Staff Profile:

Name:
Dr Rosemary Reynolds
Job Title:
Research Assistant
Responsibilities:
Areas of Interest:

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Expertise and Research Interest:

Qualitative Researcher interested in International Students and Globalisation, particularly Chinese students in UK higher education and Chinese students studying A-level programmes in UK further education Colleges. Interests include sociological research in education of young people and young adults from all backgrounds; research in the learning of history and the history curriculum, and research into outdoor learning for young people struggling in school.

Current and Recent Research Projects:

Currently, employed as research assistant to Dr C. L. Fuller on Milestones Project for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust; a 4-year longitudinal study exploring the impact of outdoor learning on young people. Past projects include:

  • Assisting Prof Andy Goodwyn, former head of IoE, on an E-reader project involving English teachers
  • Collaborative research with Dr. Richard Harris on a history curriculum project involving young children in Academy schools
  • Assisting Dr C. Fuller with research on an Academy’s outdoor activity centre project
  • Assisting Prof Andy Goodwyn with research involving Headteachers and Senior Leaders in Education
  • A second project assisting Dr Richard Harris on the history curriculum, involving KS3 history teachers

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons 2.1 English and History - from the University of Winchester 2001
  • MA Hist - awarded by the Open University 2004
  • PGC Res Meths - awarded by the Open University
  • PhD Educ - awarded by the University of Reading 2015

Personal Interests:

Past volunteer work has included 12 years as a Trustee of a Sea Scout Group, holding positions of Secretary, Chairperson, Fundraiser; one year volunteer work for Citizens Advice Bureau and currently actively involved with a political party at a local level.

Research groups / Centres:
Publications:
Jump to: 2017 | 2014
Number of items: 2.

2017

Harris, R. and Reynolds, R. (2017) Exploring teachers’ curriculum decision making: insights from history education. Oxford Review of Education. ISSN 0305-4985 (In Press)

2014

Harris, R. and Reynolds, R. (2014) The history curriculum and its personal connection to students from minority ethnic backgrounds. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 46 (4). pp. 464-486. ISSN 1366-5839 doi: 10.1080/00220272.2014.881925

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PhD Thesis (sociologically framed): Charting and Examining the Journeys, Aspirations and Experiences of Chinese Students in two Further Education Colleges: Implications for Policy and Practice - University of Reading: Nov 2014

Book in Progress for Routlege Education 2018: Chinese Students in UK Further Education: examining aspirations, motivations and choices.

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