Olivia Gillard

Olivia Gillard

- Assistant Headteacher, SENCo and Year 5/6 in deprived coastal school on East Coast - Doctorate Student - MA in Transformational Leadership; BSc in Psycholoy

The Role of Virtual Experiences in Increasing Knowledge, Motivation, Independence and Cultural Capital from Disadvantaged Pupils in England

Objective: To investigate the impact of virtual learning experiences (VLEs) in school amongst disadvantaged 9 to 11-year-olds: specifically, do virtual experiences increase their knowledge, motivation and independence in learning about a topic, and does this increase their cultural capital. Methodology: Participants explored virtual experiences on countries around the world, with…