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Our publications, talks & conferences

Publications

       Promoting Inclusive Systems for Migrants in Education, Routledge. March 2024

       Charlotte McPherson, Sait Bayrakdar, Alice Weavers, Sharon Gewirtz, Meg Maguire,

        Christopher Winch and Andrea Laczik 

       Journal of Vocational Education & Training, March 2024.

       Sharon Gewirtz, Charlotte McPherson, Sait Bayrakdar, Meg Maguire, Alice Weavers, Chris Winch, Andrea Laczik,

       Olly Newton and Alison Wolf

       

 

Conferences
  • ‘Educational inequalities beyond attainment: Young people’s attitudes towards schooling in England’
    European Network for Social Policy Analysis (ESPAnet) conference. September 2023.
    Sait Bayrakdar
     

  • ‘Schools: a solution to or a source of problems? Young school leavers’ affectual accounts of the their in-school experiences and their implications for post-16 decision-making and transitions’
    British Education and Research Association (BERA) conference. September 2022.
    Meg Maguire, Alice Weavers
     

  • ‘Place matters: spatial dimensions of young people’s transitions in an urban setting’
    Education and Urban transformations conference, German Historical Institute, London. June 2022.
    Meg Maguire
     

  • ‘Exploring Place in English Post-16 Transitions: Evidence, theory and policy’
    Contributions to symposium on the role of place in shaping youth transitions at British Education and Research Association (BERA) conference. September 2021.​

    • Rethinking youth transitions: an 'equalities-ecologies' framework
      Sharon Gewirtz

    • Opportunity, equality and agency in England's new VET landscape: the difference that place makes
      Meg Maguire

Talks & presentations
  • 'Developing Skills and Talent: Social Mobility and Post-16 Education'

        The Social Mobility Commission and Policy Connect, House of Lords. May 2024.

        Sharon Gewirtz

  • Seminar on the Philosophy of Vocational Education

       Birmingham Metropolitan College. February 2024.

       Olly Newton

  • Young peoples’ in-school experiences and the part they play in shaping post-16 ‘horizons for action’
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. November 2023.
    Meg Maguire
     

  • National Union of Education (NEU) seminar
    Seminar based on our Schools for All? report. June 2023.
    Sharon Gewirtz
     

  • Youth Voice Research Showcase Webinar
    Presentation of the Schools for All? report. Edge Foundation. February 2023.
    Sharon Gewirtz
     

  • ‘Schools for all? Young people’s experiences of alienation in the English secondary school system’
    The Children and Youth Network, University of Manchester. June 2023.
    Sait Bayrakdar
     

  • Education & Training Foundation staff seminar
    Presentation on schools as hostile environments for young people and more positive experiences of learning in alternative/college settings. February 2023.
    Charlotte McPherson, Sharon Gewirtz, Sait Bayrakdar, Chris Winch

  • ‘Young Lives, Young Futures: Experiences of Year 11 students in and outside schools’
    Edge Foundation Research Review Group. July 2022.
    Sait Bayrakdar

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