humane view of what education should be about, Professor Guy Claxton provides a timely and thought-provoking critique of emotional intelligence and emotional literacy, issues which are gaining increasing currency and popularity.

Teachers and government: a history of intervention in education

In this publication, Professor Michael Bassey has written an historical explanatory account of how teaching was seen by politicians in the second half of the 20th century.

Teachers as collaborative professionals

Working collaboratively underpins many of the changes that are taking place in today's education system.

Gender in education 3-19: a fresh approach

This publication draws together ground-breaking research, which aims to challenge the damaging consequences of well over a decade of neglect of equalities issues.

It's like mixing colours

Written and researched by Eileen Carnell, this study from 2004 sought to discover what young people think of their learning within the key stage 3 national strategy environment in Year 8.

Grades of uncertainty

A review of the uses and misuses of examination results.

Strategy or strait-jacket?

Teachers' views on the English and mathematics strands of the key stage 3 national strategy.