Monthly Archives: June 2013

Making education tweetable

What happens when education is made into something tweetable? As in other professional areas, social media increasingly intervene in and interfere with how educational matters are communicated. Little parcels of educational information and knowledge are now routinely packaged up and … Continue reading

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Theory Matters

When theory is so often assumed to be abstract or located solely in the realm of ideas, to talk of theory as material and mattering may seem off the wall. However, I want to argue that theory cannot only be … Continue reading

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Theorising Education: Some Issues

There is a constant refrain in many quarters about the quality of much educational research and the lack of capacity among researchers. What characterises this situation and responses to it is the focus almost exclusively on building capacity in relation … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blog of the Laboratory for Educational Theory

The TheoryLab was established in 2008 to support the use and development of rigorous theory in educational research, and to explore more widely some of the different traditions informing our understanding and practising of education. This responded to a concern … Continue reading

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