Examples of reports and articles raising the issues of how to improve the quality of teaching, evidence-informed practice, knowledge management, knowledge mobilisation and related matters.

Here are just some references to reports and articles identifying the problems MESH initiative seeks to address. Many authors cited have published many more articles on the topics.

Please submit items for inclusion to admin@meshguides.org

Bibliography

Australian Government (2007). Quality teaching. Curriculum Corporation. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government http://www.deewr.gov.au/Schooling/QualityTeaching/AGQTP/Documents/QualityTeachers.pdf no longer available online.

Barber, M., and Mourshed, M., (2007).How the world’s best-performing school systems came out on top’ McKinsey and Co. [online]. Source. Available from: http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/Social_Sector/our_practices/Education/Knowledge_Highlights/Best_performing_school.aspx[Accessed 18 February 2016].

BERA/RSA (2015). Research and the teaching profession: building the capacity for a self improving system

Source. Available from: https://www.bera.ac.uk/project/research-and-teacher-education[Accessed 18 February 2016].

 

Blamires, M. (2015). Building portals for evidence-informed education: lessons from the dead. A case study of a national portal intended to enhance evidence-informed professionalism.

Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015: 597–607

Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

Campbell, C. (2014). Q & A with Carol Campbell. Lead the Change Series, 41, American Educational Reseach Association (AERA) Educational Change Special Interest Group. Source. Available from: http://aera.net/Portals/38/docs/SIGs/SIG155/41_Carol%20Campbell.pdf[Accessed 18 February 2016].

Capel, S., Turner, T. and Leask, M., (eds), 7th edn (2016). Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: a companion to school experience. London: Routledge.

China Education and Research Network (2000). Teacher Education In China (II) Remarkable Results of Reform and Development Of Teacher Education.Source. Available from: http://www.edu.cn/20010101/21924.shtml Accessed 18 February 2016.

Cochran-Smith, M., and Zeichner, K., (2005). Studying Teacher Education: the Report of the AERA panel on research and teacher education.Washington D.C.: American Educational Research Association in conjunction with Lawrence Erlbaum associates, Mahwah, New Jersey.

Collison, C. and Parcell, G., (2006). Learning to Fly.London: Wiley.

 

Davenport, T. and Prusak, L., (1998). Working knowledge. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press.

Davies, H., Nutley, S. and Smith, P., (eds), (2000). What works? Evidence-based policy and practice in public services. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.

DCSF (2006). 2020 Vision: Report of the Teaching and Learning in 2020Review Group chaired by Christine Gilbert, Chief HMI. London: DCSF.

 

DEEW (Department of Education, Employment and Workplace relations) (2010). Quality Teaching. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Source. Available from:

http://www.deewr.gov.au/Schooling/QualityTeaching/Pages/Qualityteaching.aspno longer available online.

 

DEST (Department of Education, Science and Training) (2005). The emerging business of knowledge transfer: creating value from intellectual products and services. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government

Donaldson, G., Finn, A. and Hamilton, H. (2012). Leading Systems Change in Scotland–challenges of implementation. General Teaching Council Scotland Professional update: A GTC Scotland Position Paper, Edinburgh: GTCS.

Dragea, A. (2015). The Influence of Parental Education and Literacy Skill Levels on Children’s Achievement in Primary School, Moyo District, Rural Uganda.PhD thesis Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

 

Fazlagic, J. and Erkol, A. (2015). Knowledge mobilisation in the Polish education system.

Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5: 541–554. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

Finn, A. (2014). The Future of Teaching as a Profession in Europe: Regulation or Relegation?TEPE (Teacher Education Policy in Europe) Conference, Faculty of Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia 15-17 May, 2014.

Hammersley, M., (2002). Educational Research: policy-making and practice. London: Paul Chapman.

Henley Knowledge Management Forum (2008a). Building and sustaining communities of practice. Henley, UK: Knowledge in Action. issue 07. Henley: Henley Management College.

