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GCRF 2019 PPF17: Enabling scalability of the reading to learn methodology in STEM education using video observations in South African township schools Feb 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
This project will develop the capacity of teachers working in underprivileged township schools in Johannesburg, to teach students how to read for the purpose of learning and understanding ‘threshold concepts’ those concepts that are core to a subject... Read More about GCRF 2019 PPF17: Enabling scalability of the reading to learn methodology in STEM education using video observations in South African township schools.

1-2-1 Academically asymmetrical paired mentoring: Improving GCSE science attainment amongst disadvantaged students Jan 1, 2021 - Jul 31, 2022
A previous RCT pilot study (Sharpe, Abrahams & Fotou, 2017) found that academically asymmetrical paired mentoring intervention (the one-to-one pairing of undergraduate STEM students with disadvantaged Year 11 students) had a statistically significant... Read More about 1-2-1 Academically asymmetrical paired mentoring: Improving GCSE science attainment amongst disadvantaged students.

Essential experiences in science: addressing the gap in primary enquiry-based practical science created by lockdown and aiding school recovery. Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Focusing on primary science education, we will identify and disseminate strategies to enable UK schools and organisations to increase resilience and counter the impacts of lockdown particularly for disadvantaged* students (*see section 4.3).
T... Read More about Essential experiences in science: addressing the gap in primary enquiry-based practical science created by lockdown and aiding school recovery..

HEIF: Teacher to Researcher: supporting pupils mental health and well-being with a whole-school approach Mar 1, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024
This is a collaborative project. The project will be user-led, benefitting from existing relationships between two University of Hull academics and two Academy Trusts, with the relationships centred on partnership and knowledge exchange. There is a m... Read More about HEIF: Teacher to Researcher: supporting pupils mental health and well-being with a whole-school approach.