Core Reading List
1. Siraj, I. & Taggart, B. (2014); Exploring Effective Pedagogy in Primary Schools: Evidence from Research. Pearson. London
2. James, M. & Pollard, A. (2011) TLRP’s ten principles for effective pedagogy: rationale, development, evidence, argument and impact, Research Papers in Education, 26:3, 275-328, DOI: 10.1080/02671522.2011.590007
Supplementary Reading List
1. Alexander, R.J. (2004); Still no pedagogy? Principle, pragmatism and compliance in primary education. Cambridge Journal of Education, 34(1), 7–33.
2. Cutajar, M. (2007); Educational Reform in the Maltese Islands. Journal of Maltese Education Research, 5(1), 3-21.
3. Dale, R. (2009); Pedagogy and cultural convergence. In H. Daniels, H. Lauder & J. Porter (Eds.), Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning: A Critical Perspective, (pp. 27-38). New York: Routledge.
4. Darmanin, M. (1990); Maltese Primary School Teachers’ Experience of Centralised Policies. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 11(3), 275-308.
5. Fenech, J. (1991); Laying the Foundations for Cultures of Teaching. Education (Malta), 4(2), 2-8.
6. Fenech, J. (1991); Primary curriculum development and evaluation in Malta: the current situation. In C. Farrugia (Ed.), A National Minimum Curriculum for Malta: proceedings of the Maltese workshop on the National Minimum Curriculum for the primary level, (pp. 35-45). Malta: The University of Malta, The Foundation for International Studies and The Ministry of Education.
7. Freire, P. (1972); Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: Herder and Herder.
8. Hamilton, D. (2009); Blurred in translation: Reflections on pedagogy in public education. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 17(1), 5–16.
9. Leach, J. & Moon, B. (2008); The Power of Pedagogy. London: SAGE publications Ltd.
10. Murphy, P. (1996); Defining Pedagogy. In P.F. Murphy & C.V. Gipps (Eds.), Equity in the Classroom: Towards Effective Pedagogy for Girls and Boys, (pp. 28-39). UNESCO.
11. Peresso, R. (2016); “Malta+5: Insights on the Pedagogical Culture in Maltese Primary Schools Through International Comparisons” in Hallitzky M, Rakhkochkine A, KochPriewe B, Störtländer JC, & Trautmann M; (Editors), Comparative Research into Didactics and Curriculum – National and International Perspectives, (pp. 231-9). Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt.
12. Peresso, R. (2016); “Riding on the back of a giant: adding Malta to the 5 Cultures study by Robin Alexander” in Compare: A Journal of International and Comparative Education. DOI: 10.1080/03057925.2016.1253457
13. Sahlberg, Pasi. (2015); Finnish lessons 2.0: what can the world learn from educational change in Finland? New York: Teachers College Press.
14. Thiessen, D., Campell, E., Gaztambide-Fernandez, R., Niyozov, S., Anwaruddin, S., Cooke, C. & Gladstone, L. (2013); Perspectives on Pedagogy. Curriculum Inquiry, 43(1), 1-13.