Selected publications

Article

Westbrook, Jo, Sutherland, Julia, Oakhill, Jane and Sullivan, Susan (2017) Just reading: increasing pace and volume of reading whole narratives on the comprehension of poorer adolescent readers in English classrooms. Literacy. ISSN 1741-4350 (Accepted)

Westbrook, Jo, Sutherland, Julia, Oakhill, Jane and Sullivan, Susan (2017) ‘Just reading’: the impact of a faster pace of reading narratives on the comprehension of poorer adolescent readers in English classrooms. Literacy. ISSN 1741-4350 (Accepted)

Westbrook, Jo and Croft, Alison (2015) Beginning to teach inclusively: an analysis of newly-qualified teacher pedagogy in lower primary classes in Tanzania. Teaching and Teacher Education, 51. pp. 38-46. ISSN 0742-051X

Westbrook, Jo (2013) Reading as a hermeneutical endeavour: Whole class approaches to teaching narrative with low-attaining adolescent readers. Literacy. ISSN 1741-4350

Pryor, John, Akyeampong, Albert and Westbrook, Jo (2012) Rethinking teacher preparation and professional development in Africa: an analysis of the curriculum of teacher education in the teaching of early reading and mathematics. Curriculum Journal, 23 (4). pp. 409-502. ISSN 0958-5176

Akyeampong, Albert, Lussier, Kattie, Pryor, John and Westbrook, Jo (2012) Improving teaching and learning of basic maths and reading in Africa: does teacher preparation count? International Journal of Educational Development, 33 (3). pp. 272-282. ISSN 0738-0593

Sabates, Ricardo, Westbrook, Jo and Hernandez-Fernandez, Jimena (2012) The 1977 Universal Primary Education in Tanzania: A historical base for quantitative enquiry. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 35 (1). pp. 55-70. ISSN 1743-727X

Westbrook, Jo and Unset (2010) Book review: 'Understanding phonics and the teaching of reading: critical perspectives', Edited by Kathy Gooch and Andrew Lambirth(2007). British Educational Research Journal, 36 (1). pp. 168-169. ISSN 0141-1926

Westbrook, Jo, Shah, Nazneen, Durrani, Naureen, Tikly, Clare, Khan, Wazim and Dunne, Mairead (2009) Becoming a Teacher: Transitions from training to the classroom in the NWFP, Pakistan. International Journal of Educational Development, 29 (4). pp. 437-444. ISSN 0738-0593

Westbrook, Jo (2008) Finding the plot: a study of wider reading based in the Key Stage 3 English classroom. Journal of Reading, Writing and Literacy, 3 (3). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1743-0534

Book Section

Westbrook, Jo and Kyeyune, R (2018) Beginning to learn and read in English in sub-Saharan Africa: very difficult indeed. In: Kuchah, K and Shamim, F (eds.) International perspectives in teaching English in difficult circumstances. Palgrave, Basingstoke. ISBN 9781137531032 (Accepted)

Croft, Alison, Miles, Susie, Brown, Rhona, Westbrook, Jo and Williams, Susan (2017) Teachers developing knowledge in low and middle income countries: towards more inclusive pedagogy. In: Hughes, Marie Tejero and Talbott, Elizabeth (eds.) The handbook of research on diversity in special education. Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, MA, pp. 445-465. ISBN 9781118768884

Westbrook, Jo (2010) Access, choice and time: a guide to wider reading in schools. In: Daly, Caroline, Davison, Jon and Moss, John (eds.) Debates in English Teaching. The Debates in Subject Teaching Series . Routledge, Oxon & NY, pp. 104-116. ISBN 978-0415569163

Westbrook, Jo (2010) Diversities within English: An Inclusive Approach. In: Clarke, Stephen, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 66-78. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo, Bryan, Hazel, Cooper, Karen, Hawking, Vicky and O'Malley, Sean (2010) Whatever happened to the literacy hour? In: Davison, Jon, Daly, Caroline and Moss, John (eds.) Debates in English teaching. The Debates in Subject Teaching Series . Routledge, Oxon & NY. ISBN 978-0-415-56915-6

Durrani, Naureen, Shah, Nazneen, Kyeyune, Robinab, Williamson, Peter and Westbrook, Jo (2009) Comparative Perspectives and Pedagogies. In: Clarke, Stephen R, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. Sage Publications Ltd.. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo (2009) Planning and progression. In: Clarke, Stephen, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The Complete Guide to becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 34-52. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo (2009) Research Methodologies for the English Classroom. In: Clarke, Stephen, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. SAGE Publications, London. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo (2009) Wider Reading. In: Clarke, Stephen, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. Sage Publications Ltd., London & NY, pp. 161-173. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo (2009) The Secondary National Strategy. In: Davison, Jon and Dowson, Jane (eds.) Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School A Companion to School Experience, 3rd Edition. Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School . Routledge, London & NY. ISBN 9780415491655

Westbrook, Jo (2004) English and ICT. In: Clarke, Stephen, Dickinson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo (eds.) The complete guide to becoming an English teacher. SAGE Publications, London, UK, pp. 351-370. ISBN 9781847872883

Westbrook, Jo (2003) The National Literacy Strategy. In: Davison, Jon and Dowson, Jane (eds.) Learning to teach English in the secondary school. Learning to teach subjects in the secondary school . Routledge, London, UK, pp. 63-87. ISBN 9780415306768

Edited Book

Clarke, Stephen, Dickenson, Paul and Westbrook, Jo, eds. (2009) The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition. Sage, London et al. ISBN 978-1847872890

Reports and working papers

Westbrook, Jo, Durrani, Naureen, Brown, Rhona, Orr, David, Pryor, John, Boddy, Janet and Salvi, Francesca (2013) Pedagogy, curriculum, teaching practices and teacher education in developing countries. Technical Report. EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London., London.

Orr, David, Westbrook, Jo, Pryor, John, Durrani, Naureen, Sebba, Judy and Adu-Yeboah, Christine (2013) What are the impacts and cost-effectiveness of strategies to improve performance of untrained and under-trained teachers in the classroom in developing countries? Technical Report. University of London, London.

Akyeampong, Kwame, Pryor, John, Westbrook, Jo and Lussier, Kattie (2011) Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Africa: Learning To Teach Early Reading and Maths. Project Report. Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, Brighton.

Westbrook, Jo (2011) Teaching Preparation in Africa: Learning To Teach Early Reading and Maths. Synthesis Report. Unset. Unset.

Westbrook, Jo (2011) Teaching Preparation in Africa: Learning To Teach Early Reading and Maths. Uganda Country Report. Unset. Unset.

Sabates, Ricardo, Akyeampong, Kwame, Westbrook, Jo and Hunt, Frances (2010) School Drop out: Patterns, Causes, Changes and Policies. Unset. UNESCO.