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Prof Olwen Mcnamara - publications

List of publications

2014

  • Murray, J., Mcnamara, O., & Jones, M. (2014). Improving Workplace Learning in Teacher Education. In Workplace Learning in Teacher Education: International Policy and Practice. (pp. 293-315). New York: Springer Verlag. . Publication link: fcb10420-b44e-43ec-a543-874f98e74a5e
  • Mcnamara, O., Murray, J., & Jones, M. (2014). Workplace Learning in Pre-service Teacher Education: An English Case Study. In Workplace Learning in Teacher Education: International Practice and Policy. (pp. 183-206). New York: Springer Verlag. . Publication link: c4b25a6c-9f28-4e3d-8c05-e4ea8f06be69
  • Mcnamara, O., Rush, L., & Symes, W. (2014). Teaching Schools: Sites for Integrated Professional Learning? In host publication.. Publication link: be6c287c-a36c-4fba-82cd-e00746592410
  • Mcnamara, O., McNamara, O. (Ed.), Murray, J. (Ed.), & Jones, M. (Ed.) (2014). Workplace Learning in Teacher Education: international policy and practice. (Professional Learning and Development in Schools and Higher Education). New York: Springer Verlag.. Publication link: 53c16124-52cb-4595-bdf7-d74742385a25
  • Mcnamara, O., Murray, J., & Jones, M. (2014). Framing Workplace Learning. In Workplace Learning in Teacher Education: International policy and practice. (pp. 1-27). (Professional Learning and Development in Schools and Higher Education; Vol. 10). New York: Springer Verlag. . Publication link: 764c776e-95e7-47c7-a036-d71a7586ba0f

2013

  • Mcnamara, O., Murray, J., Florian, L. (Ed.), & Pantić, N. (Ed.) (2013). The School Direct programme and its implications for research-informed teacher education and teacher educators. In Learning to Teach: Exploring the history and role of higher education in teacher education. (pp. 3-8). London: The Higher Education Academy. . Publication link: 9cab36de-f6ca-4054-8643-a48ae8445110
  • Fowler, Z., Stanley, G., Murray, J., Jones, M., & McNamara, O. (2013). 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(2), 222-239. DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2012.744769. Publication link: 5245a3cd-b4b8-4c59-920c-1e379d37bb1a

2012

  • Murray, J., Mcnamara, O., Jones, M., Stanley, G., Fowler, Z., Adamson, B. (Ed.), ... Su, F. (Ed.) (2012). The Reorientation of Teacher Education in England. In The Reorientation of Higher Education: Challenging the East-West Dichotomy. (pp. 184-206). Hong Kong: Springer Verlag. . Publication link: 8e7f2216-059e-44dc-b65a-7e6398310d06
  • Mcnamara, O., Boyd, P., Jones, M., Murray, J., Qasin, S., & Stanley, G. (2012). Professionalism rules OK? Governmentality, audit, and inspection in Initial Teacher Education. In host publication.. Publication link: 410141a2-a53a-4962-b5dd-2874e7ba48e8
  • Howson, J., & Mcnamara, O. (2012). Teacher workforce planning: the interplay of market forces and government policies during a period of economic uncertainty. Educational Research, 54(2), 173-185. . Publication link: 3b4879cc-b405-4bfb-8373-1c5c2d60567a
  • Murray, J., Fowler, Z., Mcnamara, O., Jones, M., & Stanley, G. (2012). Faculty Learning, New Technologies and Emerging Communities of Practice. In host publication.. Publication link: dda17294-43f5-4948-9bea-f6f54a08248d
  • Christie, D., Donoghue, M., Kirk, G., Mcnamara, O., Menter, I., Moss, G., ... Whitty, G. (2012). Prospects for Education Research in Education Departments in Higher Education Institutions in the UK. London: British Educational Research Association.. Publication link: f5d3cd23-b222-445c-939f-ac4457ae9428

