CfE Transitions Project

01/09/2015 -

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To explore the impact of the Curriculum for Excellence on the transition from school to university for undergraduate computing students.

It will compare the September 2015 School of Computing intake from Scottish schools (the final cohort with pre-CfE experience and qualifications) with the September 2016 (first post-CfE) intake. The methodology includes structured interviews and a domain-specific self-efficacy questionnaire.

CfE Transitions Project is a Research - Other Sources project funded by Edinburgh Napier University. Carried out in collaboration with and others. For further information please refer to .
 
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Project Team

Jyoti Bhardwaj
Lecturer
j.bhardwaj@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2717
Ella Taylor-Smith
Lecturer/ Researcher
e.taylor-smith@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2392

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