Coalition Government education policies muddied by conflicting strategies

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PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday 16 September 2015 IOE Press, UCL Institute of Education COALITION GOVERNMENT EDUCATION POLICIES MUDDIED BY CONFLICTING STRATEGIES The potential benefits of the Pupil Premium for children from low-income families were counterbalanced by other policies, says a new analysis published in the London Review of Education’s wide-ranging investigation of the Coalition Government’s impact on… Read more »

Dr Nick Hammond: Q & A

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Following the recent success of Nick Hammond’s Forum Theatre workshops at the IOE, he told us more about the concept of FT and why the workshops are so important. Q1. Please tell us a little about your background in working with Forum Theatre and what motivated you to write this book. Nick: My background before… Read more »

The migrant story of non-belonging

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by Dr Aminul Hoque In the summer of 2004 my family went to our motherland of Bangladesh in search of self-discovery. One moment sticks in my mind. I saw that my aunts and uncles all looked worried and were muttering amongst themselves. They decided that one of my uncles make the trip from our remote… Read more »

Becoming NEET: The realities of youth unemployment

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by Dr Chris Arnold The European Union is concerned about the rise in youth unemployment across its member states and has allocated 100 million euros for projects to try to tackle the problem. One project is based on the book I wrote with Tracey Baker, published last summer by Trentham Books and IOE Press. Becoming… Read more »