2011

  • Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., Gunter, H., & Fryers, A. (2011). Gendered Patterns in Senior Leadership Teams. In host publication.. Publication link: fdd5d57a-7da5-4a5a-b0c9-519bad85d42b
  • Mcnamara, O., Boyd, P., Jones, M., Murray, J., Quasim, S., & Stanley, G. (2011). Initial Teacher Education Annual Self Evaluation: Review of the SED. London: UCET.. Publication link: dd39dc1b-ec92-477c-9f89-2da019bb5c9f
  • Brown, T., & Mcnamara, O. (2011). A Non-Strategic Future for Mathematics in Schools?Research Intelligence, 116, 24-25. . Publication link: cb7b2f66-b0d2-4cee-a6e4-ffafa5550134
  • Jones, M., Stanley, G., McNamara, O., & Murray, J. (2011). Facilitating teacher educators' professional learning through a regional research capacity-building network. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 39(3), 263-275. DOI: 10.1080/1359866X.2011.588313. Publication link: 4b4e113b-f56f-40ff-8148-4333d9341923
  • Ainscow, M., Chapman, C., Dyson, A., Gunter, H., Hall, D., Kerr, K., ... West, M. (2011). Social Inequality: can schools narrow the gap? (BERA Insight). Macclesfield, Cheshire: British Educational Research Association.. Publication link: a3c56796-7879-4530-b8fd-e7ea27049fd4
  • Brown, T., & Mcnamara, O. (2011). Becoming a Mathematics Teacher. (Mathematics Education Library). London: Springer Verlag.. Publication link: abba7ac2-43a7-42d4-bd40-abd69cc25232
  • Mcnamara, O., & Mentor, I. (2011). Interesting Times In UK Teacher Education. Research Intelligence, 116. . Publication link: 56d2aed6-093f-45cd-9028-193f876472d8

2010

  • Mcnamara, O. (2010). Une approche technique et rationaliste: La formation des enseignants en Angleterre. Revue Internationale D'Education, 55(Dec), 49-60. . Publication link: 49899540-2b9b-407f-8a72-a123370e02bc
  • Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., Gunter, H., & Fryers, A. (2010). The leadership aspirations and careers of black and minority ethnic teachers. Birmingham: NASUWT/NCSL.. Publication link: 0afae1a8-b971-45bf-acea-c46be6f1232c
  • Campbell, A., Mcnamara, O., & Groundwater-Smith, S. (Ed.) (2010). Mapping the field of practitioner research, inquiry and professional learning in educational context: a review. In Connecting Inquiry and Professional Learning in Education. (1 ed.). London: Routledge. . Publication link: 5d35a414-99e7-4635-9dbd-53a75eb0364f
  • Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., Gunter, H., & Fryers, A. (2010). No Job for a Woman? The impact of gender in school leadership. Birmingham: NASUWT.. Publication link: be2d3072-9d7b-44a8-bffa-07711fd11419
  • Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., Gunter, H., & Fryers, A. (2010). BME teachers’ careers and leadership aspirations. In host publication.. Publication link: ee061f8a-22ce-47cd-82cf-6a8579187259

2009

  • Mcnamara, O., Webb, R., Brundrett, M., Alexander, R. (Ed.), Doddington, C. (Ed.), Grey, J. (Ed.), ... Kershner, R. (Ed.) (2009). Primary Teachers: Initial teacher education, continuing professional development and school leadership development. In The Cambridge Primary Review Research Surveys. London: Routledge. . Publication link: 605d5183-aaa7-4455-9398-1fbdb88bb166
  • Gilroy, P., & McNamara, O. (2009). A critical history of research assessment in the United Kingdom and its post-1992 impact on education. Journal of Education for Teaching, 35(4), 321-335. DOI: 10.1080/02607470903220406. Publication link: 9778fd33-44c5-4edc-b2c3-fb2e51f16f38
  • Murray, J., Jones, M., McNamara, O., & Stanley, G. (2009). Capacity = expertise × motivation × opportunities: Factors in capacity building in teacher education in England. Journal of Education for Teaching, 35(4), 391-408. DOI: 10.1080/02607470903220455. Publication link: 183224af-f76e-4b6d-b3ee-645fd0a5a62c
  • Furlong, J., Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., Howson, J., Lewis, S., Cochran-Smith, M. (Ed.), & Brennan, M. (Ed.) (2009). Partnership , Policy and Practice:: initial teacher educaion in England under new Labour. In Policy and Politics in Teacher Education: International Perspectives. (pp. 45-56). New York: Routledge. . Publication link: ff51e89f-7e87-4a1c-9d11-11a2ca7f9d15

