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WISERD Education Project

Giving, saving, spending: What would Welsh children do with £1 million?

Posted on 24 March 2015 by Natalie Ross

WISERD Education has been exploring children’s responses to a single question: ‘If someone gave you £1 million today, what would you do with it?’ Although such an exploration might seem […]

Politically Engaged but Unrepresented? Attitudes to Politics Among the Voters of Tomorrow

Posted on 17 March 2015 by Natalie Ross

With just 50 days until the UK general election the opinions of young people are becoming ever more important to politicians. However research suggests that young people are becoming increasingly disengaged from […]

WISERD New Starters – Part 1

Posted on 24 February 2015 by Natalie Ross

In the last few of months, we have welcomed several new members of staff to WISERD, to work on a variety of new and existing projects. This week we'll be focusing on two Cardiff […]

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Posted on 4 August 2014 by Samuel Jones

By Kimberly Horton. In my last post, I wrote about what year 10 pupils were going to do post-year 11. Of course there are many other aspects of the future […]

Bilingual education: Why it makes sense

Posted on 5 June 2014 by Jill Wilmott-Doran

By Dr Kathryn Sharp. The Welsh Government, with their Welsh Language Scheme 2012-2017, (A Living Language: A Language for Living), aim to increase the use of Welsh in Wales. Though […]

Project Update: Professor Sally Power

Posted on 8 April 2014 by Jill Wilmott-Doran

By Professor Sally Power. WISERDEducation is a really exciting initiative which is designed to promote educational research in Wales. The core programme of research is funded by HEFCW (Higher Education […]

Hopes and Dreams

Posted on 30 January 2014 by Jill Wilmott-Doran

By Kimberley Horton. Welsh pupils should leave school as young adults prepared for living and working in Wales, or in other parts of the world. The WISERD Education project has […]

Curriculum, Culture and Citizenship in Wales

Posted on 22 January 2014 by Jill Wilmott-Doran

by Dr Kevin Smith. Recently, the Welsh government has committed to raising standards of literacy and numeracy amongst pupils in schools across Wales by developing the National Literacy and Numeracy […]