Education

Professor Grigori Kliucharev presenting as part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series

Civic engagement in Russia

Posted on 24th May 2017 by

Professor Grigori Kliucharev recently presented as part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series. His presentation, ‘Social and political participation in building democracy in Russia: The role of literacy programmes and educational reforms’, is based on research data on literacy, and social and political participation in Russia. This was conducted in 2014-2016 by Professor Grigori
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School allocations – an illusion of choice?

Posted on 2nd March 2017 by

Thousands of families across Wales will shortly be learning which primary and secondary schools their children will be attending in September. For many, this will be their local catchment school, however for a sizeable minority, the outcome will not be what they wanted. Many will find themselves without a place for their child or have
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Reflecting on the Diamond Review

Posted on 12th October 2016 by

As Professor Sir Ian Diamond says in his introduction to The Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales “in times of austerity it is easy for society to focus solely on current challenges and forget that it is essential to continue to invest in educating the future generations who will drive the
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Foundation Phase Practitioner Conference

Posted on 14th June 2016 by

On Monday, May 23rd, WISERD held a one day practitioner conference to disseminate key findings and recommendations in relation to the three year independent evaluation of the Foundation Phase early years curriculum. The conference brought together practitioners from the length and breadth of Wales, as well as key individuals from the Welsh Government Early Years
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