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Professor Marilyn Osborn

Professor Marilyn Osborn

Professor Marilyn Osborn
B.Sc., M.Phil.(Lond.), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Emeritus Professor

Office 2.22
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Research summary

  • Home School Knowledge Exchange Project, Transfer Strand Director
  • Systems, Teachers, and Educational Policy (STEP) (ESRC Funded)
  • Quality in Experiences of Schooling Trans-Nationally (QUEST) (ESRC Funded)
  • Education and National Culture: a comparative study of attitudes to secondary schooling (ENCOMPASS) (ESRC Funded)
  • A study funded by QCA comparing primary school children's learning strategies in England and France
  • Management of Human Resources in Education (EU)

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Marilyn Osborn is professor of education and currently directs the Hong Kong EdD programme.  She was director of research from 2002 until 2005 and previously director of the MPhil/PhD programme.  For several years she also co-directed the Centre for International and Comparative Studies in Education.

She has led a number of ESRC funded international collaborative research projects and has published extensively in the area of teachers’ work and professional identity, pupil perspectives on learning, adult learning, comparative research and qualitative research in education.  She has also researched the role of home/school links in the process ...

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