Teacher Education Research and Innovation Cluster (TERIC) – Publications



Esmond, B. (2020). 'Vocational teachers and workplace learning: integrative, complementary and implicit accounts of boundary crossing'. Studies in Continuing Education, pp. 1-33

Bill Esmond & Liz Atkins (accepted for publication) VET realignment and the development of technical elites: learning at work in England. International Journal of Research in Vocational Education and Training.


Benson, D. (2019) Reflections on working with The Gang: a journey towards computational fluency? In Mathematics Teaching, Volume 266. Association of Teachers of Mathematics.

Smith, R. (2019) Now we don’t see the university as something distant. It’s here in our hands: Situated pedagogy in Cuban municipal universities in Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, Volume 17, Number 1, March-April 2019. 

Poultney, V. A., & Anderson, D. B. (2019). 'Leading change for survival: The rural flexi-school approach'. Management in Education, pp. 1-9. 


Poultney, V. Learning Rounds: (2018) What potential for Teacher Inquiry? A practice insight working paper. Online. Available at:

Poultney, V. (2018) ‘Researching sociocratic relationships: using the Consciousness Quotient inventory as a pilot methodology to explore a school-university partnership’. Management in Education Special Edition. DOI: 10.1177/08920206177348201-7: Sage.

Radford, N. (2018) There’s No Ethics Here! Research Intelligence, (BERA): 136, pp17-18.


Byrd, J. (2017) ‘Challenges to implementing a new technology in teacher education. Phase one: ‘meaningful’ digital reflections’, TEAN Journal, 9(2), pp. 76-85

Poultney, V. and Philpott, C. (2018) Evidence-based teaching for enquiring teachersSt Albans: Critical Publishing.

Poultney, V., (Ed), Fordham, J., Poultney, H., Richardson, A., Trowsdale, J. and White, J. (2017) Evidence-based Teaching in the Primary School.  St Albans: Critical Publishing.

Val Poultney is series editor for Evidence-based Teaching for Enquiring Teachers. Critical Publishing


Ferguson, B., Sollenberger , C. & Bloor, A. (2019) “Cultural and Other Influences of Teacher Preparation Programs in Three OECD Countries”. International Association of Specail Education 16th biennial conference.  Magamba, Tanzania: July 2019.


Byrd, J. (2018) ‘Collaborative inquiry and partnership working and learning’ Teacher Education Advancement Network Conference, Aston University, Birmingham.

Charles, S. (2018) Can't spell, can't teach? British Dyslexia Association - International Conference: Telford.

Charles, S. (2018) Can't spell, can't teach? National Association of Disability Practitioners - International Conference: London.

Charles, S. (2018) The fear of talking queer: PGCE student preparedness to address homophobia in primary and secondary schools, TEAN: University of Aston.

Poultney, V. (2018) Derby Research School ‘ A Case of Learning Rounds’. Workshop presented at Derby Moor School, July 7 2018.

Poultney, V (2018) BERA Ethics of Educational Leadership. Presentation entitled The Ethics of researching sociocratic relationships: using the Consciousness Quotient inventory as a pilot methodology to explore a school-university partnership’. The Open University, March 26, 2018.

Poultney, V. (2018) Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) March 6th 2018 ‘Let’s Talk about Evidence-based Practice’ Keynote Speech.


Benson, D with Poultney, V (2017) ‘Maths Mastery: The key to professional and pedagogical liberation? Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN). University of Aston May 2017.

Buxton, S, Hewitt, S & Thomas, A. (2017) A new way of learning: How can an understanding of self-efficacy and emotional resilience be used to develop successful teaching and learning strategies for students in Initial Teacher Education? Research paper presented at Teacher Education Advancement Network. Online. Available at:

Charles, S. (2017) Can't spell, can't teach? TEAN: University of Aston 


Poultney, V. (in press, 2020) ‘School-University Partnerships’ in Fox, A. and Poultney, V. Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Enquiry. St Albans: Critical Publishing.


Charles, S. (2019). 'Dyslexia Spells Trouble' in V. Chiou, O. Holz, N. Oruç & F. Shelton, F. (eds) International Insights: Equality in Education. Waxmann: Germany.


Smith, R. (2018) ‘The “Three Ps” (Perfecting, Professionalization, and Pragmatism) and their Limitations for Understanding Cuban Education in the 1970s’ in Emily Kirk et al. eds. Cuba's Forgotten Decade: How the 1970s Shaped the Revolution. Langham: Lexington, 2018.


Blum, D., Smith, R. & Dawley-Carr, J. (2017) ‘Being a “good Cuban”: Socialist citizenship in a globalized context’ in Suzanne Choo et al. eds. Educating for the 21stCentury: Perspectives, Policies and Practices from Around the World. Singapore: Springer, 2017.

Scarrot, N. (2017) India today and tomorrow in Brown, M.A. (2017) The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education. Routledge: London.

Smith, R. (2017) ‘Cuba: The Impact of the Cuban Revolution’ in C M Posner et al. eds. Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.


Scarrot, N. (2015) Tanzanian street children, victims, ordinary lives or extraordinary survivors? in Brown, M.A. (2015) Migration and the Education of Young People 0-19. Routledge: London.

White, J. & Byrd, J. (2015) Early Years Workforce Development, in (eds) A. O'Grady & V. Cottle, Exploring Education at Post Graduate Level. London: Routledge.



Poultney, V. A. & Anderson, D. B. (2019) Leading change for survival: the rural flexi-school approach [Blog] Leading change for survival: the rural flexi-school approach. Online.

Charles, S. (2019) 'DfE's new teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy: Redemption for the Teaching Profession?' Online. Available at


Charles, S. and A. Hardman (2018) 'Teaching a burnt out profession?'  Online. Available at:

Charles, S. and A. Hardman (2018) '10 reasons to get into teaching' Online. Available at:

Poultney, V. (2018) Jetting off on another flying faculty visit: what have we learned? BERA blog. Online. Available at:



Byrd, J (2019) Difficult conversations: discourses our student teachers use when discussing race and religion and ethnicity. University of Derby.

Poultney, V. & Fordham, J. (2019) School-University Partnerships in an ever-changing education landscape. Research and Scholarship Forum: University of Derby (9 October, 2019).


Anderson, D. (2018) Flexi-schooling. University of Derby.

Poultney, V. (2018) Evidence-based teaching for enquiring teachers. University of Northampton: Teacher Education seminar series.

Poultney, V (2018) Learning Rounds, University of Derby.