For Muslim pupils in Britain education may either provide opportunities for high achievement and social mobility or, conversely, reinforce low aspirations and social marginalisation.
This three-year project will examine:
The research will be conducted in England and Scotland where there is great local diversity in terms of the ethnicity and religious background of population, types of school and the diversity of involvement of religious authorities in school governance.
A collaborative project between the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity, University of Edinburgh (Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon, Linda Ahlgren) and the Institute of Education, University of London (Sue Walters)
For further information about the project contact Professor Sheila Riddell.
This article was published on May 14, 2013