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Dr Jessie Ricketts provides expert advice on children's "word gap"

Dr Jessie Ricketts provides expert advice on children's "word gap"

  • Date23 October 2020

Dr Jessie Ricketts was interviewed by the Centre for Education and Youth.

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The report that was published with Oxford University Press on Friday 23rd October 2020. This report focuses on vocabulary knowledge across the transition from primary to secondary school. It highlights teachers’ concerns and showcases Jessie’s work on this topic. Jessie contributed to a panel discussion to mark the launch.

Find out more here: https://cfey.org/reports/2020/10/bridging-the-word-gap-at-transition/

Jessie has also written an op-ed for Schools Week to mark the report’s launch, along with her collaborator Dr Laura Shapiro at Aston University. You can find the op-ed here: https://schoolsweek.co.uk/understanding-the-vocabulary-gap-at-primary-to-secondary-transition/ 

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