A new project led by Professor Rose Luckin, UCL Knowledge Lab, will explore how online jokes improve digital literacy and learning skills amongst young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the UK and the Philippines.
Publication date: 20 January 2017
Three generations of children from less privileged homes have reached middle age at greater risk of being overweight or obese than their better-off peers, according to new UCL research.
Publication date: 11 January 2017
Research from the UCL Institute of Education’s (IOE) Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) has been cited in a report that examines the state of private higher education and implications for UK policymakers.
Publication date: 10 January 2017
Publication date: 4 January 2017
Young people from less advantaged homes may limit their options for further education unnecessarily when choosing their GCSE subjects
A study from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) found that pupils from lower socioeconomic backgrounds were less likely than their more privileged peers to choose GCSE subjects that would enable them to go on to university – regardless of whether or not they were academically able.
Publication date: 14 December 2016
A new report from the UCL Institute of Education’s Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) argues that educational authorities and school staff should do more to prevent exclusions by improving their understanding of autism and providing tailored support.
Publication date: 13 December 2016
The government is consulting on its latest set of proposals for reforming the school system in England. The proposals are extensive, covering the role of independent schools and universities in the state school system, grammar schools and faith schools.
Publication date: 9 December 2016
Publication date: 8 December 2016
Call for university applications overhaul as report reveals just 16% of predicted A-level results are correct
Just one in six (16%) predicted A-level results turns out to be correct, a new report by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) reveals.
Publication date: 8 December 2016
Today (7 December) the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) welcomed a delegation led by Mr Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of one of China’s largest internet companies, Tencent, and founder of the Yidan Prize Foundation to discuss the future of education.
Publication date: 7 December 2016
The OECD has today (6 December) published the findings of its Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015. Dr John Jerrim, Reader in Educational and Social Statistics and Dr Nikki Shure, Research Associate at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), authored the national reports for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Publication date: 6 December 2016
A team of IOE academics have authored the England section of the 2015 national Trends in International Maths and Science Survey (TIMSS), which was released yesterday (29/11/2016).
Publication date: 30 November 2016
New research project aims to unravel the parallel unfolding of cognitive development and mental health in children
A new research project led by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) will explore the parallel unfolding of cognitive and socio-emotional development in children.
Publication date: 29 November 2016
Educational achievement may be enough to open the door to high-status occupations, but isn’t sufficient to deliver a top income in early middle age, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 17 November 2016
Publication date: 8 November 2016
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE)’s First World War Centenary Battlefields Tour Programme (FWWCBTP) has won the national award for schools and young people at the Remember World War One (RWW1) Awards 2016 ceremony.
Publication date: 7 November 2016
Dr Chloe Marshall of the UCL Institute of Education is working on a project led by UCL Psychology and Language Sciences, in partnership with the University of Brighton, that has been awarded a £655,000 grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Publication date: 4 November 2016
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is delighted to join the Fair Education Alliance and to join forces with other leading organisations to bring the advantages of education to all.
Publication date: 1 November 2016
UCL Institute of Education leads new partnership to boost training and employment opportunities in East London
The Centre for Post-14 Education and Work is leading a major new programme to support training, apprenticeship and employment opportunities for young people in East London, aiming to provide a qualified workforce for the area’s fast-growing digital, creative and social care sectors.
Publication date: 27 October 2016
A UCL Institute of Education (IOE) project, ‘Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants’ (MITA) has received a £545,000 grant from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).
Publication date: 24 October 2016
New research from the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI Centre) reveals that when attending a weight loss group, having a supportive relationship with the leader and sharing experiences with peers may be key to successful weight loss.
Publication date: 20 October 2016
In a Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) working paper published in the Oxford Review of Economic Policy yesterday, Professor Francis Green and Dr Golo Henseke address public concerns about the graduate job market.
Publication date: 19 October 2016
Generation X suffers poorer mental health in mid-life than the Baby Boomers before them, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 10 October 2016