2008

  • Mcnamara, O., Munn, P., & Lingard, B. (2008). Research capacity building in the UK: the challenge and some solutions. In host publication.. Publication link: fec83a77-049d-4a04-9caa-f5153aa2d92c
  • Mcnamara, O., & Campbell, A. (2008). Developing Teacher Education Research Capacity. In host publication.. Publication link: f5f6e6e1-7cc7-4c12-b2c0-feeb81015642
  • Gunter, H. M., Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., & Onat-Stelma, Z. (2008). Women Teachers' Careers. (NASUWT). No publisher name.. Publication link: 3e38c894-4af0-40cc-bfbe-46fc666a54c3
  • Mcnamara, O., Gunter, H. (Ed.), & Chapman, C. (Ed.) (2008). Initial Teacher Education: a(nother) decade of radical reform. In Radical Reforms: perspectives on an era of educational change. London: Routledge Falmer. . Publication link: 3ff2a3a2-2e6a-4282-8956-51c58c847aad
  • Mcnamara, O., Brundrett, M., & Webb, R. (2008). Priminary Teachers: Initial teacher education, continuing professional development and school leadership development. (Primary Review Research Survey 6/3). Cambridge: University of Cambridge.. Publication link: 4c8ccce8-52a0-46bf-9e26-be6ab8b5f634
  • Furlong, J., McNamara, O., Campbell, A., Howson, J., & Lewis, S. (2008). Partnership, policy and politics: Initial teacher education in England under New Labour. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 14(4), 307-318. DOI: 10.1080/13540600802037728. Publication link: 4bab55ab-932d-46ad-be3f-fdeb495ac556
  • Mcnamara, O., & Campbell, A. (2008). Sustaining Learning Communities. In host publication.. Publication link: 10cc26b0-25fb-46b9-b54f-e8f933b126d9
  • Mcnamara, O., & Conteh, J. (2008). Teaching and learning as a socio-cultural process. Education 3-13, 36(3), 203-205. . Publication link: 1f1e5def-0e75-4e6e-862d-d7d0f956ef58

2007

  • Mcnamara, O., & Campbell, A. (2007). Ways of telling: the use of practitioners' stories. In host publication.. Publication link: 8b0f0a83-81ed-470a-a9f7-14c5aa6efb4e
  • Williams, J., Corbin, B., & McNamara, O. (2007). Finding inquiry in discourses of audit and reform in primary schools. International Journal of Educational Research, 46(1-2), 57-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2007.07.006. Publication link: c3fab453-fe02-4013-88f3-9dcd192bd224
  • Campbell, A., McNamara, O., Furlong, J., Lewis, S. F., & Howson, J. (2007). The evaluation of the National Partnership Project in England: Processes, issues and dilemmas in commissioned evaluation research. Journal of Education for Teaching, 33(4), 471-483. DOI: 10.1080/02607470701603308. Publication link: d8ea0208-8267-48ee-a542-b328805ffda3
  • Hurd, S., Jones, M., Mcnamara, O., & Craig, B. (2007). Iinitial Teacher Education as a driver for professional learning and school improvement in the primary phase. The Curriculum Journal, 18(3), 307-326. . Publication link: dbf960d7-e41d-4687-a87b-95f9cbd397e9
  • Mcnamara, O. (2007). `Turning the Tap on and off?: the recruitment of overseas trained teachers to the UK. Journal Perspectives in Education, 25 (2). . Publication link: e423489b-b753-4437-a956-e74c42ce9bcd
  • Basit, T., Mcnamara, O., Roberts, L., Carrington, B., Maguire, M., & Woodrow, D. (2007). The bar is slightly higher: perception of racism in teacher education. Cambridge Journal of Education, 37(2), 279-298. . Publication link: ed2607d1-a575-43df-813c-c3d9334f45eb
  • Mcnamara, O., & Campbell, A. (2007). Ways of telling: the use of practioners' stories to develop ethical practice. In host publication.. Publication link: ff199fda-3320-4d39-82e9-dea21703b66b

