Previous Events


7th-9th September - Global solutions to working with vulnerable children and young people

30th August-2nd September - EuroSLA 32

23rd August - Vanley Burke is in conversation with Dr Reza Gholami

6th July - Developing Communication and Clarity Between Stakeholders

23rd June - Educating Character through the Arts Book Launch

21st June - Building resilience to extremism through the teaching of philosophy

20th June - Transforming Autism Education Practice in Mainstream School Settings

7th June - Is it possible to assess learning in the ethical domain? External and internal problems

31st May - Faith, Hope and Reality: Where are Children's Charities Going?

24th May - Why Teach Philosophy in Schools? The Case for Philosophy on the Curriculum by Dr Jane Gatley, University of Swansea

10th May - Educating for good questioning: a tool for intellectual character education

5th May - Inclusion - how far have we come and how far can we go?

3rd May - The Social World of the School: Education and Community in Interwar London (DOMUS Seminar)

27th April - BeeWell: Making young people's wellbeing everyone's business

26th April - Ethical decision making and professional formation

26th April - Radical Education and Narrative Form (DOMUS Seminar)

28th March - ELA Seminar - The Thinking School and the Thinking Teacher

25th March - Get into Teaching

23rd March - Bilingualism and Autism, Dr Rachael Davis

23rd March - Book Launch with Kalwant Bhopal

15th March - CANCELLED: Rethinking non-religion in education: non-religious children's experiences of worship and RE in schools

8th March - Postgraduate open Day

20th February - Breathing through the feet by Sibusiso Mkhize | Screening + Q&A

14th February - Postgrad LIVE! Birmingham 2023

6th February - Get into Teaching

18th January - Metaphilosophical myopia and curricular diversification

17th January - A Windrush Generation Education Leader: my story


7th December - Signing Shakespeare

7th December - Are you interested in a Career in Teaching?

6th December - Disability, Health and Wellbeing in education for a post-covid word: lessons from the field

1st December - Train to Teach - Religious Education

1st December - Educational Review Article of the Year Seminar

30th November - CANCELLED: Reexamining distributive justice in education through the lenses of complexity theory

30th November - Culture, religion and autism

29th November - How far can you go? A conversation with Tom Byrne and Kyle Robidoux

28th November - 'Scholars in great need': responses to refugee staff and students at the University of Birmingham 1933-1945 (DOMUS Seminar)

23rd November - (Rescheduled date) Learning from fiction: philosophical and empirical issues

7th November - The School to Prison Pipeline: A UK Perspective

2nd November - CRRE Annual Lecture with Professor Michael W Apple

27th October - POSTPONED - Levelling up the country or levelling up our city?

26th October - The metaphorical body: Why metaphor may be everywhere

12th October - Growing sideways: queer encounters with religion in school

4th October - Improving social mobility: how should education institutions and employers work together?

1st July - Flourishing Schools: Introducing The Character Teaching Inventory

21st June - Get into Teaching

20th June - Urban education in the land of the Trojan Horse: Lessons and Reflections

8th June - Sir Tim Brighouse and Professor Mick Waters

7th June - The ethics of supplementary schools. With speaker Ruth Wareham

25th May - Decolonising Educational Narratives in Birmingham

11th May - A Taxonomy for Using Social Media as a Learning Tool: Updating Bloom's Taxonomy

10th May - Educating the whole. With speaker Joshua Forstenzer

10th May - Disability Under Siege: decolonising knowledge on disability in contexts of conflict and crisis

9th May - Find out more about our courses in the Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs

9th May - Educational Review: Article of the Year Seminar

4th May - Language Education Collages - Speakers: Dr Vally Lytra & Dr Vicky Macleroy (MOSAIC Seminar)

26th April - Get into Teaching

26th April - Epistemic innocence. With speaker Lisa Bortolotti

31st March - Engineers Teach Physics (Virtual)

30th March - Delinking from the Coloniality of Language in Southern educational settings with speaker Carolyn McKinney (MOSAIC Seminar)

29th March - Engineers Teach Physics (Campus)

23rd March-3rd April - Showcase: A Gift to Birmingham

21st March - Are you interested in a Career in Teaching STEM subjects?

