For her PhD research, Barbara Cole is examining the tensions between professional and parental identity, choice and markets in the field of special educational needs. If, like her, you are a secondary teacher and the parent of a child with SEN, please contact her (in confidence) at: Education department, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG or telephone 01782 621111 ext. 7438.
For her junior honours geography dissertation, Lucy Lucas is investigating whether educational attainment varies according to school location or pupil background. She would be grateful for access to similar research and the views of teachers who have worked in areas of high and low attainment. Input from education experts on the theory behind her research topic also welcome. Address: 3 Church Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4BS, tel: 01892 822448.