One of the main aims of APTE is to provide information about research into various aspects of Partnership.

Abstracts from, and links to, recent research reports are provided below.


Cheryl J. Craig (2018) Metaphors of knowing, doing and being: Capturing experience in teaching and teacher education, Teaching and Teacher Education 69, p. 300-311, Pergamon, url, doi:10.1016/J.TATE.2017.09.011

d'Reen Struthers (2018) Professional Resilience and wellbeing; the challenge for teachers and teacher educators, Flip the System UK: A Teachers' Manifesto., L. Dutaut, JL and Rycroft-Smith (ed.), Routledge, url

Simone White, Sharon Tindall-Ford, Deborah Heck, Susan Ledger (2018) Exploring the Australian Teacher Education ‘Partnership’ Policy Landscape: Four Case Studies, Educating Future Teachers: Innovative Perspectives in Professional Experience, p. 13-31, Singapore: Springer Singapore, url, doi:10.1007/978-981-10-5484-6_2

Caroline Whiting, Geoff Whitty, Ian Menter, Pat Black, Jim Hordern, Anne Parfitt, Kate Reynolds, Nick Sorensen (2018) Diversity and complexity: Becoming a teacher in England in 2015-2016, Review of Education 6(1), p. 69-96, url, doi:10.1002/rev3.3108


Olwen Mcnamara, Jean Murray, Rebecca Phillips (2017) Policy and Research Evidence in the 'Reform' of Primary Initial Teacher Education in England, pdf

Trevor Mutton, Katharine Burn, Ian Menter (2017) Deconstructing the Carter Review: competing conceptions of quality in England’s ‘school-led’ system of initial teacher education, Journal of Education Policy 32(1), p. 14-33, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/02680939.2016.1214751

d'Reen Struthers (2017) The Challenge of School-Led Teacher Education for Those Working within Traditional Teacher Education Partnerships: A Case of Roman Riding, p. 161-176, url, doi:10.1108/S2055-364120170000010010

Barbara Thompson (2017) Looking to the Future: The Struggle for Teacher Education, Gender, Management and Leadership in Initial Teacher Education, p. 261-269, London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, url, doi:10.1057/978-1-137-49051-3_10


Tony Brown, Harriet Rowley, Kim Smith (2016) The beginnings of school led teacher training: New challenges for university teacher education The beginnings of school led teacher training: New challenges for university teacher education School Direct Research Project Final Report, p. 1-31, pdf

Alison Jackson, James Burch (2016) School Direct, a policy for initial teacher training in England: plotting a principled pedagogical path through a changing landscape, Professional Development in Education 42(4), p. 511-526, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/19415257.2015.1052090

Felipe Martinez, Sandy Taut, Kevin Schaaf (2016) Classroom observation for evaluating and improving teaching: An international perspective, Studies in Educational Evaluation 49, p. 15-29, Elsevier Ltd, url, doi:10.1016/j.stueduc.2016.03.002

Federico R. Waitoller, Alfredo J. Artiles (2016) Teacher learning as curating: Becoming inclusive educators in school/university partnerships, Teaching and Teacher Education 59, p. 360-371, url, doi:10.1016/j.tate.2016.07.007


Gary Beauchamp, Linda Clarke, Moira Hulme, Jean Murray (2015) Teacher education in the United Kingdom post devolution: convergences and divergences, Oxford Review of Education 41(2), p. 154-170, url, doi:10.1080/03054985.2015.1017403

Katharine Burn, Trevor Mutton (2015) A review of ‘research-informed clinical practice’ in Initial Teacher Education, Oxford Review of Education 41(2), p. 217-233, url, doi:10.1080/03054985.2015.1020104

Rebecca West Burns, Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Jennifer Jacobs (2015) High-Quality Teaching Requires Collaboration: How Partnerships Can Create a True Continuum of Professional Learning for Educators, The Educational Forum 79(1), p. 53-67, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/00131725.2014.971990

Carey Philpott (2015) Creating an in-school pastoral system for student teachers in school-based initial teacher education, Pastoral Care in Education 33(1), p. 8-19, url, doi:10.1080/02643944.2014.990989

Elizabeth White, Claire Dickerson, Kathryn Weston (2015) Developing an appreciation of what it means to be a school-based teacher educator Developing an appreciation of what it means to be a school-based teacher educator, European Journal of Teacher Education, url, doi:10.1080/02619768.2015.1077514

Christopher Winch, Alis Oancea, Janet Orchard (2015) The contribution of educational research to teachers’ professional learning: philosophical understandings, Oxford Review of Education 41(2), p. 202-216, url, doi:10.1080/03054985.2015.1017406


BERA and RSA (2014) Research and the Teaching Profession: Building the capacity for a self-improving education system, url

L Bamfield (2014) The role of research in teacher education: reviewing the evidence, British Educational Research Association 5(January), p. 1-36, url

Cheri Chan, Matthew Clarke (2014) The politics of collaboration: discourse, identities, and power in a school–university partnership in Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education 42(3), p. 291-304, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/1359866X.2014.902425

Corinne van Velzen and Miranda Timmermans (2014) What can we learn from the shift towards a more school centred model in Netherlands?, Developing Outstanding Practice in School-based Teacher Education, K. Jones &, E. White (ed.), p. 56-63, Northwich:: Critical Publishing.

