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Biography

Professor Geoff Whitty is a leading scholar in his field and an experienced institutional leader, who combines strong strategic vision with careful attention to detail. He became Director of the Institute of Education (IOE), University of London in September 2000, after teaching in schools and holding academic and senior management posts in higher education, and he is widely credited with taking the Institute to new heights in terms of its local, national and international standing. The IOE was ranked number one in the world in the discipline of education by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

He has been a specialist advisor to the House of Commons Education Committee and a past President of the British Educational Research Association and the College of Teachers. He has been a Board member of Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) and Chair of the British Council’s Education and Training Committee.

His many publications include Making Sense of Education Policy (Sage Publications 2002) and, with Sally Power, Tony Edwards and Valerie Wigfall, Education and the Middle Class (Open University Press 2003), which won the Society for Educational Studies education book prize in 2004.  In 2009, he received the Lady Plowden Memorial Medal for outstanding services to education and in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2011 he was awarded a CBE for services to teacher education.  

Professor Whitty was a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Teachers College, Columbia University and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Honorary Professor at Beijing Normal University. He has received Honorary Doctorates from the University of the West of England and the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Professor Geoff Whitty has been appointed UON’s Global Innovation Chair for Equity in Higher Education. In his role as Global Innovation Chair for Equity in Higher Education, Professor Whitty will be based in the School of Education, and will work with colleagues in the School as a research mentor and strategist in equity and education, and collaborate to build stronger international research links. His appointment will also provide important input into the ongoing development of the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education.

 

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Literature, University of London, 16/10/2002
  • Master of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK, 05/08/1972
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge - UK, 21/06/1968

Research

Research keywords

  • Education
  • Equity
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Widening Participation

Research expertise

Professor Whitty's main areas of research and scholarship are the sociology of the school curriculum, education policy, widening participation, higher education, teacher education and health education expert in education, sociology and public policy.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
160506Education Policy60
160809Sociology Of Education40

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Member - British Sociological Association
  • Member - American Educational Research Association
  • Fellow - Royal Society of Arts
  • Member - British Educational Research Association

Editorial Board.

  • Member - British Journal of Sociology of Education
  • Member - Discourse (Australia)
  • Member - Journal of Education Policy
  • Member - Review of Research in Education (USA)
  • Member - Review of Research in Education (USA)
  • Member - International Journal of Inclusive Education
  • Member - Education Journal (Hong Kong)
  • Member - Asia Pacific Journal of Education (Singapore)

Learned Academy.

  • Fellow - National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences (Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences)

Appointments

Professor of Public Sector Policy and Management
University of Bath (United Kingdom)
01/01/2011 - 01/12/2013
Director of the Institute of Education
University of London (United Kingdom)
01/01/2000 - 01/12/2010
President
College of Teachers (United Kingdom)
01/01/2005 - 01/12/2009
President
British Educational Research Association (United Kingdom)
01/01/2005 - 01/12/2007
Dean of Research for the Institute of Education
University of London (United Kingdom)
01/01/1998 - 01/12/2000
Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education at the Institute of Education
University of London (Australia)
01/01/1992 - 01/12/2000
Goldsmiths’ Professor of Policy and Management at Goldsmiths College
University of London (Australia)
01/01/1990 - 01/12/1992
Head, Professor and Dean of Education
Bristol Polytechnic (United Kingdom)
01/01/1985 - 01/12/1989

Awards

Honours.

2013Honorary Research Fellow
University of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Recognition of Professional achievement
2012Fellow of the Society for Educational Studies
Society for Educational Studies (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement
2012Honorary Doctor of Education
Hong Kong Institute of Education (Hong Kong)
Recognition of professional achievement
2011Distinguished Visiting Scholar 2011-2013
Teachers College, Columbia University (United States)
Recognition of professional achievement
2011Commander (CBE)
Queen's Birthday Honours (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement
2009Lady Plowden Memorial Medal
The College of Teachers (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement
2002Honorary Professor
Beijing Normal University (China)
Recognition of professional achievement
2001Honorary Doctor of Education
University of the West of England (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement
2001Honorary Charter Fellow
The College of Teachers (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement

Recognition.

