Selected publications

Selected publications


Franchi, L. (2016) Shared Mission: Religious Education in the Catholic Tradition. London: Scepter

Convery, R. Franchi, L. and McCluskey, R. (2014) Reclaiming the Piazza: Catholic Education as a Cultural Project. Leominster: Gracewing.

Conroy, J. et al. (2013) Does Religious Education Work? A Multi-Dimensional Investigation. London: Bloomsbury. 

Chapters in Books

Franchi, L., Conroy, J and McKinney, S. (2015) Religious Education. In Wyse, D., Hayward, L and Pandaya, J. (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment. Volume 1. London: SAGE

Coll, R. (2015) Catholic Religious Education in Scotland: Bridging the Gap Between Teacher Education and Curriculum Delivery. In  Buchanan, M. and Gellel, A. (Eds.)  Global Perspectives on Catholic Religious Education in Schools. Dordrecht: Springer Publishers. pp. 179-194

Conroy, J. (2014) Religious Education at Schools in Scotland. In Rothgangel, M., Jackson, R., and Jäggle, M. (Eds.) Religious Education at Schools in Europe. Part 2: Western Europe. Vienna: Vienna University Press, pp. 233-260.

Franchi, L. and Robinson L. (2014) Spiritual Development. In  Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (Eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. SAGE, London. 

McKinney, S. (2013) Education in a Catholic perspective. In: McKinney, S.J. and Sullivan, J. (Eds.) Education in a Catholic Perspective. Ashgate, Farnham, UK. 

McKinney, S. (2013) Catholic Education in Scotland. In: Bryce, T.G.K.Humes, W.M.Gillies, D. and Kennedy, A. (Eds.) Scottish Education. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 298-307. ISBN 9780748645824

McKinney, S. and Hill, R.J. (2013) Jesus as teacher: reading the Gospel for new perspectives. In: McKinney, S.J. and Sullivan, J. (eds.) Education in a Catholic Perspective. Ashgate, Farnham, UK. ISBN 9781409452713

McLuskey, R. and McKinney, S. (2013) Introduction. In: McCluskey, R. and McKinney, S.J. (eds.) How the Teacher is Represented in Literature, History, Religion and the Arts: Cross Cultural Analysis of a Stereotype. Edwin Mellen Press, Lampeter, UK. ISBN 9780773445208

Franchi, L. (2013) Words are not Enough: The Teacher in the Writings of St. Augustine. In McCluskey, R. and McKinney, S.J. (Eds.) How the Teacher is Represented in Literature, History, Religion and the Arts: Cross Cultural Analysis of a Stereotype. Edwin Mellen Press, Lampeter, UK.

Journal Articles

Franchi, L., and Rymarz, R. (2017) The education of teachers for Catholic schools: responding to changed cultural contexts.International Studies in Catholic Education, 9(1), pp. 2-16.(doi:10.1080/19422539.2017.1286905)

Franchi, L. (2016) Laudato Si’ and ecological education: implications for Catholic education. Pensamiento Educativo: Journal of Latin American Educational Research, 53(2), pp. 1-13.

Franchi, L. (2016) Catholic education and intercultural dialogue.Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, 19(4), pp. 117-139. 

Conroy, J. (2016). Religious Education and Religious Literacy-A Professional Aspiration. British Journal of Religious Education. Volume 38 (2).

Franchi, L. (2016). Being Open to Others in Catholic Schools. EducA-International Journal of Catholic Education. (Online.)

McKinney, S. (2015) The historical and contemporary debate about the relation of Catholic schools in Scotland and the social problem of sectarianism. Ricerche di Pedagogia e Didattica – Journal of Theories and Research in Education, 10(1). pp. 13-45. (doi:10.6092/issn.1970-2221/4680)

McKinney, S. and Zannoni, F. (2015) Religion, conflict and education. Ricerche di Pedagogia e Didattica – Journal of Theories and Research in Education, 10(1). pp. 1-12. (doi:10.6092/issn.1970-2221/4679)

Franchi, L. (2014) La escuela católica como “atrio de los gentiles”.Palabra . pp. 54-57.

McKinney, S.J. and Conroy, J.C. (2014) The Continued Existence of State-funded Catholic schools in Scotland. Comparative Education. 7 August 2014

Davis, R. (2014) Religion, Education and the Post-Secular Child. Critical Studies in Education. Volume 55 (1) 

Franchi, L (2014) The Catholic School as a Courtyard of the GentilesJournal of Catholic Education Volume 17 (2) (This journal was formerly known as Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice)

Franchi, L. (2013) Catechesis and Religious Education: A Case-study from Scotland. Religious Education. Volume 108(5)

Davis, R. and Franchi, L. (2013) A Catholic curriculum for the twenty-first century. International Studies in Catholic Education. Volume 5 (1)

Baumfield, V., Conroy, J., Davis, R. and Lundie, D. (2012) The Delphi Method:Gathering Expert Opinion in Religious EducationBritish Journal of Religious Education. Volume 34(1)

Bollan, J. (2012) Eucharist and School Leadership: The Catholic School as the Body of Christ. Pastoral Review. January 2013

Davis, R. (2011) Brilliance of Fire: Innocence, Experience and the Theory of Childhood. Journal of Philosophy of Education. Volume 45 (2)

Franchi, L. (2011) Healing the Wounds: St. Augustine, Catechesis and Religious Education Today. Religious Education. Volume 106 (3)

Franchi, L. (2011) Can There Be a Second Spring of Catholic Higher Education? Journal of Catholic Higher Education. Volume 30(1)

McKinney, S. (2010) Gospel, Poverty and Catholic Schools. International studies in Catholic Education. Volume 2 (2)

Coll, R. (2009) Catholic School Leadership: Exploring Its Impact on the Faith Development of Probationer Teachers in Scotland. International Studies in Catholic Education. Volume 1 (2)

Coll, R. (2009)  From Theory to Practice: The Experience of Catholic Probationary Teachers. Journal of Research on Christian Education. Voliume 18 (2)  

Coll, R., Bollan, J. and Hughes, L. (2009) Catholic Schools on the web: Windows to the soul of Catholic education. Journal of Catholic School Studies (2)

Edited Books

McKinney, S. and Sullivan, J. (2013) (Eds.) Education in a Catholic Perspective (Ashgate)

McCluskey, R. and McKinney, S. (2013) (Eds.) How the Teacher is Represented in Literature, History, Religion and the Arts: Cross Cultural Analysis of a Stereotype (Edwin Mellen Press)

Franchi, L. and McKinney, S. (2011) (Eds.)  A Companion to Catholic Education (Gracewing)

Franchi, L. (2007) (Ed.) An Anthology of Catholic Teaching on Education. (Scepter)