Research Output per year
Jo Bishop took up a full time post with the University in June 2017 as Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies. Jo has worked in further and higher education teaching across a range of subject areas encompassing Social Policy, Sociology, Politics, Youth Work and Community Development, Applied Law (Youth Justice), Sociological aspects of Children and Young People’s Development, Research Methods and more recently Gender and Trans* Issues in formal education.
Research Expertise and Interests
Research interests / expertise
Education policy and change (Historical and contemporary).
Policies and provisions relating to the pastoral and inclusion agendas in secondary schools.
The increase in ‘paraprofessionals’ in state secondary schools.
Policy implementation and enactment with a specific focus on school settings.
The presence, contribution and effect of other professionals in school settings.
Children and young people’s perspectives on and experiences of formal schooling.
Mentoring as a youth intervention.
The growth of third sector alternative education provisions.
Young People’s experiences of alternative education provisions.
Marginalized, Misunderstood, and Relatively Unseen: Using Institutional Ethnography to Explore the Everyday Work of Learning Mentors in an English State Secondary SchoolSanderson, P. & Bishop, J., 15 Nov 2017, Perspectives on and from Institutional Ethnography: Studies in Qualitative Methodology, Volume 15. Reid, J. & Russell, L. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol. 15. p. 125-46 21 p. (Studies In Qualitative Methodology; vol. 15).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter
Activities per year