2004Book Prize
Society for Educational Studies (United Kingdom)
Recognition of professional achievement

Invitations

Foundation Day Address
National Council for Teacher Education, India (Keynote Address)
2014
Multiculturalism and education in the UK and China
First International Conference on Multiculture and Education, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi, China (Keynote Address)
2014
Current challenges for Schools of Education
Fifth Anniversary Conference, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China (Keynote Address)
2014

Collaboration

Professor Whitty's primary research collaborations include John Furlong at the University of Oxford on educational studies; Nancy Lesko and Amy Stuart Wells at Teachers College Columbia and Kate Reynolds at Bath Spa University on teacher education; and Sally Power at Cardiff University on educational biographies of academically able children.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Former Dean

Former College President

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Sociology of education

Education policy

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Highlighted Publications

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2010Whitty G, 'Revisiting school knowledge: Some sociological perspectives on new school curricula', European Journal of Education, 45 28-45 (2010) [C1]
2008Whitty G, 'Twenty years of progress?: English education policy 1988 to the present', Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 36 165-184 (2008) [C1]
2006Whitty G, 'Education(al) research and education policy making: Is conflict inevitable?', British Educational Research Journal, 32 159-176 (2006)
2003Power S, Edwards T, Wigfall V, Whitty G, Education and the Middle Class, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 192 (2003) [A2]
2000Whitty GJ, Furlong J, Teacher Education in Transition: Re-forming Professionalism?, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 210 (2000) [A1]
1998Whitty GJ, Power S, Halpin D, Devolution and Choice in Education : the School, the State and the Market, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 170 (1998) [A1]
1993WHITTY G, 'Education reform and teacher education in England in the 1990s', Journal of Education for Teaching, 19 263-275 (1993)
1993Whitty G, Edwards AD, Gewirtz S, Specialisation and Choice in Urban Education, Taylor & Francis, London, 197 (1993) [A1]
1989Whitty GJ, Edwards T, The State and Private Education : an Evaluation of the Assisted Places Scheme, Falmer Press, London (1989) [A1]
1985Whitty GJ, Sociology and School Knowledge : Curriculum Theory, Research, and Politics, Methuen, London (1985) [A1]

Publications

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Book (16 outputs)

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2003Power S, Edwards T, Wigfall V, Whitty G, Education and the Middle Class, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 192 (2003) [A2]
2002Whitty GJ, Making Sense of Education Policy: Studies in the Sociology and Politics of Education, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, 168 (2002)
2000Whitty GJ, Furlong J, Teacher Education in Transition: Re-forming Professionalism?, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 210 (2000) [A1]
1998Whitty GJ, Power S, Halpin D, Devolution and Choice in Education : the School, the State and the Market, Open University Press, Buckingham, UK, 170 (1998) [A1]
1997Whitty G, Creating quasi-markets in education: A review of recent research on parental choice and school autonomy in three countries, AMER EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SOC, 45 (1997)
1994Aggleton P, Learning about AIDS: Scientific and Social Issues, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, UK, 125 (1994)
1993Whitty G, Edwards AD, Gewirtz S, Specialisation and Choice in Urban Education, Taylor & Francis, London, 197 (1993) [A1]
1989Whitty GJ, Edwards T, The State and Private Education : an Evaluation of the Assisted Places Scheme, Falmer Press, London (1989) [A1]
1985Whitty GJ, Sociology and School Knowledge : Curriculum Theory, Research, and Politics, Methuen, London (1985) [A1]
1977Whitty GJ, Society, State and Schooling : Readings on the Possibilities for Radical Education, Falmer Press, Lewes, UK (1977)
1976Whitty G, Gleeson D, Sociology: The Choice at A Level, Nafferton Books, Driffield, UK, 132 (1976)
1976Whitty GJ, Gleeson D, Developments in Social Studies Teaching, Open Books, London (1976)
1976Whitty GJ, Explorations in the Politics of School Knowledge, Studies in Education, Driffield, UK (1976)
1976Whitty G, Gleeson D, Sociology: The Choice at A Level, Nafferton Books, Driffield, UK, 132 (1976)
1976Whitty G, Gleeson D, Sociology: The Choice at A Level, Nafferton Books, Driffield, UK, 132 (1976)
1976Whitty G, Gleeson D, Sociology: The Choice at A Level, Nafferton Books, Driffield, UK, 132 (1976)
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Chapter (29 outputs)

