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Donald Gillies

Professor

20082018
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Area of academic expertise - outline

education policy

politics of education

critical discourse analysis

philosophy of education

Michel Foucault

Hannah Arendt

Current research activities

EU education policy: the discursive formation of learners

Scottish education policy and global trends

Desired research direction

Continued work in Foucauldian theory.

Continued work on critical reflection

Target collaborative companies

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Target collaborative organisations

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Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

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External positions

Chair of Educational Colloquium

Jun 2015Jun 2017

Member of School Closures Review Panel

Feb 201529 Oct 2018

Council Member of GTCS

1 Apr 201431 Mar 2020

Chairperson of Scottish Educational Review Editorial Board

2014 → …

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Research Output 2008 2018

Policy and politics in Scottish education

Gillies, D. 30 Jul 2018 Scottish Education. Bryce, T. G. K., Humes, W. M., Gillies, D. & Kennedy, A. (eds.). 5 ed. Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scottish Education

Bryce, T. G. K. (ed.), Humes, W. M. (ed.), Gillies, D. (ed.) & Kennedy, A. (ed.) 30 Jul 2018 5 ed. Edinburgh University Press. 1120 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The history of Scottish education since devolution

Gillies, D. 30 Jul 2018 Scottish Education. Bryce, T. G. K., Humes, W. M., Gillies, D. & Kennedy, A. (eds.). 5 ed. Edinburgh University Press, Chapter 10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Developing the thoughtful practitioner

Gillies, D. May 2017 A Companion to Research in Teacher Education. Peters, M., Cowie, B. & Menter, I. (eds.). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, p. 23-35

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

teacher
resources
education

Hannah Arendt, judgement, and school leadership

Gillies, D. Aug 2017 Educational Leadership: Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times. Courtney, S., McGinity, R. & Gunter, H. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 111-123 13 p. (Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation

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