Our Work


CEPRA (Centre for Education Policy Review and Analysis) is currently involved in a number of projects, including:


  • International, pan-university study into co-operative learning and inclusion
  • Global Leadership Programme in Wales
  • Research supporting the National Approach to Professional Learning
  • Accountability in education
  • Developing cycles of inquiry in schools


A number of events are planned for the coming months and will be promoted here as they are confirmed.

Contributions to CEPRA are drawn from staff from across Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education and result in a number of different outputs, relating to a variety of disciplines.


  • May 2019: Research project on teacher professional enquiry in Wales (Welsh Government)


  • April 2019: A rising tide lifts all boats – using Wales’ new national curriculum to reduce the attainment gap (Elaine Sharpling)

Published by: Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education

  • April 2019: Have your say on Wales’ new national curriculum – managing expectation and a place for essential knowledge (Gareth Evans)

Published by: Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA)

  • February 2019: An innovative curriculum led by transformative teachers – developing an education system fit for the 21st Century (Dylan E. Jones)

Published by: Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education

  • February 2019: A curriculum belonging to the people of Wales – grasping the opportunity to revitalise Welsh education (Mererid Hopwood)

Published by: Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education

  • January 2019: Melting snowflakes for a new era in education – a pragmatic approach to teacher education (Elaine Sharpling)

Published by: Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education

  • July 2018: Afraid to be brilliant? – Changing the mindset of teachers in Wales (Gareth Evans)

Published by: Education Workforce Council (EWC)