Inequalities in the educational achievement of minoritised students in higher education (HE) appear in a wide range of national contexts (Richardson, 2018), and are often attributed to structural...
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Supporting doctoral students and early career researchers in journal peer review in educational research: Issues and suggestions (Part 2)
In Part 1 of this two-part blog post, I surveyed the landscape of journal peer review in educational research and underscored the importance of involving junior researchers. Am I suggesting that...Continue reading
Supporting doctoral students and early career researchers in journal peer review in educational research: Issues and suggestions (Part 1)
Journal peer review is a familiar topic for doctoral students and early career researchers in educational research. With the prevalence of the ‘publish-or-perish’ culture in academia,...Continue reading
This pilot study drew on survey data of 224 students at a London-based university, with the aim of identifying ecological niches that might cause disadvantage and discrimination for Black, Asian...
Where’s the geography? The importance of geography to disciplinary debates about, and teaching in, education
Initial Teacher Education offers fascinating, complex and vital opportunities to think across academic disciplines, school subjects and pedagogy. Over a decade ago, reflecting on her experiences...Continue reading
This series of reports presents the findings and recommendations of five research projects that have investigated aspects of race and ethnicity across the education sector. Supported by BERA's...
‘It has been an uphill battle from the get-go’: Studying, single parenthood, and the Covid-19 pandemic
One-quarter of all families in the UK are single-parent families (Gingerbread, 2019), yet literature suggests that single-parent students face challenges in accessing, participating in and...Continue reading
Doctoral students in education, enrolled on PhD or EdD programmes of study, are often expected or required to perform substantial teaching duties including lecturing, organising and conducting...Continue reading
Evaluating curricular and pedagogical practices of internationalisation in higher education: A postcolonial perspective
Problem Many British and Sino-British universities offer postgraduate programmes in education to contribute to internationalisation in higher education. These programmes have recently been...Continue reading
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the academic, psychological and sociocultural adaptation of international students in the UK
Although there is a well-established literature on the international student experience (Schartner & Young, 2020), we know relatively little about what ‘being an international student’ has...Continue reading
Is it still internationalisation? Thoughts on Chinese students pursuing postgraduate degrees in education in the UK
Too many Chinese students studying education? During 2017–18, I completed my Master’s degree in educational studies at the University of Glasgow. Despite having a great time learning about...Continue reading
The UK-wide census of all HE-based education researchers has just been launched. It is a nationwide census examining the characteristics, experiences and attitudes of education researchers...