The University of Wolverhampton
Centre for Developmental & Applied Research in Education (CeDARE)

Centre for Developmental & Applied Research in Education (CeDARE)

News & Events

CeDARE News is our regular newsletter and is a great place to start finding out about the research centre and its latest activities, including publications, project updates and more. Additionally we hold regular events, seminars and conferences in a range of educational areas.

 

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Recent Highlights

The following projects and publications have been completed recently.

Lost in Transition Europe (LiTE)
This European funded project aims to understand current national strategies that support the transition of non-traditional or mature learners to Higher Education and develop strategies and resources. Project partners come from the UK, Portugal, Poland and Bulgaria.

JISC: Development of Meaningful Dialogic Participation
This JISC-funded project aims to develop understandings of the crucial importance of participatory and transformative dialogue in postgraduate blended/distance programmes. It develops ways of increasing students’ meaningful engagement online with each other and e-tutors.

Young Dads TV Collaborative Impact Evaluation
This evaluation takes into account the mission and values of Young Dads TV in order to evaluate its impact and effectiveness, using the aspirations of YDTV and evidence from the young dads themselves to frame the evaluation. The evaluation features video case studies.

Dept for Education: Longitudinal Study of EYPS
This research explored the impact of Early Years Professionals (EYPS) on their settings and on practitioners' roles, career development and aspirations over three years. It was based on two national surveys of EYPs and in-depth case studies of 30 early years settings across England.

Research strands

View our research in action through our research strands. Choose your area of interest and discover our work, read news and articles and meet our key researchers in the strand.

Research clusters

Education Research Clusters are environments designed to develop skills, interests and partnerships. Cluster members are able to build formal and informal relationships whilst focusing their research interests. Use the following links to visit our clusters:

Funded Research Projects

View details of the variety of research projects undertaken by the CeDARE team.

Staff Directory

Our staff have expertise in all areas of education. View the staff directory to see staff profiles and publications.

Specialist research centres and units

CeDARE supports and partners with other research and enterprise centres and units including:

Using video in research

Many of our research projects use video case studies to bring life to the issues and people that are part of the projects. The videos below show some examples from recent projects. Visit out Digital Media, Video & Change research strand to find out more about our use of video. You can also visit our YouTube channel to see more videos.

Teaching that Matters
This project for Million+ highlighted the great work in teaching and assessment being undertaken by modern universities.

Longitudinal Study of Early Years Professional Status (EYPS)
This study for the DCSF/DfE researched the impact of the EYPS qualification on the Early Years sector. This video was created as a trailer giving an insight into all of the video case studies.

Young Dads TV Collaborative Impact Evaluation
This evaluation of YDTV evaluated its impact and effectiveness, using the aspirations of YDTV and evidence from the young dads themselves to frame the evaluation.