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2017

Testing times – what it's like to sit an exam as an autistic child

Description
Rebecca Wood examines the realities of tests for children with autism.
Date:
Friday 31st March 2017

Professor James Arthur meets Prime Minister and discusses character

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Professor James Arthur discussed the character building activities in the new University of Birmingham School with the Prime Minister at Downing Street reception.
Date:
Friday 24th March 2017

Professor Kristján Kristjánsson takes over as editor of Journal of Moral Education

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Professor Kristján Kristjánsson has been appointed editor of Journal of Moral Education
Date:
Tuesday 21st March 2017

Director of Jubilee Centre Attends Step Up to Serve Advisory Council

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The Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues attends meeting at Buckingham Palace, as a member of 'Step Up to Serve'.
Date:
Monday 20th March 2017

Dr Nicola Rollock to design and deliver new race equality training programme for HE sector

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock has been approached by the Equalities Challenge Unit (ECU) to help them to design and deliver a bespoke race equality training programme for the higher education sector.
Date:
Thursday 2nd March 2017

Birmingham researchers help launch new Prince William Award

Description
Academics from the Jubilee Centre help the Duke of Cambridge launch a ground-breaking new award programme in his name today, to help schoolchildren build character, confidence and resilience.
Date:
Thursday 2nd March 2017

Dr Nicola Rollock speaks at the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2017

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock was one of four speakers on the 'Women in Work: An unfinished revolution?' panel at the 2017 LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Date:
Friday 24th February 2017

Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Thank You Letter Awards 2017: Closing Soon

Description
Jubilee Centre's 2017 Thank You Letter Awards invite young people to write a thank you letter to someone or something that has made a difference to their lives,
Date:
Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Researchers from Bhutan visit the School of Education

Description
The School of Education, University of Birmingham, welcomes researchers from Bhutan.
Date:
Tuesday 21st February 2017

Birmingham Researcher talked about disability issues at this year's Archer's Conference

Description
Birmingham expertise was called upon by The Archers Academic conference which brought together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss how research and professional experience can cast a new light on the storylines of the BBC Radio 4 drama.
Date:
Tuesday 21st February 2017

Dr Nicola Rollock features as Routledge Author the Month

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock features as the February author of the month in Routledge in relation to her book The Colour of Class
Date:
Friday 17th February 2017

First World War Engagement Centres Funding Extended

Description
The Voices of War and Peace Engagement Centre to receive additional funding from AHRC and HLF
Date:
Friday 17th February 2017

Will the Race Equality Charter make a difference to the white academy?

Description
Higher education is considered to be liberal, progressive and inclusive. Yet when we look at the recent statistics released by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), they suggest that this is far from the case.
Date:
Thursday 16th February 2017

New book, Assessment Inequalities, by Julie Allan and Alfredo Artiles

Description
The 2017 volume of the Routledge World Yearbook in Education, Assessment inequalities, edited by Julie Allan and Alfredo Artiles has just been published.
Date:
Monday 6th February 2017

Professor Bhopal invited to be judge for Guardian University awards 2017

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal has been invited to be a panel judge for the Guardian University awards 2017.
Date:
Tuesday 24th January 2017

David Gillborn interviewed by Times Educational Supplement

Description
The influential Times Educational Supplement (TES) carried a three page feature on David Gillborn and his research on racism in education.
Date:
Monday 23rd January 2017

Dr Nicola Rollock interviewed by Preciousonline as one of their 'movers and shakers'

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock was interviewed by PRECIOUS online publication as part of their ongoing series of profiles of women making their mark in leadership, business and work.
Date:
Monday 9th January 2017

I'mPossible

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock was part of a panel of women of colour who came together to share their stories on the theme of 'how I became POSSIBLE'.
Date:
Friday 6th January 2017
2016

Doctoral Research Conference 2016

Description
Another successful year for the School of Education's Doctoral Research Conference with Professor Kalwant Bhopal providing the keynote presentation.
Date:
Monday 5th December 2016

Decolonising Higher Education: Kalwant Bhopal at SOAS

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal, was the featured speaker at a recent event at SOAS, University of London
Date:
Friday 2nd December 2016
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