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Books/Book Chapters

Books

Scott P, Gallacher J and Parry G (eds) (2017) New languages and landscapes of higher education. Oxford, Oxford University Press

Field J, Gallacher J and Ingram R (eds) (2009) Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning, London, Routledge Falmer

Edwards R, Gallacher J and Whittaker S (eds) (2006) Learning outside the academy. London, Routledge Falmer

Gallacher J and Osborne M (eds) (2005) A contested landscape: International perspectives on diversity in mass higher education'. Leicester: National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE)

Osborne M,  Gallacher J and Crossan B (eds) (2004) Researching widening access to lifelong learning. London, Routledge Falmer

 

Book Chapters

Gallacher J & Parry G (2017) Student participation in the twenty first century: mass or universal systems? in Scott P, Gallacher J and Parry G (eds) (2017) New languages and landscapes of higher education. Oxford, Oxford University Press

Scott P, Gallacher J and Parry G (2017) Reflections and conclusions in Scott P, Gallacher J and Parry G (eds) (2017) New languages and landscapes of higher education. Oxford, Oxford University Press

Gallacher J & Ingram R (2012) College-university links and impacts on higher education in Scotland’ in J Puuka  (ed) Post-secondary education and training: pathways and partnerships. OECD

Gallacher J, Ingram R & Reeve F (2012) Are vocational qualification vocational? in Piltz M (Ed) The future of VET in a changing world. Wiesbaden, Springer VS.

Hodgson A, Spours K, Waring M, Gallacher J, Gardner S & Gunning D ( 2011) Organisational arrangements in England, Scotland and Wales: How the system works’ in Hodgson A, Spours K, & Waring M (Eds) Postcompulsory education and lifelong learning across the United Kingdom: Policy, organisation and governance, London, Institute of Education.

Hodgson A, Spours K, Waring M, Gallacher J, Keep E & Rees G ( 2011) Postcompulsory education and lifelong learning across the United Kingdom:Moving from managed divergence to a new period of uncertainty’, in Hodgson A, Spours K, & Waring M (Eds) Postcompulsory education and lifelong learning across the United Kingdom: Policy, organisation and governance, London, Institute of Education.

Gallacher J, Ingram R and Field J (2009) ‘Conclusions- researching transitions: trends and future prospects’ in Field J, Gallacher J and Ingram R (eds)  Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning, London, Routledge Falmer

Crossan B & Gallacher J (2009) ‘The boundaries are different out here’: Learning relationships in community based further education’, in Edwards R, Biesta G & Thorpe M (eds) Rethinking contexts for learning and teaching. London, Routledge Falmer

Gallacher J (2006) ‘Researching learning outside the academy: emerging themes’, in Edwards R, Gallacher J and Whittaker S (eds) (2006) Learning outside the academy. London, Routledge Falmer

Gallacher J (2005) ‘Complementarity or differentiation: the roles of further education colleges and higher education institutions in Scotland’s higher education system’, in Gallacher J and Osborne M (eds) (2005) A contested landscape: International perspectives on diversity in mass higher education'. Leicester: National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE)

Gallacher J (2005) ‘Differentiation and stratification in Scottish higher education’, in McNay I (ed) Beyond mass higher education. Buckingham: SRHE and OU Press

Gallacher J & Osborne M, (2005) ‘The role of short cycle higher education in the changing landscape of mass higher education: issues for consideration’, in .Gallacher J and Osborne M (eds) (2005) A contested landscape: International perspectives on diversity in mass higher education'. Leicester: National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE)

Osborne M, and Gallacher J (2004) ‘Researching widening access: Introduction’, in Osborne M, Gallacher J and Crossan B (eds) (2004) Researching widening access to lifelong learning. London, Routledge Falmer

Gallacher J and Crossan B (2004) ‘Researching widening access: the future agenda’, in Osborne M, Gallacher J and Crossan B (eds) (2004) Researching widening access to lifelong learning. London, Routledge Falmer

Refereed Articles

Gallacher J (2017) Higher education in the college sector: widening access or diversion? Questions and challenges from the Scottish Experience. Journal of Education and Work 30(7) 1-10

Gallacher J (2014) Higher education in Scotland: differentiation and diversion? The impact of college-university progression links, International Journal of Lifelong Education  33:1 96-106

Gallacher J & Raffe D (2012) Higher education policy in post devolution UK: more convergence than divergence? Journal of Education Policy Vol 27 No 4 pp 467-490

Gallacher J (2009) Higher education in Scotland’s Colleges: a distinctive tradition? Higher Education Quarterly Vol 63 No4 pp384-401

Raffe D, Gallacher J & Toman N (2008) The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework: Lessons for the European Qualifications Framework, European Journal of Vocational Training No 42/43 pp59-69

Gallacher J, Crossan B, Mayes T, Smith L & Watson D (2007) Expanding our understanding of the learning cultures in community based further education. Educational Review 59:4 pp 501-517

