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Posted 08 February 2016
On Thursday 4 February, pupils from Rockwood Academy visited the University of Birmingham to find out what it is like to study and work here. The aim of the visit was for the pupils to see and experience the diversity of learning opportunities and different learning spaces available to them.
Posted 04 February 2016
Very few of us will pack as much into a week as alumna Sara Hartill (BSc Business Management with Communications, 2013) who regularly combines multi-million pound property sales with red carpet reviews and radio shows. Your e-Network speaks to her about a very busy three years since graduation.
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Posted 12 January 2016
Dr Tom Harrison, discusses the promotion of British Values in schools in 'The Conversation'
Posted 14 December 2015
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.
More news in the School of Education
Posted 05 February 2016
Written by Paul Jackson. After no candidate received more than 50% of the vote during the first round in December 2015, the presidential election in the Central African Republic is now headed to a runoff.
Written by Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes. At a workshop hosted in December 2015 by City-REDI, INLOGOV, The Public Services Academy at the University of Birmingham practitioners and academics from the world of local government came together to share experiences on the current Combined Authorities and city-region devolution agenda. In the fifth of a series of posts Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes reflect on the day's major talking points.
More news in the School of Government and Society
Posted 09 February 2016
HSMC have been working with the Public Policy Institute for Wales to consider the potential role of social enterprise within health and social care.
Posted 03 February 2016
The Children's Society invite you to the Birmingham launch of 'Hidden'. 'Hidden' reminds us that while the official figure of young carers is 166,000, this is only the tip of the iceberg.
More news in the School of Social Policy