Breslin Public Policy Publications

Commissioned reports and papers

  1. Breslin, T. (2014) Research and the Teaching Profession: Building the capacity for a self-improving education system: Final Report of the BERA-RSA Inquiry into the role of research and the teaching profession (Drafted by Tony Breslin on behalf of the Steering Group), BERA-RSA, London (publicly available)
  2. Breslin, T. (2014) From Great Aspirations to Effective Practice: towards a strategy for supporting student development and wellbeing in schools, in Peterson, A., Lexmond, J., Hallgarten, J. and Kerr, D., Schools with Soul: a new approach to spiritual, moral, social and cultural education: case studies and frameworks, RSA, London (publicly available)
  3. Breslin, T. (2013) Corporate Responsibility and Education: a UK Landscaping Report, with special reference to the STEM agenda, Beyond Philanthropy, Berlin (One of four landscaping reports produced as part of a review for a global manufacturing corporate – client confidential)
  4. Breslin, T. and Harris, K. (2013) Young people talking about poverty: report of a consultation event organised for the Office of the Children’s Commission, Office of the Children’s Commissioner, London (Report commissioned by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner – client confidential)
  5. Harris, K. and Breslin, T. (2013) A Series of Doors: young people talking about the experience of poverty, Breslin Public Policy Limited, London (arising from our work with the young people who contributed to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and giving voice to their concerns; publicly available)
  6. Harris, K. (2013) Adoption UK: the experience of membership – report on a series of focus groups with members, Adoption UK, Banbury (Report commissioned by Adoption UK – client confidential)
  7. Breslin, T. and Moores, M. (2012) Renewing Get Set: reflections on a group of Focus Group discussions, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), London (Report commissioned by LOCOG – client confidential)
  8. Breslin, T. (2012) Get Set: Case Studies, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), London (a set of school case studies commissioned by LOCOG and edited by Tony Breslin; publicly available)
  9. Breslin, T. and Moores, M. (2012) Securing the place of Paralympic Sport in the London 2012 educational legacy: the outline case for an integrated approach and an initial analysis of existing provision, Breslin Public Policy Limited, London. (Report commissioned by the British Paralympic Association – client confidential)
  10. Breslin, T. (2011), Building on the success of Get Set: securing the London 2012 educational legacy – rationale, business case and outline budget, Breslin Public Policy Limited, London. (Report commissioned by the British Olympic Foundation for the British Olympic Association – client confidential)
  11. Breslin, T. (2011), Beyond Partnership? A scoping study exploring the purpose, potential and practicalities of a membership or affiliation framework as a successor to the Creative Partnerships programme and related activities, Breslin Public Policy Limited, London. (Report commissioned by Creativity, Culture, Education (CCE), the managing agents for the Creative Partnerships programme – client confidential)
  12. Breslin, T. and Moores, M. (2011), Social Mobility, Higher Education and the Professions: practical barriers and strategic options – the inaugural seminar of The Bridge Group, Breslin Public Policy Limited: London. (Report commissioned by The Bridge Group – client confidential – a Bridge Group edited version appears at www.thebridgegroup.org.uk)

As we develop the Breslin website, as well as including our commercially commissioned reports, we will be adding publication lists for other members of our team. For now, Tony Breslin’s publications appear below.

Texts

  1. Davies. I, Sundaram, V., Hampden-Thompson, G., Tsouroufli, M., Bramley, G., Breslin, T. and Thorpe, T. (2014, in print) Creating Citizenship Communities: education, young people and the role of schools,Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke
  2. Rowe, D. and Horsley, N. with Thorpe, T. and Breslin, T (2011) School leaders, community cohesion and the Big Society: perspective report, CfBT Education Trust, Reading.
  3. Rowe, D. and Horsley, N. with Thorpe, T. and Breslin, T (2011) Teaching, Learning and Community Cohesion: A study of primary and secondary schools’ responses to a new statutory duty: research report, CfBT Education Trust, Reading.
  4. Breslin, T. / Citizenship Foundation (2007) The Citizens’ Day Framework: Building cohesive, active and engaged communities, Citizenship Foundation-DCLG, London
  5. Breslin, T. and Dufour, B. (eds.) (2006) Developing Citizens: a comprehensive introduction to effective citizenship education in the secondary school, Hodder Murray, London
  6. Thorpe, T. Marsh, D., Breslin, T. and Rowe, D. (2003) Citizenship Studies for OCR GCSE Short Course: Teachers’ Resource, Hodder and Stoughton, London.
  7. Breslin, T. (c.1996) NEC Sociology Course Update Pack, National Extension College, Cambridge

