Rethinking curriculum: Designing for the future

Victoria Cook, Education and Research Project Specialist, Chartered College of Teaching, UK Dominic Wyse, Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, UCL Institute of Education, UK Questions concerning curriculum design and implementation have been high on the educational research and policy agenda internationally over the past decade (Manyukhina and Wyse, 2019). Curriculum design must take […]

Children’s agency and the curriculum

Chartered College of Teaching ¬∑ Children’s agency and the curriculum   The curriculum is a vital part of education because it has such an important influence on what learners experience in classrooms during the school day. Research on curriculum aims, knowledge and control have been, and continue to be, central to what are known as […]

The impact of the use of the phonics screening check in Year 2

Alice Bradbury and Dominic Wyse, Helen Hamlyn Centre For Pedagogy (0–11years) (HHCP), UCL Institute of Education, UK In this paper we report some key findings from a new research study exploring the impact of the use of the phonics screening check (PSC) in Year 2. As part of the government’s arrangements for examinations and testing […]

Pupil agency in action: Developing curriculum and pedagogy

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Dr Yana Manyukhina, Research Associate, UCL Institute of Education, UK Dominic Wyse, Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education; Founding Director, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy (0 to 11); President, British Educational Research Association (BERA), UK Gemma Norman, Associate Headteacher and Teaching School Lead, Gatley Primary School, UK There have been efforts, nationally and beyond, to mobilise pupil voice to inform aspects […]