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Phil Wood

After spending 10 years teaching in secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Phil Wood moved to take up the post of a very small cog in the vast machinery of the University of Leicester where he teaches on master’s programmes in International Education and leads a Postgraduate Certificate in Action Research. He is also an active researcher focusing on learning innovation and thinking about stuff.

Click here to listen in on Phil’s podcast with Pivotal Education on ‘How to Train, Retain and Research’.

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Publications by Phil Wood

Educational Research

Educational Research by Phil Wood and Joan Smith blends together…

There Is Another Way

Edited by Ian Gilbert with chapters by Mark Anderson, Lisa…

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Making the Case for a Centre for Change Studies

December 09 2016

At the beginning of Duncan Green’s book How Change Happens, he makes the point that within universities there is no dedicated area researching and teaching about change, ‘It turns out they [academic disciplines] each operate with separate and often conflicting theories of change and there is no ‘department of change studies’ to sort it out.’  […]

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Some Initial Forays into Holiploigic Planning

December 07 2016

I’m currently involved in getting ready for teaching two modules on a masters course after the winter break, and given my inability to just pick up sessions and resources from a previous year, I decided to work with a colleague to reimagine and redevelop the module content and approaches for a specialist pathway focusing on […]

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