Text Contributions

  1. Breslin, T. (2012), Building Social Inclusion and Community Cohesion: the role of the citizenship-rich school, in Shuayb, M. (ed.) in Education and Social Cohesion in International Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.
  2. Breslin, T. (2011), Beyond Student Voice: the school or college as a citizenship-rich, human scale and voice-friendly community in Czerniawski, G. and Kidd, W. (eds.) in The Student Voice Handbook: Bridging the academic/practitioner divide, Emerald Press, London.
  3. Breslin, T. (2011), Fostering Youth Civic Engagement: Reflections from the UK in Plehwe, K. (ed.)Demokratie: Leben Lernen, Institute Pro-Dialogue / Hanseatic Lighthouse, Hamburg.
  4. Breslin, T. (2010), From Citizenship-rich Schools to Citizenship-rich communities: Lessons from the classroom and beyond in Mayo, M. and Annette, J. (eds.) Taking Part? Active Learning for Active Citizenship, and beyond, National Institute for Adult and Community Education, London.
  5. Breslin, T. (2007), Citizenship Education and Identity Formation, in Johnson, N., Britishness: towards a progressive citizenship, The Smith Institute-Commission for Racial Equality, London.
  6. Breslin, T. (2005), Curriculum, schooling and the purpose of learning, in Alexander, T. and Potter, J.,Education for a Change, Routledge Falmer, London.
  7. Breslin, T. (2004), Think Different! Citizenship Education and the School of the Future, in Linsley, B. and Rayment, E. (eds.), Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Active Citizenship in 11-16 Education, New Politics Network, London.
  8. Breslin, T. (2001), Chasing the wrong dream? The quest for teacher professionalism in the age of the citizenship school in Johnson, M. and Hallgarten, J., From victims of change to agents of change: the future of the teaching profession, Institute for Public Policy Research, London.
  9. Breslin, T. (2000), Local authorities, schools and lifelong learning in Lucas, B. and Greany, T., Schools in the Learning Age, Campaign for Learning, London.
  10. Breslin, T. (2000), The emerging 14-19 curriculum and qualifications structure as a context for the development of citizenship education and the role of the social sciences in Lawton, D., Cairns, J. and Gardner, R., Education for Citizenship, Continuum, London.
  11. Breslin, T. (1997), Twenty years on: the great debate that never was in Dainton, S., Take Care, Mr. Blunkett: powerful voices in the new curriculum debate, Association for Teachers and Lecturers, London.

