Job Title: WISERD Professor and Co-Director
Institution: Cardiff University
Telephone: 029 208 76938
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.
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)
This seminar will provide an overview of the 2008 recession and its political context and begin to explore some of the regional differences between England and Wales.
Thirty years ago the news in South Wales was dominated by the fate of the coal industry and the attempts taken by the National Union of Mineworkers to halt mine closures. Using photographs and personal testimony this event will combine reflection on the details of the strike, with a consideration of its complications for contemporary protest.