DiscoverThe Bridge - University of Chichester'CCiE' Episode 1 - Cultural Capital
'CCiE' Episode 1 - Cultural Capital

'CCiE' Episode 1 - Cultural Capital

Update: 2019-09-27
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In this episode, Chris Smethurst (University of Chichester) and James Humphries (University of Chichester Academy Trust) discuss the theory and relevance of cultural capital. Drawing on a range of source material they talk about what it is, why it matters, and its implications for schools and education.

If you want to follow up listening to their conversation with other source material, take a look at the links/texts below:
- For an explanation of Bordieu's theory of capital,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87BPL62wyyU
- David Didau's blog post 'The importance of cultural capital' , https://learningspy.co.uk/reading/what-to-know-the-importance-of-cultural-capital/
- The Chartered College 'Cultural Capital', https://impact.chartered.college/article/what-do-we-mean-by-cultural-capital/
- The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/sep/03/ofsted-plan-inspect-cultural-capital-schools-attacked-as-elitist
- Chapter 12 'Social mobility: unequal opportunities', Wilkinson and Pickett (2010) The Spirit Level: Why equality is better for everyone, Penguin.

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'CCiE' Episode 1 - Cultural Capital

'CCiE' Episode 1 - Cultural Capital