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Prof. Chris Taylor

Job Title: WISERD Professor and Co-Director

Institution: Cardiff University

EmailTaylorCM@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: 029 208 76938

 Research Interests

  • The geography of education
  • Education and neighbourhoods
  • School choice and diversity
  • Social justice and education policy
  • Participation in Higher and Further Education
  • Inter-disciplinary research methods
  • Combining qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Research capacity building

Current Research

Professor Taylor is currently leading the Evaluting the Foundation Phase project, a £1M project commissioned by the Welsh Government to evaluate the Foundation Phase early years education policy.

He was  awarded an ESRC Mid-Career Development Fellowship (2011) to carry out an analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study.

Professor Taylor is also Deputy Scientific Co-ordinator on the Network of Experts on Social Aspets of Education and Training (NESET) project.

Click here to view Chris' official Cardiff University bio page

Selected Publications

Davies R, et al, 2011, ‘An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in Wales‘ WISERD/RRS/002 (Available here)

Rees G, Taylor C, Power S, 2010, ‘Out-of-school learning: the uneven distribution of school provision and local authority support’ British Educational Research Journal 36(6) pp 1017-1036 (Available here)

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