Social Diversity and Difference: researching inequalities in teaching and learning across education, with particular reference to Higher Education Miriam E. David, AcSS, FRSA ESRC TLRP Institute of Education London [email protected] Overview
Miriam E. David, AcSS, FRSA
Institute of Education London
Social inequalities may influence and affect:
Professor Alison Fuller (with Professor Sue Heath) of Southampton University is leading a team to study non-participation in HE through focusing on decision making as an embedded social practice and giving consideration to the notion of ‘networks of intimacy’ as a key theoretical concept in relation to the life stage or course.
The project aims are to study students as learners largely through qualitative methods. It focuses on the socio-cultural and learning experiences of working class students in four contrasting HEI’s and is led by Professor Gill Crozier of Sunderland University with Professor Diane Reay of Cambridge.