Curriculum Vitae

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND CAREER GOALS

My research interests are education policy, educational measurement, and teachers’ work. I am interested in using methods that integrate participants’ voices and quantitative analysis. My aim is to work researching the marketization of education, creativity education and how school policy is experienced by teachers.

EDUCATION

PhD in Education, Centre for Research in Educational Leadership and Management

University of Nottingham, UK (completed May 2019)

MEd in Educational Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment

University of Illinois – Chicago, USA (2014)

BME in Music Education with teacher certification, Summa cum laude

Western Illinois University, USA (2006)

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Winchip, E., Stevenson, H. & Milner, A. (2019) Measuring privatisation in education: methodological challenges and possibilities. Educational Review, 71(1), 81-100. Link to full text

 Reports

Medwell, J., Cooker, L., Bailey, L. & Winchip, E. (2017). The impact of the PYP exhibition on the development of international mindedness, critical thinking and attributes of the learner profile. International Baccalaureate Organization: Bethesda, MD. Link to full text

Stevenson, H., Hagger-Vaughan, L., Milner, A. & Winchip, E. (2017). Education and Training Policy in the European Semester: public investment, public policy, social dialogue and privatisation patterns across Europe. European Trade Union Committee for Education: Brussels. Link to full text

Stevenson, H., Shah, S., Cooker, L., Bailey, L., Winchip, E. & Karak, M. (2017). The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) implementation in the United Arab Emirates. International Baccalaureate Organization: Bethesda, MD. Link to full text

Book Chapters

Stevenson H., Milner A., Winchip E. and Hagger-Vaughan L. (in press) Education policy and the European Semester: Challenging soft power in hard times in L. Tett and M. Hamilton (2019) Resisting neoliberalism in education: local, national and transnational perspectives. Bristol: The Policy Press.

PUBLICATIONS IN PROGRESS

Journal Articles

Winchip, E. (under review) The Business Influences on Teachers’ Work in the United Arab Emirates. The Gulf Comparative Education and Development Review. Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research

ACADEMIC SERVICE

Manuscript reviewer, Gulf Comparative Education and Development Review

Manuscript reviewer, Professional Development in Education – Reviewed articles on quantitative analysis of workstyle attributes for instructional coaching (2019), using Exploratory Factor Analysis to analyze the effectiveness of Universal Design for Learning training (2018/9), scale of intervention team effectiveness (2018), English language teacher training programs abroad (2018) and the psychometric properties of a professional learning survey (2018)

The Music Commission Research Reference Group for Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Member of the reference group consulting the design of music progression research. London, UK (2017 – 2018)

International Moderator in Music for the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) (2011 – 2015). Evaluated the assessment and delivery of the Middle Years’ Programme (MYP)

Faculty Advisory Committee Member at The American International School in Kuwait (2011 – 2012). Advocated for housing and employment-related issues for international teaching staff

Curriculum Writer for The American International School in Kuwait (PYP and MYP) (2009 – 2013)

Music Textbook Adoption Committee, Salem-Keizer School District, USA (2006 – 2007)

SUCCESSFUL RESARCH BIDS

2019 – European Trade Union Committee for Education – Your Turn! Teachers for trade union renewal. Work to begin in 2019

2016 – 2017    European Trade Union Committee for Education – Professional Development Education Trade Unions for the Teaching Profession: Strengthening the capacity of education trade unions to represent teachers’ professional needs in social dialogue. Link to Project Website  Grant amount – £11,500

2016 – U21 Graduate Innovation Project and Research Project, blog and podcast http://www.raisingvoicesineducation.org    Grant amount – €5,000

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

National Union of Teachers (NUT) Member and Representative Engagement Survey. Designed items and analyzed results for scales of union engagement. London, UK (2017)

Visiting Scholar, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (2016 – 2017)

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, University of Nottingham, UK (2016 –        )

Primary Music Teacher, GEMS World Academy – Dubai, UAE (2013 – 2015)

Secondary Music Teacher, The American International School in Kuwait (2009 – 2013)

Music Teacher, Salem-Keizer School District, Salem, Oregon, USA (2006 – 2009)

STATISTICAL SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES

SPSS and AMOS

Winsteps and Facets (Rasch analysis)

MSP5 (Mokken scale analysis)

SAS

HLM7

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CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS

2018    Measuring the Business Influences on Teachers’ Work

European Educational Research Conference (ECER), Balzano, Italy

2018    Negotiating ‘Voice’ in the Space Between: Using digital platforms for transformative and transnational knowledge production

European Educational Research Conference (ECER), Balzano, Italy

2018    The Business Influences on Teachers’ Work

American Educational Research Association Annual Conference (AERA), New York, USA

2018    The Voice of Teachers in For-Profit Schools

Gulf Comparative Education Society Symposium, Ras al Khaimah, UAE

2017    Challenging Teacher Workload: An analysis of discourses of individual and collective action in trade union policy

European Educational Research Conference (ECER), Copenhagen, Denmark

2017    The Voices of Teachers in For-Profit International Schools

European Educational Research Conference (ECER), Copenhagen, Denmark

2017    Education Policy, the EU and the European Semester: Soft policy in hard times. at the European

Educational Research Conference (ECER), Copenhagen, Denmark (contributing author)

2017    Feminist Research and Quantitative Methods: Is there a conflict?

Gender and Education Association (GEA) conference, London, UK

2017    Self-Determination Theory and Teachers’ Experiences

Rasch Users UK Annual Meeting, Coventry, UK

2016    Developing a Feminist Quantitative Approach to Educational Research

European Educational Research Conference (ECER), Dublin, Ireland

2016    Rasch Measurement as a Feminist Quantitative Approach

Rasch Users UK Annual Meeting, Durham, UK

2014    Analyzing the School Inspection Instrument of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai

European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

Special Interest Group for Educational Evaluation, Accountability, and School Improvement, Bielefeld, Germany

2013    Examining Assessment Practices of the IB MYP Using a Many-Facet Rasch Model

European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Junior Researchers Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PRESENTATIONS

The Voice of Teachers in Schools – Workshop Facilitator

MENA Teachers’ Summit – Dubai, UAE (2018)

Soft Power in Hard Times – Survey analysis and results

Critical Education Policy and Leadership Research Interest Group of BELMAS, Nottingham, UK (2017)

The Experiences of Teachers in For-Profit International Schools

Three Minute Thesis Finals – University of Nottingham, LINK conference (2017)

Business Influences on Teachers’ Work in the UAE

Al Qasimi Foundation Majlis Series Lecture, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (2017)

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Teaching Licensure – K-12 General and Instrumental Music Education, Oregon, USA

HONORS AND AWARDS

University of Nottingham Graduate Travel Prize (2018)

Vice-Chancellors Scholarship for Research Excellence – Full Tuition Scholarship (2015 – 2017)

Western Illinois University Honors Scholar (2001 – 2006)

Music Talent Grant – Full Tuition Scholarship (2001 – 2005)