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2014Whitty GJ, Anders J, 'Narrowing the Achievement Gap: Policy and Practice in England, 1997¿2010', Closing the Achievement Gap from an International Perspective, Springer, Amsterdam 163-191 (2014)
2013Whitty GJ, Mullan J, 'Postgraduate education: Overlooked and forgotten?', Browne and Beyond: Modernizing English Higher Education, IOE Press, London 173-194 (2013)
2012Whitty GJ, 'Policy Tourism and Policy Borrowing in Education: A Trans-Atlantic Case Study', World Yearbook of Education 2012: Policy Borrowing and Lending in Education, Routledge, London 354-370 (2012)
2011Whitty GJ, Wisby E, 'Pupil Empowerment in Schools: Limits and Possibilities', Emerging Trends in Higher Education in India: Concepts and Practices, Pearson, New Delhi 93-103 (2011)
2011Whitty GJ, 'Securing the future of postgraduate education', Blue Skies: New thinking about the future of higher education, Pearson, London 99-102 (2011)
2010Whitty GJ, 'Marketization and Post-marketization in Contemporary Education Policy', Restructuring the Truth of Schooling: Essays on Discursive Practices in the Sociology and Politics of Education, Finnish Educational Research Association, Jyvaskyla (2010) [E2]
2009Whitty GJ, Wisby E, 'Quality and impact in educational research: Some lessons from England under New Labour', Assessing the Quality of Educational Research in Higher Education, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam 137-156 (2009) [B2]
2008Whitty GJ, 'Changing modes of teacher professionalism', Exploring Professionalism, Inst of Education, London 28-49 (2008) [B2]
2004Whitty GJ, 'Karl Mannheim (1893-1947)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK (2004)
2002Whitty GJ, 'Quasi-Markets in Education', Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia, RoutledgeFalmer, New York 473-484 (2002)
2001Whitty GJ, 'Vultures and Third Ways: Recovering Mannheim's Legacy for Today', Sociology of Education Today, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK 206-222 (2001)
2000Whitty GJ, Furlong J, Barton L, Miles S, Whiting C, 'Training in Turmoil: Researching Initial Teacher Education in England in the 1990s', Tomorrow's Teachers: International and Critical Perspectives on Teacher Education, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand 11-42 (2000)
2000Whitty GJ, Gewirtz S, Edwards T, 'New Schools for New Times? Notes towards a Sociology of Recent Education Reform', Educational Knowledge: Changing Relationships Between the State, Civil Society, and the Educational Community, SUNY Press, Albany, NY 111-129 (2000)
2000Whitty GJ, 'Sociology of Education and Urban Education Policy', Challenges of Urban Education: Sociological Perspectives for the Next Century, SUNY Press, Albany, NY 79-96 (2000)
1999Whitty GJ, Aggleton P, Garmarnikow E, Tyrer P, 'Education and health inequalities', Inequalities in health: The evidence, Policy Press, Bristol, UK 138-147 (1999)
