Published and Presented Research

Research and scholarship outputs from the Academy for Learning and Teaching Excellence Team.

Academy members highlighted in bold.



Coming soon


  • Leal W., Wall T., Rayman-Bacchus L., Mifsud M., Pritchard D, J., Orlovic Lovren V., Farinha C., S.Petrovic D. & Balogun L. (2021). Impacts of COVID-19 and social isolation on academic staff and students at universities: a cross-sectional study. British Medical Council Public Health, 21, pp. 1213-1232

  • Worsfold N. & Pritchard D J. (2020) A hybrid approach to ‘authenticating’ assessment. Presented at Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference. See:

  • Kaya, S., Eryilmaz, N. and Yuksel, D., 2024. A cross-cultural comparison of self-efficacy as a resilience measure: Evidence from PISA 2018. Youth & Society, 56(3), pp.597-621.

  • Kaya, S., 2024. Mathematics and Science learning in primary and secondary school EMI classrooms. In: Curle, S. M. and Pun, J. (eds.) Researching English Medium Instruction: Quantitative Methods for Students and Researchers, Cambridge University Press, p.11-26.
  • Kaya, S., Eryilmaz, N. and Yuksel, D., 2024. The effects of growth mindset and resilience on immigrant students’ PISA science achievement: The mediating role of attitudes toward school. Sage Open, 14(1).

  • Kaya, S., Yuksel, D. and Curle, S., 2023. The effects of language learning and math mindsets on academic success in an engineering program. Journal of Engineering Education, 112(1), pp.90-107.

  • Kaya, S. and Yüksel, D., 2022. Teacher mindset and grit: How do they change by teacher training, gender, and subject taught? Participatory Educational Research, 9(6), pp.418-435.

  • Kaya, S., Eryilmaz, N. and Yuksel, D., 2022. The effects of motivational and metacognitive variables on immigrant and non-immigrant students’ reading achievement. International Journal of Educational Research, 112, p.101944.

  • Kaya, S. and Temiz, M., 2018. Improving the Quality of Student Questions in Primary Science Classrooms. Journal of Baltic Science Education, 17(5), pp.800-811.

  • Sidaway, K. (2024) Language learning motivation and adult migrants. Presented at Re: ERUA International Seminar 'L2 learning motivation research: towards social action', Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 10 July.

  • Sidaway, K. (2024). Language learning motivation and the ESOL exam system in England. Language Issues: The ESOL Journal, 35(1), 5-15.

  • Sidaway, K. (2024) Learning English in Britain: exploring the motivation of adult migrants. Presented at The Psychology of Language Learning Conference, National Distance Education University, Madrid. 16 May.


  • Briggs, S. (2024) Embedding academic literacies and skills into courses through graduate competency maps. Paper presented at ALDCon24: The Learning Development Conference - Available online:

  • Briggs, S., Brunton, J., Reynolds, J., Nethercott, K., Smith, L., Everitt, M. & Myhill, J. (2024) Enhancing student progression through course-specific graduate pathways. Paper presented at the QAA Quality Insights Conference.

  • Kaya, S., Spanou, C., Poulter, B., Payne, R., Briggs, S. & Brunton, J. (2023) Enhancing employability and engagement with the University through the Student Experience Leaders (SEL) Scheme. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 29. Available online:

  • Pritchard, D J. & Atlay, M. (2014) Sustainability and Employability: Alliances at the University of Bedfordshire. In Leal, W (Ed) Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricular. pp 49-62. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09473-1

  • Dillon, J. & Pritchard D, J. (2022). 'Relational learning and teaching with BME students in Social Work education'. Social Policy and Society: Special Issue ‘Race’, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. 21, 1, pp. 93–105.



  • The Journal of Pedagogic Development was launched by the University of Bedfordshire's Centre for Learning Excellence in July 2011. The primary focus was on teaching, learning, and assessment. Although we are no longer asking for contributions, you can access past issues of the journal



Follow us on social media or access resources: