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Brighton Uni Shares Funding to develop teaching in Southern Africa

Brighton Uni Shares Funding to develop teaching in Southern Africa | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The university is pairing up with the University of Johannesburg to develop teaching in Southern Africa.

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Article cites the ESRC-NRF Newton call

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White Working Class Children

Commenting on the Government’s response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2014–2015, Underachievement in Education by White Working Class Children, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers.

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The comments cite research from the ESRC-funded Centre for Longitudinal Studies, including work from ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize winner John Jerrim..

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Does university management matter?

Does university management matter? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Carol Propper lifts the lid on research that asks whether good university management leads to better teaching and research
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Money doesn’t talk when it comes to student behaviour

Incentives have little effect on pupil performance, study says
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The article cites the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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Teacher pay rise 'has small impact'

Teacher pay rise 'has small impact' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Paying primary school teachers up to 5% more has little impact on pupils' achievement, according to research.


The study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) concludes that giving moderately higher salaries to all staff across the board does not make much difference to attainment.

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The IFS receives funding from the ESRC.

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