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Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

A narrowing of the curriculum in secondary schools could impact on student outcomes – particularly for those from deprived backgrounds - according to research carried out by academics at the University of Stirling.

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Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

A University of Stirling-led study tracking the progress of 1,836 looked-after children, has found they can wait years to be adopted.

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Events

Tapas, Templates and Temperance

Tapas, Templates and Temperance

Public health insights into the interplay between housing and wellbeing.

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Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

A narrowing of the curriculum in secondary schools could impact on student outcomes – particularly for those from deprived backgrounds - according to research carried out by academics at the University of Stirling.

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Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

A University of Stirling-led study tracking the progress of 1,836 looked-after children, has found they can wait years to be adopted.

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Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

Language education students spread their skills worldwide

Language education students from the University of Stirling are heading overseas this month as part of an international placement scheme.

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Language education students spread their skills worldwide

Don’t miss a trick with free bridge session

A free Bridge session is being offered to local residents, staff and students, as part of a University of Stirling research project into the health and well-being benefits of playing the card game.

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Don’t miss a trick with free bridge session

Innovative approach to repeat offending shows promise

The Aberdeen Problem-Solving Approach, which aims to reduce the use of custodial sentences and cut reoffending for persistent offenders, has the potential to be extended to other areas, after a new report published today said it “shows promise”.

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Innovative approach to repeat offending shows promise

‘Generation rent’ suffer mental health issues

Being forced to live long-term in private rented housing is impacting negatively on young people’s mental health a new study, led by University of Stirling academic Dr Kim McKee, has found.

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‘Generation rent’ suffer mental health issues

Education experts team up with children’s mental health charity

Education experts from the University of Stirling team up with children’s mental health charity Place2Be to help future generations of teachers in Scotland support their students.

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Education experts team up with children’s mental health charity

Experts gather to discuss the ethical collection and use of student data

Data experts gather at the University of Stirling to discuss the ethics behind the collection and use of student data in higher education.

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Experts gather to discuss the ethical collection and use of student data

Dementia workshops for carers and volunteers

Free workshops are being offered by the University of Stirling to carers and volunteers who provide support for people with dementia.

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Dementia workshops for carers and volunteers

Stirling students celebrate first step in academic career

Students who passed Stirling’s Access to Degree Studies course move onto undergraduate study.

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Stirling students celebrate first step in academic career

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Tapas, Templates and Temperance

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Public health insights into the interplay between housing and wellbeing.

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Participation in Decision Making in Educational Settings: beyond learner voice and pupil councils

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This event will discuss learner participation and consider how best to support policy implementation.

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