Race and sex: teachers' views on who gets ahead in schools?

Davidson, J., Powney, J., Wilson, V., Hall, S. and Mirza, H.S. (2005) Race and sex: teachers' views on who gets ahead in schools? European Journal of Teacher Education, 28(3), pp. 311-326. (doi:10.1080/02619760500269459)

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Abstract

The research reported here was part of a large study of the impact of age, disability, race and sex on the teaching profession in England. The basic question asked in this research was how do these factors interact with career aspirations and achievements of classteachers, promoted teachers and headteachers? There were three different data sources: a large postal survey drawn from diverse geographic regions across England with over 2000 respondents; face‐to‐face individual interviews with over 100 teachers in 18 case study schools from across all of the main regions of England; discussions with special interest groups of teachers. Not surprisingly, the answer to the above question was complex. Nonetheless, the paper's conclusion highlights some of the noteworthy themes across this broad sample of teachers from primary, secondary and special schools.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Davidson, Dr Julia and Wilson, Dr Valerie
Authors: Davidson, J., Powney, J., Wilson, V., Hall, S., and Mirza, H.S.
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:European Journal of Teacher Education
Publisher:Routledge
ISSN:0261-9768
ISSN (Online):1469-5928
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2005 Taylor and Francis
First Published:First published in European Journal of Teacher Education 28(3):311-326
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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