Latest Education-related research news
See the latest Education-related research news.
Greater flexibility should continue beyond Covid for children with SEND
Children with SEND should be given the opportunity to continue with a more flexible approach to education even after pandemic restrictions are lifted.
PEER Hub Launch Events in Africa and Asia
Join us at our launch events! We are excited to formally launch the PEER Network at two online launch events in March 2nd & 4th, 2020.
Children with SEND need the option to stay in school during lockdown
The government’s current criteria only allows for around a quarter of children with SEND to have the option to continue their normal school routine.
Major funding for new project supporting better education provision in conflict affected countries
Prof Mario Novelli's new project will promote critical political economy research on education systems in contexts affected by conflict and crisis.
Sussex academic's report into support for mothers who have children taken into care published by Government
Two-year study included in-depth interviews over time with 61 women who experienced removal of at least one child and at risk of further removals.
Speaking Citizens: New research project aims to put speech back at the heart of British education
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
A survey developed by Sussex psychologists is looking for the opinions of parents to understand what schools are doing to support homeschooling.
Social science academics given prestigious national honour
Two University of Sussex academics have been recognised for their outstanding work by the Academy of Social Sciences.
University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development
HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.
University of Sussex academic co-authors new Government report outlining steps towards a more integrated society
Dr Linda Morrice has played a key role in the creation of a new report on improving integration strategies to better support refugees in the UK.
Spaces to be uncertain: New initiative calls for conformity to be challenged in the classroom
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
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
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
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
Learning a new language may be more of a science than an art, a University of Sussex study finds.
Mutual inspiration: Gillian and Janet
In the run-up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, female academics and students describe what they admire in each other.
Inclusive teaching project with University of Sussex aims to get “missing” million into school
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
Delaying the marriage age of young women in parts of the developing world has significant positive effects for their children, a new study shows.