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Growing up in Wales postcards - three designs
Tyfu i fyny yng Nghymru: safbwyntiau a phrofiadau disgyblion ysgol

Gallwch ei lawrlwytho yma Rydym wedi casglu safbwyntiau pobl ifanc ynghylch eu hathrawon, tripiau ysgol, pam ofynnwyd iddynt adael yr ystafell ddosbarth a pham iddyn nhw gael cyfnod dan gadw yn yr ysgol. At hynny, buom yn eu holi am y pynciau TGAU y maent wedi’u dewis, a’u hymwybyddiaeth ynghylch addysg alwedigaethol. Rydym hefyd wedi…

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The human rights of children in Wales: An evidence review

This report presents the results of an evidence review on the human rights of children in Wales and covers the period 2015 to the present day. The legal structures and processes in place to realise children’s rights in Wales are well known: for example, the Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure 2011, which…

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Headteacher recruitment, retention and professional development in Wales

This article explores issues of headteacher recruitment, retention and professional development in Wales, within the context of the wider educational policy reforms which, since 2011, have introduced greater external accountability into schools. The paper argues that these reforms have resulted in changes to headteachers’ professional roles and identities and that some aspects have militated against…

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Turning heads: The impact of political reform on the professional role, identity and recruitment of head teachers in Wales

This article considers the professional work, identity and recruitment of head teachers (HTs) in Wales. Drawing on the sociology of professions, the article illustrates how intensive educational policy reform post‐2011 has restricted HTs’ professional agency and re‐orientated the head teacher role towards organisational professionalism. Drawing on semi‐structured interviews (n=30) with both head and deputy head…

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Inequalities and the curriculum: Young people’s views on choice and fairness through their experiences of curriculum as examination specifications at GCSE

This paper presents data that consider ways in which young people experience the curriculum through the lens of subject examination syllabuses (for GCSEs), their associated assessment techniques and structures, and educational policies at national and school level concerning subject choice. Drawing upon an original qualitative dataset from a mixed-methods study of students’ views and experiences…

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National assessment policy reform 14–16 and its consequences for young people: student views and experiences of GCSE reform in Northern Ireland and Wales

This paper uses data from a mixed-methods research project which explored the views and experiences of students in Northern Ireland and Wales on the assessment and reform of GCSEs. The research found that while students were generally supportive of the substance of the reforms in each region, they raised concerns about the rapid pace of…