no image available
Profiles

Dr Tanya Ovenden-Hope

Visiting Research Fellow

Plymouth Institute of Education (NC) (Faculty of Arts & Humanities (NC))

Role

CURRENT ROLE

PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION
PLYMOUTH MARJON UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF EDUCATION, ENTERPRISE AND CULTURE
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

ROLES WITH PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY

2014 to present
VISITING RESEARCH FELLOW
PLYMOUTH INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES

2008-2014
EXECUTIVE HEAD OF SCHOOL
ASSOCIATE DEAN (INNOVATION)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN EDUCATION

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS ROLES WITH OTHER INSTITUTIONS

2014 to 2017
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
THE CORNWALL COLLEGE GROUP

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY, CANADA

VOLUNTARY ROLES

2010 to 2017
DIRECTOR, GOVERNOR, MEMBER
MARINE ACADEMY PLYMOUTH (MAP)
MARINE ACADEMY PRIMARY

2014 to present
DIRECTOR, ATLANTIC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (ACE)
MULTI ACADEMY TRUST 

Qualifications

NATIONAL ENTERPRISE EDUCATOR AWARD HOLDER, 2014 
PRINCIPAL FELLOW OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY
FELLOW OF THE SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Qualifications
Doctorate in Education
MA in Education
BA Hons Sociology
Certificate in Education
QTS (11-18 Sociology and History)

Previous Roles
Additional Ofsted Inspector (FETT)
QAA Reviewer (IQER)
External Examiner (University of Bath)
Head of Higher Education (Truro College)
Programme Team Leader Education (Truro College)
Higher Education Development Leader (Truro College)
Deputy Team Leader Humanities (Truro College)
Lecturer in Education (Truro College)
Deputy Director of Sixth From (Wheatley Park School)
Head of Sociology (Wheatley Park School)
Associate Lecturer Education (Oxford Brookes University)
Lecturer in Sociology (Penwith College)
Equal Opportunities Co-ordinator (Penwith College)

Professional membership

Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA)

Fellow of the Society for Education and Training (FSET)
Fellow of the Inistitute for Learning (FIfL)
General Teaching Council (England) (GTC(E)
British Educational Research Association (BERA)
Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET)

Roles on external bodies

OfSTED Additional Inspector (Further Education Initial Teacher Training)
QAA Reviewer (IQER)
TDA/FdF Endorsement Consultant

Associate Analyst, Department for Education

Teaching interests

Research Methods
Applied pedagogy
Innovation, creativity and enterprise as transferable skills - PBL, CPs and mindset in ITE
Longitudinal methodology

Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner for the University of Bath PGCE Secondary (SCITT)

Research interests

Coastal schools - educational performance and leadership in disadvantaged coastal regions in England 
  • Comparative analysis of national challenge schools converted to academies in coastal regions and school performance
  • Class of 2010 - longitudinal study of a new coastal academy from implementation to first full cohort leaving at 18 years of age.

Initial Teacher Education

  • Enterprise Education - embedding ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise) in teacher education for enhancing learners transferable skills.
  • Professional convergence in teacher education - potential for a universal teaching qualification in England 
Teacher Development

  • Tanslational research and knowledge mobilisation - the impact of on line evidence based resources (MESH guides)  for curriculum planning and development in primary school teaching. www.meshguides.org

Teacher Educators

  • Evaluation of teacher educator  professional development and 'qualifications'


Other research

TEACHER EDUCATION

Post-compulsory teacher education

  • Effectiveness of outcomes in observing teaching practice (DFES)


Secondary teacher education

  • M Level outcomes in ITT PGCE
  • Attitudes of the BME population in Plymouth towards teaching as a profession

FURTHER EDUCATION

  • Student particpation, retention and achievement at Advanced Level 
  • the impact of financial incentives/rewards (EMA)

Higher Education in Further Education Colleges

  • compulsory education students' perception of HE in FECs (teachers, parents, employers - social attitudinal)
  • the role of the HE leader of HE in FECs