2006

  • Mcnamara, O., Lewis, S., & Howson, J. (2006). Overseas Trained Teacher Recruitment: a case study from the UK. In The Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book.. Publication link: 7df77fd9-878d-4b39-8c5f-ecf61ecb665a
  • Furlong, J., Campbell, A., Lewis, S., Howson, J., & Mcnamara, O. (2006). Partnership in Initial Teacher Education: Changing Times, Changing Definitions Evidence. Scottish Educational Review, 37, 32-45. . Publication link: d70a54a6-1d20-4ac3-9142-98284c72a7b0
  • Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., Furlong, J., Lewis, S., & Howson, J. (2006). Evaluation research in the public interest: evaluation of the National Partnership Project in England. In host publication.. Publication link: cadd003a-1978-491a-b8c0-fac4061ea1a6
  • Mcnamara, O., Basit, T., Carrington, C., Maguire, M., Woodrow, W., & Roberts, L. (2006). Did they jump or were they pushed? Reasons why minority ethnic trainees withdraw from TT courses. British Education Research Journal, in press. . Publication link: cce2a14d-dedb-4885-b0f7-8eafbe7f3fe4
  • Mcnamara, O., Lewis, S., & Howson, J. (2006). Globalisation of the teacher workforce: recruitment of overseas trained teachers. In host publication.. Publication link: c68506be-7b91-476b-bb30-559c21e252d0
  • Furlong, J., Campbell, A., Lewis, S., Howson, J., & Mcnamara, O. (2006). Partnership in Initital Teacher Education: Changing Times, Changing Definitions Evidence from the TTA National Partnership Project. Scottish Educational Review, 37, 32-45. . Publication link: bbe60dea-4005-49ee-a0f6-33a1e51988ba

2005

  • Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., Furlong, J., Lewis, S., & Howson, J. (2005). Partnership in Initial Teacher Education in England: ten years on. In EARL, Corfu.. Publication link: 70ab0fa5-cdea-4573-894a-ef7dad163dbb
  • Brown, T., & Mcnamara, O. (2005). New Teacher Identity and Regulative Government: The Discursive Formation of Primary Mathematics Teacher Education. Springer Verlag.. Publication link: 98f1eb1e-12ac-44db-8405-b6e52d0ab12e
  • Mcnamara, O., Howson, J., & Lewis, S. (2005). The Recruitment of Overseas Teachers in England. (NASUWT). No publisher name.. Publication link: 3f7848f8-8ae2-4544-a79a-f8ba0ed3c7fe

2004

  • Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., Furlong, J., Lewis, S., & Howson, J. (2004). The National Partnership Project for Initial Teacher Education in England: an evaluation strategy. In ECER, Crete.. Publication link: bd4bd5fe-026c-43a6-aa2e-c3039a628837
  • Basit, T., Roberts, L., Mcnamara, O., Carrington, B., Maguire, M., & Woodrow, D. (2004). Reasons why minority ethnic trainess withdraw from initial teacher training. (TTA). No publisher name.. Publication link: adc1f0ba-a543-4ca8-86fc-104016160f96
  • Jones, L., & Mcnamara, O. (2004). The possibilities and constraints of multimedia as a basis for critical reflection. Cambridge Journal of Education, 34, 3, 279-296. DOI: 10.1080/0305764042000289929. Publication link: 4a3429ab-0fba-4fe0-a97a-b80957d9155f
  • Basit, T., & Mcnamara, O. (2004). Equal opportunities or affirmative action? The induction of newly qualified teachers. Journal of Education for Teaching, 30(2), 97-115. . Publication link: 10249f33-0b5f-4693-b583-20d3a7cbdcc5
  • Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., & Hustler, D. (2004). Researching continuing professional development: the use of fictional pen portraits. Professional Development Today, Spring 2004. . Publication link: 569c048b-5c69-45e1-870c-ca5b0c8acaf8
  • Campbell, A., Mcnamara, O., & Gilroy, P. (2004). Practitioner research and professional development in education. Sage.. Publication link: 7dfd5839-bef5-4156-b5ab-77514aad3c77

2003

  • Corbin, B., McNamara, O., & Williams, J. (2003). Numeracy coordinators: 'Brokering' change within and between communities of practice?British Journal of Educational Studies, 51(4), 344-368. DOI: 10.1046/j.1467-8527.2003.00243.x. Publication link: 69242f53-b0d1-4020-8c73-52785f64563a
  • Mcnamara, O., Anderson, M. (Ed.), Cifarelli, V. (Ed.), Saenz-Ludlow, A. (Ed.), & Zellweger, S. (Ed.) (2003). Locating saussure in contemporary mathematics education discourse. In Educational Perspectives on Mathematics as Semiosis. Legas. . Publication link: 46b44553-3ecf-42ab-acfb-4ba7cd05f12e
  • Hustler, D., Mcnamara, O., A Campbell, J., & Howson, J. (2003). Teachers' perceptions of continuing professional development. DfES RR429. London: DfES.. Publication link: fd63b357-d5cd-4d73-b9e7-f7762e286700

