Dr Andrew Wilkins, a Research Fellow in the School of Education, has been awarded a £165,000 grant by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Posted: 14 January 2013
Dr. Andrew Wilkins, Research Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Roehampton, has been awarded a Future Research Leaders grant by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The aim of the Future Research Leaders Scheme is to support outstanding early career researchers to carry out excellent research and to develop all aspects of their research and knowledge exchange skills.
Dr Wilkins' project, titled School Accountability and Stakeholder Education (SASE), offers a timely and original investigation into how different types of schools - including free schools, academies, foundation and community - engage with different stakeholders as well as wider networks of collaboration, competition and federation in their role as education providers. Through collecting and combining various sources and types of evidence, this project aims to develop descriptive and practical recommendations on how different schools might better utilize their resources to engage with traditional forms of local democratic accountability.
The official blog site for the project is available to view here.
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Posted: 17 January 2018
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Posted: 10 January 2018
2017 Roehampton Mentoring Awards
The University of Roehampton hosted its inaugural Roehampton Mentoring Awards recently at Elm Grove Hall.
Posted: 18 December 2017