1999Apple M, Whitty GJ, 'Structuring the postmodern in education policy', Postmodernism in educational theory, Tufnell Press, London 67-87 (1999)
1999Edwards T, Whitty GJ, Power S, 'Moving back from comprehensive secondary education?', Education policy and contemporary politics, Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK 30-43 (1999)
1999Whitty GJ, 'New Right and New Labour: Continuity and change in education policy', The return of Labour: A turning point in British politics?, Philo, London 191-206 (1999)
1999Power S, Whitty GJ, 'Market forces and school culture', School culture, Paul Chapman, London 15-30 (1999)
1999Whitty GJ, Power S, Gamarnikow E, Aggleton P, Tyrer P, Youdell D, 'Health, housing and education: Tackling multiple disadvantage', Tackling disaffection and social exclusion: Education perspectives and policies, Kogan Page, London 67-79 (1999)
1999Power S, Whitty G, Youdell D, 'Doubly Disadvantaged: Education and the Homeless Child', Homeless Children: Problems and Needs, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London 130-141 (1999)
1999Mortimore P, Whitty GJ, 'Can school improvement overcome the effects of disadvantage?', Combating educational disadvantage: Meeting the needs of vulnerable children, Falmer Press, London 156-176 (1999)
1999Mortimore P, Whitty GJ, 'School improvement: A remedy for social exclusion?', Tackling disaffection and social exclusion: Education perspectives and policies, Kogan Page, London 80-94 (1999)
1998Whitty GJ, Power S, Halpin D, 'Self-managing schools in the marketplace: The experience of England, the USA and New Zealand', A revolution in social policy: Quasi-market reforms in the 1990s, Policy Press, Bristol, UK 95-108 (1998)
1998Power S, Whitty GJ, Youdell D, 'Refugees, Asylum-seekers and the Housing Crisis: No Place to Learn', Refugee Education: Mapping the Field, Trentham Books, Stoke on Trent, UK 00-00 (1998)
1998Whitty GJ, 'Citizens or consumers? Continuity and change in contemporary education policy', Power/Knowledge/Pedagogy: The meaning of democratic education in unsettling times, Westview Press, Boulder, CO 92-109 (1998)
1998Whitty GJ, 'Interview with Geoff Whitty', Education, Power, and Personal Biography: Dialogues with Critical Educators, Routledge, New York 241-262 (1998)
1997Whitty GJ, 'Recent Education Reform: Is it a Postmodern Phenomenon?', The Politics, Sociology, and Economics of Education: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Macmillan, Houndmills, UK 252-270 (1997)
1997Whitty GJ, 'School autonomy and parental choice: Consumer rights versus citizen rights in education policy in Britain', Education, Autonomy, and Democratic Citizenship: Philosophy in a Changing World, Routledge, London 87-98 (1997)
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Journal article (78 outputs)

