Professor Chris Husbands

    • MA PhD PGCE
    • Director of the Institute of Education and Professor of Education
  • Faculty:
    • Faculty of Children and Learning
  • Department:
    • Directorate
  • Summary:
    • Chris Husbands has research interests in curriculum and teacher development and in policy in relation to schools and pedagogy. He is an appointed Board Member of the National Trust Learning Panel.
  • Teaching:
    • PhD and EdD supervision
      BEd supervision
      Secondary PGCE
  • Research:
    • Teaching History 11-18
      International Alliance of Leading Education Institutions Climate Change and Sustainability Project
      Children's Outcomes in High Performing Education Systems Project (DCSF)
  • Postgraduate Research:
    • Teacher Development, Pedagogy and Practice
      Curriculum Change and Development
      Caroline Hilton (EdD) Primary History Teacher Education
      Nicola Bailey (MPhil/Phd)
  • Professional Activities:
    • National Trust Learning Panel.
      Member of the Editorial Board of Professional Teacher
      Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Teacher Development
  • Conferences/presentations:
    • 'Why History matters?' Swedish History Teachers Association, March 2009

      Developing a Masters in Teaching and Learning, Universities' Council for the Education of Teachers Annual Conference, Birmingham, November 2008

      'Measuring children's outcomes in high performing education systems: an analytical framework' Training and Development Agency for Schools Research into Policy seminar, October, 2008
  • Personal Country Knowledge:
    • Hong Kong, Ethiopia, Dubai, Sweden
  • Languages Spoken:
    • French (basic)
  • Languages Written:
    • French (basic)
Professor Chris Husbands

Staff profile

Contact details

  • Name: Jane Wright
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  • Postal address:
  • Directorate
    Institute of Education
    University of London
    20 Bedford Way
    London WC1H 0AL

  • Office location:
  • Room 501,
    Directorate

Publications

  • Kitson, A., Steward, S. and Husbands, C. (in press) Teaching History 11-18. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
  • Bachmann, M. O., Husbands, C., O'Brien, M., Lorgelly, P. and Mugford, M. (2009) 'Integrating children's services in England and Wales: the national evaluation of children's trusts', Child: Health, care and Development 1, 1-9.
  • Husbands, C., Shreeve, A. and Jones, N. (2008) 'Accountability and children's outcomes in high-performing education systems: analytical maps of approaches to measuring children's education, health and well-being outcomes in high-performing educational systems', Research Evidence in Education Library
  • Husbands, C. (2007) 'Making every child matter?' In V. Brooks, I. Abbot and L. Bills (eds), to Teach in Secondary Schools: a student teacher's guide to professional issues in secondary education (revised second edition). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
  • Husbands, C. (2007) 'Using assessment data to support pupil achievement' In V. Brooks, I. Abbot and L. Bills (eds), Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools: a student teacher's guide to professional issues in secondary education (revised second edition). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
  • Husbands, C. (2007) 'Models of the curriculum' In V. Brooks, I. Abbot and L. Bills (eds), Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools: a student teacher's guide to professional issues in secondary education (revised second edition). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
  • Husbands, C. (2007) 'Educación para la ciudadanía en una Europa diversa: tensiones y desafíos para la educación de la ciudadanía en ambientes urbanos transcultural', Ensenanza 7(3),
  • Bachmann, M., Husbands, C., O'Brien, M., Shreeve, A., Jones, N. and Watson, J. (2007) 'Children's Trust Pathfinders: innovative partnerships for improving children and young people's well-being (Final Report of the National Evaluation of Children's Trusts)', Department for Education and Skills http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/evaluation,
  • Husbands, C., Kitson, A. and Pendry, A. (2003) Understanding History Teaching. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.