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Associate Professor Cathie Holden

Honorary University Fellow

 

Overview

Cathie is a former lecturer at the Graduate School of Education and PGCE Primary Programme Leader, Humanities specialism.

Her research areas are:

Education for citizenship, with particular reference to the views of children and young people. The views of parents on education for citizenship. Teaching and learning about global issues.

Research on the concerns of young people about current local and global issues carried out in ten countries has been published in (Holden 2006, 2007); results from other countries have been published in a special edition of Citizenship teaching and Learning (Dec 2008).

 

 

Research

Research interests

Education for citizenship, with particular reference to the views of children and young people. The views of parents on education for citizenship. Teaching and learning about global issues.

Research on the concerns of young people about current local and global issues carried out in ten countries has been published in (Holden 2006, 2007); results from other countries have been published in a special edition of Citizenship teaching and Learning (Dec 2008).

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Books

Hicks, D. (2007). Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice. London and New York, Routledge.
Holden, C. (2007). The Challenge of Teaching Controversial Issues. Stoke-on-Trent, Trentham.
Holden, C. (2002). Education for Citizenship: Ideas into Action., Routledge/Falmer.
Clough, N. (1998). Children as Citizens. Education for Participation.  London and New York, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Journal articles

Holden C, Minty S (2010). Going global: young Europeans’ aspirations and actions for the future. Citizenship Teaching and Learning
Holden CE, Joldoshalieva R, Shamatov D (2008). 'I would like to say that things must just get better': Young citizens from England, Kyrgyzstan and South Africa speak out. Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 4(2), 6-17.
Holden CE, Hicks D (2007). Making global connections: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 23(1), 13-23. Full text.
Holden CE, Hicks D (2007). Remembering the Future: what do children think?. Environmental Education Research, 13(4), 501-512. Full text.
Holden, C. (2006). Concerned Citizens: children and the future. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 1(3), 231-247.
Holden CE (2006). Concerned Citizens: children and the future. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 1(3), 231-247. Full text.
Bennetts C, Holden K, Postlethwaite K (2005). A position paper: Creativity, older people and health. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 43(4), 125-130.
Holden, C. (2004). Educating for Europe: the knowledge and understanding of British children. Education 3-13, 34(1), 39-44. Full text.
Holden, C. (2004). Heaven help the teachers!. Parents' perspectives on the introduction of education for citizenship. Educational Review, 56(3), 247-258. Full text.
Wilson, T. (2003). Beyond British boundaries: literature and citizenship. Primary English Magazine, 8(3), 23-27.
Holden, C. (2003). Citizenship in the primary school: going beyond circle time. Pastoral Care in Education, 21(3), 24-29. Full text.
Holden, C. (2002).  Teaching the tricky bits: topical, political and controversial issues. Education 3-13, 3(2), 17-23.
Holden CE (2002). Contributing to the debate: the perspectives of children on gender, achievement and literacy. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 3(1), 97-110. Full text.
Holden (2001). International scholar dollars: wasted or well spent? Canadian student teachers’ experience of a British PGCE course. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 5(2), 38-47.
Holden, C. (2001). Literacy, language and the young citizen. The Primary English Magazine, 7(2), 13-18.
Holden, C. (2001). The roots and routes of underachievement. The Primary English Magazine, 6(3), 23-26.
Holden CE (1998). Children and their curriculum: the perspectives of primary and elementary school children. EDUCATIONAL REVIEW, 50(2), 198-199. Author URL.

Chapters

Holden C (2010). Bridging the Gap: primary and secondary students’ engagement with global and environmental issues. In Dooly M (Ed) Their hopes, fears and reality: Working with children and youth for the future, Bern: Peter Lang. 199-219.
Claire, H (2007). Gender and Citizenship. In Myers K (Ed) Genderwatch: Still watching, Stoke on Trent: Trentham, 169-174.
Holden, C. (2007). Student teachers' views. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 43-54.
Holden, C. (2007). Teaching controversial issues. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 55-67.
Holden, C. (2007). Young People's Concerns. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 31-42.
Holden, C. (2006). Citizenship in the primary school. In Arthur J, Grainger T, Wray D (Eds.) Learning to Teach in the Primary School, London: Routledge/Falmer, 251-264.
Holden, C. (2003). Citizenship in the primary school. In Gatt S, Vella (Eds.) Constructivist Teaching in Primary. Schools: Examples from Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Malta: Agenda publishers, 195-214.
Holden, C. (2002). Citizens of the New Century: Perspectives from the UK. In Gidley J, Inayatullah S (Eds.) Youth Futures: Empirical Research and Transformative Visions, Australia: Greenwood Publishers, 131-142.

Conferences

Holden, C. (2003). Education for Citizenship: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers.
Holden, C. (2003). Language, culture and identity; a study of British children in Europe.
Holden, C. (2001). Talking with teenagers: the pre-conditions for effective education for citizenship.

Reports

Holden, C., Clough, N. Hicks, D. (2003). Education for Global Citizenship: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers.

Internet publications

Holden, C. (2007). A Decade of Difference: Changing concerns, changing citizens.  Author URL.
Holden, C. (2006). Gender and Citizenship.  Author URL.
Holden, C. (2005). Effective transition KS2-KS3. \r.  Author URL.
Holden, C. (2003). Education for Citizenship: teaching about democracy and the law in primary initial teacher education.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2010

Holden C (2010). Bridging the Gap: primary and secondary students’ engagement with global and environmental issues. In Dooly M (Ed) Their hopes, fears and reality: Working with children and youth for the future, Bern: Peter Lang. 199-219.
Holden C, Minty S (2010). Going global: young Europeans’ aspirations and actions for the future. Citizenship Teaching and Learning

2008

Holden CE, Joldoshalieva R, Shamatov D (2008). 'I would like to say that things must just get better': Young citizens from England, Kyrgyzstan and South Africa speak out. Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 4(2), 6-17.

