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Christine Doddington

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Emeritus Fellow
Faculty of Education
Year Joined Homerton: 

Christine Doddington has been a member of Homerton College since 1984 and was made a Fellow of the college in 2007. She was formerly Graduate Tutor for Education Studies for the college from 2007-2010 and has also been a college tutor. Her main areas of research are in aesthetic education and philosophy of education.

Research Interests: 

Philosophy of Education, Aesthetics and the arts as education

Teaching And Professional Interests: 

Philosophy of Education within the Education Tripos,  Drama in Education,  The Arts, Creativity, Education and Culture. 

  • Doddington, C. (2013) (forthcoming) ‘ Global Changes in Teacher Education: How should teachers think for themselves’ in Education 3-13
  • Doddington, C. (2013) (forthcoming) ‘ The Pedagogic Art of Philosophy’ in Educational Philosophy and Theory - special edition: Philosophy for Children
  • Doddington, C. (2010) ‘Mimesis and Experience revisited: Can philosophy revive the practice of arts education?’ Journal of Philosophy of Education of Great Britain’ Vol 44
  • Doddington, C. (2010) ‘The Richness of Art’ – a review in Cambridge Journal of Educaion Vol 40 No 2 June
  • Doddington, C. (2010) Ed ‘The Cambridge Primary Review Research Findings’ Alexander, R, Doddington, C. Grey, J. Hargreaves, L. Kershner, R. (Eds)
  • Doddington, C. (2008) 'A critique of critical thinking as a source of respect for persons' in Mason, M. Critical Thinking and Learning Victoria, Australia, Blackwell Publishing.
  • Doddington, C. (2007). 'Individuals or persons: what ethics should help constitute the school as community?' Ethics and Education 2(2): 131-143.
  • Doddington, C. and M. Hilton (2007). Child-Centred Education: Reviving the Creative Tradition. London, Sage Publications.
  • Doddington, C. (2007). 'Critical Thinking as the Source of Respect for persons: a critique.' Educational Philosophy and Theory - special edition: Critical Thinking and Learning 39(4): 449-459.
  • Doddington, C. (2004) 'Are we in time? Some comments arising from recent research into the initial training of primary teachers in the arts', Music Education Research, 6 (1)pp 97-100.
  • Doddington, C. (Oct. 2001) 'Testing, testing, testing - Can you hear me ? Can year 3 pupils tell us anything we don't already know about assessment', Education 3-13, Vol. 29 No 3.
  • Doddington, C., Flutter, J. Bearne, E. and Dimetriou, H. (Sept. 2001), 'Sustaining Progress in Year 3', Report of a project funded by Ofsted, Homerton Research Unit.
  • Doddington, C. (May 2001) 'Entitled to speak: Talk in the classroom' in Studies in Philosophy and Education, Vol. 20 No 3.
  • Doddington, C. , Flutter, J. and Rudduck, J. (2000) 'Taking their word for it . Can listening and responding to pupils' views give new directions for school improvement?' Education 3-13, Vol. 28 No 3.
  • Doddington, C. (1999) 'From Minnie the Minx to Little Lord Fontleroy: Understanding Character in Fiction' in Anderson, H. and Styles, M. (eds.) 'Teaching through Text', London: Routledge.

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