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Morphological processing in children with phonological difficulties: The Coventry and Warwick morphology and phonology project
Children who struggle with processing speech sounds (phonology) are also likely to have difficulties in reading and writing. This project investigates how much children use information about the internal structure of words (morphology) to compensate for these difficulties.
Abracadabra (ABRA) is an online toolkit composed of phonics, ﬂuency and comprehension activities based around a series of age-appropriate texts. The trial assesses a 20 week programme of lesson plans using the ABRA activities.
This project demonstrated, for the first time, that training in speech rhythm improves early literacy skills in children beginning school. This finding was used as the basis for a new reading scheme developed by Rising Stars.
This project will produce a coherent system, supported by data analytics, to identify students at risk of underachievement at four UK institutions, and offer solutions in the form of appropriate, high quality academic interventions to ensure those students continue and succeed.
This study aims to develop a greater understanding of policies, practices, emerging priorities and concepts of HE internationalisation in the UK and South East Asia.
Rapid evidence review on the causes and identification of individuals with specific learning difficulties (SpLD)
In January 2020, Professor Julia Carroll was invited to provide a rapid evidence review on recent research on Specific Learning Difficulties for the UK government.
The project aims to promote inclusion and support for students with neurodiversity in higher education in Argentina and Mexico.
iKUDU aims to contribute to developing a contextualised South African concept of internationalisation of the curriculum, which will be embedded in the broad context of curriculum transformation.
This project is a collaboration between Walter Sisulu University, Coventry University and Stellenbosch University. The project is focused on enhancing staff doctoral capacity training and expertise for underrepresented groups in South Africa.
This project will aim to produce and validate an assessment of speech rhythm sensitivity that is suitable for pre-literate children in Reception year and then examine whether sensitivity to speech rhythm can predict early literacy development.
The overall objective of JOVITAL is to improve quality of teaching in Jordanian Higher Education Institutions by introducing innovative collaborative tools and methodologies and fostering academic international exchange.
OpenMed ‘Opening up Education in South-Mediterranean Countries’, is an international cooperation involving five partners from Europe and nine from the South-Mediterranean (S-M) region (Morocco, Palestine, Egypt and Jordan). The project is focused on how universities from the designated countries, and other S-M countries, can join the action as community partners in the adoption of strategies and channels that embrace the principles of openness and reusability within the context of higher education. Open Education represents transparency, equity and participation. Such values are core in widening participation and building capacity in Open Education Practices, important to the national contexts of the Mediterranean countries.
An ASEAN interdisciplinary network to promote access and inclusion of disabled students in higher education
Establishing an interdisciplinary network in higher education in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries addresses Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 4, advocating “inclusive and quality education for all”.
This project aims to develop and pilot an approach to promoting conversations around decolonisation in higher education (HE).
Participants in this capacity building programme for university educators will learn how to produce digitally-supported learning experiences and will have the opportunity to experiment with innovative models and approaches to teaching and learning; with a focus on fostering collaborative learning and enhanced student engagement.
This project is in collaboration with the Walter Sisulu University and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The project is focused on enhancing staff capacity building for knowledge exchange in engineering education and postgraduate supervision.
Global Gender and Cultures of Equality (www.globalgrace.net) is a 51 month programme of research and capacity strengthening funded by the RCUK’s Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) delivered through the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
2TV provides a transdisciplinary networking space for participants to engage in international research focused on transformative practice in education and public policy that enable researchers to understand cycles of vulnerability.