 

Henley Knowledge Management Forum (2008b). Sharing knowledge with other organizations. Henley, UK: Knowledge in Action. issue 08. Henley: Henley Management College.

 

Hopkins, D. (1989). Evaluation for School Development.Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

 

Hoyle, E. and John, P. (1995). Professionalism, Professionality and the Development of Education Professionals. London: Cassell.

 

IDeA UK: Improvement and Development Agency for local government, (2009). Internal research report: Communities of Practice usage year 1. London: IDeA.

 

IDeA UK: Improvement and Development Agency for local government (2008). Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques: helping you find the right knowledge at the right time. London: Improvement and Development Agency for local government. Source. Available from: http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/aio/8595069Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Indian Government (2010a). National Council for teacher education: a statutory body of the government of India. http://www.ncte-india.org/publicnotice/invitation.pdf no longer available online.

 

Indian Government National Council for teacher education: a statutory body of the government of India (2010b). Awards to teacher educators in Indiahttp://www.ncte-india.org/teacheraward.htmno longer available online.

 

Ingvarson, L. (2012). Teacher Standards and MESHGuides.Education Futures Collaboration charity. Source. Available from: http://www.meshguides.org/mesh-background-2/teaching-standards-and-mesh-guides-lawrence-ingvarson/ Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Jones, S., Procter, R. and Younie, S. (2015). Participatory knowledge mobilisation: an emerging model of international translational research in education. Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015: 555–573. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

 

Khan, K. (2014). Building The Knowledge Base.GED: Global Education Dialogues: South Asia Series (SAS) Research and Relevance’, British Council Conference, 6th-7th May 2014, Lahore, Pakistan.

La Velle, L. (2015). Translational research and knowledge mobilisation in teacher education: towards a ‘clinical’, evidence-based profession? Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5: 460-463. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

 

Lave, J. and Wenger, E. (1991). Situated Learning: legitimate peripheral participation.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

Leask, M. (2011). Improving the professional knowledge base for education: using Knowledge Management (KM) and Web 2.0 tools. Policy Futures in Educationvol. 9, no. 5: 644-660.Source. Available from: http://www.wwwords.co.uk/pfie/content/pdfs/9/issue9_5.aspAccessed 17 February 2016.

 

Leask, M. (2004a). Using research and evidence to improve teaching and learning in the training of professionals – an example from teacher training in England. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK. 16-18 September 2004.

Source. Available from: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/00003666.htm Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Leask, M. (2004b). Accumulating the evidence base for educational practice: our respective responsibilities. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK. 16-18 September 2004. Source. Available from: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/00003665.htmAccessed 17 February 2016. Accessed 17 February 2016.

Leask, M. (1998). The development and embedding of new knowledge and practice in a profession. PhD thesis, De Montfort University.

Leask, M. and Preston, C. (2010). ICT tools for future teachers,Coventry: Becta.

Leask, M., Preston, C., and Younie, S. (2008). Symposium: Web 2.0, communities of practice and new forms of engagement between policy makers, researchers and practitioners – where are the academics? BERA 2008, Edinburgh.

Leask, M., Rafferty, R. and Younie, S. (2013). Identifying gaps in knowledge needed to improve learning outcomes using digital technologies,International Research Seminar, OECD Paris, France, 22 April, 2013.

Leask, M and Jumani, N. B. (2015). MESH Pakistan: Prospects and challenges Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5: 586–596. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

Leask, M. and White, C. (2004). Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Professional Resource Networks (IPRNs) – rationale and development. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK. 16-18 September 2004.Source. Available from: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/00003667.htm

Leask, M. and Younie, S. (2013a). ‘National Models for Continuing Professional Development: The Challenges of Twenty-First-Century Knowledge Management’ Journal of Professional Development in Education, vol. 39, 2: 273–287.

Leask, M. and Younie, S. (2013b). Mapping Education Specialist knowHow (MESHGuides); new ways of working, Research Seminar, Homerton College, Cambridge University, 17th June, 2013.

Leask, M. and Younie, S.(2009). Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into Initial Teacher Training and CPD Report: submission of written evidence to House of Commons, London.

