Perspectives

'Perspectives' are comment and opinion pieces from those across the education, research and policy sector. Those invited to write are encouraged to express their own views; the opinions shared here are therefore those of the individual authors, not the Centre for Education Research and Practice.

  1. Towards true multidisciplinarity

    3 November 2014

    Katerina Dounavi explains how behaviour analysis can feed multidisciplinary work.

  2. Liking science is not enough!

    29 October 2014

    Students need ‘science capital’ to help them into post-16 science study, says Louise Archer.

  3. Putting research into action

    22 October 2014

    Broader outreach is needed to fulfil the potential of action research, says Andy Townsend.

  4. Making students keen on science

    15 October 2014

    Gillian Hampden-Thompson looks at what works, and what doesn’t, in raising student enthusiasm for STEM.

  5. Librarians: a vital cyber resource

    7 October 2014

    In the information age, librarians are needed more than ever, says Mega Subramaniam.

  6. Science teachers are scientists too

    23 September 2014

    Martin Ince on the Royal Society’s Vision for science and mathematics education.

  7. Ethics versus political bias

    17 September 2014

    Can ethical guidelines prevent research findings being misused by politicians, asks Anna Traianou.

  8. Let's have evidence-based policy

    3 September 2014

    Ellen Greaves stresses the value of using national pupil data to improve education research and policy.

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