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Enhancing education, learning and development for children, young people, adults, parents and families

  • Stuart, K., Maynard, L. (2017 in press) Promoting Young People’s Wellbeing Through Empowerment and Agency: A Critical Framework for Practice. Routledge.
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2015) Teaching RE Creatively Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Boyd, P. & Leslie, P. with Teacher Researchers from North Liverpool Teaching Alliance (2015) Learning Conversations Teacher Toolkit: developing practice in early years through practitioner inquiry. Liverpool: Everton Nursery School and Family Centre.
  • Stuart, K., Maynard, L. (2015) Non-Formal Youth Work and its Impact on Young People’s Lives, Youth Work Non-formal Education and Youth Participation: Thematic Issue of the Italian Journal of Sociology of Education.
  • Stuart, K. (2014) Collaborative Agency to Support Integrated Care for Children, Young People and Families: An Action Research Study the International Journal of Integrated Care.
  • Stuart, K., Maynard, L. and Rouncefield, C. (2011) Literature Review 5: Research and Evaluation Methods for Work with Young People. Ambleside: Brathay Trust.
  • Twiselton, S. and Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2014) Unit 2.4 Developing your teaching in Cremin, T. and Arthur, J. (eds) 3rd edition Learning to Teach in the Primary SchoolLondon:.Routledge.
  • Warner, D. and Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2014)’Race’ Culture and ethnicity Teachers and Children “ Ch 10 In Cooper, H. (Ed) 2nd edition Professional Studies in Primary Education London:Sage
  • Warner, D. and Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2011) ‘Race’ Culture and ethnicity Teachers and their Pupils ‘, Ch 12 In Cooper, H. (Ed) Professional Studies in Primary Education London:Sage
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Hansen, A., Twiselton, S. (Eds) (2008) Doing Classroom Research – a step by step guide for student teachers. Buckingham OUP
  • Boyd, P. (2014) Learning Conversations: teacher researchers evaluating dialogic strategies in early years settings. International Journal of Early Years Education, 22 (4), 441-456. Available open access online at
  • Boyd, P. (2014) Learning Teaching in School. In Hilary Cooper (Ed.) Professional Studies in Primary Education (2nd Edition). London: Sage. Available at
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P. and Harrison, L. (2016) Segregation, integration, inclusion and effective provision: a case study of perspectives from special educational needs children, parents and teachers in Bangalore India. International Journal of Special Education
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. and Mills, K. (2013) Measuring challenge, fun and sterility on a 'phunometre' scale:evaluating creative teaching and learning with children and their student teachers in the primary school Education 3-13 Available at
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2011)“We are like dictionaries Miss, you can look things up in us”: evaluating child-centred research methods. Education 3-13.vol 39 no 2 april 2011 pg 187-202
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2005)’ Mind set matters; Attainment target anti-racism in Primary RE ‘ In RE today Derby CEM
  • Elton-Chalcraft S. (2002) "Empty Wells? How well are we doing at Spiritual well being?" International Journal for Children's Spirituality London: Carfax (Taylor and Francis)
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P.J. and Harrison, L. (2015) Inclusive practice, cultural contexts and perceptions of disability in a Christian foundation special needs school in Bangalore, India. Conference paper presented at British Educational Research Association (BERA), 15th-17th September 2015, at Queen's University Belfast
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P.J. and Harrison, L. (2015) Inclusion and perceptions of disability – case study of teaching and learning in Bangalore, India Conference paper presented at 6th TEAN conference at the Aston Conference, Birmingham on 13th-14th May 2015
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P.J. and Harrison, L. (2015) Inclusive practice, cultural contexts and perceptions of disability in a Christian foundation special needs school in Bangalore, India. Conference paper presented at ECER 2015, "Education and Transition - Contributions from Educational Research", Budapest, Hungary, 8-11 September 2015
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2009) It’s not just Black and White, Miss: Children’s awareness of race. Stoke-on-Trent:Trentham Books. Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P.J. and Harrison, L. (2016) Segregation, integration, inclusion and effective provision: a case study of perspectives from special educational needs children, parents and teachers in Bangalore, India International Journal of Special Educational Needs, 30(1) pp 2-9
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2008) How children see diversity – the effects of schooling in UK and Southern Germany and Implications for Initial Teacher Education available at accessed Oct 11
  • Elton-Chalcraft S. (2007) Druidry, Jehovah’s Witnesses and Baha’i, RE against RacismInclusive RE, RE Today Publications Birmingham
  • Elton-Chalcraft , S. (2006) ‘Anti racism an attainment target for RE’ In RE todayAvailable at accessed oct 11
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2004) Pow Wham! Heros or Powerful Leaders? In RE TodaySpring Derby CEM
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S. (2003) You are what you wear! Female identity fashion, dress code, cultural demands. In RE Today Autumn Derby CEM

