Dr George Head

  • Senior Lecturer (Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education)

telephone: 01413303048
email: George.Head@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

George Head teaches, researches and publishes in Support for Learning and Inclusive Education.  Within this area he has a special interest in the learning of children and young people with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD).

Research interests

Behaviour Support and Learning; Inclusion and Support for Learning; Collaboration; Moving Image Education


Grants

Grants

  • Scottish Screen and Urban Learning Space: Evaluation of Reel to Real: Moving Image Education for More Choices, More Chances
  • Scottish Screen and Angus Council: Evaluation of Moving Image Education (Phase 2)
  • The Scottish Government: More Choices, More Chances and Vocational Education for All

Supervision

Supervision

George supervises PhD and Masters students.


Teaching

Teaching

George teaches on undergraduate courses in Initial Teacher Education, and on taught postgraduate courses leading to Certificate, Diploma and MEd in Inclusive Education.


Publications

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Number of items: 38.

2017

Head, G. (2017) Entitlement and adherence in schools. In: Milne, R. G. (ed.) Civic Engagement. Series: Contemporary issues in social science. Routledge. ISBN 9781138080171

Sutherland, M. , Head, G., McCulloch, M. and Stack, N. (2017) Scotland. In: Wehmeyer, M. L. and Patton, J. R. (eds.) The Praeger International Handbook of Special Education. Praeger. ISBN 9781440831133

Takala, M. and Head, G. (2017) Inclusion and practice: the perspective of two countries. In: Hughes, M. T. and Talbott, E. (eds.) The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education. John Wiley and Sons: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ, pp. 115-128. ISBN 9781118768884 (doi:10.1002/9781118768778.ch6)

Hill, M., Lockyer, A., Head, G. and McDonald, C. A. (2017) Voting at 16 – lessons for the future from the Scottish Referendum. Scottish Affairs, 26(1), pp. 48-68. (doi:10.3366/scot.2017.0163)

2016

Head, G. (2016) Entitlement and adherence in Scottish schools. Contemporary Social Science, 11(1), pp. 18-29. (doi:10.1080/21582041.2016.1176347)

Head, G. (2016) Reimagining schooling as contexts of learning and pedagogy: the example of moving image education. In: Montgomery, A. and Kehoe, I. (eds.) Reimagining the Purpose of Schools and Educational Organisations. Springer: Cham, pp. 15-24. ISBN 9783319246970 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24699-4_2)

Sutherland, M. , Head, G., Fagan, C. and Masgrau, M. (2016) Teacher 2020. On the Road to Entrepreneurial Fluency in Teacher Education. European Commission. ISBN 9788484584797

2015

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2015) 'I've taken confidence away from this: The experiences and impact of moving image education with young people who require more choices, more chances. Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 14(3), pp. 159-171. (doi:10.1177/2047173415624421)

Head, G., Jaap, A. and Sutherland, M. (2015) Inclusive Pedagogy: A Contribution From Two Unrelated Empirical Studies. In: ECER, Budapest, Hungary, 7-11 Sep 2015, (Unpublished)

Barrett, L., Beaton, M., Head, G., McAuliffe, L., Moscardini, L., Spratt, J. and Sutherland, M. (2015) Developing inclusive practice in Scotland: the National Framework for Inclusion. Pastoral Care in Education, 33(3), pp. 180-187. (doi:10.1080/02643944.2015.1070896)

Head, G., Neil, K., Jaap, A., Sutherland, M. , Kennedy, F. and Dunn, S. (2015) Talent Development: Learning From Cross Sectoral Research. Project Report. Creative Scotland. (Unpublished)

2014

Head, G. (2014) Identity, relationships and behaviour. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. SAGE: London. ISBN 9781446254820

2013

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2013) Focus on Alcohol Angus: Angus Alcohol and drugs partnership-a high school alcohol and media literacy partnership. In: SERA 38th Annual Conference Widening Horizons: Scottish Research in a Global Context, Glasgow, UK, 20-22 Nov 2013, (Unpublished)

Jaap, A. and Head, G. (2013) Retrospective: learner identity and inclusive pedagogy. In: SERA 38th Annual Conference Widening Horizons: Scottish Research in a Global Context, Glasgow, UK, 20-22 Nov 2013, (Unpublished)

2012

Hill, M., Head, G., Lockyer, A., Reid, B. and Taylor, R. (Eds.) (2012) Children's Services: Working Together. Pearson Publishing. ISBN 9781408237250

Head, G. (2012) Working Together for Better Learning. In: Head, G., Hill, M., Lockyer, A., Reid, B. and Taylor, R. (eds.) Professionals, Children and Community: Working together. Pearson Publishing.

