This report analyzes media discourse on issues related to STEM education in both formal and informal contexts. Researchers qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed 283 relevant stories from newspapers, television broadcasts and news-oriented blogs between May 1, 2012 and May 1, 2013. The report concludes with reframing strategies that can be used to create new narratives on STEM learning and expand the public discourse on this issue.
Framing and change: Using Communications as a Tool for Social Change
Framing can be used to more effectively advance ideas and open the public discourse to new solutions. Social science research is at the core of effective framing--the question of how best to frame...
Communicating About Young People at Risk of Educational Exclusion in England: A FrameWorks Strategic Brief
We need a new conversation that centres on the needs of young people at risk of exclusion. Changing the public conversation is crucial to create an environment in which politicians and educational...
Cognitive Media Analysis of Disparities in the Education System
The way the media covers educational equity and the "achievement gap" shapes public thinking. How can we reframe?