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2014Whitty GJ, 'Recent developments in teacher training and their consequences for the 'University Project' in education', Oxford Review of Education, 0-0 (2014)
2014Whitty G, 'Recent developments in teacher training and their consequences for the 'University Project' in education', Oxford Review of Education, 40 466-481 (2014)
2014Weis L, Whitty G, David ME, Apple MW, 'Tributes to Jean Anyon', British Journal of Sociology of Education, (2014)
2012Whitty G, 'A Life with the Sociology of Education', British Journal of Educational Studies, 60 65-75 (2012)
2010Power S, Curtis A, Whitty G, Edwards T, 'Private education and disadvantage: The experiences of Assisted Place holders', International Studies in Sociology of Education, 20 23-38 (2010) [C1]
2010Whitty G, 'Revisiting school knowledge: Some sociological perspectives on new school curricula', European Journal of Education, 45 28-45 (2010) [C1]
2010Gray SL, Whitty G, 'Social trajectories or disrupted identities? Changing and competing models of teacher professionalism under new labour', Cambridge Journal of Education, 40 5-23 (2010) [C1]
2009Whitty G, 'Evaluating 'Blair's Educational Legacy?': some comments on the special issue of Oxford Review of Education', OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION, 35 267-280 (2009) [C1]
2009Whitty GJ, 'The Legacy of Neo-Liberal school reform in England', Comparative Education, 39 3-28 (2009) [C1]
2008Whitty G, 'Twenty years of progress?: English education policy 1988 to the present', Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 36 165-184 (2008) [C1]
2008Snook I, Bates R, Dale R, Peters M, Whitty G, 'The contribution of john codd to education: A commentary', New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 43 145-156 (2008) [C3]
2007Whitty GJ, 'Education reform and civic identity: Global and national influences', Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 31 1-18 (2007)
2007Whitty G, Wisby E, 'Whose voice? An exploration of the current policy interest in pupil involvement in school decision-making', International Studies in Sociology of Education, 17 303-319 (2007)
2006Whitty G, 'Education(al) research and education policy making: Is conflict inevitable?', British Educational Research Journal, 32 159-176 (2006)
2006Whitty GJ, Wisby E, 'Moving beyond recent education reform and towards a democratic professionalism', Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 38 43-61 (2006)
2006Agalianos A, Whitty G, Noss R, 'The social shaping of logo', Social Studies of Science, 36 241-267 (2006)
2005Gewirtz S, Dickson M, Power S, Halpin D, Whitty G, 'The deployment of social capital theory in educational policy and provision: The case of Education Action Zones in England', British Educational Research Journal, 31 651-673 (2005)
2004Dickson M, Gewirtz S, Halpin D, Power S, Whitty G, 'Area-based approaches to educational regeneration: The case of the English education action zone experiment', Policy Studies, 25 75-85 (2004)
2002Power S, Whitty G, 'Bernstein and the middle class', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 23 595-606 (2002)
2001Whitty G, 'Education, social class and social exclusion', Journal of Education Policy, 16 287-295 (2001)
2001Agalianos A, Noss R, Whitty G, 'Logo in mainstream schools: the struggle over the soul of an educational innovation', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 22 479-500 (2001)
2000Whitty G, Power S, 'Marketization and privatization in mass education systems', International Journal of Educational Development, 20 93-107 (2000)
1999Whitty GJ, 'Diversity, choice and markets in education: Benefits and costs', Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 31 53-68 (1999)
1999Whitty GJ, Power S, 'Making sense of education reform: Global and national influences', International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, 36 144-162 (1999)
1999Douglas N, Warwick I, Aggleton P, Whitty G, 'An impact evaluation study of a community mobilisation and HIV prevention programme among gay men', Health Education Journal, 58 280-289 (1999)
1999Power S, Whitty GJ, Edwards T, Wigfall V, 'Destined for success? Educational biographies of academically able pupils', Research Papers in Education, 14 321-339 (1999)
1999Power S, Whitty G, 'New Labour's education policy: First, second or third way?', Journal of Education Policy, 14 535-546 (1999)
1999Douglas N, Warwick I, Whitty G, Aggleton P, Kemp S, ' Homophobic bullying in secondary schools in England and Wales - teachers¿ experiences', Health Education, 99 53-60 (1999)
1999Power S, Whitty GJ, Youdell D, 'Homelessness and education in England: Toward a social reaction model', Journal for a Just and Caring Education, 5 108-125 (1999)
