Study of Authoritative School Climate policies to reduce absenteeism and exclusion

This study aims to explore the content of school behaviour policies and the effect that they have on attendance and exclusions among secondary school students. The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) have funded the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) to work collaboratively with a small team from University College London on a study evaluating how […]

Neurodiversity in Education Week: A Call for Panelists and Interviewees

Neurodiversity in Education is in the process of organising a pivotal online event, Neurodiversity in Education Week, slated for the end of September. Our vision is to create a platform that highlights the significance of neurodiversity in the educational landscape, both in the classroom and within the broader workforce. To achieve a rich and varied […]

Research on Secondary Traumatic Stress

Professionals caring for traumatised individuals are considered at risk of developing Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) and is considered the ‘cost of caring’. STS has similar symptoms to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical symptoms include headaches, sickness and fainting spells which coincide with psychological and emotional symptoms of anger, interrupted sleep, and anxiety. More […]

Research opportunity: Voices of the Future curriculum makers needed!

What is the project about? The ‘Voices of the Future’ Project is a three-year large project, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, which is working with six universities to re-imagine the relationship between children and trees. At the heart of the project is a conviction that if all children understood, if possible first hand, […]