max hope

Dr Max Hope

Lecturer in Education and Social Inclusion

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education

Summary

Max's key areas of interest are about radical, democratic and student-led education, and developing more inclusive and equitable educational systems which meet the needs of all children and young people. She is co-founder of the Freedom to Learn project, an international project that explores whether alternative and radical education can contribute towards social justice. Max is convener of the Alternative Education Special Interest Group for the British Educational Research Association. She is a trustee at The Warren (Hull) and at the Phoenix Education Trust. At the University of Hull, Max supervises doctoral students working towards completing their theses.

Book Chapter

Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people"

Hope, M. A. (2015). Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice, 107-126. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593_6

Creating spaces for autonomy: the architecture of learning and thinking in Danish schools and universities

Hope, M., & Montgomery, C. (2016). Creating spaces for autonomy: the architecture of learning and thinking in Danish schools and universities. In H. E. Lees, & N. Noddings (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education, 305-319. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-41291-1

Journal Article

Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools

Hope, M. A. (2017). Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 59(3), 413-422. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2017.59.3.413

The danger of subverting students’ views in schools

Messiou, K., & Hope, M. A. (2015). The danger of subverting students’ views in schools. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 19(10), 1009-1021. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2015.1024763

Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity

Messiou, K., Ainscow, M., Echeita, G., Goldrick, S., Hope, M., Paes, I., …Vitorino, T. (2016). Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 27(1), 45-61. https://doi.org/10.1080/09243453.2014.966726

Postgraduate supervision

Max welcomes applications for postgraduate supervision in her specialist areas. Current PhD supervisions - Currently supervising 11 PhD and EdD students (eight as first supervisor; three as second supervisor)