Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)



The Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity undertakes numerous projects throughout the year.

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Beyond Behaviour: Exploring the social consequences for pupils (not) diagnosed with neurodevelopmental and behavioural disorders

2019.06.01 (1st Jun) 2020.06.30 (30th Jun) Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre (SMRC)
Making rights a reality for children with additional support needs 2018.11.01 (1st Nov) 2019.03.31 (31st Mar) ESRC Impact Grant
Autonomy, Rights and Children with Special Needs: A New Paradigm? 2017.07.01 (1st Jul) 2019.08.14 (14th Aug) ESRC
Counting Every Child In: Promoting Inclusive and Quality Education for Disabled Children in China 2017.01.01 (1st Jan) 2017.12.31 (31st Dec) ESRC ─ Global Challenges Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship
Choosing the PGDE: Influences and motivations amongst students with and without widening participation indicators 2016.11.01 (1st Nov) 2017.04.31 (31st Apr) Careers Service, University of Edinburgh
Exploring the intersections of violence in childhood, learning outcomes and educational practices: Towards a new conceptual model 2016.08.01 (1st Aug) 2017.07.31 (31st Jul) Challenge Investment Fund, University of Edinburgh
Access to higher education for people from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland and the rest of the UK 2016.01.25 (25th Jan) 2016.07.03 (3rd Jul) The Sutton Trust
ENLIVEN: Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe 2016.10.01 (1st Oct) 2019.09.30 (30th Sep) European Commission Horizon 2020 Young-Society Call Young-3
Pupils as citizens: Pupil views on school citizenship and the transition from primary to secondary school 2014.09.01 (1st Sep) 2020.10.31 (31st Oct) Gordon Cook Foundation
Attracting diversity: Identifying underrepresented groups 2015.02.01 (1st Feb) 2015.07.31 (31st Jul) The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)
Research into widening participation at the University of Edinburgh: the student’s perspective 2015.01.01 (1st Jan) 2015.07.31 (31st Jul) Reach, University of Edinburgh
Improving young people’s knowledge of student finance in Scotland 2014.10.01 (1st Oct) 2015.10.31 (31st Oct) ESRC
Keeping Youth Away from Crime: Searching for Best European Practices 2013.01.07 (7th Jan) 2015.01.06 (6th Jan) European Commission
Evidence Base behind Widening Access to University Education 2013.01.01 (1st Jan) 2013.04.30 (30th Apr) Universities Scotland
Higher Education in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence 2013.03.01 (1st Mar) 2014.02.28 (28th Feb) ESRC
Post-school transitions of people who are deaf or hard of hearing 2012.07.01 (1st Jul) 2013.09.30 (30th Sep) NDCS
Research to identify key issues from national discussion on CLD Strategic Guidance 2012.03.20 (20th Mar) 2012.04.13 (13th Apr) Education Scotland
PhD: Improving Understanding of the Experiences of Gypsy-Travellers in Scotland 2012.09.01 (1st Sep) 2015.09.01 (1st Sep) ESRC and Scottish Government
Evaluation of Education Provision for Children and Young People Educated Outside the School Setting (EOTAS) 2012.03.01 (1st Mar) 2012.09.31 (31st Sep) The Welsh Government
Special Education and Policy Change: A Study of Six Jurisdictions 2012.03.01 (1st Mar) 2014.02.28 (28th Feb) Leverhulme Trust
Investigating the case for supported employment 2011.09.01 (1st Sep) 2012.09.31 (1st Sep) EHRC
Scottish Sensory Centre evaluation of educational provision for children and young people with sensory impairment in Scotland 2011.08.01 (1st Aug) 2012.03.31 (31st Mar) Scottish Government, Core Grant Funding
Dispute resolution in additional support needs: Working together to improve children’s and families’ experiences in Scotland 2011.02.01 (1st Feb) 2012.07.31 (31st Jul) ESRC
Evaluation of the All Wales School Liaison Core Programme 2009.01.01 (1st Jan) 2010.11.30 (30th Nov) Welsh Assembly Government
Skills for Scotland: Learning in and for businesses 2008.06.01 (1st Jun) 2011.05.31 (31st May) European Union
Muslim Families’ Experiences of the Education System in England and Scotland (MFEEES) 2010.01.01 (1st Jan) 2012.12.31 (31st Dec) The Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh
Achievement and opportunities for deaf students in the United Kingdom: The deaf achievement Scotland study 2010.02.01 (1st Feb) 2012.09.30 (30th Sep) The Nuffield Foundation
Disabled people, employment and skills evaluation 2010.01.05 (5th Jan) 2010.03.31 (31st Mar) Equality and Human Rights Commission
LLL2010 ─ Towards a lifelong learning society in Europe: The contribution of the education system 2005.09.01 (1st Sep) 2011.02.28 (28th Feb) European Union - Government
Dispute resolution and avoidance in education: A study of special and additional support needs in England and Scotland 2008.01.01 (1st Jan) 2009.09.31 (31st Sep) ESRC
Analysis of workplace literacies pilot project 2009.02.01 (1st Feb 2009.06.31 (31st Jun) The Scottish Government
The Impact of the Education (additional support for learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 on deaf and hearing impaired children: A project for the National Deaf Children’s Society 2009.10.01 (1st Oct) 2009.04.30 (30th Apr) National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
Knowledge exchange on public policy in Scotland: Promoting best practice on equality and human rights in Scotland 2008.08.01 (1st Aug) 2009.07.31 (31st Jul) Scottish Funding Council
Literature review: Skills Development Scotland 2008.05.19 (19th May) 2009.09.30 (30th Sep) The Scottish Government
Religious education in a multicultural society: School and home in comparative context 2008.01.01 (1st Jan) 2009.12.31 (31st Dec) European Commission (European Union, 7th Framework (FP7))
Literature review: Attitudes to vocational learning 2008.01.01 (1st Jan) 2008.03.31 (31st Mar) The Scottish Government
The development of care co-ordination services in Scotland 2007.09.01 (1st Sep) 2008.06.30 (30th Jun) Care Co-ordination Network Scotland

