It's not about systems, it's about relationships: building a listening culture in primary school

Bragg, Sara (2007) It's not about systems, it's about relationships: building a listening culture in primary school. In: Thiessen, Dennis and Cook-Sather, Alison (eds.) The handbook of students experience in elementary and secondary school. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 659-681. ISBN 9781402033667

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Abstract

The International Handbook of Student Experience in Elementary and Secondary School is the first handbook of its kind to be published. It brings together in a single volume the groundbreaking work of scholars who have conducted studies of student experiences of school in Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, England, Ghana, Ireland, Pakistan, and the United States. Drawing extensively on students’ interpretations of their experiences in school as expressed in their own words, chapter authors offer insight into how students conceptualize and approach school, how students understand and address the ongoing social opportunities for and challenges in working with other students and teachers, and the multiple ways in which students shape and contribute to school improvement. The individual chapters are framed by an opening chapter, which provides background on, bases of, and trends in research on students’ experiences of school, and a final chapter, which uses the interpretive framework translation provided to explore how researching students’ experiences of school challenges those involved to translate the qualitative research methods they use, the terms they evoke to describe and define students’ experiences of schools, and, in fact, themselves as researchers.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Centre for Community Engagement
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 16:55
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2013 16:55
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29477
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