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Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Research

The School of Arts and Humanities and the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education

Centres:

PEDAL: Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning

Acting Director: Dr David Whitebread, Faculty of Education

Funder: LEGO Foundation

Keywords: play, learning, education, well-being, mental health, creativity, social competence

 

Networks:

Cambridge Research in Community Language Education Network: CRiCLE-Net 

Researcher: Dr Yongcan Liu, Faculty of Education

Keywords: language, heritage, migration, community languages, minority languages, multilingualism, social cohesion, English as an additional language, interdisciplinary, language sciences, public policy, schools 

 

Projects:

Learning outcomes and teacher effectiveness for children facing multiple disadvantages, including those with disabilities: India and Pakistan

Researcher: Professor Pauline Rose, Faculty of Education

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Keywords: India, Pakistan, disability, poverty, gender, caste, religion, location, teaching quality, learning, NGOs, policy

 

Multilingualism and Multiliteracy: Raising learning outcomes in challenging contexts in primary schools across India  

Researcher: Professor Ianthi Tsimpli, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID)

Keywords: India, bilingualism, multilingualism, social, economic, geographical, literacy, numeracy, teaching practices

 

Multilingual early childhood education and care, with special reference to young refugee children  

Researcher: Professor Ianthi Tsimpli, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Funder: European Commission Horizon 2020 Erasmus+

Keywords: multilingualism, refugees, children, early childhood education

 

I-I WIS4H - Interdisciplinary Intercultural Research on Wellbeing in Schools for Health

Researcher: Dr Ros McLellan, Faculty of Education

Funder: Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme

Keywords: intercultural, interdisciplinary, wellbeing, secondary schools, health, Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev University

 

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