For decades now, there has been a looming child and youth mental health crisis in many developed nations globally (WHO, 2020). Nations have varied in policy responses to the issue, but what many...Continue reading
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This report considers how educational continuity plans (ECPs) can better support schools in times of crisis, specifically from the perspective of headteachers, whose experiences, challenges and...
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the combustion of fossil fuels is the main contributor to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Young people in England...Continue reading
Taking notice: Children’s observation skills in nature as a basis for the development of early science education
‘In that earliest childhood, we get those invisible glasses through which we look at the world all our lives, and these glasses color our views.’ Lainšček, 2020 This beautiful quote from...Continue reading
Playground closures due to the ongoing pandemic have led to urgent calls for city councils and authorities in the UK to keep play spaces open. Parents and experts reason that home isolation has...Continue reading
The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic affected all educational institutions without warning. From our experience, it seems that special schools, particularly those that work with young people with...Continue reading
The serious side of nature, outdoor learning & play International perspectives Research Intelligence issue 147 The special section in this issue looks beyond the dominant Eurocentric and...
A series of blogs that explore how new initiatives in a number of countries are developing and delivering education for sustainable development, from the early years to higher education.
Little fish, big streams: Early in-class maths ‘ability’ groups, early teacher judgements & primary schoolchildren’s later maths self-concept
Maths self-concept is important, not only for children’s experiences within education but because it is strongly related to subject choice, attainment and adult careers (Hansen & Henderson,...Continue reading
As the scale of the Covid-19 pandemic became clear, on 14 March 2020 the Jamaican government moved teaching and learning online and primary schools remained closed for the remainder of the school...