Stories: a common currency

Parr, Graham, Doecke, Brenton and Bulfin, Scott 2015, Stories: a common currency, Changing english: studies in culture and education, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 135-141, doi: 10.1080/1358684X.2015.1026187.

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Title Stories: a common currency
Author(s) Parr, Graham
Doecke, BrentonORCID iD for Doecke, Brenton orcid.org/0000-0003-2142-8359
Bulfin, Scott
Journal name Changing english: studies in culture and education
Volume number 22
Issue number 2
Start page 135
End page 141
Total pages 7
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2015-04-03
ISSN 1358-684X
1469-3585
Keyword(s) narrative
professional learning
standards-based reforms
storytelling
Summary This article offers an account of a series of writing workshops involving English teachers in Victoria, Australia, known as the stella2.0 project. It argues that storytelling can potentially provide a valuable counterpoint to the ‘knowledge’ underpinning standards-based reforms. The argument serves to introduce two other essays published in this issue of Changing English: ‘Storytelling and Professional Learning’, in which Brenton Doecke articulates a standpoint about storytelling that helped to shape the workshops, and ‘Professional Learning and the Unfinalizable: English Educators Writing and Telling Stories Together…’, by Graham Parr and Scott Bulfin, in which they inquire into the conceptual foundations of the stella2.0 project and discuss some of the writing generated by teachers in the workshops.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/1358684X.2015.1026187
Field of Research 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Socio Economic Objective 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2015, The Editors of Changing English
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30074606

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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