1. Charting new territories

    The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has launched ‘Transitions at age 14’ – an investigation into the changing landscape of education for 14 to 19 year olds – funded by the Nuffield Foundation. Lena Gray, CERP’s Head of Research, reflects on the first meeting of the research advisory group

  2. Aiming high: further education and social justice

    Karen Robson, Associate Professor of Sociology at Toronto's York University, gave an illuminating seminar at the UCL Institute of Education on the transition to higher education, drawing on the effects of class, gender and race. Ben Smith reports

  3. Scaling new heights

    Kate Kelly reports from a special seminar hosted by CERP to examine how comparative judgement might be used in assessment

  4. Learning curves

    The pupils weren't the only ones learning when I headed back to primary school for a recent project.

  5. In search of identity

    Ruth Johnson contemplates the fluidity of academic researcher identity

  6. Free-range research

    Lena Gray considers the seductive appeal of academic freedom

  7. Mining social media #research

    Charlotte Stephenson considers the value of social media data

  8. Keeping up with the pace of change

    Rachel Taylor reflects on how to make research relevant when education policy keeps moving on.