Leader: Professor Vanita Sundaram
The Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) undertakes multi-method research that explores social justice in education.
We pursue research regarding social justice and education in the UK and internationally. We investigate perceptions of fairness; differential rates of access and achievement that apply across individuals and social groups; and, explore learning and teaching.
Posted on Friday 4 March 2022
Lessons on grammar are a key feature of the national curriculum taught in England’s primary schools, but they don’t appear to help children to learn to write, new research reveals.
Posted on Friday 19 November 2021
Research by CRESJ's Dr Anna Bull into sexual harassment in higher education has featured in a number of news outlets in light of Al Jazeera's Degrees of Abuse investigation which found that universities were failing to adequately deal with complaints of staff sexual harassment.
Posted on Wednesday 20 October 2021
The Economic and Social Research Council has released a report on the PhD in the social sciences which was written by York academics Professor Paul Wakeling and Dr Sally Hancock in partnership with CFE Research.