14-19

  • staff development for teaching 14-19

Grants & contracts

  • DfES Standards Unit ITT Research Project grant (Project Manager)
  • FEDA research grant (individual research in education achievement and student funding)
  • Peninsula CETT research award (FETT development team research)
  • HELP CETL individual research (CPD) award
  • HELP CETL student facing services grant (Project Manager)
  • ESF Funded Ice House Project in collaboration with Cornwall College
  • TDA funded RRCG for investigation into local BME populations and attitudes towards ITT
  • TDA Strand 2 14-19 enhancement funding
  • LSIS consultancy awarded to School of Secondary and Further Education Studies
  • TDA South West provider for i-Teach (PGCE Secondary Maths, Physics and Chemistry through e-engaged learning)
  • DCSF/LSC FE Teacher Training through e-engaged learning lead HEI and CETT

Research groups

  • PhD in Education
  • Professional Theory and Practice

Selected Publications and Conferences  Books (co-authored)

1.    Kirby, M., Kidd, W., Koubel, F., Barter, J., Hope, T., Kirton, A., Madry, N., Manning, P. and Triggs, K. (1997) Sociology in Perspective, Oxford, Heinemann.

2.  Kidd, W., Kirby, M., Koubel, F., Barter, J., Hope, T., Kirton, A., Madry, N., Manning, P. and Triggs, K. (1998) A Readings in Sociology, Oxford, Heinemann. 

3.    Marsh, I (Ed.) (1999) Sociology: Dealing with Data, Essex, Longman. (Co-author)

4.    Hope, T., Griffiths, J and Best, S. (2000) Active Sociology, Essex, Pearson.

5.    Kirby, M., Kidd, W., Koubel, F., Barter, J., Hope, T., Kirton, A., Madry, N., Manning, P. and Triggs, K. (2000) Sociology in Perspective AQA Version (2nd Edition), Oxford, Heinemann.

6.    Kirby, M., Kidd, W., Koubel, F., Barter, J., Hope, T., Kirton, A., Madry, N., Manning, P. and Triggs, K. (2000) Sociology in Perspective OCR Version (2nd Edition), Oxford, Heinemann.

7.    Griffiths, J. and Hope, T. (2000) Access to Sociology: Stratification and Differentiation, London, Hodder and Stoughton. 

Books (single author)

1.    Ovenden-Hope, T (2016) Applied Learning. London, Routledge.  (to be published)

 

Books (edited and co-authored)

1.    Hope, T., Kidd, W., Kirby, M. and Barter, J. (2000) Sociology in Perspective Teachers’ File AQA Version, Oxford, Heinemann.

2.    Hope, T., Kidd, W., Kirby, M. and Barter, J. (2000) Sociology in Perspective Teachers’ File OCR Version, Oxford, Heinemann.

 

Journals

1.    Hope, T. (1997) ‘A Question of Underachievement? Boys and Secondary Education’. Social Science Teacher’,Vol.26, No.3 pp10-14.

2.  Hope, T. (2005) ‘Building Success in Post-Compulsory Education: The Effectiveness of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)’.Social Science Teacher, Vol. 34, No.3, pp 6-9.

3.  Ovenden-Hope, T (2011) ‘A Universal Teaching Qualification: Challenges and opportunities for professional convergence in teaching in England’, Research Intelligence, British Educational Research Association, Issue 116 pp. 22-23

4. Phippen, A., Wright. D. and Ovenden-Hope, T. (2012) ‘Are schools equipped to address online safety in the curriculum and beyond?’ eLearning Papers, Volume 28. www.elearningpapers.eu

5. Exley, S and Ovenden-Hope, T. (2013) ‘Preparing a Pathway of Professional Development for Teacher Educators in the Lifelong Learning Sector’. TeacherEducation Network Journal (TEAN), 5 (2). pp. 4-18.

