Review: Equity in Education

In their new book Equity in Education Professor Lee Elliot Major and Emily Briant offer a practical guide for teachers looking to play their part

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Mind the Gap: gender identity and educational achievement

Key Points Recommended for those with short attention spans or too little time to spend wading through a lot of informative but quite detailed stuff.

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Education and Setting

It’s probably fair to say that most discussion of concepts like setting, streaming and banding in a-level sociology focus on things like the basic principles

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Educational Achievement and Intelligence 2

The previous post in this two-part examination of the relationship between educational achievement and intelligence focused on the questions “what is intelligence?” and how can

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Educational Achievement and Intelligence 1

To understand how intelligence relates to educational achievement it needs to be defined; we need, in other words, to know what intelligence is before we

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Gender and Educational Achievement

A month or so ago I posted a 2004 resource (Gender in Education 3 – 19: A Fresh Approach) in which a range of well-known

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Gender in Education 3 – 19: A Fresh Approach

“Gender and Education” consists of “a spectrum of views commissioned and published by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers” and while it was published in

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Differential Educational Achievement: “Must Try Harder?”

Explanations for differences in educational achievement based around concepts like class, gender, ethnicity and, for rather different reasons, age are well-known and generally covered comprehensively

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Recent Research Digested: Education and the Disadvantage Gap

The Education Policy Institute’s Annual Report into Education in England, authored by Hutchinson, Reader and Akhal (2020), makes a number of observations and assessments about

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Education Workbooks

This set of resources, created by Lizzie Read, covers different aspects of Education across three main categories: 1. The Role of Education is a 50-page+

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