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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

Professor Julie Allan, Head of the School of Education, was interviewed for Swedish television about inclusive education.

Description
In an interview for the Swedish teachers channel, Lärlabbet Professor Julie Allan describes the research she did in the Swedish Municipality of Essunga
Date:
Thursday 8th October 2015

David Gillborn made Laureate by US Honor Society

Description
David Gillborn has been admitted to the Laureate Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the US-based International Honor Society in Education.
Date:
Monday 7th September 2015

University of Birmingham School welcomes new Sixth Formers

Description
Enrolment for the first ever places at a pioneering new school's Sixth Form begins tomorrow, as students across Birmingham receive their GCSE results. The University of Birmingham School will open its doors for the first time to prospective Sixth Form students who have met the entry criteria.
Date:
Wednesday 19th August 2015

TLang reports to the House of Commons

Description
Professor Adrian Blackledge presents findings from the TLANG research as evidence provided to the Everyday Entrepreneurs Inquiry of the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group at the House of Commons.
Date:
Monday 27th July 2015

Pathways through transition: life after compulsory education for young people with vision impairment

Description
Dr Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett from VICTAR along with Rory Cobb and Sue Keil from the RNIB recently ran a joint conference to share the findings of on-going research on the post-16 transition experience of young people with vision impairment.
Date:
Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Professor James Arthur receives University Founders' Award for Excellence

Description
Professor James Arthur has won the 2015 Founders' Award for Excellence in the area of Policy Advancement for his outstanding work with the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Date:
Friday 17th July 2015

Dr Chris Szwed awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Description
Dr Chris Szwed, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (HEA); the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.
Date:
Wednesday 17th June 2015
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