Reeve F, Gallacher J & Ingram R (2007) A comparative study of HNs in Scotland and Foundation Degrees in England: contrast, complexity and continuity, Journal of Education and Work, Vol 20 No 4 pp305-318

Gallacher J (2006) Widening access or differentiation and stratification in higher education in Scotland? Higher Education Quarterly Vol 60 No4 pp349-369

Gallacher J (2006) Blurring the boundaries or creating diversity? The contribution of the further education colleges to higher education in Scotland, Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol 30 No 1 pp 43-58

Reeve F and Gallacher J (2005) Employer – university ‘partnerships’: a key problem for work-based learning programmes? Journal of Education and Work, Vol 18 (4) pp221-235

Gallacher J & Feutrie M (2003) Recognising and accrediting informal and non-formal learning in higher education: an analysis of the issues arising from a study of France and Scotland. European Journal of Education, Vol 38, No 1, pp 71-84

Crossan B, Field J, Gallacher J Merrill B (2003) Understanding participation in learning for non-traditional adult learners; learning careers and the construction of learning identities, British Journal of Sociology of Education 24, 1 pp55- 67

Gallacher J Field J, Merrill B & Crossan B, (2002) Learning careers and the social space: exploring fragile identities adult returners and the new further education. International Journal of Lifelong Education Vol 21 No 6 pp. 493 – 509

Gallacher J (2002) Parallel lines? Higher education in Scotland’s colleges and higher education institutions. Scottish Affairs Issue No 40

Research Reports

Ingram R and Gallacher J (2013) Making the transition from college to university: the experience of HN students. Final Report. GGAP, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Ingram R and Gallacher J (2011) HN Tracking Study: Final Report. CRLL, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Ingram R and Gallacher J (2010) HN Tracking Study: Second Interim Report. CRLL, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Gallacher J (2009) Inquiry into the Future of Lifelong Learning: The Scottish Perspective (available on IFLL website http://www.niace.org.uk/lifelonglearninginquiry/default.htm)

Gallacher J, Ingram R and Reeve F (2009) Work based and Work related learning in Higher national Certificates and Diplomas in Scotland and Foundation Degrees in England: A comparative study. Centre for Research in  Lifelong Learning, Glasgow Caledonian University

Gallacher J & Crossan B (2008) An overview of aspects of SCQF. Report prepared for Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB/Germany)

Gallacher J, Boyd V, Ingram R, Crossan B, Brodie J, Cleary P & Toman N (2007) Evaluation of Individual Learning Accounts in Scotland – Learning Providers and Intermediary Agencies Studies. Scottish Government Social Research, available at www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch

Gallacher J (2007) The impact of devolution on higher education in Scotland, paper prepared for Universities UK study into impact of devolution in higher education within UK.

Gallacher J, Toman N, Caldwell J, Edwards R & Raffe D (2005) An evaluation of the impact of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), Scottish Executive, http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2005/11/30173627/36279

Cloonan M, St Clair R, Gallacher J, Crossan B,  Toman N & Caldwell J (2005) Lone parents in further education colleges. Report submitted to Scottish Executive, August 2005

Duncan B & Gallacher J (2004) A framework for community based adult learning (CBAL) in Scotland? Report submitted to Scottish Executive

Gallacher J, MacFarlane K and CaldwellJ (2004) Progression of HN holders into employment: a study based on available data sourcesGlasgow, SQA

Gallacher, J. et al (2004), Modern Apprenticeships: Improving Completion Rates, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research. This report can be downloaded free from the http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library5/lifelong/maicr-00.asp or ordered from The Stationary Office Bookshop, 71 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9AZ (tel: 0870 6065566, fax: 0870 6065588) for £5.00.

Whittaker S, Gallacher J and Crossan B (2004) Learner perceptions of information, advice and guidance: a review of research. Report prepared for Scottish Executive Review of Funding for Learners. Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning. Glasgow Caledonian University

Gallacher J (2003) Higher education in further education colleges: the Scottish Experience. London, Council for Industry and Higher Education

Gallacher. J., and MacFarlane, K. (2003) Higher Education in Further Education Colleges; An analysis and discussion of the available data. Glasgow, SQA

Gallacher, J. et al (2002), FAST-TRAC: Evaluation and Issues of Transferability, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Central Research Unit.  This report can be downloaded free from the CRU website www.scotland.gov.uk/cru/kd01/orange/feit-00.asp or ordered from The Stationary Office Bookshop, 71 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9AZ (tel: 0870 6065566, fax: 0870 6065588) for £5.00.

Murphy, M, Morgan-Klein, B, Osborne, M and Gallacher, J (2001) Widening Participation in Higher Education. Report prepared for the Scottish Executive, Stirling: Institute of Education, Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning

Cleary, P., Whittaker, R. and Gallacher, J. (2001) Social Inclusion through APEL: The Learners’ Perspective - National Report for Scotland prepared for the EC: Socrates-Grundtvig Project, Glasgow: Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning

Gallacher J, Crossan B, Leahy J, Merrill B and Field J (2000) Learning for all? Further education, social inclusion and widening access, CRLL, Glasgow Caledonian University