2007

Hicks, D. (2007). Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice. London and New York, Routledge.
Holden, C. (2007). A Decade of Difference: Changing concerns, changing citizens.  Author URL.
Claire, H (2007). Gender and Citizenship. In Myers K (Ed) Genderwatch: Still watching, Stoke on Trent: Trentham, 169-174.
Holden CE, Hicks D (2007). Making global connections: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 23(1), 13-23. Full text.
Holden CE, Hicks D (2007). Remembering the Future: what do children think?. Environmental Education Research, 13(4), 501-512. Full text.
Holden, C. (2007). Student teachers' views. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 43-54.
Holden, C. (2007). Teaching controversial issues. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 55-67.
Holden, C. (2007). The Challenge of Teaching Controversial Issues. Stoke-on-Trent, Trentham.
Holden, C. (2007). Young People's Concerns. In Hicks D, Holden C (Eds.) Teaching the Global Dimension: Key principles and effective practice, London and New York: Routledge, 31-42.

2006

Holden, C. (2006). Citizenship in the primary school. In Arthur J, Grainger T, Wray D (Eds.) Learning to Teach in the Primary School, London: Routledge/Falmer, 251-264.
Holden, C. (2006). Concerned Citizens: children and the future. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 1(3), 231-247.
Holden CE (2006). Concerned Citizens: children and the future. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 1(3), 231-247. Full text.
Holden, C. (2006). Gender and Citizenship.  Author URL.

2005

Bennetts C, Holden K, Postlethwaite K (2005). A position paper: Creativity, older people and health. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 43(4), 125-130.
Holden, C. (2005). Effective transition KS2-KS3. \r.  Author URL.

2004

Holden, C. (2004). Educating for Europe: the knowledge and understanding of British children. Education 3-13, 34(1), 39-44. Full text.
Holden, C. (2004). Heaven help the teachers!. Parents' perspectives on the introduction of education for citizenship. Educational Review, 56(3), 247-258. Full text.

2003

Wilson, T. (2003). Beyond British boundaries: literature and citizenship. Primary English Magazine, 8(3), 23-27.
Holden, C. (2003). Citizenship in the primary school. In Gatt S, Vella (Eds.) Constructivist Teaching in Primary. Schools: Examples from Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Malta: Agenda publishers, 195-214.
Holden, C. (2003). Citizenship in the primary school: going beyond circle time. Pastoral Care in Education, 21(3), 24-29. Full text.
Holden, C. (2003). Education for Citizenship: teaching about democracy and the law in primary initial teacher education.  Author URL.
Holden, C. (2003). Education for Citizenship: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers.
Holden, C., Clough, N. Hicks, D. (2003). Education for Global Citizenship: the knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers.
Holden, C. (2003). Language, culture and identity; a study of British children in Europe.

2002

Holden, C. (2002).  Teaching the tricky bits: topical, political and controversial issues. Education 3-13, 3(2), 17-23.
Holden, C. (2002). Citizens of the New Century: Perspectives from the UK. In Gidley J, Inayatullah S (Eds.) Youth Futures: Empirical Research and Transformative Visions, Australia: Greenwood Publishers, 131-142.
Holden CE (2002). Contributing to the debate: the perspectives of children on gender, achievement and literacy. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 3(1), 97-110. Full text.
Holden, C. (2002). Education for Citizenship: Ideas into Action., Routledge/Falmer.

2001

Holden (2001). International scholar dollars: wasted or well spent? Canadian student teachers’ experience of a British PGCE course. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 5(2), 38-47.
Holden, C. (2001). Literacy, language and the young citizen. The Primary English Magazine, 7(2), 13-18.
Holden, C. (2001). Talking with teenagers: the pre-conditions for effective education for citizenship.
Holden, C. (2001). The roots and routes of underachievement. The Primary English Magazine, 6(3), 23-26.

1998

Holden CE (1998). Children and their curriculum: the perspectives of primary and elementary school children. EDUCATIONAL REVIEW, 50(2), 198-199. Author URL.
Clough, N. (1998). Children as Citizens. Education for Participation.  London and New York, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Refresh publications

External Engagement and Impact

International recognition, such as international research collaborations, visiting research posts in overseas institutions, involvement at senior levels in international research associations, acting as referee for national and international research councils.

2006-08 Consultant to Council of Europe: programme instigating citizenship education in all member states. Includes two conferences and  dissemination of materials across the EU.

July 2008. Invited to run course on citizenship education for policy makers and teachers in Iceland.

January 2008. Invitational lecture tour to Japan. Lectures on research and practice in Citizenship Education given at Universities of Hiroshima and Hyogo.


Keynote addresses or prestigious public lectures given in international forums

Holden, C (2007) The Challenge of Teaching Controversial Issues. Keynote at Eighth Annual Conference of Institute for Global Ethics.‘Beyond the Comfort Zone’: tackling controversial issues and values in education for citizenship. Leeds, UK,  Nov 2007.


Research-based contributions to practitioner and academic conferences

Speaker at  Bath University's research seminar programme, Jan 17th, 2007. Presentation on research into young people's concerns around local and global issues.

Teaching

 

 

Supervision / Group

Postgraduate researchers

  • Laetitia Mary
  • Zaim Nordin

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