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David Dobraszczyk

  • Deputy Programme Director for BA Education Studies
  • Module convenor on BA Education Studies
  • UG Dissertation supervision




Areas of interest

  • Sociology of Education
  • Educational inequalities
  • Youth
  • School-to-work transitions
  • Education policy
  • Widening participation
  • Vocational Education and Training
  • Attainment raising strategies


  • BA Education Studies

Selected publications

Conference Presentations:

  • Newman University: 'Project Touch - street based youth work and street violence' conference (2013) on: 'Boxing as a youth work response to violence between young people'
  • University of Edinburgh: 'Young People’s Transitions: Dimensions, Difficulties and Diversity' conference (2017) on: 'Raising the Participation Age and educational engagement: choice or coercion?'
  • University of Oxford (Study Higher): 'Higher Education supporting raising aspiration and attainment in schools' conference (2019) on: 'Raising attainment through collaboration: mobilising the capacity of newly qualified teachers'
  • Network for Evaluating and Researching University Participation Interventions: 'Knowledge, Learning and Attainment' seminar (2019) on: 'Raising Attainment through collaboration: how can WP best work with teachers?'

Enterprise Activity, External Roles and Consultancy:

  • University of Reading lead for NERUPI
  • UoR NQT Award coordinator


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