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Dr Grant Stanley

Dr Grant Stanley

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Biography

Research Assistant on the EHC Faculty Research Support Team.

Publications

Highlighted publications

Jones M, Stanley G. 2010. Collaborative action research: A democratic undertaking or a web of collusion and compliance? International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 33 :151-163 DOI

Fowler Z, Stanley G, Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O. Research capacity building with new technologies within new communities of practice: Reflections on the first year of the Teacher Education Research Network Professional Development in Education, 39 :222-239 DOI

Stanley G, Stronach I. Raising and doubling ‘standards' in professional discourse: a critical bid Journal of Education Policy, 28 :291-305 DOI

Journal article

Giles EL, McGeechan GJ, Coulton S, Deluca P, Drummond C, Howel D, Kaner E, McColl E, McGovern R, Scott S, Stamp E, Sumnall H, Todd L, Vale L, Albani V, Boniface S, Ferguson J, Gilvarry E, Hendrie N, Howe N, Mossop H, Ramsay A, Stanley G, Newbury-Birch D. 2019. Brief alcohol intervention for risky drinking in young people aged 14–15 years in secondary schools: the SIPS JR-HIGH RCT Public Health Research, 7 :1-134 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Giles EL, Coulton S, Deluca P, Drummond C, Howel D, Kaner E, McColl E, McGovern R, Scott S, Stamp E, Sumnall H, Tate L, Todd L, Vale L, Albani V, Boniface S, Ferguson J, Frankham J, Gilvarry E, Hendrie N, Howe N, J McGeechan G, Stanley G, Newbury-Birch D. 2016. Multicentre individual randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people aged 14-15 in a high school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH): Study protocol BMJ Open, 6 DOI Author Url Public Url

Jones M, Stanley G. 2010. Collaborative action research: A democratic undertaking or a web of collusion and compliance? International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 33 :151-163 DOI

Fowler Z, Stanley G, Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O. Research capacity building with new technologies within new communities of practice: Reflections on the first year of the Teacher Education Research Network Professional Development in Education, 39 :222-239 DOI

Stanley G, Stronach I. Raising and doubling ‘standards' in professional discourse: a critical bid Journal of Education Policy, 28 :291-305 DOI

Jones M, Stanley G, McNamara O, Murray J. Facilitating teacher educators’ professional learning through a regional research capacity building network Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 39 :263-275 DOI

Jones, M, Stanley G. Mission impossible: collaborative action research as game, ritual and real International Review of Qualitative Research, 4 :233-253

Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O, Stanley G. Capacity = expertise x motivation x opportunities: factors in capacity building in teacher education in England Journal of Education for Teaching: International research and pedagogy, 35 :391-408 DOI

Jones M, Stanley G. Children’s lost voices: Ethical issues in relation to undertaking collaborative, practice-based projects involving schools and the wider community Educational Action Research, 16 :31-41 DOI

Peiser G, Stanley G. Free access to the concert hall: widening university students’ participation in extracurricular activity? British Journal of Music Education, DOI Public Url

Conference publication

Peiser G, Stanley G. 2015. Free access to the concert hall of an acclaimed orchestra: A Vice-Chancellor's vision and the student experience BERA Conference 2015

Jones M, Stanley G. Deconstructing the myth of collaborative action research: a democratic undertaking or a web of collusion and compliance? BERA 2010

Jones M, Stanley G. The Teacher Education Research Network (TERN): A Vehicle for Research Capacity Building and Professional Learning Edge Hill University Centre for Learner Identity Studies (CLIS) Conference 2010

Jones M, Stanley G. Mission impossible: collaborative action research as game, ritual and real International Conference of Qualitative Inquiry (ICQI) 2010

Jones M, McNamara O, Murray J, Stanley G. Facilitating Teacher Educators’ Professional Learning: Evaluating the Impact of a Collaborative, Regional Research Capacity Building Programme European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) 2009

Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O, Stanley G. Networking as a Strategy for Building Research Capacity in Teacher Education. Symposium on the Teacher Education Research Network (TERN) project BERA 2009

Jones M, Stanley G. Juggling jelly or navigating the interface of professional and academic cultures in a collaborative action research project Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) Conference 2008

