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News

A new article on 'Gratitude in the UK' has just been published

Description
This article on 'Gratitude in the U.K: A new prototype analysis and a cross-cultural comparison' examines contrasting features of gratitude in the UK and the USA and explores whether gratitude is associated with virtue.
Date:
02/04/2014

School of Education welcomes the Rt Hon Baroness Estelle Morris as its guest speaker for the 2014 Priestley Lecture.

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The School of Education welcomed the Rt Hon Baroness Estelle Morris as its guest speaker for the 2014 annual Priestley Lecture.
Date:
28/03/2014

New publication explores levels of achievement amongst boys who attended a selective school in Birmingham

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Gemma Collins, is a co-author on a new publication published in the Educational Review. Social mobility or social reproduction? A case study of the attainment patterns of students according to their social background and ethnicity
Date:
19/03/2014
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Events

'Welcoming the Gift, Acknowledging the Giver: Theologies of Gratitude'

Date
17/05/2014
Description
This one day conference offers an opportunity for theologians and people of all faiths to converse on the subject of gratitude to God and gratitude to others.

Why a good teacher must be a wise teacher

Date
20/05/2014
Description
This presentation, by Professor Barry Schwartz is part of the Distinguished Professors Programme in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

The shape of training

Date
22/05/2014
Description
The Birmingham Conference is an annual meeting focused on research into the education of healthcare professionals

Virtue ethics and the relationships between moral theory and moral education

Date
27/05/2014
Description
Philosophy of Education Research Seminar

Birmingham R.S. Peters Memorial Lecture

Date
12/06/2014
Description
To mark the passing of R.S. Peters, the School of Education will be hosting one of the national a R.S. Peters Memorial Lectures

Doctoral Research Conference

Date
29/11/2014
Description
The School of Education Doctoral Research Conference brings together doctoral researchers, academics and practitioners to explore key issues and developments in educational research, theory, policy and practice.