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Research Profile

Prof Martin Jephcote 


Selected Publications

Teachers’ Learning: committed and resilient teachers are more effective practitioners

Further Education Teachers’ Accounts of their Professional Identities, Teaching and Teacher Education

The Learning Journey: Students' Experiences of Further Education in Wales’

The Wider Social Context of Learning: beyond the classroom door

The Teacher’s Lot

Further Education Teachers Talking about Students’ Learning

Recontextualising Discourse: Exploring the Workings of the Meso-Level

School Subjects, Subject Communities and Curriculum Change: the Social Construction of Economics in the School Curriculum

Tinkering and Tailoring: the Reform of 14-19 Education in England

Teaching Business Education: 14-19

The Long Shadow of Incorporation: the further education sector in devolved Wales

Education: A Suitable Case for Treatment?

 

Recent Publications

Jephcote, M., and Raby, R. (2012)  ‘A comparative view of Colleges of Further Education (UK) and Community Colleges (US): maintaining access in an era of financial constraint’, Research in Post-compulsory Education, 17 (3) pp.349-366.

Hulme, M., Jephcote, M., and Menter, I. (2011). Teacher Education for the 21st Century, in Oon Seng Tan (ed), Teacher Education Frontiers: international perspectives on policy and practice for building new teacher competences, Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia Pte ltd.

Jephcote, M. (2011) The unintended consequences of funding policies on student achievement at colleges of further education in Wales and England in, E.J., Valeau, S.E. Sutin, D.Derrico, and R.L.Raby (eds), Increasing Effectiveness of the Community College Financial Model: a global perspective for the global economy, Palgrave Macmillan.

Salisbury J and Jephcote M (2010), ‘Mucking in and mucking out: Vocational learning in Animal Care’, Teaching and Teacher Education 26, (1) pp.71-81

David M with Jephcote M and others (2009) ‘Effective Teaching and Learning in UK Higher Education: a commentary by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme’, TLRP, University of London Institute of Education.

Jephcote M (2009) ‘Teachers’ Learning: committed and resilient teachers are more effective practitioners, The International Journal of Learning, (16) pp.63-72.

Jephcote M and Salisbury J (2009)  ‘Further Education Teachers’ Accounts of their Professional Identities, Teaching and Teacher Education, 25 (7) pp.966-972.

Jephcote M Salisbury J and Rees G (2009) ‘Learning and Working in Further Education in Wales: an overview and initial findings’, Welsh Journal of Education, 14 (2) pp.18-28.

Jephcote M Salisbury J and Rees G (2009) ‘The Learning Journey: Students' Experiences of Further Education in Wales’, Contemporary Wales, 23, 141-57.

Jephcote, M., and Salisbury, J. (2008), 'The Wider Social Context of Learning: beyond the classroom door', The International Journal of Learning, Vo.15, No.6, pp.281-288.

Jephcote, M., Salisbury, J., and Rees, G. (2008), 'Being a teacher in further education in changing times', Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 2008, 163-172.

Salisbury, J., and Jephcote, M. (2008), 'Initial encounters of an FE kind', Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 2008, 149-162.

Jephcote,M., Salisbury, J., and Rees,G. (2008) 'The teacher’s lot', Adults Learning, NIACE, September 2008.

Salisbury J., Jephcote M., and Roberts J. (2008), ‘Further Education Teachers Talking about Students Learning’, Research Papers in Education.

Jephcote M and Davies B (2007), Schools, subjects and curriculum change: the social construction of economics in the school curriculum, Cambridge Journal of Education, Cambridge Journal of Education, Numbers 2, Volume 37, 207-227, ISSN 0305-764X

Jephcote M and Salisbury J (2007), The Long Shadow of Incorporation: the further education sector in devolved Wales, The Welsh Journal of Education, Volume 14, 93-109.

Jephcote M and Abbott, I (2005), Tinkering and Tailoring: the reform of 14-19 education in England, Journal of Vocational Education and Training, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp.181-202.

Jephcote M and Abbott, I (2005)(eds), Teaching Business Education 14-19, London: David Fulton

Jephcote M and Davies B (2004), Recontextualizing Discourse: exploring the meso-level, Journal of Education Policy, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp.547-564.

Jephcote M (2004), Economics in the School Curriculum: a breakdown of consensus, Teaching Business and Economics, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp.10-17.

Jephcote M (2004), Economcs in the School Curriculum: its origins and reflections on a subject community, Teaching Business and Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp.13-19.

Jephcote M and Huddleston P (2001), Further Education: a suitable case for treatment? In, Philipps, R and Furlong J (eds), Education, Reform and the State: politics, policy and practice, London, Routlege

Jephcote M and Salisbury J (2000), From Policy to Practice in Further Education: patterns of governance in Wales in, Daugherty R, Philipps, R and Rees G (eds), Cardiff, University of Wales Press

 

Conference Papers

Jephcote M (2009) ‘Rhetoric and Reality: educational policy and practice in Wales. Paper to be presented at the Rural Community College Alliance Annual Conference, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire USA, October 2009 (by invitation).

Jephcote M (2009) ‘Teachers' Learning: Committed and Resilient Teachers are More Effective Practitioners.  Paper presented at 16th International Learning Conference, University of Barcelona, July 2009.

Salisbury J and Jephcote M (2009) ‘Mucking In and Mucking Out: vocational learning in animal care’.  Paper presented at 16th International conference on Learning, University of Barcelona, July 2009.

Jephcote M (2009) ‘Inside-Outside: Exploring the Social World of College Students' Learning’, roundtable Paper presented at the 89th Annual Conference of Association of American Community Colleges, Phoenix USA, April 2009.

Menter I Hulme M Jephcote M Mahony M and Moran A (2009) ‘Teacher education in the United Kingdom- a ‘Home International’ study’. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, April 2009.