Researchers have called into question the apparent benefits of light alcohol consumption – as well as the supposed ‘risks’ of not drinking – after examining the drinking habits of middle aged Britons.
Publication date: 22 May 2017
Selective education harms the university prospects of bright pupils who just miss out on a place at a grammar school, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), University of Bristol and University of Warwick.
Publication date: 19 May 2017
Dr Talia Isaacs from the IOE's Centre for Applied Linguistics has launched the world’s first English comprehensibility scale, together with Canadian collaborators. The data-driven scale will help teachers more effectively target the most important linguistic factors for understanding second language English speakers.
Publication date: 18 May 2017
A new report by the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) reveals that GPs have limited confidence in their abilities to identify and care for autistic patients.
Publication date: 16 May 2017
Global university rankings are playing an increasing role in shaping higher education’s purpose, according to a new paper published by the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 8 May 2017
People on the autistic spectrum can take in more sounds at any given moment compared to non-autistic people, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 3 May 2017
The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has received funding for a research project that will investigate the implications, implementation and consequences of Brexit for UK universities.
Publication date: 20 April 2017
Women who went to private schools are four times more likely to marry a man who was privately educated than are state-educated women, new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) shows.
Publication date: 5 April 2017
45 students on the UCL Institute of Education’s (IOE) PGCE Secondary Art and Design programme hosted a three-day occupation at the Tate Switch House from Sunday 2–Tuesday 4 April.
Publication date: 30 March 2017
Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President & Provost, addresses the UCL community following the triggering of Article 50 by the UK government.
Publication date: 29 March 2017
Heavy-handed approaches to issues around social media and digital communication such as ‘sexting’ may be damaging to children’s emotional development, according to new research by academics at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and Plymouth University.
Publication date: 24 March 2017
Professor Becky Francis, Director of the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), participated in two debates at the Global Education Skills Forum (GESF) this weekend (18 –19 March).
Publication date: 21 March 2017
Up to 1 in 5 children in the poorest fifth of families display symptoms of mental illness, compared to 1 in 20 children from the richest homes. But according to a new study from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), mothers’ mental health matters even more.
Publication date: 15 March 2017
Children from disadvantaged families in the UK are more likely to have lower education, be out of work and experience poverty in adult life than their peers in other European countries, apart from Ireland and Belgium, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 10 March 2017
New research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), in partnership with Nesta, reveals that complex human traits like problem-solving and social skills will be most sought-after in the future workplace.
Publication date: 9 March 2017
Publication date: 8 March 2017
A new working paper from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) argues that UK research-intensive universities have become increasingly ‘enterprising’ and university-industry interactions are now an important feature of the UK higher education system.
Publication date: 2 March 2017
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) launched the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA) yesterday (21 February). Its aim is to build a world where social pedagogy contributes to each individual realising their potential.
Publication date: 22 February 2017
Bright but poor pupils lag behind their bright but better-off classmates by around two years and eight months in maths, science and reading, according to new research by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Publication date: 9 February 2017
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb is meeting with schools on the UCL Institute of Education’s (IOE) Mandarin Excellence Programme today (7 February) before opening a competition which sees 110 secondary school students from across the UK showcase their Mandarin skills.
Publication date: 7 February 2017
Increasing numbers of older workers are not associated with a deterioration in workplace performance, study reveals
New research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) finds no significant association between changes in the proportion of older workers employed and changes in a range of workplace performance measures.
Publication date: 3 February 2017
Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening attended the launch of a new partnership between Arsenal in the Community and the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) today (30 January 2017).
Publication date: 30 January 2017
Professionals from working class backgrounds are paid an average of £6,800 less (17 per cent) each year than their colleagues from more affluent backgrounds in the same jobs, a new report co-authored by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) reveals today.
Publication date: 26 January 2017
Twenty-somethings who pursued vocational training rather than university report being just as satisfied with their lives, according to new research.
Publication date: 26 January 2017
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