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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
educational opportunity
social class
education
social background
Social Mobility
Open Access
2018

Literature review of subject-specialist pedagogy

Hanley, P., Hepworth, J., Orr, K. & Thompson, R., 27 Sep 2018, The Gatsby Charitable Foundation. 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
further education
empirical research
literature

Performance, Choice and Social Class: Theorising Inequalities in Educational Opportunity

Thompson, R., 25 May 2018, Education and Working-Class Youth : Reshaping the Politics of Inclusion. Simmons, R. & Smyth, J. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 79-103 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

action theory
educational opportunity
social class
performance
class position

Practical Teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Kidder, J., Philip, D., Powell, D., Ryan, A., Thompson, R. & Timmins, S., 11 Oct 2018, Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice . Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 3rd ed. Open University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teacher Education for Lifelong Learning

Powell, D., Fulford, A., Robinson, D. & Thompson, R., 11 Oct 2018, Teaching in Lifelong Learning : A Guide to Theory and Practice . Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 3rd ed. London: Open University Press, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice

Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R., 11 Oct 2018, 3rd ed. London: Open University Press. 330 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2017
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
marginality
education
school
learning method
labor market
Open Access
trainee
vulnerability
further education
Teaching
teacher
2016

100% Employment Opportunities for Northern Ireland Care Leavers

Simmons, R. & Thompson, R., 2016, Belfast.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining inequality? Rational action theories of educational decision making.

Thompson, R., 25 Nov 2016, Access to Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges. Mountford-Zimdars, A. & Harrison, N. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 67-84 18 p. (Research into higher education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

action theory
educational inequality
sociology of education
decision making
social stratification
2015

Introduction to the lifelong learning sector

Fisher, R., Simmons, R. & Thompson, R., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 3-17 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Practical teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Powell, D., Thompson, R. & Williamson, S., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 127-154 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social mobility and post-compulsory education: revisiting Boudon's model of social opportunity

Thompson, R. & Simmons, R., 7 Dec 2015, Education and Social Mobility. Brown, P., Reay, D. & Vincent, C. (eds.). London, UK: Routledge, p. 108-129 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social opportunity
compulsory education
Social Mobility
social differentiation
labor market

Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A guide to theory and practice

Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R., 2015, 1-4 ed. Milton Keynes: Open University Press. 384 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

lifelong learning
Teaching
edition
education
further education

The curriculum in the lifelong learning sector

Fisher, R., Fulford, A., McNicholas, B. & Thompson, R., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 109-126 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014
21 Citations (Scopus)
social change
youth unemployment
longitudinal study
education
participation

Engaging Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training: The Case for a Youth Resolution

Simmons, R., Thompson, R., Tabrizi, G. & Nartey, A., 1 Jan 2014, London, UK.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
Open Access
private sector
employer
labor market
education
experience
Open Access
teacher
education
education system
post-war period
New Labour

Social class and participation in further education: Evidence from the Youth Cohort Study of England and Wales

Thompson, R., 22 Aug 2014, Theorizing Social Class and Education. Reay, D. & Vincent, C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 51-64 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social participation
further education
social class
middle class
evidence
26 Citations (Scopus)
exclusion
education
marginality
alienation
interaction
11 Citations (Scopus)
marginality
longitudinal study
labor market
participation
value-orientation
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)
social opportunity
compulsory education
Social Mobility
social differentiation
labor market
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)
learning
education
political change
economic change
tutor
35 Citations (Scopus)
individualization
exclusion
education
social inequality
labor market

NEET Young People and Training for Work: Learning on the margins

Simmons, R. & Thompson, R., 30 Sep 2011, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

learning
education
persistent unemployment
social economics
stereotype
15 Citations (Scopus)
employability
economic factors
government policy
qualification
social factors
9 Citations (Scopus)
learning
further education
tutor
education system
deficit
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)
further education
New Labour
government policy
compromise
research project
6 Citations (Scopus)
tutor
discourse
Teaching
learning
learning culture
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)
further education
creativity
curriculum
conception of education
discourse
6 Citations (Scopus)

Personal development planning in initial teacher training: A case study from post‐compulsory education

Thompson, R., Hallwood, L., Clements, C. & Rivron, H., 1 Sep 2009, In : Research in Post-Compulsory Education. 14, 3, p. 269-285 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compulsory education
development planning
teacher training
frustration
planning process
17 Citations (Scopus)
social participation
further education
social class
middle class
evidence
2008

Changing step or marking time? Teacher education reforms for the learning and skills sector in England

Thompson, R. & Robinson, D., 1 May 2008, In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 32, 2, p. 161-173 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher training
role taking
reform
New Labour
Teaching
27 Citations (Scopus)

Creativity and performativity: The case of further education

Simmons, R. & Thompson, R., Oct 2008, In : British Educational Research Journal. 34, 5, p. 601-618 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

further education
creativity
compulsory education
education
discourse
2007
18 Citations (Scopus)
compulsory education
professionalization
teacher training
course of training
curriculum
8 Citations (Scopus)
compulsory education
educator
discourse
gender
teacher
1995

A problem on the turning points of polynomials

Thompson, R., 1995, In : International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. 26, 5, p. 675-684 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turning Point
Polynomials
Polynomial
student
Students