Category Archives: Research Project

Edge Hill University Conference Presentation

Below is the presentation I gave at Edge Hill Universities Annual Educational Research Conference (July, 2013). The Power of Research-Based Pedagogy: Increasing Pupils’ Creativity Absract Creativity is nebulous to understand and problematic to nurture. Though, as a human trait, it … Continue reading

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Publication of a Paper: Promoting Transfer and an Integrated Understanding for Pre-Service Teachers of Technology Education

I have recently had a paper published in the Global Education Review that reports on a small scale study into promoting transfer of learning through integrated problem solving for pre-service teachers of technology education.  You can access the full paper … Continue reading

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Research Project: Distributed Cognition in Technology Education

What is the context and background to this pilot project? Recent OECD publications(1, 2) explicitly link effective education with future employability and highlight the importance of improved school-employment alignment, transverse and technical skills. Among these, problem solving within STEM subjects … Continue reading

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