Student theses

Accident or Design: To what extent do teachers plan and own their professional learning?

Author: Walsh, P. D., 2014

Supervisor: Lloyd, C. (Supervisor) & Kay, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A comparative ethnographic case study of the early years curriculum in Chinese and English settings

Author: Tang, F., 2008

Supervisor: Troman, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Maxwell, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A critical realist exploration of the comparative impact on successful first generation and non-first generation graduates of a programme of change aimed at enhancing employability

Author: Cashian, P. S., 26 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Burke, P. J. (External person) (Supervisor), Thorpe, A. (Supervisor) & Lim, L. L. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A critical study of internationalisation in the public universities in Ghana

Author: Gyamera, G. O., 17 Jul 2014

Supervisor: Harris, S. (Supervisor) & Burke, P. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An enquiry into how English for Academic Purposes practitioners construct their professional identities

Author: Taylor, S., 4 Feb 2020

Supervisor: Thorpe, A. (Supervisor) & Shaughnessy, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: EdD

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An Exploration of the Lived Experiences of Black Women Secondary School Leaders

Author: Bailey-Morrissey , C., 14 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Race, R. (Supervisor) & Thorpe, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An exploration of the perceptions of future ‘eminence’ among highachieving secondary schoolgirls, through ‘possible selves’ narratives

Author: Jackets, K., 30 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Shaughnessy, J. (Supervisor), Healy, M. (Supervisor) & Mahony, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An exploration of the ways in which teachers navigate tensions in their professional lives

Author: Lee, H., 22 May 2018

Supervisor: Shaughnessy, J. (Supervisor) & Douglas, A. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: EdD

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An Exploratory Study of the Role of Music with Participants in Children’s Centres

Author: Pitt, J., 8 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Hargreaves, D. J. (Supervisor) & Marshall, N. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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An investigation into the relationship between design thinking and skilled knowledge in craft education

Author: Sato, M., 2010

Supervisor: Bedford, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & Mogi, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A Peircean Theory of Learning

Author: Olteanu, A., 20 Apr 2015

Supervisor: Terzi, L. (Supervisor) & Stables, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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A qualitative study examining Ontario science curriculum policy from 1985 to 2008: Global influences, local political arenas and curriculum reform

Author: Bloch, M., 21 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Race, R. (Supervisor), Mahony, P. (External person) (Supervisor), Troman, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alsop, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Art history in an infant primary school: an intervention in the curriculum

Author: Pitfield Worsley, L., 2011

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Attitudes to child-rearing and young children in Kent (England) and Murcia (Spain): A comparative multiple-case study of pre-compulsory early years settings

Author: Gomez, C., 18 Feb 2013

Supervisor: Brehony, K. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alexander, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Children's Perceptions of Beauty: Exploring aesthetic experience through photography

Author: Watts, R., 26 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Mason, R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Durà-Vilà, V. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Children’s and teachers’ experiences of engaging with ICT in learning EFL: a case study of Saudi Arabian preschool education (ages 5-6)

Author: Aseri, S., 14 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Urban, M. (Supervisor) & Tang, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Children’s Changing Perceptions over the course of the Transition from the Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1

Author: Howe, S., 29 Jan 2013

Supervisor: Brehony, K. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alexander, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Children’s health perception and health behaviour: An Intervention Approach

Author: Marie Chater, A., 2006

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Conceptualising a visual culture curriculum for Greek art education

Author: Christopoulou, M., 2008

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Enacting ‘creativity’ in a neoliberal policy context: a case study of English primary school teachers’ experiences

Author: Cottle, M., 5 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Crozier, G. (Supervisor) & Mahony, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Equal Access and Quality in Early Childhood Education: A Case Study of Early Childhood Settings in Imo State, Nigeria

Author: Aligbe Ngozi , T., 14 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Urban, M. (Supervisor) & Quinn, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Equality policies, their implementation, and their effects on children with disabilities in pre-schools in Saudi Arabia

Author: Kadasah, T., 18 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Terzi, L. (Supervisor) & Urban, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Examining the impact of a discussion group on the self-perception of Early Years Practitioners

Author: Louis, S., 31 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Ockelford, G. (Supervisor), Elfer, P. (Supervisor) & Farouk, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: EdD

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Exploring Approaches to Teaching Music History at University

Author: Polydorou, N., 2015

Supervisor: Ockelford, G. (Supervisor) & Hargreaves, D. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Exploring the formation of pedagogical beliefs in female early years teachers

Author: Parker, L. F., 13 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Urban, M. (Supervisor), Quinn, S. (Supervisor) & Hoskins, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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How Do Irish Post-Primary Teachers Conceptualise Their Own Professionalism?

Author: Greene, E., 6 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Crozier, G. (Supervisor) & Shaughnessy, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: EdD

Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through Performing Arts’.

Author: Stamou, A., 2018

Supervisor: Ockelford, G. (Supervisor), Terzi, L. (Supervisor) & Bonneville-Roussy, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Learning pathways for digitally creative youth: a study of 3D animation

Author: Kemp, P. E. J., 22 Apr 2020

Supervisor: Epstein, D. (Director of Studies) & Wong, B. (Co-Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Learning to teach physical education in primary schools : the influence of dispositions and external structures on practice

Author: Pickup, I., 11 Jul 2012

Supervisor: Shaughnessy, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Life histories of Saudi female headteachers: an exploration of their journeys and experiences of leadership

Author: Alajaji, W., 12 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Thorpe, A. (Supervisor) & Hoskins, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Motor impairment in children’s literature: perceptions and pedagogy

Author: Butler, R. R., 12 Dec 2014

Supervisor: Ockelford, G. (Supervisor) & Terzi, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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On not speaking ‘much’ Chinese: Identities, Cultures and Languages of British Chinese pupils

Author: Mau, A., 1 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Crozier, G. (Supervisor), Race, R. (Supervisor) & Francis, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Patters and consequences of gender interactions in instrumental music lessons

Author: Rowe, V., 2008

Supervisor: Hargreaves, D. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Pedagogical Discourses and Subjectivities in Primary Mathematics Initial Teacher Education

Author: Alderton, J., 6 Feb 2013

Supervisor: Burke, P. J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Read, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Political pedagogy and practice: a case study on teacher educators’ understanding towards teaching for social justice in a Colombian pre-service early childhood education programme

Author: Rubiano Zornosaent , C. I., 14 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Urban, M. (Supervisor) & Quinn, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Psychodynamic Music Therapy and the Work of Classroom Practitioners working with Children with Complex Needs in Belarus.

Author: Margetts, L., 22 May 2018

Supervisor: Ockelford, G. (Supervisor) & Hargreaves, D. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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