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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

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?

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

School of Education PhD Studentships

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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
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