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Speaking Citizens: New research project aims to put speech back at the heart of British education

25 June 2020

A new AHRC-funded project will look at the history of speech education to help address an urgent need to restore it in UK schools.


Parents of school-aged children wanted for survey on learning at home

7 May 2020

A survey developed by Sussex psychologists is looking for the opinions of parents to understand what schools are doing to support homeschooling.


University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.


Spaces to be uncertain: New initiative calls for conformity to be challenged in the classroom

10 December 2018

A new campaign is urging teachers and pupils to be allowed to embrace uncertainty and explore new ways to engage with knowledge.


Music education at significant risk of disappearing as a sustained curriculum offer no longer the norm in secondary

10 October 2018

New research shows an increasing number of schools have reduced or completely removed music in the curriculum for lower secondary school students.


Iodine fortification in early life could increase childhood IQ

26 March 2018

A study by University of Sussex researchers suggests that Universal Salt Iodisation increases childhood cognitive test scores.


Closing the 69 million teacher gap needs to be top priority for world’s education leaders

19 March 2018

Addressing the global teacher gap of 69 million should be the number one priority for education policymakers the world over, a new study has warned.


Sussex research reveals brain mechanism involved in language learning

15 March 2018

Learning a new language may be more of a science than an art, a University of Sussex study finds.


Inclusive teaching project with University of Sussex aims to get “missing” million into school

3 November 2017

A project developed with the University of Sussex aims to help Uganda’s one million disabled children “missing” from formal education.


Delaying marriage in developing countries benefits children

4 April 2017

Delaying the marriage age of young women in parts of the developing world has significant positive effects for their children, a new study shows.


Teachers blame EBacc for decline in Music student numbers

9 March 2017

Research from the School of Education and Social Work involved over 700 secondary schools in England.



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