CEDAR is an internationally acknowledged research centre undertaking research on a range of educational and psychological issues.
These typically focus on the interface between policy and practice, and include research into new government initiatives across the age range of pre-school to higher education and continuing professional practice.
We also specialise in researching special educational needs and inclusion, disability across the lifespan (especially intellectual disability and autism), and parenting and families research. We emphasise combined methods research undertaken in multi-disciplinary teams, secondary analysis approaches, and intervention evaluation designs including randomised controlled trials.
All enquiries should be made to Diana Smith, Centre Administrator (email Diana dot Smith at warwick dot ac dot uk) or direct to the appropriate member of staff. If you have any comments about our website, email A dot J dot Baker at warwick dot ac dot uk.
Congratulations to Dr Louise Denne, Senior Research Fellow in CEDAR, who graduated last week with a PhD from Bangor University. Pictured is Louise with her PhD supervisors: Professor Carl Hughes Head of the School of Education at Bangor, and Professor Richard Hastings (CEDAR).
- One day course: Teaching Early Reading Skills to Children with Special Educational Needs using Headsprout Early Reading® - Thursday 8 November 2018
A research team, led by Dr Stephen Cullen, has been awarded the tender for the DfE’s ‘Research to understand successful approaches to supporting most academically able disadvantaged pupils.
- Bercow 10 Years On : The independent review of provision for children and young people with speech and language needs in England was launched at Speaker's House, Houses of Parliament by John Bercow MP, Speaker at the House of Commons on 20 March 2018 click here to read more ..
Warwick's education research ranked 3rd in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
A Better Start
A research team from the University of Warwick are leading a large, multidisciplinary consortium to evaluate a 10-year study designed to improve the life chances of children 0-3: Fulfilling Lives: A Better Start.