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Research Themes

Find out more about our Research Themes by clicking on the boxes below.

Helping School Attainment

Educational systems all over the world want to improve the educational attainment of their populations.
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Tackling Disadvantage

Our research has provided evidence that has informed policies for tackling disadvantaged communities.
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Non-Cognitive Outcomes

We have produced evidence on a number of popular interventions in which educational outcomes were targeted through tackling non-cognitive constructs.
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Widening Participation

Widening participation in post-compulsory education, tackling social exclusion and lifelong learning have long been a concern of UK governments.
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Improving Research

This is an important theme. At DECE, we take the quality and trustworthiness of research very seriously.
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Evidence Into Practice

We are devising and developing techniques to engineer trustworthy research results into usable formats.
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International Challenges

We have conducted projects in developing countries and provided evidence on challenges such as poverty.
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