1998Rivers K, Aggleton P, Whitty G, 'Professional preparation and development for health promotion: A review of literature', Health Education Journal, 57 254-262 (1998)
1998Edwards T, Power S, Whitty G, 'The assisted places scheme: Its impact and its role in privatization and marketization', Journal of Education Policy, 13 237-250 (1998)
1998Power S, Whitty G, Edwards T, Wigfall V, 'Schools, families and academically able students: contrasting modes of involvement in secondary education', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 19 157-176 (1998)
1998Whitty G, Aggleton P, Gamarnikow E, Tyrer P, 'Education and health inequalities Input Paper 10 to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health, January 1998', Journal of Education Policy, 13 641-652 (1998)
1998Power S, Whitty G, Edwards T, Wigfall V, 'Schoolboys and schoolwork: Gender identification and academic achievement', International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2 135-153 (1998)
1998Halpin D, Gerwitz S, Power S, Whitty G, 'The ¿Third Way¿ starts off on a test drive', Parliamentary Brief, 5 21-22 (1998)
1998Whitty G, Edwards T, 'School Choice Policies in England and the United States: An exploration of their origins and significance', Comparative Education, 34 211-227 (1998)
1997Power S, Halpin D, Whitty G, 'Managing the state and the market: 'New' education management in five countries', BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 45 342-362 (1997)
1997Whitty G, 'Social theory and education policy: The legacy of Karl Mannheim', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 18 149-163 (1997)
1997Whitty G, ' Education policy and the sociology of education', International Studies in Sociology of Education, 7 121-135 (1997)
1997Power S, Whitty G, 'Education reform in Great Britain: An interim review', EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION QUARTERLY, 33 136-139 (1997)
1997Edwards T, Whitty G, 'Specialisation and selection in secondary education', OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION, 23 5-15 (1997)
1997Gordon L, Whitty G, 'Giving the 'Hidden Hand' a helping hand? The rhetoric and reality of neoliberal education reform in England and New Zealand', COMPARATIVE EDUCATION, 33 453-467 (1997)
1997Whitty G, Power S, 'Quasi-markets and curriculum control: Making sense of recent education reform in England and Wales', EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION QUARTERLY, 33 219-240 (1997)
1996Power S, Whitty G, ' Teaching new subjects? The hidden curriculum of marketised education systems', Melbourne Studies in Education, 37 1-21 (1996)
1996Whitty G, 'The crisis in teacher education: A European concern? - Adams,A, Tulasiewicz,W', TEACHERS COLLEGE RECORD, 97 486-488 (1996)
1996Furlong J, Whitty G, Whiting C, Miles S, Barton L, Barrett E, 'Re-defining partnership: Revolution or reform in initial teacher education?', JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR TEACHING, 22 39-55 (1996)
1994Whitty G, Rowe G, Aggleton P, ' Discourse in Cross-curricular Contexts: limits to empowerment', International Studies in Sociology of Education, 4 25-42 (1994)
1994BARTON L, BARRETT E, WHITTY G, MILES S, FURLONG J, 'Teacher education and teacher professionalism in England: Some emerging issues', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 15 529-543 (1994)
1994Whitty G, Rowe G, Aggleton P, ' Subjects and themes in the secondary-school curriculum', Research Papers in Education, 9 159-181 (1994)
1994Magee C, Warwick I, Whitty G, 'Positive feedback.', The Health service journal, 104 21-21 (1994)
1994Furlong J, Whitty G, Barrett E, Barton L, Miles S, ' Integration and partnership in initial teacher education -- dilemmas and possibilities', Research Papers in Education, 9 281-301 (1994)
1993WHITTY G, 'Education reform and teacher education in England in the 1990s', Journal of Education for Teaching, 19 263-275 (1993)
1993Miles S, Barrett E, Barton L, Furlong J, Galvin C, Whitty G, ' Initial teacher education in England and Wales a topography', Research Papers in Education, 8 275-304 (1993)
1992BARTON L, POLLARD A, WHITTY G, 'EXPERIENCING CATE - THE IMPACT OF ACCREDITATION UPON INITIAL TRAINING INSTITUTIONS IN ENGLAND', JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR TEACHING, 18 41-57 (1992)
1992EDWARDS T, WHITTY G, 'PARENTAL CHOICE AND EDUCATIONAL-REFORM IN BRITAIN AND THE UNITED-STATES', BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 40 101-117 (1992)
1992WHITTY G, 'QUALITY-CONTROL IN TEACHER-EDUCATION', BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 40 38-50 (1992)