17th March - EdJAM's Hashiya Project: Confronting violent pasts through storytelling and visual language (DOMUS Seminar)

16th March - Postgraduate Open Day March 2022

16th March - Absence, distortion and disconnection with Professor Richard Harris (CRRE Seminar)

15th March - Meritocracy or democracy? With speaker David Civil

9th March - Introduction to the Oak National Academy (ELA Seminar)

8th March - Book launch of Gender and Education in England 1770 to the present day: a social and cultural history by Jane Martin

3rd March - Disability Under Siege Workshop

1st March - Postgrad LIVE! Birmingham

31st January - Get into Teaching

26th January - From silence to strategic advancement with speaker Professor Farzana Shain (CRRE Seminar)

18th January - Epistemic vice and self-protection. With speaker Alice Monypenny


14th December - What makes a response to schoolroom wrongs permissible? With speaker Helen Brown Coverdale

14th December - Locating 'parent power' in the history of post-1945 British secondary education (DOMUS Seminar)

9th December - The hidden voices of people with PMLD: focusing on meaningful relationships

8th December - Marginalised families and autism: Understanding the experiences of children and their families

6th December - Fostering Friendships

6th December - Get into Teaching

2nd December - Inclusive Sex Education and Autism

23rd November - DOMUS Seminar - Competing pedagogies in long 18th century education

22nd November - Universalist and Specialist Approaches

20th November - Postgraduate Open Day November 2021

18th November - Dyslexia: What's New

16th November - Moral, ethical and compassionate leadership and leadership for well-being

16th November - The empty promise. With speaker Craig Adams

16th November - Sport for a new generation

9th November - Nothing about us without us - What can the COVID-19 pandemic teach us about disability justice? (Live)

5th-7th November - History of Education Society (UK) Conference 2021

3rd November - Gentle Activism: Decolonising the arts curriculum through translanguaging with speaker: Dr Victoria Odeniyi (MOSAIC Seminar)

19th October - Educational Games. With speaker David Aldridge,

7th October - The Priestley Lecture 2021, with Dame Rachel de Souza

6th October - Leading in partnership - Leadership and strengths-based practice

6th October - DOMUS Seminar - Campaigning for radical educational change in the 1970s and 1980s

20th September - Civic Virtue, Community and The Common Good

26th August-2nd September - ECF Senior Leaders and Mentor Information Sessions: Aug and Sept 2021

7th-9th July - STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts Conference 2021

6th July - Between Opportunity and Inequality: Educating Etobicoke in Metro Toronto (Canada), 1945–Present

5th-6th July - ECF Senior Leaders and Mentor Information Sessions: 5 and 6 July 2021

22nd-25th June - Lost in Transition? Supporting young people with vision impairment for post school transitions

2nd June - A conversation with Professor Kehinde Andrews

26th May - DOMUS Seminar - Writing the biography of a teaching Sister: methodologies, myths, myopia

6th May - Train to Teach chat session

5th May - The Race of Parenting with speaker Prof Natasha Warikoo

30th April - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people in the Global South

29th April - Critical race theory revisited with speaker Prof Paul Warmington

28th April - Scholarly Women: an underrated and misrepresented group?

