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Fancourt, Nigel

United Kingdom


DR NIGEL FANCOURT is Associate Professor of Learning, Teaching and Values at the University of Oxford, and a Research Fellow at St Stephens House.

His research encompasses the pedagogical implications of collaborative working, inter-disciplinarity and intersecting knowledge-practices, particularly around: religions and schools, notably around curriculum, schooling, ethics and freedom of belief, including argumentation in Religious Education and science; research and schools, i.e. how and why teachers engage in and with research in professional development; conflicting epistemological and ethical demands across professional and educational practices. He is currently also working on OARS, and on the use of fiction for moral development (University of Gothenburg).