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2015

School of Education hosts very successful Teach Meet event

Description
The School of Education welcomes 200 teachers and other education colleagues to a 'Teach Meet' event.
Date:
Thursday 11th June 2015

Educational Realities and The Tasks of the Critical Scholar/Activist in Education

Description
Michael W. Apple gives third annual CRRE public lecture
Date:
Wednesday 10th June 2015

Research from the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues highlighted in BBC report

Description
A recent article on the BBC News site - How do you instil good character? - discussing how good character may be taught, particularly in schools, referenced research undertaken by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.
Date:
Friday 5th June 2015

Should religious education prepare people to choose between faiths?

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Professor Michael Hand discusses religious education in this article in 'The Conversation'
Date:
Friday 15th May 2015

School of Education PhD Studentships

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The School of Education to fund two PhD studentships to Home/EU students
Date:
Friday 15th May 2015

John Ryan discusses Year 6 SATs on Midlands Today

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John Ryan, interviewed by Midlands Today for a feature on Year 6 SAT tests
Date:
Wednesday 13th May 2015

School of Education student wins Critical Writing Prize

Description
The winning entry for the Critical Writing Prize 2015 has been won by Rebecca Green from the School of Education. Rebecca is a post-graduate student in primary education.
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015

School of Education moves up QS World Rankings

Description
The School of Education at the University of Birmingham is now ranked 27th in the world and 4th in Europe and the UK in the QS World Ranking list 2015.
Date:
Tuesday 5th May 2015

'Children's Lives' project is case study on public engagement site

Description
The Children's Lives project, led by Professor Ian Grosvenor, has been added as a case study to the National co-ordinating centre for public engagement (NCCPE) website. The NCCPE supports universities to increase the quality and impact of their public engagement activities.
Date:
Friday 1st May 2015

From Gratitude to Service: Engagement, Influence and Impact

Description
New report out detailing the impact, influence and reach of the Jubilee Centre's work to date.
Date:
Monday 20th April 2015

Experts share best autism practices with India

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On World Autism Awareness Day, UK experts are calling for stronger links with India to develop best autism practices that are relevant to the specific cultural and local needs of the country. A research team from the University of Birmingham, UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) are currently visiting schools in Hyderabad, engaging with teachers and parents on how technology can support children with autism in India.
Date:
Monday 13th April 2015

CRRE supports statement to take racism out of the General Election

Description
The Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE) is one of numerous signatories supporting a call to keep racism out of the General Election campaign.
Date:
Thursday 9th April 2015

School of Education student named as one of the University's top alumni

Description
The School of Education is delighted that Hannah Bevington, a final year Education student, was one of the 12 students chosen from across the university to represent the spirit of the University in 2015
Date:
Tuesday 31st March 2015

CRRE hosts meeting of the Runnymede Trust's 'Academic Forum'

Description
CRRE hosts meeting of the Runnymede Trust's 'Academic Forum' - a group of leading academics who met to discuss policy ideas on issues relating to race equality
Date:
Friday 6th March 2015

Inclusive Design: its impact on young people with visual impairments

Description
Rachel Hewett speaks at the Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN 2015) in San Diego
Date:
Friday 6th March 2015

Voices of the Bullring markets

Description
A new video has been released by the TLANG research team which introduces you to the superdiverse nature of the Bullring markets.
Date:
Thursday 5th March 2015

Birmingham Research Fellowship 2015

Description
The Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) is seeking to recruit an exceptional scholar as part of the Birmingham Fellowship programme 2015.
Date:
Thursday 26th February 2015

Funding for research into early childhood services for children with disabilities in Malawi

Description
A project team at the School of Education, has recently been awarded approximately £500,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Department for International Development (DFID) to investigate ways to improve the early childhood curriculum and teaching methods of pre-school carers and to increase the quality of early childhood development and education provision for young children with disabilities in Malawi.
Date:
Thursday 19th February 2015

The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes

Description
The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes book was launched on the 16th February 2015.
Date:
Tuesday 17th February 2015

Professor Gary Thomas assists young researchers

Description
Professor Gary Thomas provides research advice to young researchers
Date:
Wednesday 28th January 2015
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