31st March - Disability Under Siege: Policy and Dissemination

8th-13th March - Postgraduate Open Week March 2021

3rd March - Bilingual advantage for witness memory. With speaker Luna Fillpović

17th February - Real literacies, multiliteracies and deaf literacies with speaker: Professor Uta Papen (MOSAIC Seminar)

10th February - Disability Under Siege: Project launch

8th February - Train to Teach chat session

18th January - Searching for Brian Simon: memories of a comprehensive school campaigner, Marxist and historian

14th January - Train to Teach chat session for Primary and Early Years Education

14th January - Thrive: How to cultivate character so your children can flourish online


10th December - Train to Teach chat session

1st December - Head, hand and heart: educating the whole child - why this is more important than ever right now

30th November - DISN Celebrating autistic talent

28th November - Innovating Educational Research, Theory and Practice: Time, Space and Place

26th November - The human library - Stories from the UAE Desert

26th November - Education: What's CRT got to do with it?

26th November - DISN Disability and Special Needs in the current COVID crisis. How can we re-create what education needs to look like?

25th November - Online Yoga for Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD

24th November - How far have we come? Looking towards the next 50

23rd November - Making Histories, Sharing Histories.' Putting University-Community Collaboration into Practice

20th November - Finding Your Way: Careers and Disability

19th November - DISN - Inclusion and Special Educational Needs: How far have we come? How far have we to go?

16th-21st November - Postgraduate Online Open Week November 2020

13th November - ESRC Switched on for sound: how one device changed deaf children's lives forever

13th November - Supporting the multilingual child during Covid-19

13th November - Switched on for sound: how one device changed deaf children's lives forever

12th November - Train to Teach chat session for Secondary Education

10th November - City-zenship: What does a 'Brummie' education look like?

9th November - 'The school that I'd like': children and teenagers write about education in England and Wales, 1945-79

5th November - Train to Teach chat session for STEM subjects

19th October - Train to Teach chat session

16th July - Research agendas and developing intellectual histories (DOMUS seminar)

15th July - BLM and Anti-Racist Leadership

22nd June - Regional geographies of education and elite formation in a fractured United Kingdom (DOMUS seminar)

15th June - Moving on: Pathways to Adulthood for young people with vision impairment

15th June - School leadership during COVID-19: Perspectives from the front line

2nd June - What makes a response to schoolroom wrongs permissible? With speaker Helen Brown Coverdale

5th May - Epistemic innocence. With speaker Lisa Bortolotti

1st April - POSTPONED: Enquiring Women - Education, place, space, and constructions of self (DOMUS seminar)

25th March - CANCELLED: Understanding the 'Learning Crisis' and Transforming Global Learning

11th March - Postgraduate Open Day March 2020

9th March - CANCELLED Educating the whole. With speaker Joshua Forstenzer

18th February - Bilingual Peer Mentoring with speaker: Dr James Chisholm (MOSAIC Seminar)

18th February - Education, cognitive offloading and intellectual autonomy. With speaker Adam Carter

17th February - Facial recognition, race and doubt in automated education governance - with speaker Kalervo Gulson (CRRE seminar)

4th February - Imperfect Leadership. Seminar hosted by Steve Munby

22nd January - Protecting the Environment and Improving Lives: How Can Elusive 'Win-Win' Outcomes Be Achieved?

20th January - What is the point of religious education? With speaker David Stevens


5th December - Launch of the World Yearbook of Education 2020

4th December - What can we learn about global education from historical and global policy studies of the OECD? (DOMUS seminar) CANCELLED

2nd December - Religion, reductionism and educational representation. With speaker David Lewin

30th November - The 18th annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference

19th November - 'The standards you walk past are the standards you accept'

7th November - Worth Listening To? Life with Learning Disabilities

30th October - Migration, languages and identities. With speaker Dr Ana Souza (MOSAIC Seminar)

29th October - Can picture books do philosophy? With speaker Thomas Wartenberg

24th October - Testaments of Change? (DOMUS Seminar and book launch)

23rd October - Marxist Three-Sided Football

27th September - Developing Excellence in Autism Research and Practice

16th September - The Save the Children collection at the Cadbury Research Library (DOMUS Seminar)

16th September-7th October - Education Research that Matters: Finding and Reading Research for Teachers

