Understanding ethics in school-based research

Bryan, Hazel and Burstow, Bob (2017) Understanding ethics in school-based research. Professional Development in Education. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1941-5265 (In Press)

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Abstract

The notion of the ‘teacher as researcher’ has been in the education lexicon since the mid-1970s. School-based research, we suggest, is currently enjoying something of a renaissance, flourishing within the emerging, complex school landscape. This empirical research engages with 25 school leaders to explore the ways in which research-active schools are aware of, and using, ethical guidance in their research practices. In light of a dramatically changed educational landscape, we argue that the time is ripe for a discussion with teachers about ethical considerations and approaches to research. While this research takes place in England, the findings are relevant to international audiences, grappling as they do with issues of professional practice, research practice and understandings of ethical issues in school-based research.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Professional Development in Education on 23rd August 2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/19415257.2017.1361464.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics; School-based research; Professional practice; Research practice
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education > Teacher Education
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
SWORD Depositor: Ivor Dummy
Depositing User: Rhiannon Jones
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 11:13
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 06:32
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/4887

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