Project outputs

The main output of the Social Change and English, 1945-1965 project will be a book in the Palgrave Macmillan series Secondary Education in a Changing World.

John Hardcastle, Peter Medway, Georgina Brewis and David Crook, Remaking English for the Post-War World ( Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming 2013).

The project has also had a number of other outputs to date. We have given a series of talks and presentations at seminars and conferences. We have also published a number of journal articles.

Journal articles by members of the project team are listed below.

Peter Medway, ‘Peter Medway Looks Back to the Future of English’,  EnglishDramaMedia 20 (2011): 36. This is the professional journal of the National Association for the Teaching of English.

John Hardcastle, ‘Something More than Straws and Sticks and Bits of Coloured Paper: English at Hackney Downs (formerly The Grocers’ Company’s School), 1876-1881′,  Changing English 18, no. 1 (March 2011):  17-29.

Peter Medway and  Pat Kingwell, ‘A curriculum in its place: English teaching in one school 1946-1963’, History of Education 39, no. 6 (November 2010): 749-765.

John Hardcastle and Peter Medway, ‘In his own words: Harold Rosen on his formative years, with speculations on working-class language’, Changing English 16, no. 1 (2009): 5-14.

John Hardcastle, ‘Four photographs in an English course book: A study in the visual archaeology of urban schooling’, Changing English 15, no. 1 (March 2008): 3-24.