9th September - Post/colonial vistas of religiosity in India: Loreto's Modernity Turn, 1904-2010 (DOMUS Seminar)

2nd July - Supporting student teachers' learning through coaching and mentoring

27th June - Leading Change in UAE Schools: A Business Model Approach

26th June - The Priestley Lecture with speaker Sir Tim Brighouse

19th June - Crafting Values: teaching citizenship and reconciliation in South Africa (DOMUS seminar)

17th June - Interfaith Childhoods: common threads found through art

12th June - Teachers' evaluations of creative collaboration - With speakers Jane Andrews and Maryam Almohammad (MOSAIC Seminar)

7th-8th June - Learning Mathematics

4th June - 'Words that wound' in the classroom: should they be silenced or discussed? With speaker Christina Easton

22nd May - Use of video reflection to support confidence and competence in Dynamic Assessment (RIPS seminar)

22nd May - EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction): Taking stock of an accelerating field of research. With speaker Anna Kristina Hultgren (MOSAIC Seminar)

21st May - Subject specialist sessions with UoB researchers

16th May - The Birmingham Conference 2019

10th May - Implementing the New Ofsted Framework: Character Education Policy and Practice

7th May - What's wrong with military propaganda in schools? With speaker Jonathan Parry

1st May - Sign languages as 'super languages? Evidence from the use of space in British Sign Language. With speaker Adam Schembri (MOSAIC Seminar)

29th April - Photography and education - with speaker Avelina Miquel Lara (DOMUS Seminar)

22nd-23rd March - Legacies of the First World War Festival: Diversity

20th March - Collecting, Crafting, and Consuming the School Museum in Britain, c.1895-1920 - with speaker Laura Newman (DOMUS Seminar)

19th March - What is a liberal education? With speaker Jane Gatley

13th March - Advancing equality in Higher Education - with speakers Kalwant Bhopal and Holly Henderson (CRRE seminar)

13th March - Beyond the Battlefield: histories of childhood and education in the First World War and Beyond

8th March - 'Lonely Pioneers': 100 Years of Women in Politics

6th March - Why Include? With Dr Matthew Schuelka

6th March - Teacher Education Open Evening

5th March - Developing Inclusion and Special Educational Needs in Dubai

27th February - Colonial Countryside - with speaker Corinne Fowler (DOMUS Seminar)

27th February - Multimodal, multidimensional, multilingual: an approach to product packaging - with speaker Mark Sebba (MOSAIC Seminar)

25th February - Train to Teach Birmingham

19th February - Education, cherishing and the well-lived life - with speaker Ruth Cigman (Philosophy of Education Research Seminar)

13th February - Diversity and citizenship. With speaker Kaori Kikuchi (CRRE seminar)

6th February - Autism, it's almost like an entirely different species - with speaker Hannah Ware (RIPS seminar)

30th January - Constraints on agency in micro-language policy and planning in schools - with speaker Anthony Liddicoat (MOSAIC Seminar)

29th January - PostgradLive! Birmingham

29th January - Addressing the Vocabulary Gap - with speakers Amanda Patten and Ela McSorley (Rush Hour Research)

23rd January - Intimate analytics - with speaker Ben Williamson (Biosocial research network event)

23rd January - Documentary film-making, public history, and heritage - with speaker Joe Hopkinson (DOMUS Seminar)

22nd January - Counter-extremism, institutional chaos and education: a post-historical perspective. With speaker David Lundie

3rd-5th January - Virtues: Local or Universal?


