How UK higher education institutions (HEIs) can positively impact minoritized learners

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By Amanda Arbouin I have just returned from one of the most inspirational events of my career as a black academic in the UK. The International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME) is a high profile, annual event that brings together a wide range of (predominantly) black academics. They share their research focused on… Read more »

Education research and policy in an imperfect world

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by Geoff Whitty In 2005 it was my turn to deliver the British Educational Research Association (BERA) presidential address, typically a ‘state of the nation’ review for education research. I considered many topics, but an overwhelming issue for the education research community at the time was the ‘what works’ agenda and its implications for the… Read more »

Secrets to checking scholarly references without leaving your desk

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As an editor for an academic publisher, I spend a lot of time working with authors to ensure all of their references and bibliographies in their publications are correct, complete and consistent. Even the most experienced academics find that they’ve spelled an author’s name inconsistently or that they’ve forgotten to add a page reference for… Read more »

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 »