Department of Education Research Blog
Opinions and commentary on educational issues and concerns
Researchers in the department of Education are engaged in a project dedicated to tackling early leaving: the Orienta4YEL project aims to understand and intervene on early leaving within 48 educational settings across key regions in five nations.
Prospectuses, course information, job descriptions, person specifications, policy documents and careers advice blogs are replete with references to ‘skills’. Skills are everywhere but, as Payne noted, pinning down what the term actually means seems as tricky as ever.
World Environment Day 2020 provides an opportunity to reflect on how children have experienced nature during the pandemic: locked down indoors with no access to playgrounds, nurseries and schools.