Ruth Kershner : Faculty of Education
She has particular interests in primary education; inclusive pedagogy and children's classroom learning; dialogue learning and teaching; personal epistemologies; teachers' professional learning and school-based inquiry; knowledge exchange and the dissemination of scientific knowledge in education; and the development of dialogic research methods.
Perspectives on diversity and belonging in primary classrooms: Warrington with co-directors Prof. Ruth would welcome contact from prospective PhD students on any of the research topics mentioned above. International Journal of Educational Psychology, 5 2 , Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, available initially online at http: Teachers' perspectives of their learning experiences.
Teaching and Teacher Education, International research and pedagogy, 38 3 , Porter eds Knowledge, Values and Educational Policy: Hick, P , Kershner, R. New directions in theory and practice Abingdon: Farrell eds Psychology for Inclusive Education: International in focus and at the very cutting edge of the field, this is essential reading for all those interested in the development of inclusive education.
- The Guardians of Eve (Legacy of the Poisoned Promise Book 1)!
- Sehnsucht erwacht in Schottland (ROMANA) (German Edition).
He has lectured at the University of Birmingham, the University of Manchester, the Open University and the University of Bolton; his professional background is as an Educational Psychologist and a teacher in a further education college. His research interests currently focus on inclusive learning mediated with ICT; and on race, ethnicity and disproportionality in the identification of special educational needs.
Ruth Kershner is a lecturer in psychology of education in the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education. She has particular interests in the areas of teaching children identified with learning difficulties, the development of teachers' pedagogical knowledge through school-based research, and the uses of technology such as interactive whiteboards in the primary classroom environment.
Psychology for inclusive education: new directions in theory and practice
She is currently an Associate Director of the Primary Review directed by Professor Robin Alexander, , an independently funded review of primary education in England. He has carried out a number of research projects in the field of inclusive education and has published widely in this area. Much of the focus of this work has been on the contribution educational psychologists can make towards promoting inclusive practice.
While those seeking to promote more inclusive education have tended to see psychology and psychologists as part of the problem by providing Psychology for Inclusive Education:
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