The UK Data Service has recently launched the Changing Perceptions Challenge, a competition aimed at sixth form and college students. The competition was dreamt up by Data Impact Fellow, Ben Brindle, and here he explains where the idea came from and how students will benefit from taking part.
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Ana Morales-Gomez explores the ways that data from the UK Data Service collection can be used with students in the classroom.
Dharmi Kapadia, one of our Data Impact Fellows, shares how she engaged with younger potential researchers.
Philip Nye from FFT Education Datalab explores how some schools are gaming the system through ‘off-rolling’, using the National Pupil Database.
John Jerrim (Twitter) and Sam Sims (Twitter) at the UCL Institute of Education, supported by the Nuffield Foundation consider the data behind grammar school expansion.
Matteo Sandi, one of our Data Impact Fellows, discusses his research with Stephen Machin into whether UK academies used disciplinary approaches and exclusions to improve aggregate exam results.
Matteo Sandi is one of our UK Data Service Data Impact Fellows. He has recently co-authored and published a discussion paper on the CEP website concerning one of his current research projects looking into UK schools which have converted to academies and whether they have used exclusion as a method to shape their pool of test-taking students.
We’re excited to be able to share the great work of one of our UK Data Service Impact Fellows. Look out for his forthcoming blog entry.