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David Scott, Professor

Emeritus Professor at IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

David Scott is Emeritus Professor of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at University College London, Institute of Education. He is the author of a trilogy of books on learning: On Learning: A General Theory of Objects and Object-Relations (UCL Press, 2021), On Learning: Volume 2, Philosophy, Concepts and Practices (UCL Press, 2024), and On Learning: Volume 3, Curriculum, Knowledge and Ethics (UCL Press, 2025) – download free from

David Scott's contributions