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SPRING 2015

26 March 2015

The latest issue of Research Intelligence looks at ‘Changing Educational Landscapes’ and features contributions from Andrew Pollard, Debra Myhill, Becky Francis, John Cater and John Leach amongst others. Also included are perspectives on the Carter Review of ITT and a look at engagement with...Read More

Free Schools and Disadvantaged Intakes

24 February 2015

This study explores the proportion of socioeconomically disadvantaged children attending Free Schools. It considers the extent to which Free Schools appear to be taking an equal share of poorer pupils when compared to other nearby schools. The data show that many of the schools substantially...Read More

Furlong – ‘Re-tooling the discipline of education’

8 December 2014

John Furlong’s award winning book (2013) provides a comprehensive analysis of the contemporary field of education in the UK. The final chapter, reproduced here by kind permission of Routledge, summarises ‘re-tooling’ challenges in respect of three dimensions - for professional education,...Read More

Autumn 2014

27 November 2014

Respecting Children –A Global Issue Research Intelligence No: 125 Publication date: Autumn 2014  online reader Institutional Innovation in a Divided Society Literacy and Empowerment Exploring the Experiences of Street-Connected Children Education and Social Justice in Scotland Read More

Schooling, Social Cohesion and ‘Britishness’

11 September 2014

The study explored the politics of Britishness in a large culturally diverse English secondary school. It examined dominant view that social disharmony is connected with minority groups’ failure to assimilate with mainstream ‘British’ (read White/Anglo) culture. The study challenges...Read More