Education Observatory

Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton


This page shows our projects in this area. Click the links for more details.

Evaluation of EYSEND

EYSEND aims to improve the quality of provision for children with SEND in the early years and settings by improving confidence, knowledge and ability in the workforce to identify and support children with SEND.

Early Talk project

Evaluation of the I Can Early Talk programme

This qualitative evaluation of the I Can Early Talk (ET) programme at supportive level was commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), now the Department for Education (DfE). The research was conducted in 14 Sure Start (children’s centres) in England in 2010, focusing on children aged 3 to 4 years old.

RESEARCH TEAM: Judy Whitmarsh, Michael Jopling and Mark Hadfield