Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

Joan Stead

Staff profile for Joan Stead, Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID).

Dr Joan Stead

Senior Research Fellow

  • Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity
  • Moray House School of Education
  • University of Edinburgh

Biography

Joan Stead has been continually employed as a researcher at the University of Edinburgh since 1997, working on over twenty research projects. Her research expertise is in qualitative/ interpretive methods and methodologies, and has always been policy based. She has extensive experience of working with schools and parents/carers, children and young people, who may be viewed as vulnerable and/or marginal to mainstream schooling. She has published widely; taught at Masters level; and supervises PhD students.

Publications

Refereed journal articles

  • McCluskey, G., Lloyd, G., Kane, J., Riddell, S., Stead, J. and Weedon, E. (2008) Can Restorative Practices in Schools make a Difference? Educational Review, Vol. 60(4) pp. 405-417
  • McCluskey, G., Lloyd, G., Stead, J., Kane, J., Riddell, S. and Weedon, E. (2008) ‘I was dead restorative today’ from Restorative Justice to Restorative Approaches in School, Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol.38(2) pp. 199-217
  • Stead, J. and Lloyd, G. ‘ADHD: Creating continuing dilemmas for education in Scotland.’ Scottish Educational Review. Vol 40 No 1 pp. 42-54
  • Kane, J., Lloyd, G., McCluskey, G., Riddell, S., Stead, J. and Weedon, E. (2008) Collaborative Evaluation: Balancing Rigour and Relevance in a research study of Restorative Practices in Schools in Scotland, International Journal of Research and Method in Education, Vol.31(2) pp. 99-111
  • McCluskey, G., Lloyd, G., Kane, J., Riddell, S., Stead, J. and Weedon, E. (2008) Can Restorative Practices in Schools make a Difference? Educational Review, Vol. 60(4) pp. 405-417
  • McCluskey, G., Lloyd, G., Stead, J., Kane, J., Riddell, S. and Weedon, E. (2008) ‘I was dead restorative today’ from Restorative Justice to Restorative Approaches in School, Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol.38(2) pp. 199-217
  • McCluskey, G., Lloyd, G., Stead, J., Kane, J., Riddell, S. and Weedon, E., 2007 ‘I was dead restorative today’ from Restorative Justice to Restorative Approaches in School Cambridge Journal of Education (accepted for publication Sept 07)
  • Kane, J., McCluskey, G., Maguire, R., Lloyd, G., Stead, J., Riddell, S. and Weedon, E., (2007/in press) Generating an inclusive ethos? Exploring the impact of restorative practices in Scottish Schools International Journal of Inclusive Education

Commissioned reports

  • Kane, J., Lloyd, G., McCluskey, G., Riddell, S., Stead, J. & Weedon, E (2007) Restorative Practices in Three Scottish Councils: Final Report of the Evaluation of the first two years of the Pilot Projects 2004-2006, Edinburgh: Scottish Government