Monthly Archives: October 2015

Disciplines of enquiry in education

Shulman, L, S. 1981. Disciplines of Enquiry in Education: An Overview. Educational Researcher, 10 (6), pp5-23 I spent too long mulling over these readings on curiosity, so here’s a more punchy approach to recording my thoughts on this one: The article, … Continue reading

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The value of (intellectual) curiosity

Schmitt, F. & Lahroodi, R. 2008. The epistemic value of curiosity. Educational Theory, 58 (2), pp125-147 This was a funny one. Here Schmitt and Lahroodi present a theorisation of the concept of curiosity from a philosophical perspective. Like the EdD session … Continue reading

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#CPC15: A experiment in conversation

I spent the weekend up in Manchester volunteering with Counterfire and the People’s Assembly at Take Back Manchester; a series of protest events around the Conservative Party Conference. For me this had the potential to be much more than just … Continue reading

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