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The Good Teacher Training Guide 2013The Good Teacher Training Guide 2013

Buckingham: CEER, 2013.
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Confusion-in-the-ranks-smConfusion in the Ranks

London: The Sutton Trust, 2013.
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GCSE-2012-CoverGCSE 2012

Buckingham: CEER, 2013.
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AL2012A-Levels 2012

Buckingham: CEER, 2012.
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GTTR_2012The Good Teacher Training Guide 2012

Buckingham: CEER, 2012.
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Educating the Highly Able

London: The Sutton Trust, 2012
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GCSE 2011GCSE 2011

Buckingham: CEER, 2011.
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A-Levels 2011 coverA-Levels 2011

Buckingham: CEER, 2011.
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The Good Teacher Training Guide 2011The Good Teacher Training Guide 2011

Buckingham: CEER, 2011.
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Choice and Selection in Schools Admissions coverChoice and Selection in School Admissions: the experience of other countries

London: The Sutton Trust, 2010
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The Good Teacher Training Guide 2010 coverThe Good Teacher Training Guide 2010

Buckingham: CEER, 2010.
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CEER Report: Worlds Apart: social variation among schoolsWorlds Apart: social variation among schools

Buckingham: The Sutton Trust, 2010.
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Physics participation and policies coverPhysics Participation and Policies: lessons from abroad

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2009.
Executive Summary (113 KB)


The Good Teacher Training Guide 2009

Buckingham: CEER, 2009.
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Specialist Science Schools coverSpecialist Science Schools

Buckingham: CEER, 2009.
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Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference: A Quantitative Analysis coverHMC Schools: a quantitative analysis

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2008.
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Good Teacher Training Guide 2008

Buckingham: CEER 2008.
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Physics in Schools: supply and retention of teachers

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2008.
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The Diploma: a disaster waiting to happen?

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2008.
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Blair’s Education: an international perspective

London: The Sutton Trust, 2007.
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Teacher Training 2007

Buckingham: CEER 2007.
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“The story behind the news”

in Lawlor, Sheila (ed.), Teaching Matters: the recruitment, employment and retention of teachers (London: Politeia, 2007), 82-88. ISBN: 1-900-525-87-9.
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School Headship. Present and Future

London: National Union of Teachers, 2007.
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Physics in Schools and Universities: bucking the trend

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-901351-88-0.
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Physics in Schools and Universities: patterns and policies

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2006. ISBN: 1-90-1351-85-8.
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Teacher Training 2006

Buckingham: CEER 2006.
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The Paradox of Single-Sex and Co-Educational Schooling

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2006. ISBN: 0-95-13259-2-2.
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Five Years On: open access to independent education

London: The Sutton Trust, 2006.
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Physics in Schools and Colleges: teacher deployment and student outcomes

Buckingham: Carmichael Press, 2005. ISBN: 1-90-1351-74-2.
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Do School Exams Need Reforming?

Buckingham: CEER, 2005.
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Teacher Training Profiles 2005

Buckingham: CEER, 2005.
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Teacher Turnover, Wastage and Movements between Schools

London: Department for Education and Skills, 2005. ISBN: 1-84478-483-5.
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University Admissions: school effect and HE achievement

Buckingham: CEER for the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, 2004.
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Teacher Turnover, Wastage and Destinations

London: Department for Education and Skills, 2004. ISBN: 1-84478-265-4.
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Teacher Training Profiles 2004

Buckingham: CEER, 2004.
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England’s Education: what can be learned from comparing countries?

London: The Sutton Trust, 2004.
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Chemistry Teachers

London: CEER for the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004.
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“An array of awards beats a baccalaureate”

in Ryan, Conor (ed.), Bac or Basics: Challenges for the 14-19 Curriculum (London: The Social Market Foundation, 2004), 43-51. ISBN 1-874097-67-4.
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The Reality of School Staffing

London: National Union of Teachers, 2003. ISBN 0-900560-99-1.
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Teacher Training Profiles 2003

Liverpool: CEER.
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Factors Affecting Teachers’ Decisions to Leave the Profession

Research Report 430, London: Department for Education and Skills, 2003. ISBN: 1-84478-007-4.
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Teacher Qualifications

London: The Sutton Trust, 2003.
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“Vocational education”

in Lawlor, Sheila (ed.), Comparing Standards Academic and Vocational, 16-19 Year Olds (London: Politeia, 2002), 135-146. ISBN 1-900-525-61-5.
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“Education policy”

in Seldon, Anthony (ed.), The Blair Effect: The Blair Government 1997-2001 (London: Little, Brown, 2001), 405-426. ISBN: 0-316-85636-3.
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Teachers Leaving

London: National Union of Teachers, 2001. ISBN: 0-900-056098-3. Full text (1,161 KB)


Attracting Teachers

Liverpool: Carmichael Press, 2000. ISBN: 0-9513259-1-4.
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Coping with Teacher Shortages

London: National Union of Teachers, 2000. ISBN: 0-900-056095-9.
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Talking Heads

London: National Union of Teachers, 2000. ISBN: 0-900-056096-7.
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Further Education Re-formed

New Millennium Series, London and New York: Falmer Press, 2000. ISBN: 0-750-70906-5.