Stanley G, Jones M, Dixon M, Murphy J, Renwick F, Stretton D, Walsh B. Raising achievement by addressing the needs of all children during transition from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3 – a collaborative action research project between Liverpool John Moores University, Partner Schools and Local Authority staff Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) Conference 2008

Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O, Stanley G. Strengthening Teacher Education and its Research Bases through Capacity Building: who learns what, why and how? Australian Association for Researchin Education, AARE 2010International Education Research Conference

Stanley G, Murphy J, Jones M. Adoption and Implementation of a Novel Way to Deliver the Curriculum: A Case Study of a Secondary School's Use of the Opening Minds Curriculum with Year 7 Students British Educational Research Association Conference (BERA)

McNamara O, Boyd P, Jones M, Murray J, Stanley G, Qasim S. A study of self-evaluation in initial teacher education in England: a tool of governmentality? British Educational Research Association Conference (BERA)

Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O, Stanley G. Research capacity building in teacher education: a case study from England European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)

McNamara O, Campbell A, Jones M, Stanley G. Sustaining learning communities: The impact of mentoring pre-service teachers on whole school professional development in England Annual Conference of the Australian Association

Walsh B, Cronin S, Smears E, Adams J, Stanley G, Elton-Chalcraft S, Hiett, S. Creativity and Beginning Teachers; beliefs and attitudes in times of policy emergence and political change BERA

Chapters

Murray J, McNamara O, Jones M, Stanley G. Institutional re-orientation attempts and their effects on academics in teacher education: a case study from England Adamson R, Nixon J, Su F. The Reorientation of Higher Education: compliance and defiance Springer. London & Hong Kong

Report

McNamara O, Boyd P, Jones M, Murray J, Qassim S, Stanley G. Initial Teacher Education Annual Self Evaluation: Review of the SED/A study undertaken on behalf of the Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers Publisher Url

Murray J, Jones M, McNamara O, Stanley G. Evaluation of the Teacher Education Research Network (TERN: Report for the Economic and Social Research Council. Publisher Url

Jones M, Campbell A, McNamara O, Stanley G. Developing professional learning communities - the hidden curriculum of ITE mentoring :06-08

Jones M, Campbell A, McNamara O, Stanley G. The Impact of ITE Partnerships on Teachers’ Professional Learning and Development: A Selection of Case Stories of Good Practice. Report to the Teacher Development Agency for Schools Publisher Url

Engagement & Impact

External collaboration:

Everton in the Community sporting charity, Co- principal investigator with Prof Marion Jones for a research project involving Steve Johnson and Andrew Brady of Everton in the Community working with researchers from LJMU.(the project 'A Study of the Everton in the Community pan-disability coaching programme in mainstream and special schools'). 2011

Esmee Fairbairn-funded Creativity Project: 'An Investigation into the Understanding and Implementation of State Guidance and Policy on Creativity by Intending and recently Qualified Teachers’, Team memeber of research team which includes researchers from Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Chester and University of Cumbria.. 2010

http://www.tlrp.org/tern, Teacher Education Research Network (TERN), Management Team Member involved in supporting a research network composed of universities in North West England involved in initial teacher education. I work collaboratively with Prof Marion Jones (Liverpool John Moores University), Prof Olwen McNamara (The University of Manchester) and Prof Jean Murray (University of East London).. 2008

TDA funded collaborative project: 'The impact of ITE partnerships on teachers’ professional learning and development:- a case study of examples of good practice’, Team member of research project which included researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University, Liverpool John Moores University and The University of Manchster.. 2008

City of Learning Collaborative Action Research Project (COLCARP), Team member of resarch project involving staff from three secondary schools in a local LA and LJMU researchers. 2006

Conference organisation:

TERN ESRC Seminar Series on Workplace Learning in Teacher Education, Management Team Member along with Prof Olwen McNamara (The University of Manchester), Prof Marion Jones (Liverpool John Moores University) and Prof Jean Murray (University of East London), http://ternesrcseminars.net/TERNseminars.htm. 2011

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, British Educational Research Association.

Member, EUROPEAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, http://www.eera-ecer.eu/.

Research Grants Awarded:

The Liverpool Comino Centre, A Study of the Everton in the Community pan-disability coaching programme in mainstream and special schools, Prof Marion Jones (Liverpool John Moores University), Grant value (£): 33,750.