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Critical Education Policy and Leadership papers

In these pages I intend presenting short articles that focus on knowledge production and educational policy/leadership

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CEPaLS 01 Paper: More Leadership?

The first CEPaLS article is a reissue of my inaugural lecture from 2005.

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CEPaLS 02 Paper: Foster's Paradigms and Promises Revisted

In this paper I review Foster's contribution in his 1986 book Paradigms and Promises

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CEPaLS Paper 03: Smyth's edited collection: Critical Perspectives on Educational Leadership

This paper reports on my review of this edited collection.

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CEPaLS Paper 04: Rethinking education: the consequences of Chaos Theory.

This is an updated version of the paper I gave at BELMAS in 2004 based on my work in the 1990s on the use of Chaos Theory and field development.

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CEPaLS 05: Thrupp and Willmott's book: Education Management in Managerialist Times.

This is a review essay I wrote for a symposium focused on the book at at BELMAS conference.

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CEPaLS 06: Knowledge networks and educational reform in England

CEPaLS 06 is the paper I gave at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, April 2013.

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CEPaLS 07: Risky Reforms: stories from a New Labour Project

This is a paper that I gave at a conference in 2007.

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CEPaLS 08: New Models of Leadership: A Literature Review

This is text I produced for a commissioned project report that was not used.

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CEPaLS 09: Knowledge production and leadership as a globalised business

This is a paper I gave at the 2011 BELMAS conference

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CEPaLS 10: a critical conceptualisation of privatisation in Chile and England

This is a paper I gave with Alejandro Carrasco and Gabriel Gutierrez at the 2016 BERA conference.

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CEPaLS 11: The ultimate privatisation, the case of grammar schools

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