A feasibility study into setting up a Scottish Centre for Research on Equality and Human Rights

2007.01.01 (1st Jan) 2007.12.31 (31st Dec) Scottish Funding Council
Research report on Disability Discrimination Act, Education Legislation Pre 16 and Implications for Single Equality Act 2006.09.01 (1st Sep) 0006.09.30 (30th Sep) Disability Rights Commission (DRC)
Redress the Balance 2006.05.10 (10th May ) 2006.06.30 (30th Jun) Scottish Further Education Unit (SFEU)
Literature review: Pupils with additional support needs 2006.03.03 (3rd Mar) 2006.05.05 (5th May) Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED)
Implementation of direct payments for people who use care services 2005.12.12 (12th Dec) 2006.06.06 (6th Jun) Scottish Parliament
Evaluation of ENQUIRE, the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning 2005.08.01 (1st Aug) 2006.06.30 (30th Jun) Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED)
Managing progress 2005.07.01 (1st Jul) 2007.12.31 (31st Dec) European Union ─ Objective 3
Experiences and Outcomes of Disabled Students in Higher Education 2004.01.01 (1st Jan) 2007.06.30 (30th Jun) ESRC
Disabled people and direct payments: A UK comparative study 2004.01.01 (1st Jan) 2006.06.30 (30th Jun) ESRC
Evaluation of the Scottish pilot of restorative practices in school settings 2004 2006 Education Department
Public policy, equality and diversity: A seminar series 2004 2005 ESRC
Treatment of equalities in regeneration outcome agreements 2005.05.25 (25th May) 2006.08.31 (31st Aug) Communities Scotland
Gender balance of the teaching workforce in publicly funded schools 2005.01.01 (1st Jan) 2005.06.30 (30th Jun) Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED)
Evaluation of the discipline task group recommendations: The deployment of additional staff to promote positive school discipline 2003.11.01 (1st Nov) 2004.10.31 (31st Oct) Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED)
Disability and employment in Scotland: A review of the evidence base 2003.10.01 (1st Oct) 2004.12.31 (31st Dec) Scottish Executive Equalities Unit
Equality and diversity in the further education workforce 2005.07.01 (1st Jul) 2005.12.31 (31st Dec) Scottish Further Education Unit (SFEU)