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Innovative methodological approaches

Our centre welcomes innovative approaches and supports various methodologies.

CSEE members make use of quantitative and qualitative research methods, in addition to ethnography, multimodal, digital, creative and participatory methods (e.g. walking methodologies, social justice arts, digital archiving, scroll back methodology with social media).


Mixed methods

Projects

People

  • Louise Archer (longitudinal tracking of students’ science and career aspirations from age 10-18)
  • Becky Francis (Chief Executive Officer of the Education Endowment Foundation)
  • Olga Cara (lifelong learning; impact of family literacy programmes)
  • Antonina Tereshchenko (students' and teachers' identities and inequalities in educational settings)
  • Alice Bradbury (impact of policy in primary and early years education).

Ethnography

Projects

People

  • Stephen Ball (Mapping Policy Networks)
  • Rachel Wilde (organisational ethnography in charities, businesses and schools in the UK and Central America)
  • Patrick Bailey (governance, social mobility and biopolitics)
  • Mano Candappa (migrant, education and case study)
  • Louise Archer (STEM education, educational identities and inequalities, particularly in relation to gender, ethnicity and social class)
  • Spela Godec (qualitative and quantitative approaches to study young people's engagement with science/STEM)
  • Emily Dawson (STS, how people engage with and learn about science with an emphasis on equity).

Multimodal, digital, creative and participatory methods

Projects

People

  • Jessica Ringrose (digital archiving, scroll back methodology using social media; walking methodologies; social justice arts based and participatory methods with young people in schools)