Tackle the continuing challenge of social and educational disadvantage, and find practical ways to help schools to close the overlapping gaps in social equity and educational attainment.
What works and what matters: education in spite of policy. Keynote at CPRT’s national conference – Primary Education: what is and what might be. London, 18 November 2016.
CPRT/IEE Dialogic Teaching Project – Classroom Talk, Social Disadvantage and Educational Attainment: closing the gap, raising standards, Professor Robin Alexander, Professor Frank Hardman, Dr Jan Hardman, Dr Taha Rajab, Mark Longmore and David Reedy
Research Review – Equity and Disadvantage, Professor Kate Pickett and Dr Laura Vanderbloemen
Research Review – Demographic change, migration and diversity, Professor Mel Ainscow, Professor Alan Dyson, Dr Lise Hopwood and Dr Stephanie Thomson
Research Review – Vulnerable children, Professor Michael Jopling and Dr Sharon Vincent
Ainscow, M., Dyson, A., Hopwood, L., and Thomson, S. (2016) Primary Schools Responding to Diversity: Barriers and Possibilities. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust. For a summary of the report click here.
Jopling, M. and Vincent, S. (2016) Vulnerable Children: Needs and Provision in the Primary Phase. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust. For a summary of the report click here.
Pickett, K. and Vanderbloemen, L. (2015) Mind the Gap: Tackling Social and Educational Inequality. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust. For a summary of the report click here.
Responses to government and parliamentary consultations
DfE’s Special Educational Needs Enquiry: CPR’s response, 7 July 2010.
Warwick Mansell, Academies: statisticians need to raise their game, 15th July 2016
Vanessa Young and Jonathan Barnes, We’re all global citizens now, 17th June 2016
Sarah Rutty, Joyless, inaccurate, inequitable?, 13th May 2016
Warwick Mansell, The end of primary education as we know it?, 4th March 2016
Mel Ainscow, Learning from difference, January 29th 2016
Lise Hopwood, Education is safe in their hands, January 22nd 2016
Branwen Bingle, Equality: do we really mean it?, January 15th 2016
Michael Jopling, Support for vulnerable children: another ZPD?, November 27th 2015
Robin Alexander, Face the music, October 30th 2015
Matt Coward, The Prevent duty: investigation or education?, October 23rd 2015
Sarah Rutty, Load and bless with fruit the vines, October 16th 2015
Robin Alexander, Mind the Gap, September 11th 2015
Warwick Mansell, How well are primary academies doing? And how well is DfE doing with the evidence?, February 20th 2015
Julia Flutter, Respecting children’s voices, February 6th 2015
Robin Alexander, True grit, January 30th 2015
Jo Evans, Living the CPRT ideal, January 21st 2015
Robin Alexander, 2015: teach local, learn global, January 9th 2015
Robin Alexander, New evidence on children’s voices and rights. But does DfE get it?, December 12th 2014
Robin Alexander, Do we care for our young carers?, November 5th 2014
Robin Alexander, Does education pass the family test?, August 27th 2014
Robin Alexander, The parts the National Curriculum doesn’t reach, August 12th 2014
Alexander, R.J. et al (2010) Children, their World, their Education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review, London: Routledge, chapters 5, 8, 20 and 24.
Alexander, R.J. and Hargreaves, L. (2007) Community Soundings: The Primary Review regional witness sessions, Cambridge: University of Cambridge.
Ainscow, M., Conteh, J., Dyson, A. and Gallannaugh, F. (2010) ‘Children in primary education: demography, culture, diversity, inclusion’, in Alexander, R.J. et al (eds) (2010) The Cambridge Primary Review Research Surveys, London: Routledge, 195-216. Interim report briefing (2007)
Daniels, H. and Porter, J. (2010) ‘Learning needs and difficulties among children of primary school age: definition, identification, provision and issues’, in The Cambridge Primary Review Research Surveys, 217-40. Interim report briefing (2007)