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Law, James; Charlton, Jenna; Dockrell, Julie; Gascoigne, Marie; McKean, Cristina; Theakston, Anna – Institute of Education - London, 2017
This review has been commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and Public Health England to identify priorities for improving practice in the support and management of children with delays in early language development between birth and five years (72 months). In addition, it has the specific objectives of highlighting interventions…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Disadvantaged Youth, Language Impairments, Intervention
Chanfreau, Jenny; Tanner, Emily; Callanan, Meg; Laing, Karen; Skipp, Amy; Todd, Liz – Institute of Education - London, 2016
The aims of this working paper were to investigate whether taking part in out of school activities during primary school is linked with end of primary school attainment and social, emotional and behavioural outcomes, for all children and specifically for children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The analysis is based on the Millennium…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Primary Education, Academic Achievement, Social Development
Codiroli, Natasha – Institute of Education - London, 2015
The relative lack of students studying post-compulsory STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects is a key policy concern. A particular issue is the disparities in uptake by students' family background, gender and ethnicity. It remains unclear whether the effects of family background can be explained by academic disparities,…
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), STEM Education, Postsecondary Education, Student Characteristics
Henderson, Morag – Institute of Education - London, 2015
The detrimental consequences for victims of bullying are well established. Despite this there remains little empirical evidence about the relationship between sexual minority status including Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) and bullying among young people in England. The aim of this paper is to identify whether LGB youth are more at risk of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Homosexuality, Victims, Sexual Orientation
Janmaat, Jan Germen – Institute of Education - London, 2014
This research examines the linkages between ability grouping, classroom social and ethnic segregation, and civic competences (understood here as referring to attitudes and behaviours as well as knowledge and skills). It does so by analysing data from the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Civic Education…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Adolescent Development, Citizenship Education, Racial Segregation
Janmaat, Jan Germen – Institute of Education - London, 2014
There is a widespread belief in educational circles that ethnically mixed schools contribute to inter-ethnic tolerance and community cohesion by making sustained inter-ethnic contact possible. This research explores the relation between classroom ethno-racial diversity and civic attitudes in England, Sweden and Germany using data from the…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Social Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Student Diversity
Allen, Jennifer – Institute of Education - London, 2014
This study examined two main questions: (1) Is there a direct link between psychopathic traits and intelligence? (2) Is the combination of psychopathic traits and high IQ related to more severe antisocial behaviour in adolescents?
Descriptors: Correlation, Antisocial Behavior, Psychopathology, Personality Traits
Jerrim, John – Institute of Education - London, 2014
This research investigates the link between parents' level of education and their offspring's income in later life using three cross-nationally comparable datasets covering more than 30 countries.
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Attainment, Income
Levinson, Ralph – Institute of Education - London, 2014
This research explores the opportunities for incorporating political literacy in science teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Science Instruction, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices
Murdan, Sudaxshina; Blum, Nicole; Francis, Sally-Anne; Slater, Emily; Alem, Naziha; Munday, Mike; Taylor, Jean; Smith, Felicity – Institute of Education - London, 2014
Globalisation can facilitate improvements in health through the speed and ease of shared information, advances in health care delivery and health policy, and the enhanced pace of discovery through international research collaborations. However, there are associated potential risks to health such as the spread of communicable diseases and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Health Services, Public Health, Delivery Systems
Unwin, Adam – Institute of Education - London, 2013
This research investigated newly qualified teachers (NQTs) experiences of participating in online discussions (ODs) that were part of their Master of Teaching (MTeach) course. [The project was partially funded by the Excellence in Work-Based Learning for Education Professionals (WLE) Centre in 2009.]
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Beginning Teacher Induction, Faculty Development, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Unwin, Adam – Institute of Education - London, 2013
This project, funded by the Centre for Distance Education, University of London (2008-2010), investigated both student and staff perspectives on e-learning tasks. This allowed a critical comparison of the pedagogic intentions of staff (how staff intend to teach/facilitate learning), and the rationale behind these, with student experiences. The…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Instructional Design, Task Analysis, Electronic Learning
Rogers, Lynne; Hallam, Susan – Institute of Education - London, 2013
The Department for Education is running a three-year school exclusion trial, which started in autumn 2011 and continues until July 2014. The trial sees schools taking on responsibility for placing permanently excluded pupils in alternative provision and funding the placements from money devolved from.
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Experimental Programs, Student Placement, Funding Formulas
Joshi, Heather – Institute of Education - London, 2013
It has been commonly held that "children suffer if their mother goes out to work". This research uses several studies--large scale longitudinal data--to look at the development of children whose mothers were employed when those children were very young.
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Employed Parents, Mothers, Longitudinal Studies
Statham, June – Institute of Education - London, 2013
This research examines public care and support services for young people at risk of entering care in other European countries and the lessons that can be learnt for England's care system.
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Youth Programs, Youth Opportunities, Comparative Education
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