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2016

BA Education students honour staff at final year party

Description
Final year BA Education students hold an event in the School of Education to acknowledge the help and support they have received over the past three years from academic and professional services staff associated with the course.
Date:
Friday 18th March 2016

A 'Gold Award' has been awarded to Doctoral student Jing Huang by the Chinese Embassy

Description
Doctoral student Jing Huang has been awarded a 'Gold Award' by the Department of Education of The Chinese Embassy in London in recognition of an essay (in Chinese) that she wrote for the earlier Symposium Report Competition in 2015.
Date:
Friday 18th March 2016

CRRE research is cover story in the Times Educational Supplement

Description
Research by the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) features prominently in the cover story of the latest edition of the Times Educational Supplement (TES).
Date:
Monday 22nd February 2016

Linguistic superdiversity as a "new" theoretical framework in applied linguistics: panacea or nostrum?

Description
Professor Stephen May from the Te Puna Wānanga (School of Māori Education) in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, New Zealand gives a presentatation on linguistic superdiversity.
Date:
Monday 15th February 2016

David Cameron's focus on Black & minority ethnic student access is a modest but welcome first step

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock comments on remarks made by David Cameron on discrimination as an issue facing Black and minority ethnic populations in the criminal justice system, the armed forces, and UK universities.
Date:
Monday 8th February 2016

Cutting-edge publications from CRRE authors

Description
Two new books on racism and education include key contributions from CRRE members
Date:
Tuesday 2nd February 2016

How much does your university do for racial equality?

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock writes article for 'The Guardian' on race inequalities in higher education
Date:
Friday 22nd January 2016

Why British values should be folded into character education

Description
Dr Tom Harrison, discusses the promotion of British Values in schools in 'The Conversation'
Date:
Tuesday 12th January 2016
2015

Dr Kit Field awarded a Fellowship of the International Professional Development Association

Description
Dr Kit Field has served the IPDA for a significant number of years as a member and officer and has championed professional development in education throughout his career.
Date:
Monday 14th December 2015

Dr Graeme Douglas discusses schools and visually impaired children on Radio 4 programme 'In Touch'

Description
Dr Graeme Douglas discusses the options available for children attending school with a visual impairment, their expectations whilst at school and the specialist advice which is available.
Date:
Thursday 3rd December 2015

School hosts successful Doctoral Research Conference

Description
The 14th annual School of Education doctoral research conference took place on Saturday 28th November 2015. It was very well attended with over 120 delegates, 48 paper presentations and 30 poster presentations.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Regional postgraduate event to focus on sociological approaches to the study of social inequality

Description
A successful application has been made to the British Sociological Association to hold a regional cross-college Postgraduate day at the University of Birmingham on the theme of "Researching Social Inequality Across the Social Sciences".
Date:
Monday 30th November 2015

School of Education welcomes the Rt Hon David Blunkett as its guest speaker for the annual Priestley Lecture

Description
The David Rt Hon Blunkett discusses 'Democracy without education for citizenship equals a road to extremism' at the annual Priestley Lecture.
Date:
Thursday 26th November 2015

Professor David Gillborn and Dr Paul Warmington discuss Critical Race Theory in the UK

Description
Professor David Gillborn and Dr David Warmington describe growth of CRT in the UK
Date:
Thursday 26th November 2015

Dr Lila Kossyvaki visits the Technology and Innovation Lab (TIL), Yale Child Study Center, Yale University

Description
Dr Lila Kossyvaki gives a presentation about ACER and her work on the effect of adult interactive style on the spontaneous communication of young children with autism at school.
Date:
Monday 16th November 2015

Dr Paul Warmington discusses Black History Month on ITV News Central

Description
Dr Paul Warmington discusses whether Black History Month should be held in October every year on ITV News Central
Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

Children's Services Analysis & Research group invite members from VICTAR to discuss their research findings

Description
Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett, were invited to discuss their current research at the Department for Education
Date:
Thursday 5th November 2015

Dr Nicola Rollock attends the Women of the Year Council

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock selected as Woman of the Year 2015
Date:
Thursday 22nd October 2015

Graduate Joe Hinds reaches semi finals of 'The Choir'

Description
Former BA Education graduate reaches semi-finals of 'The Choir'
Date:
Thursday 15th October 2015

School of Education research rated outstanding by ESRC

Description
The 'Researching multilingualism, multilingualism in research practice' project which was based in the MOSAIC has been evaluated as 'Outstanding' by ESRC.
Date:
Friday 9th October 2015
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