Papers and Articles

  1. Breslin, T. (2014) Schools with Soul, in Governing Matters: July-August 2014, National Governors’ Association, Birmingham
  2. Rowe, D. and Horsley, N. with Thorpe, T. and Breslin, T (2012) Benefit or Burden? How English schools responded to the duty to promote community cohesion in Journal of Social Science Education (Vol.11, No.4)
  3. Breslin, T. (2010) The State and Civil Society: issues of relevance and problems of access, in Social Science Teacher (Vol.39, No.3) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Spring 2010 (This article is an adaptation of the below paper for those involved in teaching Advanced Level Sociology)
  4. Breslin, T. (2009) The State and Civil Society: issues of relevance and problems of access, Respublica Forum, Paris.
  5. Moores, M. and Breslin, T. (2009) Twenty Years On: The Good Sociology Survey Revisited in Social Science Teacher (Vol.38, No.2) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Spring 2009.
  6. Breslin, T. (2009) Equality of Opportunity, in The HR and Training Journal, Number 4, PSCA International, Surrey.
  7. Breslin, T. (2008) Reflections on the 1988 Education Reform Act: No such thing as society? in Forum, Vo.50, No.3) Symposium Books Limited, Oxford.
  8. Breslin, T. (2008) From Citizenship Education to Citizenship-rich Schools in Governors’ News, February 2008, National Governors’ Association, London.
  9. Breslin, T. (2007) Developing Citizens: Developing Citizenship-rich Schools in CentreLink, Issue 49, December 2007, Centre for Education and Industry, Warwick.
  10. Breslin, T. (2007) Education for Citizenship: learner-citizens and citizenship-rich schools in The Edge, Issue 26, Autumn 2007, Economic and Social Research Council, London.
  11. Breslin, T. (2007) Inclusion-first and citizenship-rich: a glimpse of the future of schooling inTransformation, Issue 7, Autumn 2007, Capgemini – National School of Government, London.
  12. Breslin, T. (2007) Developing Citizens: Developing Citizenship-rich Schools in Secondary Headship, July 2007, Optimus Publishing, London.
  13. Breslin, T. (2007) A further response to Sociology A level textbooks: a critical account in Social Science Teacher, Volume 37, Number 1, Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, Manchester.
  14. Breslin, T. (2006) Developing Citizens: Developing Schools in Journal of the Centre for the Study of Comprehensive Schools, Volume 17, Number 2, Autumn 2006, CSCS, Northampton.
  15. Breslin, T. (2005) Education for citizenship: towards a new literacy for all? in Reflect, Volume 1, Number 2, Summer 2005, Institute of Education University of London, London.
  16. Hallgarten, J., Breslin, T. and Hannam, D. (2004), I was a Teenage Governor: pupil governorship: initial thoughts and possibilities. Phase 1 project report paper, IPPR-Citizenship Foundation, March 2004.
  17. Breslin, T. (2004), Citizenship, ‘Subject Building’ and the Rethinking of ‘Subject’ in Careers Education and Citizenship: an inclusive agenda, Occasional Paper, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Lent Term 2004, VT Careers Management, Canterbury.
  18. Breslin, T. (2004), New Subject: New Type of Subject in Teaching Citizenship, (Vol. 4, No. 2), Association for Citizenship Teaching, London, Spring 2004.
  19. Breslin, T. (2003), The 14-19 continuum: a framework for effective, engaged citizenship? in PSHE and Citizenship Update, Optimus Publishing, London, May 2003.
  20. Breslin, T. (2003), Calling citizenship to account: assessment, inspection and the quest for quality inTeaching Citizenship, (Vol. 3, No. 3), Association for Citizenship Teaching, London, Summer 2003.
  21. Breslin, T. (2003), In pursuit of coherence and identity: the concept of the citizenship manifesto inCitizenship News (Vol.1, No.3), Learning and Skills Development Agency, London, Spring 2003.
  22. Breslin, T. (2002), EXTRA! EXTRA! Citizenship in the classroom and beyond in Extra Time, (Issue 27), Education Extra, London, Autumn 2002.
  23. Breslin, T. (2002), Making a success of citizenship education: the role of the voluntary sector inCharity Week, London, Autumn 2002.
  24. Breslin, T. (2002), Education for effective citizenship: from statutory requirement to sociological imagination in Social Science Teacher (Vol.31, No.3) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Summer 2002.
  25. Breslin, T. (2002), Preparing for citizenship – it’s not just an add-on in The School Report, (Issue 11), London, Summer Term 2002.
  26. Breslin, T. (2002), Citizenship manifestos and portfolios in PSHE and Citizenship Update, Optimus Publishing, London, May 2002.
  27. Breslin, T. and Hammond P. (2002), Subject manager or strategy coordinator in Managing Schools Today, April 2002.
  28. Maclay M, and Breslin, T. (2002), Citizen gain in Public Finance, June 21-27 2002.
  29. Breslin, T. (2002), A citizenship manifesto for every school? in Teaching Citizenship, (Vol. 2, No. 1), Association for Citizenship Teaching, London, Spring 2002.
  30. Breslin, T. (1999), A 14-19 framework for the new millennium? A summary and appraisal of the curriculum and qualification structure proposals at the fore of New Labour’s plans for 14-19 education in Social Science Teacher (Vol.28, No.3) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Summer 2000.
  31. Breslin, T. (1999), 21st century think – in, in the Times Educational Supplement, London, April 23 1999.
  32. Breslin, T. and Stone, J.  (1995), Towards a New Shenley: a proposal for the future of Shenley Hospital, unpublished policy paper: Shenley Relatives Link: Hertfordshire.
  33. Breslin, T. (1992), Rewarding Research in Social Science Teacher (Vol.21, No3.) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Spring 1993.
  34. Moores, M. and Breslin, T. (1991), So what is good sociology? The view from the chief examiners inSocial Science Teacher (Vol.20, No.3) Association for the Teaching of the Social Sciences, London, Summer 1991.
  35. Moores, M. and Breslin, T. (1991), In search of good sociology in Sociology Review (Vol. 1, No. 1) Philip Allan, Oxford, Autumn 1991.