Funded Research Papers 

1.    Hope, T. (2000) Remuneration, recruitment, retention: The Educational Maintenance Allowance as an incentive to Learn. London, Further Education Development Agency. (Research grant, £5k) 

2.  Hope, T., Husk, M., Dixon, T. and Camps, C. (2006) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Teaching Observation Models in ITT (PCET) DfES (Project Manager and bid writer – research and impact grant £50k)

3. Arreckx, F., Kiellor, W. and Ovenden-Hope, T. (2010) ‘Pupil Ill Discipline and Lack of Respect for Teachers is Dissuading Young People from Choosing Teaching as a Career’  Manchester, TDA. (£20k)

 

Government Reports

1. Skills Commission Report (2010) Teacher Training in Vocational Education Skills Commission (Ovenden-Hope, T. cited in report)

 

2. Ovenden-Hope, T and Passy, R (2013) Coastal Academies: Meeting the challenge of school improvement. Report issued by Department for Education (DfE) at Academy Conversion Conferences (Office of the Schools Commissioner).

 

Reports

1. Passy, R and Ovenden-Hope, T (2011) Class of 2010: A study of the first year of the Marine Academy Plymouth (First Report). Plymouth, Plymouth University

 

2. Passy, R and Ovenden-Hope, T (2012) Class of 2010: A study of the second year of the Marine Academy Plymouth (Second Report). Plymouth, Plymouth University

 

3. Ovenden-Hope, T and Passy, R (2013) ‘Coastal Academies: Meeting the challenge of school improvement’ Plymouth, Plymouth University.

 

Book Reviews

1. Ovenden-Hope, T (2013) in Journal of Education for Teaching, invited review of Rethinking Secondary Education: a human-centred approach by Gill, S. and Thomson, G. (2012) Harlow, Pearson.

 

2. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2014) in Journal of Education for Teaching, invited review ofLeading Schools in Challenging Circumstances: Strategies for success by Smith, P and Bell, L (2014) London, Bloomsbury.

 

Conference Papers

1. Hope, T. (2000) ‘Incentives to Learn: The Impact of the educational maintenance Allowance (EMA) in Further Education’. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Cardiff.

 

2. Brown, S. and Hope, T. (2005) ‘Assessing Creatively in Higher Education’. Paper presented at the University of Plymouth Colleges Conference, Plymouth.

 

3. Gunraj, J., Totterdell, M., Hathaway, T. and Ovenden-Hope, T (2009) ‘A Model of    Integrated Professional Development for the Teaching Workforce’. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Vienna, European Educational Research Association. 

 

4. Invited speaker at Teacher Educator Advancement Network Conference on ‘masterliness’ in Teacher Education, at UWE 2010 ‘Masterliness in PGCE ITE programmes’.

 

5. Invited panel member at the Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise for Education Conference April 2011 ‘ICE – what next?’

 

6. Ovenden-Hope, T (2011) ‘A Universal Teaching Qualification: Challenging the prevailing dichotomy in Teacher Education and Training’. Paper presented at the Centre for Learner Identities Conference ‘Equity, Identity and Education’, Ormskirk, Edge Hill University.Invited speaker.

 

7. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2011) 'A universal teaching qualification: challenges, opportunities and realities for implementing the Skills Commission Report 'Teacher Training in Vocational Education', 2010 recommendation'. UCET Conference, Leicester, November 2011.

 

8. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2011) ‘Professional Convergence Through a Universal Teaching Qualification: Challenging the Prevailing Dichotomy in Teaching for Schools and FE Colleges in England’. Learning and Skills Research Network Conference, London, November 2011.

 

9. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2012)  ‘A Universal Teaching Qualification: Challenges and opportunities for professional convergence in teaching in England’. British Education Research Association Annual Conference, Manchester, September 2012.

