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Dr Rhian Barrance

Dr Rhian Barrance

Research Associate, WISERD

School of Social Sciences

46,Park Place

I am a researcher in education and social sciences at the Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research Data and Methods (WISERD). I am currently working on WISERDEducation research project, which is a large-scale longitudinal cohort study which has been surveying pupils across Wales on aspects of their lives and education over the last four years.

Prior to joining WISERD, I completed my PhD in Education at Queen's University Belfast. My PhD used a mixed-methods approach to identify students' views and experiences of GCSEs and their reform in Northern Ireland and Wales. My research interests include assessment, children's rights and equity in education.

Education and qualifications

2012-2016: PhD Education at Queen's University Belfast

2010-2011: PGCE Secondary English, Cardiff Metropolitan University

2008-2009: MA Medieval British Studies, Cardiff University

2005-2008: BA English Language and Literature, University of Oxford