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Economic and Social Research Council

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Happiness

This set of four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefings look at happiness, what it is, how it can be measured and how it can be enhanced. They look at how happiness affects society and the economy as well as the individual. The briefings discuss research into these areas and can be used to...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

4 resources
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Thoughts and Opinions

These two Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) opinion pieces were written to provoke discussion about social science issues. They were written by ESRC-funded researchers for the Debating Matters competition on the subjects of ageing and carbon emissions. They raise questions about received opinions, giving...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

2 resources
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Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research.

The guides available here are:
* Economics
* Psychology

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

4 resources
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School Briefings: Addiction

These four school briefings from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) look at the problems of smoking, alcohol and drug addiction amongst young people. Each of the four information sheets focuses on an aspect of addiction and presents the findings, concerns and recommendations of researchers.

The...

Publication date:
2010 to date

4 resources
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Methodologies

This group of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) looks at methods of conducting social research and the ethical questions to be considered. Resources explains the qualitatitive and quantitative methods used, and allows students to debate important questions about how research is...

Publication date:
2010 to date

4 resources
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Assessment for learning in STEM teachingNE701

Online course. Flexible participation. Develop your understanding of assessment for learning and use formative assessment to uncover how your students are progressing. Led by experts in assessment for learning Dylan Wiliam, Chris Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck, you will learn how to create hinge-point questions and...

Differentiating for learning in STEM teachingNE702

Online course. Flexible participation. Improve your practice of differentiating for learning, by diagnosing your students' current levels of understanding and differentiating for learning by task. Led by experts in assessment for learning Dylan Wiliam, Chris Harrison and Andrea Mapplebeck. Join this course to...

Improving science in further educationRP885

This seminar is delivered through collaboration between Ofsted, City and Islington College, and the Science Learning Centres Consortium for London and the South East. This one day event for teachers and managers of science in the FE and Skills sector will support you to: identify the key barriers to effective...

Linking STEM curriculum learning to careersNE712

Enhance your role as a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) subject teacher by linking curriculum learning to careers. Through weekly tasks, you will identify how to adapt your STEM curriculum, engaging your students in careers linked to their classroom learning. Learn from experienced educators who...

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