Can outdoor experiences affect students’ examination grades and confidence?

This week’s research article comes to us from the IoE’s Dr Carol Fuller via The Outdoor Learning Blog… by Natural Connections. Carol is a sociologist and associate professor at the Institute of Education. She works closely with Fiona Craig and colleagues at Ufton Court Adventure, researching the ways outdoor residential visits affect confidence, self-esteem and educational outcomes. […]

Sir David Bell has opened the University’s first new Support Centre

Sir David Bell visited the University of Reading’s London Road campus on 15 September to officially open the first of the new Support Centres at the University of Reading. Support Centres will be opening across the University as part of Reading’s commitment to enhancing the student experience. They will provide a first port of call for students, with advice from […]

IoE’s Nasreen Majid featured in insightful interview on influential mathematics teaching website

In the spirit of raising the profile of mathematics at The University of Reading, Nasreen Majid, the IoE’s Programme Director of BA (QTS) Education Primary has had an insightful interview published on the website of The Maths Scholars’ Scheme that promotes mathematics scholarships for Teacher Training. You can read it here: http://teachingmathsscholars.org/news/primary-mathematics-at-the-university-of-reading. Nasreen Majid is […]

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