David Leat, Rachel Lofthouse, Anna Reid (2014) Teachers' Views: Perspectives on Research Engagement, p. 13

J Margolis, A Hodge, A Alexandrou (2014) The teacher educator's role in promoting institutional versus individual teacher well-being, Journal of Education for Teaching 40(4), p. 391-408, doi:10.1080/02607476.2014.929382

David Watson (2014) John Furlong and the ‘university project’, Oxford Review of Education 40(4), p. 520-524, url, doi:10.1080/03054985.2014.933006


Daniel Ayres, Christopher Tyrrell (2013) Mobile technology: a study on the impact on the role of the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) tutor, Research in Teacher Education 3(1), p. 27-32

Carolyn Broadbent (2013) Leading change in teacher education inAustralia through university-school partnerships, The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences 4(1), p. 687-703, pdf, doi:10.15405/FutureAcademy/ejsbs(2301-2218).2012.4.4

John Furlong (2013) Globalisation, Neoliberalism, and the Reform of Teacher Education in England, The Educational Forum 77(1), p. 28-50, pdf, doi:10.1080/00131725.2013.739017

Andrew J Hobson (2013) Judgementoring and other threats to realizing the potential of school-based mentoring in teacher education, International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education 2(2), p. 89-108, pdf

Ruth Reynolds, Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Ann McCormack (2013) Dancing in the ditches: reflecting on the capacity of a university/school partnership to clarify the role of a teacher educator, European Journal of Teacher Education 36(3), p. 307-319, url, doi:10.1080/02619768.2012.755514


Liz Browne, Jay Reid (2012) Changing localities for teacher training: the potential impact on professional formation and the university sector response, Journal of Education for Teaching 38(4), p. 497-508, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/02607476.2012.709747


John MacBeath (2011) Education of teachers: the English experience, Journal of Education for Teaching 37(4), p. 377-386, url, doi:10.1080/02607476.2011.610988

Jean Murray, Jocelyn Wishart (2011) Teacher education in transition: the changing landscape across the UK, pdf


Pam Grossman, Nomellini-Olivier Professor (2010) Learning to Practice: The Design of Clinical Experience in Teacher Preparation, pdf

David Spendlove, Andrew Howes, Geoffrey Wake (2010) Partnerships in pedagogy: refocusing of classroom lenses, European Journal of Teacher Education 33(1), p. 65-77, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/02619760903414116

David Stevens (2010) A Freirean critique of the competence model of teacher education, focusing on the standards for qualified teacher status in England, Journal of Education for Teaching 36(2), p. 187-196, url, doi:10.1080/02607471003651722

Ken Zeichner (2010) Rethinking the Connections Between Campus Courses and Field Experiences in College- and University-Based Teacher Education, Journal of Teacher Education 61(1-2), p. 89-99, pdf, doi:10.1177/0022487109347671


Pam Grossman, Karen Hammerness, Morva McDonald (2009) Redefining teaching, re‐imagining teacher education, Teachers and Teaching 15(2), p. 273-289, url, doi:10.1080/13540600902875340

Maggie Pitfield, Liz Morrison (2009) Teachers' experiences of mentoring on a flexible initial teacher education programme: implications for partnership development, Journal of Education for Teaching 35(1), p. 19-32, url, doi:10.1080/02607470802587095


Dorothy Bedford, Coleen R. Jackson, Elizabeth Wilson (2008) New Partnerships for Learning: teachers’ perspectives on their developing professional relationships with teaching assistants in England, Journal of In-Service Education 34(1), p. 7-25, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/13674580701828211

Linda Evans (2008) Professionalism, professionality and the development of education professionals, British Journal of Educational Studies 56(1), p. 20-38, doi:10.1111/j.1467-8527.2007.00392.x

John Furlong, Olwen McNamara, Anne Campbell, John Howson, Sarah Lewis (2008) Partnership, policy and politics: initial teacher education in England under New Labour, Teachers and Teaching 14(4), p. 307-318, url, doi:10.1080/13540600802037728