1992Whitty G, Barrett E, Barton L, Furlong J, Galvin C, Miles S, ' Initial Teacher Education in England and Wales: a survey of current practices and concerns', Cambridge Journal of Education, 22 293-306 (1992)
1992Edwards T, Gewirtz S, Whitty G, ' Researching a policy in progress: the city technology colleges initiative', Research Papers in Education, 7 79-104 (1992)
1992GEWIRTZ S, WHITTY G, EDWARDS T, 'CITY TECHNOLOGY COLLEGES - SCHOOLING FOR THE THATCHER GENERATION', BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 40 207-217 (1992)
1992Barrett E, Barton L, Furlong J, Galvin C, Miles S, Whitty G, ' New Routes to Qualified Teacher Status', Cambridge Journal of Education, 22 323-335 (1992)
1991whitty G, Willmott E, ' Competence-based Teacher Education: approaches and issues', Cambridge Journal of Education, 21 309-318 (1991)
1990WHITTY G, 'LEARNING TO TEACH - HILLGATE-GRP', SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 24 534-535 (1990)
1990Whitty G, 'Creeping privatization and its implications for schooling in the inner city', The Urban Review, 22 101-114 (1990)
1989WHITTY G, MENTER I, 'LESSONS OF THATCHERISM - EDUCATION POLICY IN ENGLAND AND WALES 1979-88', JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY, 16 42-69 (1989)
1989Whitty G, ' The New Right and the national curriculum: State control or market forces?', Journal of Education Policy, 4 329-341 (1989)
1989WHITTY G, 'DIFFERENT BY DESIGN - THE CONTEXT AND CHARACTER OF 3 MAGNET SCHOOLS - METZ,MH', JOURNAL OF CURRICULUM STUDIES, 21 281-284 (1989)
1989FITZ J, EDWARDS T, WHITTY G, 'THE ASSISTED PLACES SCHEME - AN AMBIGUOUS CASE OF PRIVATIZATION', BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 37 222-234 (1989)
1987WHITTY G, 'CURRICULUM RESEARCH AND CURRICULAR POLITICS', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 8 109-117 (1987)
1986Whitty G, ' Recent American and Australian Approaches to the Sociology and Politics of Education*', Educational Theory, 36 81-85 (1986)
1986Whitty G, ' Radical Theory and Practice in Urban Education', The Review of Education, 12 172-176 (1986)
1986Fitz J, Edwards T, Whitty G, ' Beneficiaries, benefits and costs: an investigation of the Assisted Places Scheme', Research Papers in Education, 1 169-193 (1986)
1985EDWARDS T, FITZ J, WHITTY G, 'PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC FUNDING - A COMPARISON OF RECENT POLICIES IN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA', COMPARATIVE EDUCATION, 21 29-45 (1985)
1985WHITTY G, 'THEORY AND RESISTANCE IN EDUCATION - A PEDAGOGY FOR THE OPPOSITION - GIROUX,HA', HARVARD EDUCATIONAL REVIEW, 55 233-235 (1985)
1985AGGLETON PJ, WHITTY G, 'REBELS WITHOUT A CAUSE - SOCIALIZATION AND SUBCULTURAL STYLE AMONG THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW MIDDLE CLASSES', SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 58 60-72 (1985)
1982Arnot M, Whitty GJ, 'School texts, the hidden curriculum and the curriculum-in-use', Discourse, 3 1-21 (1982)
1982Arnot M, Whitty GJ, 'From reproduction to transformation: Recent radical perspectives on the curriculum from the USA', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 3 93-103 (1982)
1981Whitty G, ' A CONTEXT FOR CRITICAL EDUCATION?', Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2 53-62 (1981)
1981WHITTY G, 'SOCIETY, SOCIAL-JUSTICE, AND SOCIAL POLITICAL-EDUCATION', TEACHING POLITICAL SCIENCE, 8 261-280 (1981)
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Conference (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2001Whitty G, Power S, 'Devolution and choice in education - The research evidence to date', ZEITSCHRIFT FUR PADAGOGIK, RAHMEN, SWITZERLAND (2001)
1989BOWE R, WHITTY G, 'THE REOPENING OF THE GCSE SETTLEMENT - RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE POLITICS OF SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS', BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, WESTHILL COLL, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND (1989)

Report (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Whitty GJ, Anders J, '(How) did New Labour narrow the achievement and participation gap?', Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES), 52 (2014) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

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Educational Studies - the university project in different jurisdictions $18,000
Funding Body: British Academy

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$18,00020142015
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Professor Geoffrey (Geoff) Whitty

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PositionGlobal Innovation Chair Equity in Higher Education
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/geoff-whitty