CEDAR staff supervise students undertaking research usually at doctoral level, in areas of their personal expertise:
Professor Geoff Lindsay:
- Special and inclusive education particularly service delivery by LEAs and health trusts; children with speech and language difficulties;
- Early identification of special educational needs including school entry/early years assessment.
- Evaluation of educational initiatives especially those with policy implications
Professor Steve Strand
- Equity issues in educational attainment and achievement, including social class, ethnicity and gender;
- School effectiveness and improvement, ‘value-added’ and the analysis of pupil progress.
Further information on research supervision offered may be seen from the topics of present and recently graduated doctoral students.
Present research students
“Pakistani boys' educational achievement in Birmingham schools" (Started Jan 2010, Prof. Steve Strand)
“The educational attainment gap for White Working Class boys” (Started Jan 2010, Prof Steve Strand).
‘Leading Schools in Challenging Circumstances: Case Studies of Schools Serving White Working-Class Communities’ (Started Jan 2009, Prof. Steve Strand).
Bullying and emotional abuse of pupils with learning difficulties in mainstream education in Cyprus: Effects on the pupils' learning progress and emotional health. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Ian Jones (PhD 2011)
The impact of migration within the enlarged European Union on the education of primary school pupils in the countries of the EU. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Olympia Palikara (PhD 2011)
The resilience patterns of young people with specific speech and language difficulties (Professor Geoff Lindsay & Professor Julie Dockrell, University of London, Institute of Education)
Nuttiya Tantranont (PhD 2011)
Professional development: Guidelines for schooling success in Thailand. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Issavara Sirirungruang (PhD 2011)
(Inclusion of children with special-educational needs in Thailand: specific topics to be confirmed) (Dr Dimitra Hartas, Warwick Institute of Education & Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Noraini Zainal-Abidin (PhD 2010)
The transition of children with learning difficulties in Malaysia (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Proulx, K. (2010)
Perceptions of education amongst Bangladeshi students identified as gifted and talented. PhD, University of Warwick. (Prof. Steve Strand)
Helen Bishton (EdD 2009)
A comparison of the experiences of primary aged children with severe learning difficulties being educated in three variously inclusive school settings. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Mike Lambert (PhD 2009)
Evaluation of the impact on learning of pupils' attendance at out-of-school advanced learning centres for gifted and talented pupils (Professor Geoff Lindsay and Professor Daniel Muijs, University of Manchester)
Anne Sheppard (MA 2009)
Cadwallader, S. (2009)
The implicit theories of intelligence of English adolescents identified as gifted and talented. PhD, University of Warwick (Prof Steve Strand).
Clare Mackie (PhD 2007)
Writing performance in children with a specific language impairment. Impact of oral language and literacy. (Professor Geoff Lindsay & Professor Julie Dockrell, University of London, Institute of Education)
Sue Warnock (EdD 2006)
The role of psychologists working in the Youth Justice system (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Suzanne Brown (EdD 2004)
Perceptions of the pastoral care worker role and its effectiveness
Leonor da Cunha Rego (PhD 2004)
Participation of children with special educational needs in their own educational process (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Chrystalla Kaloyirou (PhD 2004)
Bullying in Greek Cypriot state primary schools (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Mastura Badzis (EdD 2003)
Teachers’ and Parents’ understanding of the concept of play in child development and education and its impact on the practicality of learning through play experiences in Malaysian pre-school classrooms. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Alison Rushton (EdD 2003)
The M Levelness of clinical practice for healthcare professionals (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Supiah Saad (PhD 2003)
Malaysia preschool children with ADHD in inclusive settings. (Professor Geoff Lindsay)
Christine Clarke (PhD 2002) Effects of parent training programmes on children’s preparedness for school.
Niki Phillips (PhD 2002) The educational needs of gifted children.
Ray Evans (PhD 2001) The educational attainment and progress of children in public care.
Applications should be made to Graduate Studies of the Institute of Education. Informal enquiries may be addressed to the relevant member of CEDAR staff.