Cultural Psychology, CUSP, Research in the School

Children bridging cultural worlds

Professor Sarah Crafter from the School writes about her recently published article on children who have to interpret and translate for their parents and peers.  A new article by Sarah Crafter and Humera Iqbal, The contact zone and dialogical positionalities in ‘non-normative’ childhoods: How children who language broker manage conflict, was drawn from data collected… Continue reading Children bridging cultural worlds

Academic journal, CUSP, Psychology

Introducing the journal Children and Society

Professor Sarah Crafter will soon be taking over as one of the new Editors of the journal Children & Society. Before that, she was one of the journal’s book editors. She writes about the journal and her past and future roles, with a particular emphasis on features of the journal that will be of interest… Continue reading Introducing the journal Children and Society

CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Major success for a School academic

Professor Sarah Crafter from the School of Psychology and Counselling is part of a team that has won funding for an important new project to support migrant children and young people in education. The EU Horizon 2020 grant will fund a new cross-borders project. Sarah Crafter, Professor of Cultural-Developmental Psychology will play an important part in the project titled ‘NEW ABC:… Continue reading Major success for a School academic

Cultural Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

Empowering young interpreters across Europe

Sarah Crafter talks about a new collaborative project she is involved in “Empowering Young Language Brokers for Inclusion in Diversity” (EYLBID) coordinated by the MIRAS research group of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. When children and young people migrate to a new country it may take them a little while to learn a new language. School… Continue reading Empowering young interpreters across Europe

Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Research and care under lockdown

Professor Sarah Crafter has published a short blog for her project ‘Children Caring on the Move’ (CCoM). In her blog she offers some personal reflections on the challenges of researching at the point of coronavirus lockdown and how ‘care’ was never more important. You can read Sarah's reflections here