Jenny Hatley

Jenny Hatley

The Role of Social Justice Theory in Education Studies

Experience across multiple HEIs and their related courses in Education Studies has highlighted the commitment and perseverance of both students and academics to the role of social justice within Education Studies. Passionate tutors patiently guide students towards an understanding of justice that helps them to understand both the subject’s purpose…

The Role of Assessment Feedback in Developing Student’s Academic Buoyancy

Research reveals strong evidence connecting educational resilience (Wang 1994, 1997) and educational buoyancy (Martin et al. 2010) with academic success (De Baca 2010, Martin & Marsh 2008). The predominantly convergent nature (Delandshire 2001) of summative assessment is largely based on a deficit model where judgments of success are made by…