 

10. Exley, S. and Ovenden-Hope, T (2013) ‘Preparing a Pathway of Professional Development for Teacher Educators n the Lifelong Learning Sector’. Discourse, Power and Resistance Conference: Discourses of Inclusion and Exclusion. Greenwich, 2013.

 

11. Ovenden-Hope, T and Passy, R. (2013) ‘Meeting the challenge of school improvement: a comparative study on coastal academies in England’. British Educational Research Association Conference (BERA), Sussex, September 2013

 

12. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2013) ‘Creating New Cultures: School Improvement in Coastal Academies in England’. European Conference for Educational Research (ECER), Istanbul, September 2013

 

13. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘The Challenge of Raising Student Attainment: A Comparative Study of ‘Coastal Academies’ in England’. Athens Institute for Education and Research, International Conference on Education, Athens, Greece, 19-22 May 2014

 

14. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘The challenge of raising student attainment in socioeconomically deprived coastal regions in England: an examination of leadership in ‘coastal academies’’. International Council on Education for Teaching World Assembly 2014: Moving Forward in Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Leadership. University of Ontario, Ontario, Canada 16 – 19 June, 2014.

 

15. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2014) ‘A Universal Teaching Qualification: A study of teacher educators’ in England attitudes toward professional convergence in teacher education’. International Council on Education for Teaching World Assembly 2014:Moving Forward in Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Leadership. University of Ontario, Ontario, Canada 16 – 19 June, 2014.

 

16. Ovenden-Hope, T., La Velle, L., Passy, R. and Leask, M. (2014) ‘Using ‘MESH Guides’ as Translational Research and Knowledge Mobilisation for Continuing Professional Development in Schools’. Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2014), Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada 16 – 19 June 2014.

 

17. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘Challenging school culture of under-performance: leadership for change in coastal academies in England.’ International Conference in Education: A Child's World – Next Steps. Aberystwyth University, 25-27th June 2014.

 

18. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘The challenge of raising student attainment in socio-economically disadvantaged coastal regions in England: a comparative study of ‘coastal academies’. European Conference for Educational Research (ECER), Porto, September 2014

 

19. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2014) ‘A Universal Teaching Qualification: Challenging the Dichotomy in Teaching Status in England’. European Conference for Educational Research (ECER), Porto, September 2014

 

20. Ovenden-Hope, T. and La Velle, L. (2014) ‘Translational Research and Knowledge Mobilisation for School Improvement.’  British Educational Research Association Conference. Institute of Education, University of London, 23 -25 September 2014.

 

21. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘The challenge of raising student attainment in socio-economical deprived coastal regions: a comparative study of ‘coastal academies’ in England.’ British Educational Research Association Conference. Institute of Education, University of London, 23 – 25 September 2014

 

22. Ovenden-Hope, T. and Passy, R. (2014) ‘The challenge of school performance in socio-economically disadvantaged coastal regions in England: a comparative study of ‘coastal academies’. Australian International Educational Conference (AIEC), Brisbane, 7 – 10 October 2014.

 

Media Articles

1. Ovenden-Hope, T. (2009) ‘A More Equal Relationship’, Times Higher Education, 16   April 2009.

 

2. Ovenden-Hope, T (2014) ‘Location, location, location: it really does make a difference.’ Academies Week, 11 October 2014. http://academiesweek.co.uk/location-location-location-it-really-does-make-a-difference/

 

3. Ovenden-Hope, T (2014) cited in ‘Out in the cold: the coastal schools neglected by national initiatives’, The Guardian 13 October 2014http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/oct/15/coastal-schools-neglected-by-national-initiatives

 

 


Reports & invited lectures

  • University of Plymouth Colleges (UPC) Summer Conference
  • Oxfordshire Local Education Authority Sociology Conference
  • Faculty of Education Teacher Training Staff Development
  • BERA symposium
  • Teacher Education Advancement Network Masters Level in ITT seminar (UWE)
  • Skills Commission Inquiry Report on Teacher Training in Vocational Education

Links

www.educational-research.co.uk


@unieducator