Research

First Formal Report of the International Council of Education Advisors

The International Council of Education Advisers (ICEA) has made 19 recommendations to further strengthen the Scottish education system. Overall the council is supportive of the direction that Scotland’s reforms are taking, and it commends the core ambition of raising achievement and ensuring every child has an equal chance to succeed, regardless of their background. In …

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The gender ‘gap’ in attainment: Dr Val Corry

In May 2018 Dr Corry, School of Education, University of Glasgow, presented a seminar to some of the staff and students of the School of Education. The presentation is available here: ‘The gender gap in attainment’ Val explored the findings of her doctoral research, which set out to find an explanation for the gendered gap in attainment. Her research …

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Collaborative Action Research in Argyll and Bute

by Stuart Hall Senior Researcher ROC On a sunny afternoon in June I attended a presentation of Collaborative Action Research (CAR)[1] projects from four Argyll and Bute schools in Colgrain Primary School in Helensburgh. An invited audience of councillors, local authority staff from Argyll and Bute, Highland and Moray councils as well as teaching staff …

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