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2017

Study by the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) highlights race inequality in GCSE results

Description
The introduction of tougher GCSE benchmarks for schools has had "a marked regressive and racist impact" that "served to maintain black disadvantage", according to research from the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE).
Date:
Friday 11th August 2017

Jubilee Centre contributes to DfE Report on Character

Description
The Jubilee Centre has made a major contribution to two new reports launched by the Department for Education (DfE).
Date:
Friday 4th August 2017

'Meeting the Needs of Pupils with Autism in Qatar: moving forward' to be publicly released at the (WISE) Summit

Description
The research report 'Meeting the Needs of Pupils with Autism in Qatar: moving forward' to be publicly released at the (WISE) Summit, in Doha, Qatar
Date:
Thursday 27th July 2017

'Educational Review' highest ranked UK generalist education journal.

Description
The latest rankings for the impact factor in the Social Science Citation Index show the Educational Review has achieved its highest rank ever.
Date:
Wednesday 12th July 2017

Young people and Social Control: Problems and Prospects from the margins

Description
New book from CRRE explores and examines young people's experiences of social control and the role of the state in their daily lives
Date:
Wednesday 12th July 2017

Professor Kalwant Bhopal to be Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal will be Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education from September 2017 for 12 months.
Date:
Monday 3rd July 2017

College recognises pioneering research benefitting society

Description
The College of Social Sciences was thrilled to host a presentation to recognise the outstanding contribution of our researchers to society on Wednesday 21 June 2017. With categories covering early career researchers, business and policy, there were a wide range of different projects acknowledged.
Date:
Tuesday 27th June 2017

Syrian refugees and higher education

Description
The Syrian refugee crisis is now in its sixth year. This week marks Refugee Week 2017, the UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting the understanding of why people seek refuge.
Date:
Thursday 22nd June 2017

Syrian refugees and higher education

Description
The Syrian refugee crisis is now in its sixth year. This week marks Refugee Week 2017, the UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting the understanding of why people seek refuge.
Date:
Thursday 22nd June 2017

Syrian refugees and higher education

Description
The Syrian refugee crisis is now in its sixth year. This week marks Refugee Week 2017, the UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting the understanding of why people seek refuge.
Date:
Thursday 22nd June 2017

Dr Claire E. Crawford invited panel member at conference in Michigan State University

Description
Dr Claire E. Crawford was an invited panel member at Michigan State University's Addressing inequalities mobility and dislocation: Insights from international and domestic research and practice conference.
Date:
Friday 16th June 2017

Dr Nicola Rollock interviews award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock interviews journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge about her new book 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race'
Date:
Friday 16th June 2017

DISN receives funding to forge a partnership with the Department of Special Education in Illinois.

Description
The Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs (DISN) in the School of Education, University of Birmingham has received funding through the BRIDGE initiative to forge a collaboration with the Department of Special Education in the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Date:
Wednesday 14th June 2017

Birmingham Scholars feature in the best of Sociology of Education

Description
Several members of the School of Education are featured in a new collection of the very best scholarship in the four volume collection, Sociology of Education II,
Date:
Thursday 8th June 2017

Professor Gary Thomas to contribute to United Nations Perception Change Project

Description
Gary Thomas has been invited by the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva to contribute to Perception Change Project, which brings together leading voices and figures working on core issues related to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Date:
Tuesday 6th June 2017

CRRE presenters at major CRT Conference

Description
Claire E Crawford and David Gillborn to present at the annual meeting of the Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) in Indianapolis.
Date:
Friday 26th May 2017

School of Education to offer postgraduate courses in Dubai

Description
The School of Education is to offer postgraduate provision at the University of Birmingham's Dubai campus, which will open this autumn. In launching the campus, the University will become the first global top 100 and Russell Group University to establish a campus in this rapidly developing international education hub.
Date:
Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Research examines educational provision for those with autism in Qatar

Description
Dr Guldberg has been commissioned by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of the Qatar Foundation, to examine current access to and quality of education provided to individuals with autism in Qatar.
Date:
Friday 5th May 2017

College success in latest university league table

Description
We are delighted to announce that in the 2018 Complete University Guide, all 8 subjects from the College of Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham have been rated within the top 20 in the UK, with three subjects appearing in the top 10.
Date:
Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Free online MOOC course: Building Character through Youth Social Action

Description
New two-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), Building Character through Youth Social Action, will explore how social action can change the lives of young people by building character and confidence.
Date:
Friday 7th April 2017
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