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Jim Hordern

Dr

Jim Hordern

  • Senior Lecturer: Education Studies
  • Email: j.hordern@bathspa.ac.uk
  • School or Department: Institute for Education
  • Campus: Newton Park
  • Office: NP.CP.108
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Personal statement

I am interested in the conceptualisation of educational knowledge, practice and systems. Projects have focused on professional, vocational, higher and teacher education. My background includes teaching in adult, further and higher education in the U.K. and abroad, professional development, and policy and project work.

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Econ) Sociology Manchester
  • PDLGM Warwick
  • PhD Huddersfield

Professional qualifications

  • FHEA
  • MCMI

Professional memberships

  • Member of SES (Society for Educational Studies)
  • Member of ARPCE (Association for Research in Post-Compulsory Education)

Research and academic outputs

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Recontextualisation and the education-work relation
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Hordern, J (2018) 'Recontextualisation and the education-work relation.' In: Allais, S and Shalem, Y, eds. Knowledge, curriculum and preparation for work. Brill/Sense, Leiden, pp. 68-88. ISBN 9789004365407


Recontextualisation and professionalising regions
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Recontextualisation and professionalising regions.' In: Barrett, B, Hoadley, U and Morgan, J, eds. Knowledge, curriculum and equity: social realist perspectives. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 148-164. ISBN 9781138083530


Bernstein's sociology of knowledge and education(al) studies
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Bernstein's sociology of knowledge and education(al) studies.' In: Whitty, G and Furlong, J, eds. Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration. Symposium, Didcot, pp. 191-210. ISBN 9781873927977


The configuration of teacher education as a professional field of practice: a comparative study of mathematics education
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Tatto, M.T and Hordern, J (2017) 'The configuration of teacher education as a professional field of practice: a comparative study of mathematics education.' In: Whitty, G and Furlong, J, eds. Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration. Symposium, Didcot, pp. 255-274. ISBN 9781873927977


The context of placement and work-based learning
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Hordern, J (2017) 'The context of placement and work-based learning.' In: Hordern, J and Simon, C.A, eds. Placement and work-based learning in education studies: an introduction for students. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 13-21. ISBN 9781138839076


Overview of placement and work-based learning in education studies
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Overview of placement and work-based learning in education studies.' In: Hordern, J and Simon, C.A, eds. Placement and work-based learning in education studies: an introduction for students. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 5-12. ISBN 9781138839076


Vocational knowledge: regions and recontextualisation capability
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Vocational knowledge: regions and recontextualisation capability.' In: Pilz, M, ed. Vocational education and training in times of economic crisis: lessons from around the world. Springer, Cham, pp. 425-438. ISBN 9783319478548


Productive systems of professional formation
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Hordern, J (2014) 'Productive systems of professional formation.' In: Billett, S, Harteis, C and Gruber, H, eds. International handbook of research in professional and practice-based learning. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 163-193. ISBN 9789401789011


A ‘region’ under siege? Singularisation, regionalisation and genericism in Early Childhood Studies in England
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Hordern, J (2018) 'A ‘region’ under siege? Singularisation, regionalisation and genericism in Early Childhood Studies in England.' International Journal of Early Years Education. ISSN 0966 9760


Conceptions of teaching and educational knowledge requirements
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Hordern, J and Tatto, M.T (2018) 'Conceptions of teaching and educational knowledge requirements.' Oxford Review of Education. ISSN 0305-4985


Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16
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Whiting, C, Whitty, G, Menter, I, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K and Sorensen, N (2018) 'Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16.' Review of Education, 6 (1). pp. 69-96. ISSN 2049-6613


Is powerful educational knowledge possible?
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Hordern, J (2018) 'Is powerful educational knowledge possible?' Cambridge Journal of Education. ISSN 0305-764X


Educational knowledge: traditions of inquiry, specialisation and practice
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Hordern, J (2018) 'Educational knowledge: traditions of inquiry, specialisation and practice.' Pedagogy, Culture & Society. ISSN 1468-1366


Grammaticality and educational research
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Grammaticality and educational research.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 65 (2). pp. 201-217. ISSN 0007-1005


Technical degrees and higher vocational education
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Hordern, J (2017) 'Technical degrees and higher vocational education.' Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 22 (1). pp. 87-106. ISSN 1359-6748


Differentiating knowledge, differentiating (occupational) practice
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Hordern, J (2016) 'Differentiating knowledge, differentiating (occupational) practice.' Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 68 (4). pp. 453-469. ISSN 1363-6820


Regions and their relations: sustaining authoritative professional knowledge
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Hordern, J (2016) 'Regions and their relations: sustaining authoritative professional knowledge.' Journal of Education and Work, 29 (4). pp. 427-449. ISSN 1363-9080


