UK Students feedback on the 2020/21 academic year

Following the conclusion of an extremely challenging 2020/21 academic year, Green Shoots conducted a short survey with UK university students to gather their feedback on the experience. The research identified a variety of ways by which students' study was affected and there was a very mixed response with regards to the perceived effectivness of the … Continue reading UK Students feedback on the 2020/21 academic year

Looking back and thinking forward – UK teachers’ review of 2019

With 2019 coming to a close we conducted a final survey of the year to find out how teachers fared. A summary of the results can be found here (which links to a pdf document saved on Google drive). Although it has undoubtedly been a challenging year, overall the majority of the teachers that took … Continue reading Looking back and thinking forward – UK teachers’ review of 2019

Equity in education – an analysis of recent publications

‘Educational equity’ is a term that we have been hearing more and more in recent months, building up to the  OECD report at the end of October that provided a detailed analysis of the impact that socio-economic disadvantage has on educational achievement around the world. Unsurprisingly the report concluded that educational opportunity was not ‘equitable’ … Continue reading Equity in education – an analysis of recent publications