Ethnography and Education

Our organisation – Ethnography and Education (E&E) – is committed to understanding the nature of people’s educational lives – teachers, pupils, students, supports staff and managers. We carry out research using ethnography methodology that prioritises the perspectives of people’s lives. This website provides an archive of information concerning this international area and a home for those working in this area.

Activities: Our activities include an annual conference, a thrice yearly journal and a book series. and join in here.

New Book The Postmodern Professional, edited by Karen Borgnakke, Marianne Dovemark and Sofia Marques da Silva

Another New Book  The implications of ‘New Populism’ for Education, Edited by Yalız Akbaba and Bob Jeffrey

A free PDF of Testing times in English primary schools 1992-2012: The effects of a performative culture on teachers’ and pupils’ relations and identities 

Bob Jeffrey Testing Times

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