Excluded Lives aims to understand the contextual & institutional processes that lead to different types of school exclusion & the consequences for young people, families, schools & professionals.
A landmark research project into the outcomes of open adoption from out- of-home care in Australia.
This evaluation assesses the impact on policies and practice for looked after children when local authorities take part in the Bright Spots Programme.
LanguageScreen is a new computerised oral language test for children between 3-8 years old; this project will provide age-standardized norms for this test.
Assessment for Learning in Africa (AFLA): Improving Pedagogy and Assessment for Numeracy in Foundation Years
Examination standards are not well defined in theoretical terms and this leads to problems in their public understanding, with consequent periodic crises in public confidence.
Assessment practice and research is dominated by psychometric ways of thinking. We think psychometrics is valuable, but these techniques are not the only way to view assessment issues.
The effect of the Diploma Programme on Critical Thinking Development: An International Multisite Evaluation
An evaluation of new models of providing adoption services in England
An action research project that aims to help local authorities better understand the needs of the children they look after through an anonymous online survey for looked after children aged 4-18yrs.
Assess applicability of existing ethical frameworks to current machine learning practices, identify complexities of children's social care which would influence ethics of using machine learning
Study led by the Open University investigates how separated child migrants and those involved in their care make sense of care relationships and care practices.