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The Curriculum Journal

The Curriculum Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original contributions to the study of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Papers reporting empirical studies and theoretical analyses from a range of perspectives, including philosophical and historical, are welcome. The journal particularly welcomes papers that include attention to the implications for policy and practice that arise from theoretical and empirical work.

The journal makes a specialist contribution to knowledge related to the educational phases that impact on children from the early years to adulthood.

The editorial team of the journal is as follows.

Mark Priestley, University of Stirling, UK
Stavroula Philippou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Associate Editors
Daniel Alvunger, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Kathy Hibbert, Western University, Canada
David Leat, Newcastle University, UK
Nienke Nieveen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Claire Sinnema, University of Auckland, NZ
Tiina Soini, Universities of Tampere and Eastern Finland

Book Reviews Editor
Joseph Smith, University of Stirling, UK

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Mark Priestley, Professor

University of Stirling

Mark Priestley is professor of education and the director of the Stirling Network for Curriculum Studies. He is also the lead editor of the Curriculum Journal. His research interests relate to curriculum theory, the professional work of teachers,...

Stavroula Philippou, Dr

Assistant Professor (Curriculum and Teaching)

Stavroula Philippou is an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Teaching at the Department of Education, University of Cyprus, Cyprus. Her studies include a B.Ed. (Hons) in Primary Education (University of Cyprus, Cyprus, 1998); a M.Ed. in...

Associate editors

Daniel Alvunger, Dr

Associate Professor in Education at Linnæus University

Daniel Alvunger, is an Associate Professor in Education at the Department of Education and Teachers’ Practice at Linnæus University, Sweden, where he also holds a position as Dean of Teacher Education. He is a member of the research group SITE...

Kathy Hibbert, Professor

Professor and Associate Dean at Western University

Dr. Kathy Hibbert is Professor, and Acting Dean at Western’s Faculty of Education, in London Canada. Her research examines how our abilities to ‘read’ texts, and to use and understand multimedia or other technologies, shapes our ability to...

David Leat, Professor

Newcastle University

David Leat is professor of curriculum innovation at Newcastle University. From 2005 to 2016 he was executive director of the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLaT) at Newcastle. Recent projects have focussed on coaching, project-based...

Nienke Nieveen, Dr

Nienke Nieveen is associate professor and director of the teacher education programs at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. Her orientations are in teacher professional learning in relation to curriculum (re)design in schools, educational...

Claire Sinnema, Dr

University of Auckland

Claire Sinnema is associate professor at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. Her research focusses on the improvement of teaching and learning across four main strands: educational leadership, curriculum,...

Tiina Soini, Dr

University of Tampere / University of Eastern Finland

Tiina Soini is research director and associate professor (learning and wellbeing in educational organisations) in the Universities of Tampere and Eastern Finland. Her research focusses on school development, teacher learning and agency, and the...