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Research on gender is challenging many preconceived ideas about 'laddish' behaviour and suggesting new strategies for learner engagement. International collaboration with gender researchers had included a study of Swedish male pre-school teachers.
Equity issues including widening access to higher education
Research and collaboration has enabled widening access practitioners to enhance their evaluation practices. Research on inclusive curriculum design and delivery has been disseminated to national and international audiences
Research on adult literacy has influenced government policy and practice in the UK and internationally. Also on the literacies theme, research with school pupils is seeking to ascertain whether the Harry Potter series of books has had a beneficial effect on UK boys' reading.
Evaluation: current agenda
Based on long-term research and practice, the development of a social practice approach to evaluation has had international impact in promoting greater social justice through evaluation.
Constructing identity through the school career
Longitudinal research which explores the concept of identity capital.
Find out more about projects associated with members of the Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education.
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