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The many voices of the English Classroom

Turvey, Anne and Brady, Monica and Carpenter, Abbie and Yandell, John (2006) The many voices of the English Classroom. English in Education, 40 (1). pp. 51-63. ISSN 0425-0494. DOI UNSPECIFIED

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Additional Information: In June 2005 an international conference – A Project for English – was held at the Institute of Education, under the auspices of the School of Culture, Language and Communication. This issue of a widely read academic journal is the result of that conference and includes papers from authors in Great Britain and Australia. Themes of the conference included: What is English and the related but increasingly urgent question: What is English for? Accounts of two English teachers, one experienced and one a student teacher, are placed within a tradition that pays attention to the subjectivities, cultures and histories of school students. The voices of these teachers and their school students are set against the orthodoxy of objective-led teaching where literacy practices of various kinds are too often determined by the inculcation of predetermined, generalisable outcomes – such as the KS3 Framework in England.
Controlled Keywords: English, Multiculturalism
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Learning, Curriculum and Communication
IOE Departments > Departments > Culture, Communication and Media
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2010 10:42
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2015 08:13
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