© Dr Jennifer Anne Hawkins 2019. All human and reproduction rights reserved.

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October 6, 2019

Showing progress is currently an Ofsted UK priority which should involve collecting ‘soft’ as well as ‘hard’ data to record and improve pupil experiences, motivations and outcomes. As a governor at my local junior school I am supporting teachers in developing ways to c...

February 13, 2018

voiceEd RadioPodcast: https://spreaker.com/episode/16485010

My enjoyable conversation with Stephen Hurley founder of VoiceEd Radio about my theories regarding education. Thank you Stephen - for reading my book and giving me the opportunity to discuss my theories on your...

February 7, 2018

This book is both joyful to read, and is also immensely powerful for its three main constituents. For teachers it provides a powerful and timely book that brings together notions of teacher experience and expertise with the importance of considering feelings and emotio...

February 7, 2018

The text of some 213 pages is offered in eight sections: Learning Theories and Relevance; Towards a Feelings Learning Theory; Mentoring Research Stories: Teachers’ Stories; Teaching Research: School Refusers’ Stories; Evaluation Research: Curriculum Approach Stories; I...

February 7, 2018

Jennifer Hawkins’ timely book demonstrates how the centrality of feeling to teaching and learning is at last being recognised and explored. Since feeling is absolutely integral to thinking and reasoning, her explicit and insightful exploration of the necessity to inclu...

February 7, 2018

On the side of the learner

When someone writes a book about teaching and learning they hope it will be read. More than that, though, they hope it will have an influence and affect the teacher and, in turn, affect the learner. The author usually wants to convey something...

February 7, 2018

This is a video that my assistant Yvonne made of my book launch presentation at the book launch extravaganza hosted by the Positive Communities Research Group in the Faculty for Health, Psychology & Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan University on the 31st October...

February 7, 2018

“Well, Jenny, I have read it and enjoyed it enormously...The 'stories' of individuals are terrific and I like very much your charts that summarise and bring together issues...with the theoretical background to create the context they are strong. The book would be valid...

February 7, 2018

[Available to order from PalgraveMacmillan]

​This book compares and contrasts academic learning theories with the current social human learning environment discussing them in relation to modern clinical research. It suggests that developing a feelings learning theory c...

February 7, 2018

My PhD (2010) is based on four strands of data, which took eight years to collect. I carried out collaborative action research while teaching teenage school refusers, mentoring teachers and artist action researchers -  recording pupil and teacher voices and artwork....