Jane Spiro
Oxford Brookes University
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#1Carol Brown (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 3
#2Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 5
Last. Sarah Quinton (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 15
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#1Carol BrownH-Index: 3
#2Jane SpiroH-Index: 5
Last. Sarah QuintonH-Index: 15
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Linguistic and cultural innovation in schools: the languages challenge , Linguistic and cultural innovation in schools: the languages challenge , کتابخانه‌های دانشگاه کردستان
#1Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 5
This chapter explores the research debates underpinning five case studies of language policy change. It considers the evidence for home languages making a difference to EAL learners as they negotiate a second culture and language. The chapter also maps out research debates about child language development and the value of exposure to multiple cultures and languages. In addition, the chapter explains the research methodology connecting the case studies, including the questions used to map the cha...
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#1Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 5
The chapter offers an overview of key insights emerging from the five case studies. We return to our central findings and invite readers to review them in the light of their own context and through the lens of school leader, teacher, and researcher. The chapter concludes with comments from both authors, tracing their starting point with each school and their insights at the end of the research process, as they look towards the future.
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#1Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 5
This chapter tracks the re-emergence of Hawaiian language and culture in local schools. The core of the research entails a shared narrative between Jane Spiro, as outsider-observer, and Jocelyn Romero Demirbag, an insider to the change process as manager of a Waldorf school on the island of Maui. We locate ourselves on a spectrum of otherness: with Jocelyn as not ethnic-Hawaiian but claiming Hawaii as a place of birth, growth, and identity, and I as the outsider-observer but with family in the H...
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#1Jane Spiro (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 5
This chapter tracks the introduction of a dual-language model into a UK school, with total immersion tracks in four European languages. The journey is described through the narrative of Jackie Holderness, founding member, school governor, and Chair of the Education Committee, an insider to the change process from first concept to implementation. The dual-language model was designed to promote European bilingualism and multilingualism in Europa School UK (ESUK), a state sector mainstream school. ...
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#1Sue DymokeH-Index: 10
#2Jane SpiroH-Index: 5
This paper reports on a pilot project which investigates the writing identity construction, writing practices and experiences of 17 authors from varied subject disciplines in Higher Education, whose publications include poetry and academic writing. We have defined the writers as poet-academics or academic-poets according to their perceptions of place of comfort, default position or natural 'go-to' place as a writer. We consider the writing practices and experiences of both groups: poet-academics...