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Simon Benham-Clarke is a researcher based in the Children and Young People's Mental Health (ChYMe) Collaboration at the College of Medicine and Health and the Graduate School of Education. Simon's research interests lie in children and young people's education, well-being, mental health, social mobility and inequalities.
In 2018 Simon Benham-Clarke entered academic research from a background in business, education, community and charity sectors.
- M.Sc. Educational Research (Dean’s Commendation), University of Exeter, 2018
- B.A. (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics
- Certificate of Education
- B.Sc. (Hons) Systems Design
His research to date includes the following projects:
Care-experienced academics in higher education British Academy Project. A small-scale study to illuminate the challenges of people with care-experience entering into a higher education career, including their negotiations of professional and personal identity. 2022- Care experienced academics | School of Education | University of Exeter
The National Study of Health and Wellbeing: Children and Young People consultation 2022-2023 to help design the next waves of the study. Mental Health of Children and Young People Surveys - NHS Digital
REflecting on the impactS of covid-19 on cHildren And young People in England (RESHAPE): exploring experiences of lockdown, service access and education 2020-2021. RESHAPE - Child and Adolescent Resilience and Mental Health (cam.ac.uk)
Educational Endowment Foundation review of evidence on implementation in education. 2021 -
Wellcome Centre Cultures and Environments of Health. Transforming relationships and relationship transitions with and for the next generation: Healthy Relationship Education (HeaRE) and Transitions (HeaRT) 2020-21. Wellcome // Beacon: Healthy Relationships (wcceh.org).
British Educational Research Association (BERA) systematic literature review to understand the structures and processes that influence educational researchers in the UK. 2020-2021. https://www.bera.ac.uk/publication/education-the-state-of-the-discipline-systematic-scoping-review
The Impacts of COVID-19 restrictions on schools, students, teachers and parents/carers in Exeter 2020-2021. A report with recommendations.
Access to HE for disadvantaged groups for the University of Exeter Centre for Social Mobility and Communications, Admissions & Marketing Services. 2019-2020. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-0760/9/5/67/pdf
Lesson study and related practices for SEN education for the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education. 2019. Review of research literature about the use of lesson study and lesson study-related practices relevant to the field of special needs and inclusive education (exeter.ac.uk)
Agonism as a framework to navigate tensions in education for the University of Exeter Graduate School of Education. 2019-2020. Agonism in education: a systematic scoping review and discussion of its educational potential (exeter.ac.uk)
Supported elements of PPI and website design and content development in the National Institute for Health Research funded Children and Adolescents with ADHD in Transition between Children's and Adult Services (CATCh-uS) research project. 2018-2020. CATCh-uS | CATCh-uS | University of Exeter
Data collection for the ERASMUS+ Supporting Practices for Inclusive Schooling & Education for Youth project. 2018-2020. Supporting Practices for Inclusive Schooling & Education for the Youth - Research portal - Converis - University of Jyväskylä (jyu.fi)
Behaviour management in schools for the Education Endowment Foundation. 2018-2019. Behaviour | Education Endowment Foundation | EEF
Research group links
Simon is currently researching on the following projects:
- Education Endowment Foundation Implementation Science review with the Graduate School of Education,
- REflecting on the impactS of covid-19 on cHildren And young People in England (RESHAPE): exploring experiences of lockdown, service access and education looking at how children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic funded by the Department of Health and Social Care. This is with the College of Medicine and Health, RESHAPE - Child and Adolescent Resilience and Mental Health (cam.ac.uk)
- Wellcome Centre Beacon relationship education project Wellcome // Beacon: Healthy Relationships (wcceh.org) with the College of Medicine and Health and the Law School.
- Funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust Small Grants Programme this Care-experienced in UK Higer Education study aims to discover more about pathways into academic careers for care-experienced people, particularly focusing on the role of school and university. Also, how academic careers can require renegotiations of identity and the extent to which universities recognise and support their care-experienced staff. Articles | News archive | University of Exeter
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Occasional lectures and tutorials on research methodologies