Dr Andrew James Davies

BA (Hons), MA, PhD (Wales), PGCE, PGCTHE, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Andrew James Davies

Senior Lecturer

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Andrew is an active researcher with interests in the following areas:

  • The sociology of education and childhood.
  • Language in education, and bilingualism (with a special focus on post-compulsory contexts).
  • Teacher development and the children's and young people's workforce.

If you are a researcher or a prospective research student with an interest in any of the above, Andrew is happy to be contacted via the email address above.


Turning heads: The impact of political reform on the professional role, identity and recruitment of head teachers in WalesConnolly, M., Milton, E., Davies, A. J. & Barrance, R. 2018 In : British Educational Research Journal.
Headteacher Recruitment, Retention and Professional Development in Wales: Challenges and OpportunitiesDavies, A. J., Milton, E., Connolly, M. & Barrance, R. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Wales Journal of Education.
Asset, affiliation, anxiety?: Exploring student perspectives on Welsh-medium study at post-sixteen further education colleges.Davies, A. J. & Davies, P. 2015 Policy and Planning for Endangered Languages. Jones, M. C. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 67-7913 p.
Gendered Horizons: Boys’ and girls’ perceptions of job and career choicesHutchinson, J., Moore, N., Davies, A. J., Thomas, M. & Marriot, J. 2013 Chwarae Teg. 64 p.
'Build it and They Shall Come?’ An Evaluation of Qualitative Evidence Relating to Student Choice and Welsh-Medium Higher EducationDavies, A. J. & Trystan, D. 2012 In : International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.15, 2, p. 147-164
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