Education Observatory

Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton


EYPS evaluation project

Early Years Conference 2020

On Saturday 21st November, the Education Observatory hosted the Early Year Conference 2020 with a focus on ‘Changing practice in challenging times: pedagogy and practice in the early years’

British Council Digital Education Research

Professor John Traxler and Matthew Johnson of the Education Observatory are working with the British Council to help shape digital learning across Southern Africa. This important research project aims to help enhance learning for thousands of digital users across Southern Africa in a time where educational exclusion is increasing due to the Covid-19

Education Observatory hosts event on disadvantage, data and digital skills

The first regional meeting for the EPSRC HDI project: ‘Data and disadvantage: taking a regional approach towards Human Data Interaction (HDI) to inform local and national digital skills policies’ took place on 9 September 2020 Hosted by the Education Observatory and attended by 20 participants from digital technology  businesses, local agencies across the Black Country, such as West Midlands Combined Authority

Sarah Hayes

An invited interview about the Covid-19 pandemic and Higher Education responses

On Wednesday 27 May 2020, Prof Petar Jandric, from Zagreb, Croatia (Visiting Prof at Education Observatory) and Professor Sarah Hayes were interviewed by a German University In discussion with Prof Michael Kerres and an audience in Zoom Petar and Sarah were asked to comment on: How national systems differ and how individuals and institutions are


Regional voices in national policymaking

Over your on-campus morning coffee, take a moment to look up from the words in front of you and notice the familiar product names on the standard menu you ordered from. These choices are repeated in branded coffee shops globally, so that (regardless of your location) the coffee experience is routinely and efficiently delivered to customers.