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Tables of contents

The Journal of Educational Change

Volume 5 Number 3,  2005

Educational change: putting reform into perspective

     Michele Schmidt and Robert E. White


Closing the achievement gap: a metaphor for children left behind

     Henry A. Giroux and Michele Schmidt 


Historicizing the future: educational reform, systems of reason, and the making of children who are the future citizens

     Thomas S. Popkewitz and Sverker Lindblad


Rhetoric versus reality in educational reform: the case of the National Science Foundation's Urban Systemic Initiative

     Kathryn M. Borman, Bridget Cotner, M. Yvette Baber, Theodore Boydston, William Katzenmeyer, Gladis Kersaint, Jeffrey Kromrey, Reginald Lee and Kazawaki Uekawa


Restructuring educational leadership in changing contexts: a local/global account of restructuring in Australia

     Jill Blackmore



Subject Headings

Education policy
Educational planning

Journal of Early Childhood Research

Volume 2 Number 3,  2005

Teaching children at risk:an American preschool teacher's folk psychology and folk pedagogy

     Kyunghwa Lee and Daniel J. Walsh


Re-visited: a tracer study 10 years later: detective process

     Miry Levin-Rozalis


Home-education: comparison of home- and school-educated children on PIPS baseline assessments

     Paula Rothermel


Understanding early childhood leadership: emerging competencies in the context of relationships

     Min Sun Shin, Susan L. Recchia, Seung Yeon Lee, Yoon Joo Lee and Lara S. Mullarkey


Devereux, Jane and Miller, Linda Working with Children in the Early Years

     Reviewed by Dorothy Selleck


Holland, P. We Don't Play with Guns here: War, Weapon and Superhero Play in the Early Years 

     Reviewed by Jackie Marsh



Subject Headings

Early childhood education
Child development

Journal of Research in Science Teaching

Volume 42 Number 1,  2005

Editorial: A note from the incoming Co-Editors: Our vision for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching

     J. Randy McGinnis and Angelo Collins


Influence of a shared leadership model in creating a school culture of inquiry and collegiality

     Claudie Khourney-Bowers, Richard L. Dinko and Raymond G. Hart


A case study of one school system's adoption and implementation of an elementary science program

     Michael P. Kelly and John R. Staver


Factors influencing elementary school children's attitudes toward science before, during and after a visit to the UK National Space Centre

     Tina Jarvis and Anthony Pell


A reconstruction of development of the periodic table based on history and philosophy of science and its implications for general chemistry textbooks

     Angmary Brito, Maria A. Rodriguez and Mansoor Niaz


Patterns of informal reasoning in the context of socioscientific decision making

     Troy D. Sadler and Dana L. Zeidler



Subject Headings

Science teaching

British Journal of Sociology of Education

Volume 26 Number 2, April 2005

'They never go off the rails like other ethnic groups': teachers' constructions of British Chinese pupils' gender identities and approaches to learning

     Louise Archer and Becky Francis


The assault on the professions and the restructuring of academic and professional identities: a Bernsteinian analysis

     John Beck and Michael F. D. Young


Comparing state hegemonies: Chinese universities in postwar Singapore and Hong Kong

     Ting-Hong Wong


From 'school correspondent' to workplace bargainer? The changing role of the school union representative

     Howard Stevenson


Mathematical stories: why do more boys than girls choose to study mathematics at AS-level in England?

    Heather Mendick


The distribution of leadership and power in schools

     Richard Hatcher


New generation's career aspirations and new ways of marginalization in a postindustrial economy 

     Jung-ah Choi


What does good education research look like? (Lyn Yates)

     Reviewed by Paul Connolly and Sara Delamont


Whatever happened to the (likely) lads? 'Learning to Labour' 25 years on

     Christine Griffin



Subject Headings

Educational sociology

Papers from the 13th VET Research Conference

The strategies supporting the applied research in technical and vocational education and training
Mohammed K. Alhezab 


Lifelong learning – are school students being prepared through their vocational training?
Dr Jeanne Boote and Don Adams  


Recognition skills – when is this a good idea?
Robin Booth and Sue Roy


Realize the full potential of Recognition of Prior Learning
Kaye Bowman, Brian Knight, Jo Hargreaves, Nhi Nguyen and Davinia Woods


Ensuring good practice through good policy on recognition
Graham Brophy


Impact of quality training to organisations in the disability sector
Kathy Buckler


Leaving VET with no recorded achievement
Victor J Callan


A learning survey of job seekers: Does RPL have a role?
Ros Cameron


Cognitive apprenticeships and their application to trades-based apprenticeships
Selena Chan


What works in ACE in Queensland
Terry Clark


Sustaining the skill base of Australian RTO's
Berwyn Clayton


Employability Skills: Revisiting the Key Competencies or a new way forward?
Catherine M. Down


Rapidly Evolving Technology: Meeting enterprise needs
Cathy Down, Fiona Martin and John Pittman


Self-pace learning. Nothing to write tomes about
Dr Vic Dunncliff


Knowledge mapping – building capacity in a scarce skills area (A South African case study)
Fiona Farquharson


Helping the helpers: IT skills development for educators through the Vula Programme
Jeremy Farquharson


Putting good practice into effect: analysing and telling people's stories
Thea Fisher


Abstract and generalised forms: training packages and the ruling relations of VET
Lauri Grace


VET in school teacher training
Annette Green

Challenges and opportunities for a 'both-ways' articulation to underpin pathways in post-compulsory education
R. E. (Bobby) Harreveld


Adult lateracy: Lifewide learning for longer life living
J. M. Hazzlewood

Rural communities – what is the role of VET?
Bernie Ingle and Pat Walls


Health and Wellbeing – What's VET got to do with it?
Robyn Jackson


A strategic action research approach to implementing Cert IV in youth work (Juvenile Justice)
Amanda Johnston


The effects of generational cohort change and training needs for 2010–2020
Malcolm King


Equity connects with Reframing the Future
Suzy McKenna


Insights from interviews with privately owned RTO's in Victoria
Joan McPhee


Literacy and numeracy, young people and mobile phones
A. Paterson and S. Jeavons


Learning partnerships: What do they mean?
Heather Peirce


Applying information and research: Good practices from 2003
Wendy Perry


Body awareness as the connecting skin in disembodied flexible learning contexts
Dr Karen Ritchie


Making the most of what we have – Increasing the 'employability' of older workers
L. Rolland


Supporting TAFE educators through research
Linda Simon


Valuing RPL – case studies of private training providers
Associate Professor Larry Smith


Teacher as a researcher: stepping in and having a look
Sarah Sutcliffe


VET as an innovation intermediary
Dr Phillip Toner


Skilling Small Business for the Future
A Victorian Small Business Development Project
Dawn Walker and Geoff Cotton


Formation and implementation of an institute's strategy to redress racial imbalance in tertiary outcomes
Jennifer Weavers


Knowing that, knowing how and knowing with: what are the implications for RPL?
Leesa Wheelahan



Subject Headings

VET (Vocational Education and Training)