Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Following trends across the developed world to devolve power and responsibility for public services to more local agencies, curriculum reforms in several countries have been characterised by policies designed to increase teacher agency and professionalism as a means of...
Reports and Briefings
Executive summary Aims There were two aims to the programme of research: the first relating to the need to identify emergent issues in the development of the curriculum as they relate to disadvantage; the second related to the need to build education research capacity in...
This week, Dr Nigel Newton presented findings from our ‘Successful Futures for All’ project to members of the Children, Young People and Education Committee of the National Assembly for Wales. The project explores the way the new curriculum is being...
Following on from the previous Eye On Wales programme last month, when Dr Nigel Newton was involved in a discussion which introduced the new education system, Dr Newton now discusses whether or not the new curriculum will help to close the attainment...
Dr Nigel Newton comments on Wales' new curriculum in a BBC news article.
Wales' education system is about to change. Eye On Wales finds out what's involved and Dr Nigel Newton takes part in the discussion which introduces the new system (6:27).
Dr Nigel Newton writes about new research which suggests the new curriculum in Wales, although more holistic, may mean students miss out on subject knowledge.
WISERD Co-Director, Professor Chris Taylor and Dr Nigel Newton presented at an education event sponsored by WISERD and the Learned Society of Wales this week, where a new report by the Institute of Welsh Affairs on implications of curriculum reform...