Leask, M. and Younie, S. (2002). Communal Constructivist Theory: information and communications technology pedagogy and internationalisation of the curriculum. Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education,vol.10, nos 1 and 2: 117-134.

 

Leask, M. and Younie, S. (2001). The European Schoolnet. An Online European Community for Teachers? A Valuable Professional Resource? Journal for Teacher Development. vol. 5 no. 2: 157-175.

Levin, B., Cooper, A., Mascarenhas, S. and Thompson, K. (2010). ‘Using interventions to increase knowledge mobilisation in Canadian secondary schools’, paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Denver, CO, April.

McKinsey Report see Barber, M., and Mourshed, M., (2007).

McLean-Davies, L., Dickson, B., Rickards, F., Dinham, S., Conroy, J.  and Davis, R. (2015).Teaching as a clinical profession: translational practices in initial teacher education- an international perspective.

Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no.1: 514–528

Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

 

MESHGuides (2016). Definition of Evidence-informed practice.Education Futures Collaboration charity. Source. Available from: Home pagewww.meshguides.org. Education Futures Collaboration charity

 

MESH (2012). Teacher Standards and MESHGuides. Education Futures Collaboration charity. Source. Available from: http://www.meshguides.org/mesh-background-2/teaching-standards-and-mesh-guides-lawrence-ingvarson/ Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Ming-yuan, G. (2006). The Reform and Development in Teacher Education in China Beijing Normal UniversitySource. Available from: http://www.icte.ecnu.edu.cn/EN/show.asp?id=547 Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Mizukami, M. , Rali, A., Tancredi, R. (2015). Construction of professional knowledge for teaching: collaboration between experienced primary teachers and university teachers through an online mentoring programme

Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015, :493–513. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

 

Morris, A. and Andrews, R. (2006). Report on the working group on the National Centre for Evidence in Education Nerf Working Paper 4.1.DCSF. Source. Available from:

http://www.eep.ac.uk/nerf/publicationsnetworks/workingpapers/indexe42d.html?version=1  Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

Newman, F. and Holzman, L., (1997). The End of Knowing.London: Routledge.

Newman, M., Elbourne, D., and Leask, M., (2004). Improving the usability of educational research: guidelines for the reporting of empirical primary research studies in education. Roundtable discussion paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme, Cardiff, 22-24 November.

Oakley, A., (2003). Research Evidence, Knowledge Management and Educational Practice: early lessons from a systematic approach, London Review of Education.vol.1, no.1: 21-34.

OECD (2016). Supporting teacher professionalism: insights from Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013Source. Available from: http://www.oecd.org/edu/supporting-teacher-professionalism-9789264248601-en.htmAccessed 18th February 2016.

OECD (2009). Creating Effective Teaching and Learning Environments: First results from Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Source. Available from: www.oecd.org/edu/school/43023606.pdfAccessed 18th February 2016.

OECD (2007a).Taking Stock of Educational R&D:Joint OECD-CORECHED International Expert MeetingSource. Available from: http://www.oecd.org/document/36/0,3343,en_2649_35845581_39379876_1_1_1_1,00.htmlAccessed 17 February 2016.

 

OECD (2007b). Evidence in Education: Linking Research and Policy

Source. Available from: http://www.oecd.org/document/56/0,3343,en_2649_35845581_38796344_1_1_1_1,00.html Accessed 17 February 2016.

 

OECD (2003). New Challenges for Educational Research.Source. Available from: http://www.oecdbookshop.org/en/browse/titles/?NAT=false&STEM=true&Q=%28SubVersionCode%2Bcontains%2Bnot%2B%28e4%2Bor%2Be5%2Bor%2Bp5%29%29&SF1=keyword&ST1=new+challenges+for+educational+researchAccessed 17 February 2016.This report has two of the five reviews of educational R&D which CERI conducted in five countries: New Zealand, England, Mexico, Denmark and Switzerland.

