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Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 01.04.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 01.04.2021
Teaching and classroom assistants key to keeping schools open in lockdown
Just over half of teaching assistants in schools stepped-up to manage classes on their own during the winter lockdown ensuring vulnerable and key worker children could attend lessons, according to a new study by UCL researchers.

Pedagogy - Health - 29.03.2021
Autism rates have increased and show differences in ethnic minorities and links to social disadvantage
Autism rates have increased and show differences in ethnic minorities and links to social disadvantage
Around one in 57 (1.76%) children in the UK is on the autistic spectrum, significantly higher than previously reported, according to a study of more than 7 million children carried out by resea

Pedagogy - 18.03.2021
Teachers point towards school accountability as main driver of stress
The close monitoring of schools and student achievement data in the English education system is unlikely to be a one-way street to "school improvement" due to the stress it causes teachers, finds a new study by UCL researchers.

Pedagogy - Health - 03.02.2021
Brain-related visual problems may affect one in 30 primary school children
A brain-related visual impairment, which until recently was thought to be rare, may affect one in every 30 children according to new research investigating the prevalence of Cerebral Visual Impairment [CVI]. The University of Bristol-led findings published today [3 February] in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, aim to raise awareness of CVI among parents and teachers to help them identify signs of the condition earlier.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 19.01.2021
Parental mental health worsens under new national COVID-19 restrictions
Parental stress, depression, and anxiety have again increased since new national restrictions have been introduced according to the latest report from the Oxford University-led COVID-19 Supporting Pa

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 12.01.2021
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
Less advantaged children struggle with noise, lack of space, resources and food Secondary-age boys are half as likely to be very engaged in home learning as girls Stark differences emerge between pro

Religions - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020

Mathematics - Pedagogy - 08.12.2020
Pupils in England improving in maths but falling behind in science
Mathematics performance has significantly improved for year 5 pupils in England since 2015 but in year 9 science results have significantly declined, report UCL researchers who have analysed England's performance in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. The 2019 National Report for England, written by researchers from the UCL Institute of Education, was funded by the Department for Education.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 07.12.2020
In Ethiopia, schools still lack basic means to contain COVID-19, as pupils return after months of interrupted learning
Many schools in Ethiopia lack the hygiene facilities and infrastructure to control COVID-19 effectively, as they reopen for the first time after months of disrupted learning, new research indicates.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 03.12.2020
Launch of free mobile app to support children on the autism spectrum with social situations
A new mobile app - Stories Online for Autism - co-developed by our Centre for Applied Autism Research and members of the autism community is launched today.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.12.2020
New poll reveals more than 70% of parents in the UK have concerns over children’s increasing online exposure during the pandemic
A new poll conducted by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham has found that over 70% of parents worry about the risks as well as the physical and mental health

Pedagogy - 27.11.2020
Keeping sleeping babies safe
Is he a good sleeper? Does she sleep through the night yet? These are common questions new parents are asked about their babies.

Pedagogy - 23.11.2020
Opinion: Marcus Rashford’s book club couldn’t come at a better time
The number of children reading every day for pleasure is at its lowest since monitoring began in 2005, meaning that Marcus Rashford's announcement that he is launching a book club is much needed, says Dr Melanie Ramdarshan Bold (UCL Information Studies).

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.11.2020
Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health
Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and June 2020), but have decreased since. The latest report from the Co-SPACE study highlights that for participating primary school aged children: Over the course of the first national lockdown (March - June 2020), behavioural and restless/attentional difficulties increased, while most children were not attending school.

Campus - Pedagogy - 03.11.2020

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.10.2020
Opinion: Developmental language disorder - what you need to know
In honour of DLD Awareness Day, Professor Courtenay Norbury (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) and her colleague explain the challenges facing children with developmental language disorder and calls for teachers and schools to use more techniques to help pupils.

Pedagogy - Religions - 07.10.2020
Durham theologian supports launch of Pope Francis’ new teachings
One of our leading theologians has spoken alongside Pope Francis at the global launch of his new Papal Encyclical - one of the Pope's highest forms of communication.

Pedagogy - 02.10.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.09.2020
Children from low income backgrounds show elevated mental health difficulties throughout lockdown
Emotional difficulties were consistently elevated among children and young people from low income households over a month of lockdown compared to those from higher income households.

Health - Pedagogy - 04.09.2020
Analysis: Coronavirus - what researchers know about the risk of reopening schools
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health) co-writes a piece on how best to protect pupils in schools from Covid-19.

Pedagogy - 02.09.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2020
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND, new study finds The majority of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) felt less stress and anxiety away f

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 06.08.2020

Pedagogy - 30.07.2020