A Quasi-Experimental Study into the Effects of Cross-Age Peer Tutoring on Student Attainment

February 2018 AUTHOR Anne Marie Plumb Faculty of Education   ABSTRACT Existing literature heavily speculates on the effectiveness of methods for raising the attainment of underachieving pupils, but evidence of precisely how these methods of intervention could be conducted is sparse. This paper provides a condensed version of a thesis detailing a study undertaken over … Continue reading A Quasi-Experimental Study into the Effects of Cross-Age Peer Tutoring on Student Attainment

Primary children’s use of social networking sites: Children’s perspective

February 2018 AUTHOR Athanasia Kotsiou Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge   ABSTRACT This paper explores the use of social networking sites (SNS) by primary children. Most of the research on SNS used by youth has focused on teenagers and has been interpreted through the eyes of the researchers; little is known about primary children. … Continue reading Primary children’s use of social networking sites: Children’s perspective

‘Language is Your Dignity’: Migration, Linguistic Capital, and the Experience of Re/De-Valuation

AUTHOR  Silke Zschomler Faculty of Education, Cambridge July 2017   ABSTRACT Using critical hermeneutic phenomenology, this study considers the lived realities of seven adult migrants with diverse migratory trajectories who came to London in order to set up a new life. Drawing on Bourdieu, it explicates their symbolic struggles for value fought out at the … Continue reading ‘Language is Your Dignity’: Migration, Linguistic Capital, and the Experience of Re/De-Valuation