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Events bulletin 14-18 June

Tuesday 14th June

Cafe Politique presents: What is Britishness? An interactive seminar, 18:00-19:00, Ustinov College, Fisher House

As the world becomes more interconnected, the concept of British citizenship and identity has become more contentious. 1,427 more words

MLAC Events

Social mobility, education and income inequality: an overview in five graphs

Lee Elliot Major and John Jerrim.

The study of education inequality and social mobility increasingly feels like a small world. The British Prime Minister David Cameron… 1,457 more words

International Comparisons

Best in Class 2016

I spent yesterday participating in the Sutton Trust’s Best in Class event. This is the sort of event that I really like, it brought together some top academics, policymakers (e.g. 726 more words

Making A Statement

Last week, the Sutton Trust published a Research Brief that I co-authored with the HE Access Network. The theme is a familiar one for me: the UCAS personal statement. 196 more words


Feedback strategies & Cooperative Learning

This brief article explores how Cooperative Learning seamlessly integrates Feedback, making it possible to reach a total of 8 months progress per pupil per year with an investment of as little as £5 in one-off costs. 916 more words

Cooperative Learning

What are the 'best jobs'?

The Sutton Trust’s report into the effects of background and personality on earnings claims in the very first line that ‘To get the best jobs, you need the best grades’. 550 more words


What Makes Great Training? 10 ideas for developing subject knowledge and pedagogy

The need to improve the quality of professional training for teachers is, I think, becoming increasingly well understood. In a time of shrinking budgets and teacher shortages, improving professional development has in some ways become as important about teacher recruitment and retention as improving student outcomes. 2,173 more words

Teaching And Learning