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2012) A moving image education retrospective: learner identity and inclusive pedagogy. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), University of Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain, 18-21 Sep 2012,

Takala, M., Haussttätter, R.S., Ahl, A. and Head, G. (2012) Inclusion seen by student teachers in special education: differences among Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish students. European Journal of Teacher Education, 35(3), pp. 305-325. (doi:10.1080/02619768.2011.654333)

2011

Head, G. (2011) Inclusion and Pedagogy. In: McMahon, M., Forde, C. and Martin, M. (eds.) Contemporary Issues in Learning and Teaching. Sage: London. ISBN 9781849201278

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2011) Moving image education retrospective in conjunction with Masiondieu Primary School, Brechin. Project Report. Creative Scotland, Glasgow.

2009

Lowden, K., Devlin, A.M. , Hall, S., Head, G. and Lewin, J. (2009) Production of Case studies of the delivery of Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Series: Education and Lifelong Learning. Scottish Government Social Research. ISBN 9780755975181

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2009) Evaluation of Reel to Real Moving Image Education Project for young people receiving more choices, more chances. Project Report. Scottish Screen.

Head, G. (2009) Let me edutain you: Moving image education and young people not in education, employment or training. Education in the North, 17,

Lowden, K., Devlin, A.M. , Hall, S., Head, G. and Lewin, J. (2009) Production of Case studies of flexible learning and support packages for young people who require More Choices and More Chances. Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK.

2008

Head, G., Wilkinson, J. and Cove, M. (2008) Evaluation of Scottish Screen’s Moving Image Projects for young people not in employment, education or training: final report. Project Report. Univeristy of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Condie, R., Head, G. and Forde, C. (2008) Taking gender forward. In: Forde, C. (ed.) Tackling Gender Inequality: Raising Pupil Achievement. Series: Policy and Practice in Education, 20. Dunedin Academic Press: Edinburgh, pp. 67-72. ISBN 9781903765746

Head, G. (2008) E=MC2? or moving image Education = More Choices, More Chances? In: European Conference on Educational Research, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 Sept 2008,

Head, G. (2008) Evaluation of Moving Image Education Project for young people not in employment, education or training. Project Report. Scottish Screen.

Head, G. (2008) Self-concept, self esteem, identity and gender. In: Forde, C. (ed.) Tackling Gender Inequality, Raising Pupil Achievement. Series: Policy and practice in education (20). Dunedin Academic: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781903765746

Head, G. (2008) Working together to get it right. In: Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) Conference, Glasgow, UK, 24-26 Sept 2008,

2007

Head, G. and Pirrie, A. (2007) The place of special schools in a policy climate of inclusion. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 7(2), pp. 90-96. (doi:10.1111/j.1471-3802.2007.00084.x)

Pirrie, A. and Head, G. (2007) Martians in the playground: researching special educational needs. Oxford Review of Education, 33(1), pp. 19-31. (doi:10.1080/03054980601119441)

2006

Head, G. and Jamieson, S. (2006) Taking a line for a walk: including school refusers. Pastoral Care in Education, 24(3), pp. 32-40.

2005

Head, G. (2005) Better learning - better behaviour. Scottish Educational Review, 37(2), pp. 94-103.

