Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

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WISERD-Education

Information on research conducted within the WISERD Education theme, including as part of the WISERDEducation research project, can be found below.

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Evaluating the Foundation Phase

WISERD is undertaking an independent evaluation of the Foundation Phase early years education policy for the Welsh Government. Read more >>>

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Widening Access to Higher Education

 

 

The overall aim of the proposed research is to demonstrate the effectiveness of the secondary analysis of administrative data-sets to delineate patterns of participation in higher education (HE) and, thereby, to contribute to the development of policy and professional practice in widening access in Wales. Read more >>>

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WISERDEducation Project

 

 
The WISERDEducation project is a one million pound investment to advance education research to sustain and enhance the quality of learning and the standards of teaching and teacher education in Wales Read more >>>

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Listen below as Professor Chris Taylor discusses developments in his evaluation of the Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG)

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Latest News
New support for dementia research in Wales

20th April 2017

WISERD welcomes the news that Cardiff has been chosen as one of the locations for the UK’s largest dementia research initiative. Social scientists at WISERD, based at Cardiff University, are already focusing on finding strategies to live well with dementia.

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WISERD presents research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni event

6th April 2017

Last Friday evening, Dr Ceryn Evans presented her research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni’s 15th event at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Public Uni is an event organised by Cardiff University and aims to provide researchers with an opportunity to communicate their research in engaging, bite-sized ‘chunks’ to a ‘lay audience’. Each presenter has just 10 minutes to talk about their research, using only props or pictures to help them.

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