News: August 2018

University experts welcome moves to counter child hunger

Bangor University education experts have welcomed initiatives such as Flintshire County Council’s Holiday Hunger Programme, which seek to address poverty related hunger out of school term times.

Recent research by Bangor University on the effects of poverty on children’s academic achievement in rural schools in Wales has revealed that hunger was affecting children’s concentration levels at primary schools in particular and that this lessened to a degree at secondary schools.

Publication date: 13 August 2018

Inspiring Research

Several of the poems in Siôn Aled’s new collection, Meirioli, were inspired by his experiences while conducting research with the School of Education at Bangor University into the factors influencing school pupils’ social use of Welsh.

Publication date: 3 August 2018