Head, G. (2005) Verillon's Trio and Wenger's Community: learning in technology education. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 15(1), pp. 33-45. (doi:10.1007/s10798-004-6194-3)

2004

Kane, J., Head, G. and Cogan, N. (2004) Towards inclusion? Models of behaviour support in secondary schools in one education authority in Scotland. British Journal of Special Education, 31(2), pp. 68-74. (doi:10.1111/j.0952-3383.2004.00331.x)

2003

Head, G. (2003) Effective collaboration: deep collaboration as an essential element of the learning process. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 4(2),

Head, G., Kane, J. and Cogan, N. (2003) Behaviour support in secondary schools: what works for schools? Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 8(1), pp. 33-42. (doi:10.1177/13632752030081004)

This list was generated on Mon Jun 18 21:59:18 2018 BST.
Number of items: 38.

Articles

Hill, M., Lockyer, A., Head, G. and McDonald, C. A. (2017) Voting at 16 – lessons for the future from the Scottish Referendum. Scottish Affairs, 26(1), pp. 48-68. (doi:10.3366/scot.2017.0163)

Head, G. (2016) Entitlement and adherence in Scottish schools. Contemporary Social Science, 11(1), pp. 18-29. (doi:10.1080/21582041.2016.1176347)

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2015) 'I've taken confidence away from this: The experiences and impact of moving image education with young people who require more choices, more chances. Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 14(3), pp. 159-171. (doi:10.1177/2047173415624421)

Barrett, L., Beaton, M., Head, G., McAuliffe, L., Moscardini, L., Spratt, J. and Sutherland, M. (2015) Developing inclusive practice in Scotland: the National Framework for Inclusion. Pastoral Care in Education, 33(3), pp. 180-187. (doi:10.1080/02643944.2015.1070896)

Takala, M., Haussttätter, R.S., Ahl, A. and Head, G. (2012) Inclusion seen by student teachers in special education: differences among Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish students. European Journal of Teacher Education, 35(3), pp. 305-325. (doi:10.1080/02619768.2011.654333)

Head, G. (2009) Let me edutain you: Moving image education and young people not in education, employment or training. Education in the North, 17,

Head, G. and Pirrie, A. (2007) The place of special schools in a policy climate of inclusion. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 7(2), pp. 90-96. (doi:10.1111/j.1471-3802.2007.00084.x)

Pirrie, A. and Head, G. (2007) Martians in the playground: researching special educational needs. Oxford Review of Education, 33(1), pp. 19-31. (doi:10.1080/03054980601119441)

Head, G. and Jamieson, S. (2006) Taking a line for a walk: including school refusers. Pastoral Care in Education, 24(3), pp. 32-40.

Head, G. (2005) Better learning - better behaviour. Scottish Educational Review, 37(2), pp. 94-103.

Head, G. (2005) Verillon's Trio and Wenger's Community: learning in technology education. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 15(1), pp. 33-45. (doi:10.1007/s10798-004-6194-3)

Kane, J., Head, G. and Cogan, N. (2004) Towards inclusion? Models of behaviour support in secondary schools in one education authority in Scotland. British Journal of Special Education, 31(2), pp. 68-74. (doi:10.1111/j.0952-3383.2004.00331.x)

Head, G. (2003) Effective collaboration: deep collaboration as an essential element of the learning process. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 4(2),

Head, G., Kane, J. and Cogan, N. (2003) Behaviour support in secondary schools: what works for schools? Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 8(1), pp. 33-42. (doi:10.1177/13632752030081004)

Books

Sutherland, M. , Head, G., Fagan, C. and Masgrau, M. (2016) Teacher 2020. On the Road to Entrepreneurial Fluency in Teacher Education. European Commission. ISBN 9788484584797

Lowden, K., Devlin, A.M. , Hall, S., Head, G. and Lewin, J. (2009) Production of Case studies of the delivery of Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work. Series: Education and Lifelong Learning. Scottish Government Social Research. ISBN 9780755975181

Book Sections

Head, G. (2017) Entitlement and adherence in schools. In: Milne, R. G. (ed.) Civic Engagement. Series: Contemporary issues in social science. Routledge. ISBN 9781138080171

Sutherland, M. , Head, G., McCulloch, M. and Stack, N. (2017) Scotland. In: Wehmeyer, M. L. and Patton, J. R. (eds.) The Praeger International Handbook of Special Education. Praeger. ISBN 9781440831133