Practitioner identity, work, learning and leadership

  • Stuart, K. (2017 in press) ‘Developing Distributed and System Leadership Practices in Children’s Centres: An Action Research Project’ Educational Action Research.
  • Stuart, K. and Wilcox, M. (2017 in press) ‘System Leadership Development in Children’s Centres in the UK’, in press with the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.
  • Boyd, P., Hymer, B. & Lockney, K. (2015) Learning Teaching: becoming an inspirational teacher. Critical Publishing.
  • Boyd, P. (2014) Using ‘modelling’ to improve the coherence of initial teacher education. In Pete Boyd, Agnieszka Szplit & Zuzanna Zbróg (Eds.) Teacher Educators and Teachers Learning: International Perspectives, Cracow: Libron. Available online at
  • Boyd, P., Harris, K. & Murray, J. (2011) Becoming a Teacher Educator: Guidelines for induction (2nd Ed.).  ESCalate, Higher Education Academy: Bristol. Available at  (the 1st edition of this publication won the Sage / BERA prize for Practitioner Research 2009).
  • Boyd, P., Tibke, J. (2012) Being a school-based teacher educator: developing pedagogy and identity in facilitatinf work-based highereducation in a professional field. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 6(2), pp.41-57. Available at: 
  • Stuart, K. (2011) Leading multi-professional teams in the children's workforce: an action research project, International Journal of intergrated Care, 13.
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Cammack, P.J. (2016) Teachers’ views, from five Indian states, about their own faith and their school’s Christian foundation: Cultivating understanding of an Indian context. Conference paper presented at 7th TEAN conference at the Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham 5-6 May 2016.
  • Clough, J., Boyd, P., Bunyan, P., Houghton, S., Hobson, T., Waters, A. & Zaranko, T. (2009) Teacher Supply in Cumbria: the contribution of teacher education.  University of Cumbria: Carlisle. (Funding from the Teacher Development Agency 40K).
  • Elton-Chalcraft, S., Lander, V.,  Revell, R.,Warner, D. and Whitworth, L. (2016 in press) To promote, or not to promote fundamental British values? Teachers’ standards, diversity and teacher education British Journal of Educational research
  • Jackson, A. & Burch, J. (2014) 'School Direct, a policy for Initial Teacher Training in England: plotting a principled pedagogical path through a changing landscape', Professional Development in Education Available at:
  • Burch, J., Jackson, A. (2013) ‘Developing partnership through third space activity ‘ Tean Journal 5 (2) July [Online]. Available at:
  • Burch, J. & Jackson, A. (2012) Developing partnership through third space activity: full research report. Lancaster: TEAN.
  • Hurley, A. and Cammack, P.J. (2014) “Get a backbone … Come on!” The place of emotional intelligence in pre-placement preparation and support for trainee teachers Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal 6(2), 13-24.
  • Jackson, A. and Ashworth, M. (2013) Embedding a University teacher education programme in a school. Available online.
  • Jackson, A. & Eady, S. (2012) ‘Teaching as a Masters level profession: the need for continued debate’, Professional Development in Education, 38 (1), pp. 149- 152. Available at: 
  • McNamara, O., Boyd, P., Jones, M., Murray, J., Qasim, S. & Stanley, G. (2011) Initial Teacher Education Annual Self Evaluation: Review of the SED. Universities Council for Education of Teachers.
  • Stuart, K., Alger, A. (2011) The Use of Transactional Analysis in Secondary Education: A Case StudyTeacher Education Advancement Journal. 3:1
  • Stuart, K. (2010) Walking the Talk: Authentic Teaching of Social and Emotional Aspects of LearningThe Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal Vol.2 Dec 2010.
  • Boyd, P. (2002) Rose-Tinted Reflection? The Benefits for Teachers of Initial Teacher Education in Secondary Schools. Journal of In-Service Education. Vol. 28 No. 2 p.203-217.

Pedagogy and policy in further and higher education

  • Boyd, P. & Smith, C. (2016) The Contemporary Academic: orientation towards research and researcher identity of higher education lecturers in the health professions. Studies in Higher Education, 41 (4), 678-695.
  • Boyd, P., Smith, C. & Beyaztas, D. (2015) Hyper-Expansive Academic Workplaces: the case of UK lecturers in Nursing and Midwifery. International Journal for Academic Development,20 (1), 18-32.
  • Boyd, P. & Bloxham, S. (2014) A situative metaphor for teacher learning: the case of university tutors learning to grade student coursework. British Educational Research Journal, 40 (2), 337-352.
  • Lopes, A., Boyd, P., Andrew, N. & Pereira, F. (2014) The research-teaching nexus in nurse and teacher education: contributions of an ecological approach to academic identities in professional fields. Higher Education, 68 (2), 167-183.
  • Boyd, P. (2013) Professional Education: resolving tensions around the value of different types of knowledge in teacher and nurse education. In Amelia Lopes (Ed.) Formação inicial de professores e de enfermeiros: identidades e ambientes / Initial education of teachers and nurses: identities and environments. Lisboa: Mais Leituras.

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