2002

  • Hustler, D., Mcnamara, O., Campbell, A., & Howson, J. (2002). Teachers' Perceptions of Continuing Professional Development. London: DfES.. Publication link: f9fd0739-547e-4c85-9a21-7113239e21c5
  • Mcnamara, O., & Stronach, I. (2002). Working together: the long spoons and short straws of collaboration. In Becoming an Evidence-based Practitioner. Routledge Falmer. . Publication link: fac3482d-b466-4f95-96a5-288f26ec9b5f
  • Mcnamara, O. (2002). Becoming an Evidence-based Practitioner. Routledge Falmer.. Publication link: 073b8362-8405-42d5-bb9c-139dcee0f6c3
  • McNamara, O., Roberts, L., Basit, T. N., & Brown, T. (2002). Rites of passage in initial teacher training: Ritual, performance, ordeal and numeracy skills test. British Educational Research Journal, 28(6), 863-878. DOI: 10.1080/0141192022000019107. Publication link: 342102af-74e2-4cd5-9528-9db988c48bf5
  • Mcnamara, O. (2002). Evidence-based practice through practice-based evidence. In Becoming an Evidence-based Practitioner. Routledge Falmer. . Publication link: 5137f2a3-6588-4a47-8d30-87803817f10a
  • Mcnamara, O., & Rogers, B. (2002). Inviting research. In Becoming an Evidence-based Practitioner. Routledge Falmer. . Publication link: 5e7d4e34-c570-4ac5-ac21-c167a1a4943b
  • Stronach, I., Corbin, B., McNamara, O., Stark, S., & Warne, T. (2002). Towards an uncertain politics of professionalism: Teacher and nurse identities in flux. Journal of Education Policy, 17(1), 109-138. DOI: 10.1080/02680930110100081. Publication link: 89a3812e-1fe0-469f-a819-40f58019a94e
  • Williams, J. S., Mcnamara, O., Corbin, B., & Stronach, I. (2002). From communities of collaborative practitioners to Commmunities of Inquirers? Teaching, reform and inquiry in a National Numeracy Programme for primary school mathematics. In host publication.. Publication link: 83900c57-897f-4469-9efb-eb305e37c5fc

2001

  • Mcnamara, O., Brown, T., Askew, M. (Ed.), & Brown, M. (Ed.) (2001). Initial and continuing professional development of teachers. In Teaching and Learning Primary Numeracy: a review of British research for BERA in conjunction with BS. BERA. . Publication link: d462b87d-0cc3-41d9-8939-849414ac5aa9
  • Mcnamara, O., & Corbin, B. (2001). Warranting practices: Teachers embedding the national numeracy strategy. British Journal of Educational Studies, 49(3), 260-284. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8527.t01-1-00175. Publication link: eb183c88-b8d4-4b6f-b359-80875fe11d84

2000

  • Mcnamara, O., & Rogers, B. (2000). The roots of personal worth and the wings of self responsibility: a research-based enquiry into a business-education mentoring programme. Mentoring and Tutoring, 8(2), -85. . Publication link: 3cd9d1d0-12f1-4247-9986-506932ed3360
  • McNamara, O., Hustler, D., Stronach, I., Rodrigo, M., Beresford, E., & Botcherby, S. (2000). Room to manoeuvre: Mobilising the 'active partner' in home-school relations. British Educational Research Journal, 26(4), 472-489. . Publication link: 6e4151d8-569d-4cea-9b13-86e742775805
  • Jones, L., & Mcnamara, O. (2000). The possibilities and constraints of multimedia as a basis for critical reflection. Cambridge Journal of Education, 34(3), 279-296. . Publication link: 809011de-d1ec-4fcc-9afd-5d473eb3d12f

1999

  • Brown, T., Mcnamara, O., Hanley, U., & Jones, L. (1999). Primary student teachers' understanding of mathematics and its teaching. British Educational Research Journal, 25(3), 299-322. . Publication link: 66d0d6c4-c028-49e1-8763-141539170b1d