 

O’Meara, J. , Whiting, S. and Suely-Maley, T. (2015). The contribution of teacher effectiveness maps and the TACTICS framework to teacher leader professional learning.  Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015, :529–540. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

 

Ovenden-Hope, T., and la Velle, L. (2015). Translational research in education for knowledge mobilisation: a study of use and teacher perception in primary schools in England. Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015, :574–585. Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

Perrin, D. (2014). Knowledge MobilisationRoundtable Discussion. World Literacy Summit, University of Oxford, April 2014.

Preston, C. (1999). “Building Online Professional Development Communities for Schools, Professional Associations or LEAs”. In Learning to Teach using ICT in the Secondary School. M. Leask and N. Pachler. London and New York, Routledge.

 

Procter, R. (2015). Teachers and school research practices: the gaps between the values and practices of teachers. Journal of Education for Teaching, vol. 41, no. 5, 2015, :464-477

Source. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02607476.2015.1105534Accessed 18 February 2016.

Procter, R. (2014). Teaching as an evidence informed profession: knowledge mobilisation with a focus on digital technology. PhD Dissertation, University of Bedfordshire.

 

Proton Europe (2007). Experiences on the US knowledge transfer and innovation system. Proton Europe Innovation from Public Research http://www.proinno-europe.eu/NWEV/uploaded_documents/US-knowledge-transfer-innovation-system.pdfno longer available. The EU has archived the site.

 

Rogers, E. M. (1983). Diffusion of innovations (3rd ed.). New York: Free Press.

 

Stenhouse, L. (1975). An Introduction to Curriculum Research and Development. London: Heinemann Educational Books.

 

Training and Development Agency for schools (TDA previously Teacher Training Agency) (2002). Internal report: Pedagogic research submitted to the UK Research Assessment Exercise,2001. Internal paper. London, TDA.

 

UNESCO (2015). Education 2030 Framework for Action Source. Available from: http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/ED/ED_new/pdf/FFA-ENG-27Oct15.pdfAccessed 18th February 2016.

UNESCO (2013). Education First: An Initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General, New York: United Nations.

UNESCO (2011a). Report by the Director-General on Education for All Part I (EFA),PARIS, 26 August 2011.

 

UNESCO (2011b). Quality Educators: An International Study of Teacher Competences and Standards, Oxfamnovib [online]. Source. Available from: http://www.oxfamnovib.nl/Redactie/Downloads/Rapporten/Final%20CP%20document.pdfAccessed 18th February 2016.

 

UNESCO (2009). The Teacher Training Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa (TTISSA). Source. Available from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001840/184060e.pdf [Accessed 2 February 2016].

 

US Department of Education Institute of Educational Sciences (2011). What Works Clearing House.

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc / no longer available.

 

U.S. Department of Education (2006). The Secretary’s Fifth Annual Report on Teacher Quality: A Highly Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom. Washington DC: U.S. Department of EducationSource. Available from: http://www.ed.gov/about/reports/annual/teachprep/index.html Accessed 17 February 2016.

U.S. Department of Education (2006). The Secretary’s Fifth Annual Report on Teacher Quality: A Highly Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Education. [online]. Source. Available from: http://www.ed.gov/about/reports/annual/teachprep/index.html[Accessed 18 February 2016].

 

Usi, M. (forthcoming) Enhancing youth education attendance in Malawi through strategy development: an analysis of strategies and challenge. PhD thesis, University of Bedfordshire/Danish international Development Agency.

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity. Cambridge, Mass: Cambridge University Press.

 

Wenger, E., McDermott, R. and Snyder, W. (2002). Cultivating communities of practice: a guide to managing knowledge. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Business School Press.

Younie, S. and Leask, M. (2013). Teaching with Technologies: The Essential Guide, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Zeichner, K. (2008). Keynote: The Third Space: where teachers and academics meet. British Education Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Edinburgh, BERA.www.bera.ac.uk/blog/2008/10/professor-ken-zeichner.

 

References to come from ch 6 and ch 9 Hattie 2003, Michalek 2010