Knowledge, practice, and the shaping of early childhood professionalism
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Hordern, J (2016) 'Knowledge, practice, and the shaping of early childhood professionalism.' European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 24 (4). pp. 508-520. ISSN 1350-293X


On the making and faking of knowledge value in higher education curricula
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Hordern, J (2016) 'On the making and faking of knowledge value in higher education curricula.' Teaching in Higher Education, 21 (4). pp. 367-380. ISSN 1356-2517


Teaching, teacher formation, and specialised professional practice
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Hordern, J (2015) 'Teaching, teacher formation, and specialised professional practice.' European Journal of Teacher Education, 38 (4). pp. 431-444. ISSN 1469-5928


Higher apprenticeships in England: professional and vocational formation
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Hordern, J (2015) 'Higher apprenticeships in England: professional and vocational formation.' International Journal of Training Research, 13 (3). pp. 174-193. ISSN 1448-0220


Higher apprenticeships and the shaping of vocational knowledge
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Hordern, J (2015) 'Higher apprenticeships and the shaping of vocational knowledge.' Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 20 (1). pp. 17-34. ISSN 1359-6748


An unfinished experiment: ambiguity and conflict in the implementation of higher skills policy
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Hordern, J (2015) 'An unfinished experiment: ambiguity and conflict in the implementation of higher skills policy.' Research Papers in Education, 30 (2). pp. 248-265. ISSN 1470-1146


The logic and implications of school-based teacher formation
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Hordern, J (2014) 'The logic and implications of school-based teacher formation.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 62 (3). pp. 231-248. ISSN 0007-1005


Workforce development, higher education and productive systems
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Hordern, J (2014) 'Workforce development, higher education and productive systems.' Journal of Education and Work, 27 (4). pp. 409-431. ISSN 1363-9080


How is vocational knowledge recontextualised?
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Hordern, J (2014) 'How is vocational knowledge recontextualised?' Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 66 (1). pp. 22-38. ISSN 1363-6820


Management studies educational knowledge: technical, elite or political?
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Hordern, J (2014) 'Management studies educational knowledge: technical, elite or political?' Teaching in Higher Education, 19 (4). pp. 385-396. ISSN 1356-2517


Undergraduates and research: connectivity in the university
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Hordern, J (2013) 'Undergraduates and research: connectivity in the university.' Educational Studies, 39 (5). pp. 535-547. ISSN 0305-5698 (print)


Evaluation and implementation: two regeneration programmes
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Hordern, J (2013) 'Evaluation and implementation: two regeneration programmes.' International Journal of Public Sector Management, 26 (4). pp. 298-308. ISSN 0951-3558


A productive system of early years professional development
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Hordern, J (2013) 'A productive system of early years professional development.' Early Years: An International Research Journal, 33 (2). pp. 106-118. ISSN 0957-5146


Skills governance and the workforce development programme
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Hordern, J (2013) 'Skills governance and the workforce development programme.' Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 35 (1). pp. 54-65. ISSN 1360-080X


The student as producer within a productive system
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Hordern, J (2012) 'The student as producer within a productive system.' Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, 4 (3). ISSN 1756-848X


Policy-driven professionalism in the education workforce: England 2004-2010
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Hordern, J (2012) 'Policy-driven professionalism in the education workforce: England 2004-2010.' The New Educational Review, 27 (1). pp. 110-118. ISSN 1732-6729


Embedding management knowledge: repertoires and reservoirs
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Hordern, J (2012) 'Embedding management knowledge: repertoires and reservoirs.' Industrial and Commercial Training, 44 (2). pp. 109-115. ISSN 0019-7858


Institutional strategies in response to higher skills policy in England
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Hordern, J (2012) 'Institutional strategies in response to higher skills policy in England.' Higher Education Management and Policy, 24 (1). pp. 125-143. ISSN 1682-3451


Issues arising from a study of workforce development in higher education
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Hordern, J (2011) 'Issues arising from a study of workforce development in higher education.' Educate, 11 (1). pp. 44-47. ISSN 2049-9558


Degree apprenticeships: higher technical or technical higher (education)?
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Bishop, D and Hordern, J (2017) Degree apprenticeships: higher technical or technical higher (education)? Gatsby Charitable Foundation.


Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1
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Whiting, C, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K, Sorensen, N and Whitty, G (2016) Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1. Bath Spa University, Institute for Education, Bath. ISBN 9780992633899


Suffolk NEET research report
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Curry, L, Wollweber, D, Hordern, J, Feeney, P, Clabburn, B, Storey, P, Jennings, K and Simpkin, B (2005) Suffolk NEET research report.


Creative working in the knowledge economy [book review]
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Hordern, J (2017) Creative working in the knowledge economy [book review]. British Journal of Educational Studies. ISSN 1467-8527


Knowledge, expertise and the professions [book review]
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Hordern, J (2014) Knowledge, expertise and the professions [book review]. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 24 (3). pp. 324-327. ISSN 0962-0214


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