Practice based evidence: the perfect ally for evidence based practice

I would like to propose that the concept of evidence based practice (EBP) in education needs an ally.  Educators are bombarded with messages that their work should be based on evidence from highly tested research. I wonder what this bombardment does to a teachers self-efficacy and their sense of professionalism when their judgement on what they knowContinue reading Practice based evidence: the perfect ally for evidence based practice

Leading Inclusive Education 2: making sense of policy

I’ve always had an interest in educational policy. Recently, when my daughter brought home her new Justice Studies text, Marginson’s, “Australian Policy Handbook”, I was so excited. I had used Marginson extensively for my PhD. She wasn’t as excited! While researching literature for my thesis, I reflected too on why I felt policy was so importantContinue reading Leading Inclusive Education 2: making sense of policy