Takala, M. and Head, G. (2017) Inclusion and practice: the perspective of two countries. In: Hughes, M. T. and Talbott, E. (eds.) The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education. John Wiley and Sons: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ, pp. 115-128. ISBN 9781118768884 (doi:10.1002/9781118768778.ch6)

Head, G. (2016) Reimagining schooling as contexts of learning and pedagogy: the example of moving image education. In: Montgomery, A. and Kehoe, I. (eds.) Reimagining the Purpose of Schools and Educational Organisations. Springer: Cham, pp. 15-24. ISBN 9783319246970 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24699-4_2)

Head, G. (2014) Identity, relationships and behaviour. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. SAGE: London. ISBN 9781446254820

Head, G. (2012) Working Together for Better Learning. In: Head, G., Hill, M., Lockyer, A., Reid, B. and Taylor, R. (eds.) Professionals, Children and Community: Working together. Pearson Publishing.

Head, G. (2011) Inclusion and Pedagogy. In: McMahon, M., Forde, C. and Martin, M. (eds.) Contemporary Issues in Learning and Teaching. Sage: London. ISBN 9781849201278

Condie, R., Head, G. and Forde, C. (2008) Taking gender forward. In: Forde, C. (ed.) Tackling Gender Inequality: Raising Pupil Achievement. Series: Policy and Practice in Education, 20. Dunedin Academic Press: Edinburgh, pp. 67-72. ISBN 9781903765746

Head, G. (2008) Self-concept, self esteem, identity and gender. In: Forde, C. (ed.) Tackling Gender Inequality, Raising Pupil Achievement. Series: Policy and practice in education (20). Dunedin Academic: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781903765746

Edited Books

Hill, M., Head, G., Lockyer, A., Reid, B. and Taylor, R. (Eds.) (2012) Children's Services: Working Together. Pearson Publishing. ISBN 9781408237250

Research Reports or Papers

Head, G., Neil, K., Jaap, A., Sutherland, M. , Kennedy, F. and Dunn, S. (2015) Talent Development: Learning From Cross Sectoral Research. Project Report. Creative Scotland. (Unpublished)

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2011) Moving image education retrospective in conjunction with Masiondieu Primary School, Brechin. Project Report. Creative Scotland, Glasgow.

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2009) Evaluation of Reel to Real Moving Image Education Project for young people receiving more choices, more chances. Project Report. Scottish Screen.

Lowden, K., Devlin, A.M. , Hall, S., Head, G. and Lewin, J. (2009) Production of Case studies of flexible learning and support packages for young people who require More Choices and More Chances. Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK.

Head, G., Wilkinson, J. and Cove, M. (2008) Evaluation of Scottish Screen’s Moving Image Projects for young people not in employment, education or training: final report. Project Report. Univeristy of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Head, G. (2008) Evaluation of Moving Image Education Project for young people not in employment, education or training. Project Report. Scottish Screen.

Conference Proceedings

Head, G., Jaap, A. and Sutherland, M. (2015) Inclusive Pedagogy: A Contribution From Two Unrelated Empirical Studies. In: ECER, Budapest, Hungary, 7-11 Sep 2015, (Unpublished)

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2013) Focus on Alcohol Angus: Angus Alcohol and drugs partnership-a high school alcohol and media literacy partnership. In: SERA 38th Annual Conference Widening Horizons: Scottish Research in a Global Context, Glasgow, UK, 20-22 Nov 2013, (Unpublished)

Jaap, A. and Head, G. (2013) Retrospective: learner identity and inclusive pedagogy. In: SERA 38th Annual Conference Widening Horizons: Scottish Research in a Global Context, Glasgow, UK, 20-22 Nov 2013, (Unpublished)

Head, G. and Jaap, A. (2012) A moving image education retrospective: learner identity and inclusive pedagogy. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), University of Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain, 18-21 Sep 2012,

Head, G. (2008) E=MC2? or moving image Education = More Choices, More Chances? In: European Conference on Educational Research, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-12 Sept 2008,

Head, G. (2008) Working together to get it right. In: Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) Conference, Glasgow, UK, 24-26 Sept 2008,

This list was generated on Mon Jun 18 21:59:18 2018 BST.