Anne Campbell, Olwen McNamara, John Furlong, Sarah F Lewis, John Howson (2007) The evaluation of the National Partnership Project in England: processes, issues and dilemmas in commissioned evaluation research, Journal of Education for Teaching 33(4), p. 471-483, url, doi:10.1080/02607470701603308

Anne Edwards, Trevor Mutton (2007) Looking forward: rethinking professional learning through partnership arrangements in Initial Teacher Education, Oxford Review of Education 33(4), p. 503-519, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/03054980701450928

Terry Anthony Haydn, Roy Barton (2007) Common needs and different agendas: How trainee teachers make progress in their ability to use ICT in subject teaching. Some lessons from the UK, Computers & Education 49(4), p. 1018-1036, doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2005.12.006

Steve Hurd, Marion Jones, Olwen McNamara, Barbara Craig (2007) Initial teacher education as a driver for professional learning and school improvement in the primary phase, Curriculum Journal 18(3), p. 307-326, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/09585170701589942

Colleen McLaughlin, Kristine Black-Hawkins (2007) School–university partnerships for educational research—distinctions, dilemmas and challenges, Curriculum Journal 18(3), p. 327-341, url, doi:10.1080/09585170701589967

Trevor Mutton, John Butcher (2007) More than managing? The role of the Initial Teacher Training coordinator in schools in England, Teacher Development 11(3), p. 245-261, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/13664530701644565

Emily R. Smith, Dorothea Anagnostopoulos, Kevin G. Basmadjian (2007) Bridging the University-School Divide: Horizontal Expertise and the "Two-Worlds Pitfall", Journal of Teacher Education 58(2), p. 138-152, doi:10.1177/0022487106297841

Emma Smith, Stephen Gorard (2007) Who succeeds in teacher training?, Research Papers in Education 22(4), p. 465-482, doi:10.1080/02671520701651086

Jackie Walkington (2007) Improving partnerships between schools and universities: professional learning with benefits beyond preservice teacher education, Teacher Development 11(3), p. 277-294, Routledge, url, doi:10.1080/13664530701644581


Katharine Burn (2006) Promoting critical conversations: the distinctive contribution of higher education as a partner in the professional preparation of new teachers, Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy 32(3), p. 243-258, url, doi:10.1080/02607470600782252

Alison Price, Jenny Willett (2006) Primary teachers’ perceptions of the impact of initial teacher training upon primary schools, Journal of In-Service Education 32(1), p. 33-45, Routledge , url, doi:10.1080/13674580500480057


Terry Locke, Graham Vulliamy, Rosemary Webb, Mary Hill (2005) Being a ‘professional’ primary school teacher at the beginning of the 21st century: a comparative analysis of primary teacher professionalism in New Zealand and England, Journal of Education Policy 20(5), p. 555-581, doi:10.1080/02680930500221784

Neal Strudler, Keith Wetzel (2005) The diffusion of electronic portfolios in teacher education: Issues of initiation and implementation, Journal of research on technology in education 37(4), p. 411-434, pdf, doi:10.1080/15391523.2005.10782446


Leslie Rosenthal (2004) Do school inspections improve school quality? Ofsted inspections and school examination results in the UK, Economics of Education Review 23(2), p. 143-151, doi:10.1016/S0272-7757(03)00081-5

Rosemary Webb *, Graham Vulliamy, Seppo Hämäläinen, Anneli Sarja, Eija Kimonen, Raimo Nevalainen (2004) A comparative analysis of primary teacher professionalism in England and Finland, Comparative Education 40(1), p. 83-107, Taylor and Francis Ltd , url, doi:10.1080/0305006042000184890


Andrew J. Hobson (2003) Student teachers' conceptions and evaluations of ‘theory’ in initial teacher training (ITT), Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 11(3), p. 245-261, url, doi:10.1080/1361126032000138300


Linda Evans (2002) What is Teacher Development?, Oxford Review of Education 28(1), p. 123-137, url, doi:10.1080/03054980120113670

Chris Perry, Linda Komesaroff, Michael Kavanagh (2002) Providing Space for Teacher Renewal: The role of the facilitator in school-university partnerships, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education 30(3), p. 243-257, Carfax Publishing, url, doi:10.1080/1359866022000048402


Lea Smedley (2001) Impediments to Partnership: A literature review of school‐university links, Teachers and Teaching 7(2), p. 189-209, Taylor & Francis Group , url, doi:10.1080/13540600120054973


Chris Husbands (2000) On the reliability of OFSTED inspection of initial teacher training: a case study, British Educational Research Journal 26(1), p. 39-48, url


Peter Gilroy (1999) Inspecting the Inspecting of Teacher Education in England and Wales, Journal of Education for Teaching 25(3), p. 215-219, doi:10.1080/02607479919501