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This paper considers the theoretical contexts and challenges of SOLEs within schools, discussing issues of innovation and transformation informed by the ideas of Bernstein, Engestrom and Girioux. This analysis, featuring detailed feedback from teachers involved in the Gateshead Experiments, argues that the SOLE concept has the potential to offer a divergent, radical transformative pedagogy; but also that transformative pedagogy can be effectively positioned alongside, rather than in conflict wiht, the dominant educational framework. 

Citation: Dolan P, Leat D, Mazzoli Smith L, Mitra S, Todd L, Wall K. Self-Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) in an English School: an example of transformative pedagogy? Online Educational Research Journal 2013, 1-19.

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