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Young disabled people experience institutional discrimination and stigmatisation in mainstream schools in England, research finds

New research by the University of Warwick has found that disabled young people in England experience institutional and structural discrimination in mainstream schools, with two thirds fewer achieving level 2 qualifications compared to non-disabled peers. Academics argue that these experiences are a key barrier to educational and occupational attainment.

Professor helping young engineers respond to world’s biggest challenges receives ‘Distinguished Woman in Engineering’ award

A University of Warwick professor who is helping young engineers across the world respond to humanity’s biggest challenges, has won the ‘Distinguished Woman in Engineering’ award.

Tue 05 Sep 2023, 14:42 | Tags: women, Engineering, Women in STEM, Education

Academics investigate how gaming can train crucial employability skills

An international team of researchers including the University of Warwick are investigating how playing video games is helping to develop vital skills needed in the 21st Century workforce.

Fri 04 Aug 2023, 10:21 | Tags: research, Education

The University of Warwick launches its Technical Specialists Promotional Pathway Pilot

The University of Warwick today launches its Technical Specialists Promotional Pathway Pilot, only the second of its kind in the UK.

Fri 21 Jul 2023, 13:47 | Tags: Technology, teaching, Education

Declining pay is leaving more schools without a male classroom teacher, study warns

Nearly a third of primary schools do not have a single male classroom teacher, a new study from Warwick Business School shows.

What constitutes teacher expertise? New research points to the answer

Research led by the University of Warwick has identified key characteristics and practices of expert teachers.

Wed 21 Dec 2022, 13:30 | Tags: teaching, research, society, Education

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