“Should the sexes be separated for secondary education – comparisons of single-sex and co-educational schools?”

Research Papers in Education 14 (1999), 23-49.
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“A critique of NVQs and GNVQs

in Tomlinson, Sally (ed.), Education 14-19 Critical Perspectives London / Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Athlone Press, 1997), 55-70. Reproduced in Mike Flude & Sandy Sieminski (eds), Education, Training and the Future of Work II (London and New York: Routledge in association with The Open University, 1999), 143-157.


The New Zealand Qualifications Framework

Auckland, NZ: Education Forum, 1997. ISBN: 0-9583540-3-0.


Technology in Secondary Schools

London: The Engineering Council, 1997. ISBN: 1-898126-17-8.


“The supply of, and demand for, scientists and engineers”

Save British Science Lecture, Association for Science Education Annual Meeting , University of Birmingham, 2nd January 1997.
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Post-18 Education: growth, change, prospect

London: Council for Industry and Higher Education, 1995. ISBN: 1-874223-03-3. Basis of A Wider Spectrum of Opportunity. London: CIHE.


The Impact of Double Science

London: The Engineering Council, 1994. ISBN: 1-898126-65-8.


Technology Teachers

London: The Engineering Council, 1994. ISBN: 1-898126-35-6.


All Our Futures: Britain’s education revolution

London: Channel Four Television, 1993. ISBN: 1-85144-084-4.


Changing Colleges: further education in the market place

London: Council for Industry and Higher Education, 1993, main report and executive briefing. ISBN: 1-874223-02-5.


General Studies: breadth at A-level?

London: The Engineering Council, 1993. ISBN: 1-898126-00-3.


Assessing the Value

London: BP, 1992 (with C. Marsden). ISBN: 0-86165-206-1.


Technology at A-Level

London: The Engineering Council, 1992. ISBN: 0-9516611-3-2.


Technology in the National Curriculum

London: The Engineering Council, 1992. ISBN: 0-9516611-1-6.


Teacher Turnover

Manchester: CEER, 1991.


Beyond Compulsory Schooling

London: Council for Industry and Higher Education, 1991. ISBN: 1-874223-00-9.


Every Child in Britain, Report of the Channel Four Commission

London: Broadcasting Support Services, 1991 (with A.H. Halsey, Neville Postlethwaite, Sig Prais and Hilary Steedman).


Teacher Provision: Trends and Perceptions

Commissioned by the DES. Manchester: CEER, 1991.


The Vocational Route into Higher Education

Commissioned by the National Council for Vocational Qualifications. Manchester: CEER, 1991.


Gender, Primary Schools and the National Curriculum

Birmingham: NASUWT and Engineering Council, 1991 (with P. Zientek).


Teacher Provision in the Sciences

Commissioned by the British Association, the Association for Science Education and the Royal Society. Manchester: CEER, 1990. Basis of Only A Teacher…? London: ASE, BA and The Royal Society, 1991.


Trends in Science and Technology Manpower Demands and Mobilities

London: Commonwealth Science Council, 1990.


Graduates in the Police Service

Manchester: CEER, 1990 (with S. Hill and G. Silvester).


Increasing Participation in Higher Education

London: BP, 1989. ISBN: 0- 86165-163-4.


The Shortage of Mathematics and Physics Teachers

Manchester: CEER, 1988.


What Employers Want of Higher Education

Report to Manpower Services Commission, Manchester: CEER, 1988 (with D. Parker).


The Growth of Mixed A Levels

Manchester: Carmichael Press, 1988. ISBN: 0-951325-90-6.


The Progress of Mature Students

Manchester: JMB, 1986 (with A. Griffin). ISBN: 0-901628-44-1.


“Girls studying science in the sixth form”

in Kelly, A. (ed.), The Missing Half (Manchester: University Press, 1981), 164-179. ISBN: 0-7190-0831-X (with J. Collings).


Sandwich Courses: An Integrated Education?

Windsor: NFER, 1976. ISBN: 0-85633-088-4.