Making sense of education as a field of study
Geoff Whitty (convenor), John Furlong, Gary McCulloch, Jim Hordern
24 November 2017
The study of education consists of a range of traditions with distinct origins, purposes and foci. Judge and colleagues have shown how education developed as a field of study in markedly different ways in different countries (Judge et al, 1994), while Schriewer (2009) has shown how the provenance of the field can have lasting effects on its nature today. Informed by historical and comparative perspectives, a symposium at BERA Conference 2017 – convened by Geoff Whitty with Gert...