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Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event with founder of Moonpig

Description
Birmingham alumnus and found of Moonpig visits the Business School for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

2013/14 Distinguished Leaders Series of speakers offer their career advice

Description
Our 2013/14 Distinguished Leaders offer a range of career advice, including advice for MBA students looking to pursue roles within senior leadership positions as well as CV advice suitable for all.
Date:
16/06/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
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News from School of Social PolicyRss FeedAtom Feed

RCN boss discusses Leadership in Challenging Times

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Health Services Management Centre. Professor Jon Glasby chairs talk on Leadership in Challenging Times delivered by Dr Peter Carter at the Royal College of Nursing. Peter Carter is an alumni of the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/07/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Who'd be a social worker?

Description
In the wake of increased public scrutiny of social work, Who'd Be A Social Worker? is a three-part series following rookie social workers over a significant period of time, exploring the issues they face. As part of this series on BBC's Radio 4, students and staff from both the BA and MA social work programmes at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, have been interviewed throughout their teaching and into employment.
Date:
02/03/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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News from School of EducationRss FeedAtom Feed

Baroness Estelle Morris on the politics of education policy: why all the main parties sound the same

Description
At a time of continuous change, former Education Secretary, Baroness Estelle Morris, will ask whether there is more continuity in the slogans of education policy than the main political parties would care to admit.
Date:
27/03/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Teaching

University of Birmingham opens new Centre for Research in Race and Education

Description
Twenty years after the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, his mother, Doreen Lawrence will help launch a new Centre for Research in Race and Education at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students
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2nd Public Service Academy Speed Networking Employability Event

2nd Public Service Academy Speed Networking Employability Event
Description
The Schools of Government and Society and Social Policy, in conjunction with the Public Service Academy (PSA) and the College of Social Science Careers Network, held its second employability event on 26 February 2014.
Date:
28/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)
Description
My time at the IDD (1990) had been most enriching. I especially enjoyed learning how to organize thoughts, lateral thinking, information, time and resource management, converting ideas and academics into practice and gender sensitive development with the people especially the poor.
Date:
15/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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