Current UKLA Funded Research

UKLA is currently funding the following research projects:

Teachers' dilemmas with classroom talk: A Critical Enquiry.  Researcher: Valerie Coultas, School of Education, Kingston University.

This study uses autobiography and life narrative approaches to produce a number of Case Studies that focus on teachers' dilemmas with classroom talk.  Each teacher is being interviewed and then asked to video and idetntify a critical moment for talk in a particular lesson and evaluate tha moment collaboratively. the key question that is asked is: How do English teachers describe the potential and dilemmas of classroom talk? The subjects of the study are primary and secondary school teachers and teacher educators.

Restor(y)ing Paintings: Creating Multiple Narratives in a Multi-Ethnic Nursery. Researchers: Jim Grant, teacher and Pippa Couch, art historian.

This project proposes to develop children's relationship with paintings in the National Gallery's collection whereby the 'national' or official view is critically considered and where alternative narratives that reflect the communities are created.

To view recent completed research projects, please use the navigation bar on the left.

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