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Author Archives: Eleanor Kirby-Green

About Eleanor Kirby-Green

Eleanor supports the delivery of the RSB's education policy and provides administrative support to the Heads of Universities Biosciences committee.

Engaging young people with science: a science capital approach

For our last Policy Lunchbox, we were joined by Professor Louise Archer, the Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education at the UCL Institute of Education. Louiseā€™s talk focused on the Aspires2 longitudinal study and the Enterprising Science research and development project. Both projects seek to understand what shapes aspirations, engagement and participation in young … Continue reading »

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Policy Lunchbox: unlocking teaching development

At the last Policy Lunchbox we welcomed David Weston, Chief Executive of the Teacher Development Trust, to explore professional development in teaching and how we can better support teachers. Professional development is key for teachers to carry out their role. Good quality and continuous professional development can help support and develop great teachers and current … Continue reading »

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