11th December - Biosocial Research Network Seminar: Plastic Childhoods

5th December - POSTPONED - Histories of international education and development and transnational flows: educational exchanges between Rabindranath Tagore and the Elmhirsts

4th December - School space(s), inclusion and experiences of students with special educational needs

4th December - Liberal patriotic education: a defence. With speaker Clare Buntic

24th November - The 17th annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference

9th November - Taster day: discover Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham

8th November - The launch of the forum for International Education and Pedagogical Issues

6th November - Moral education in a digital age. With speaker Laura D'Olimpio

6th November - The Silent Child: nine months on

29th October - Childhood nostalgias and the biosocial body

25th October - The Annual Equality Lecture: Professor Kalwant Bhopal

10th October - Paying for Education: Debating the price of progress

19th September - Investigating higher education institutions and their views on the REC

25th July - Dubai Train to Teach Drop-in 25 July

19th-21st July - Educating Character Through the Arts

10th July - Cancelled - Rush Hour Research: Carry on Comprehensive

4th July - Dubai Train to Teach Drop-in Wednesday 4 July

19th June - Bilingualism in business - with speaker Elisabeth Barakos

12th June - #engaged in research:a sharing of research projects at UoB School

11th June - Learning-brain-practice: exploring transdisciplinary studies in preschool

7th June - Race and Education in the Trump/Brexit Era

4th June - Building Character through Youth Social Action

15th May - From the ethics of belief to the ethics of teaching, with speaker Jeff Standley

10th May - Research Conversation: Education, Citizenship and Belonging

8th May - Academics writing within contradictory systems of value - with speaker Karin Tusting

8th May - Rush Hour Research: Does language learning make you smarter?

25th April - The Priestley Lecture with speaker Colin Diamond CBE

24th April - Transmodalities - with speaker Maggie Hawkins

13th April - 'Pity the blind'? An analysis of vision impairment, disability and education

20th March - Citizenship Education and Global Migration Implications for Theory, Research, and Teaching

20th March - Ordinary ethics and moral education, with speaker Joshua Heyes

13th March - Train to Teach Open Evening

8th March - Stanton Wortham and Deoksoon Kim

21st February - Building the Character Virtues of the Young in School

20th February - What, if anything, does it mean to say that learning disabilities such as dyslexia exist? With speaker Andrew Davis

14th February - Counter-Extremism and Education

9th February - Newly Qualified Teacher Alumni Event

6th February - Dr Alfonso Del Percio

6th February - Rush Hour Research: Race and Education

24th January - Book launch: A theory of moral education

16th January - Can the public funding of faith schools be justified? With speaker Andy Mason


9th December - Birmingham & the Great War: medicine, trauma, injury

25th November - The 16th annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference

24th November - Postgraduate Virtual Open Day in the School of Education

21st November - The significance of stories in ethics education with speaker Grace Lockrobin

15th November - Teaching Religious Education: Drop-in session

6th November - Addressing inequalities in higher education: theoretical approaches and evidence from practice in South Africa

24th October - The happy circle: dualisms in inclusive education with speaker Franziska Felder

4th October - The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities

19th September - Understanding the high expectation classroom: Structures and processes to increase student achievement

8th July - Why should philosophy be taught in schools?

19th June - Translanguaging as a Practical Theory of Language: Implications for practice and research

19th-23rd June - Researching translanguaging: key concepts, methods & issues

16th May - Supporting more able pupils, with speaker Carrie Winstanley

4th April - What if everything you knew about education was wrong?

28th March - The Chartered College of Teaching: Learning without Limits.

21st March - The Brain and Learning: emotions, aggression and antisocial behaviour

21st March - Self-assertion, university/ies and turbulence: learning from Heidegger. With speaker Rebecca Rosewarne

3rd March - Postgraduate Open Day

2nd-3rd March - Best of British Special Education

21st February - The ethics of belief: implications for education with speaker Ben Kotzee

15th February - Happiness, Inclusivity, and Education

9th February - The Place of 'Non-Cognitive Skills' in Teaching and the Curriculum

2nd February - Literacies and discourses among visually impaired people in a city in the North East of Brazil

31st January - Lesson study and Learning Study: Issues in methodology and methods

31st January - Rush-hour Research - Teaching Controversial Issues

26th January - Newly arrived young people as writers in and outside of school – Insights from recent research in Norway