Professor Anna Traianou

Staff details

Position Professor
Department Educational Studies
Email a.traianou (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7877

Anna has researched and published extensively on curriculum, policy and pedagogy and on qualitative research methodology, particularly on the situated character of social/educational research ethics.  Her recent books include ‘Ethics in Qualitative Research: Controversies and Contexts’ (Sage, 2012) co-written with Martyn Hammersley, and ‘Austerity and the Remaking of European Education’ (2019, Bloomsbury Academic) co-edited with Ken Jones. 

Anna has recently received a grant from the British Academy to explore the impact on Greek education policy of OECD policy interventions in a key period of structural adjustment in 2015-18: The project is entitled: 'The remaking of national education policy in conditions of 'structural adjustment: The case of Greece’.  

Publications

Book

Traianou, Anna and Jones, Ken. 2019. Austerity and the Remaking of European Education. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 978-1350028487

Hammersley, Martyn and Traianou, Anna. 2012. Ethics in Qualitative Research: Controversies and Contexts. London: SAGE. ISBN 9780857021410

Traianou, Anna. 2006. Understanding Teacher Expertise in Primary Science: a sociocultural approach. Sense Publishers. ISBN 9077874887

Book Section

Jones, Ken and Traianou, Anna. 2019. Austerity and the Remaking of Education Policy in Europe since 2008. In: Anna Traianou and Ken Jones, eds. Austerity and the Remaking of European Education. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350028487

Traianou, Anna. 2019. Greece: Towards ‘Europeanisation’? In: Anna Traianou and Ken Jones, eds. Austerity and The Remaking of European Education. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350028487

Jones, Ken and Traianou, Anna. 2019. Conclusion: The Contested European Educational Space. In: Anna Traianou and Ken Jones, eds. Austerity and the Remaking of European Education. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781350028487

Traianou, Anna. 2019. Phrónēsis and the ethical regulation of ethnographic research. In: Hugh Busher and Alison Fox, eds. Implementing Ethics in Educational Ethnography: Regulation and Practice. London: Routledge. ISBN 9781138580251

Traianou, Anna. 2018. Ethical Regulation of Social Research versus the cultivation of phrónēsis. In: N. Emmerich, ed. Virtue Ethics and Social Science Research: Integrity, Governance and Practice. London: Emerald, pp. 163-177. ISBN 9781787146082

Traianou, Anna. 2016. Teachers, Educational Research and Professional Development: Intellectuals or Technicians. In: George Bagakis, ed. Education Policies and Practices for Teachers’ Professional Development. Athens, Greece: GRIGORIS.

Traianou, Anna. 2014. The Centrality of Ethics in Qualitative Research. In: Patricia Leavy, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 62-79. ISBN 9780199811755

Traianou, Anna. 2013. Greek Education Reform: Resistance and Despair. In: Ken Jones, ed. Education in Europe: the Politics of Austerity. London: Radicaled Books. ISBN ISBN 978-0-9575538-3-5

Traianou, Anna. 2010. Discussing Friction. In: K Safford; M Stacey and W Hancock, eds. Small Scale Research in Primary Schools: A reader for Learning and Professional Development. London: Routledge, pp. 170-190. ISBN 9780415585590

Article

Traianou, Anna. 2018. The Uncertain Future of pre-school Education in England (in Greek). Selidodeiktis: For Education and Society,

Traianou, Anna. 2017. Heed warnings on teaching assessment before it’s too late. Research Professional,

Traianou, Anna. 2015. The erosion of academic freedom in UK Higher Education. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 15(1), pp. 39-47. ISSN 1863-5415

Traianou, Anna. 2014. Ethics versus political bias. Perspectives,

Hammersley, Martyn and Traianou, Anna. 2014. An Alternative Ethics? Justice and Care as Guiding Principles for Qualitative Research. Sociological Research Online, 19(3), pp. 1-14.

Hammersley, Martyn and Traianou, Anna. 2014. Foucault and Research Ethics: On the autonomy of the researcher. Qualitative Inquiry, 20(3), pp. 227-238. ISSN 1077-8004

Traianou, Anna. 2012. Science Teaching: A Dilemmatic Approach. Ethnography and Education, 7(2), pp. 213-226. ISSN 1745-7823

Hammersley, Martyn and Traianou, Anna. 2011. Moralism and Research Ethics: A Machiavellian Perspective. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 14(5), pp. 379-390. ISSN 1364-5579

Hammersley, Martyn and Traianou, Anna. 2010. Moralism and the situated character of qualitative research practice: a Machiavellian perspective. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 14(5), pp. 379-390. ISSN 1364-5579

Traianou, Anna. 2009. The Uncertain Character of Recent Educational Reform in Greece. FORUM, 51(2), p. 131. ISSN 0963-8253

Traianou, Anna and Hammersley, Martyn. 2008. Making science education evidence-based? A brief reply to Millar, Leach, Osborne and Ratcliffe. Oxford Review of Education, 34(4), pp. 489-492. ISSN 0305-4985

Traianou, Anna and Hammersley, Martyn. 2008. Making science education evidence-based? Reflections on a Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) study. Oxford Review of Education, 34(4), pp. 461-481. ISSN 0305-4985

Traianou, Anna. 2007. Ethnography and the perils of the single case: an example from the sociocultural analysis of primary science expertise. Ethnography and Education, 2(2), pp. 209-220. ISSN 17457823

Traianou, Anna. 2006. Teachers' adequacy of subject knowledge in primary science: assessing constructivist perspectives from a sociocultural perspective. International Journal of Science Education, 28(8), pp. 827-842. ISSN 09500693

Traianou, Anna. 2006. Understanding teacher expertise in primary science: a sociocultural approach. Research Papers in Education, 21(1), pp. 63-78. ISSN 02671522

Conference or Workshop Item

Traianou, Anna and Hammersley, Martyn. 2010. 'Moralism and the situated character of qualitative research practice.'. In: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference. University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Traianou, Anna. 2009. 'Problems at the Interface between Research and Teaching'. In: European Confeernce on Educational Research. University of Vienna, Austria.

Traianou, Anna. 2008. 'Recent educational changes in England and Greece: A comparative study'. In: A year on since the introduction of the new educational curricula: what has changed in schools. University of Patras, Greece, Greece.

Report

Traianou, Anna and Hammersley, Martyn. 2007. Ethics and Educational Research, London: Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP). Project Report. Teaching and Learning Research Programme.