Previous Events


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

21st November - Teacher Education at Birmingham

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

31st October - Café Masters for the College of Social Sciences

31st October - Café PhD for College of Social Sciences

29th October - Childhood nostalgias and the biosocial body

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

22nd October - Café for Teacher Education at Birmingham

15th October - The English School Meal

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 - Train to Teach Birmingham

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

12th June - From visual history of education to the history of the training of the eyes

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

6th June - Café for Initial Teacher Education (teacher training)

4th June - Building Character through Youth Social Action

21st May - Exploring the Literary in Britain's Literary and Philosophical Societies, 1780-1840

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

28th-29th March - Communication in the multilingual city

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

10th March - Postgraduate Open Day March 2018

8th March - Stanton Wortham and Deoksoon Kim

7th March - 'Schooling Through the Looking Glass'

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

5th February - Children of the sun: exposing light therapy and children's health, c.1900-1940

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

4th December - PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair

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

24th November - Educational Review: article of the year seminar

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

22nd November - Teacher Education at Birmingham

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

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

7th November - Learning from autistic perspectives

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

25th October - How do students and educators in higher education talk about learning, learning difference, and 'intelligence'?

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

20th October 2017-14th January 2018 - Beyond the Battlefields: Käthe Buchler's Photographs of Germany in the Great War

18th October - 'Humanitarian relief, internationalism, and child refugees: The Spanish Civil War and the Global campaign of Esme Odgers'

10th October - Rush Hour Research: Translanguaging in Everyday Practice

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

4th October - Teacher Education at Birmingham

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

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

27th June - Inclusive Curriculum approaches for autistic students – Lessons from participatory projects.

20th June - Educational Review: article of the year seminar

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

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

18th May - The Birmingham Conference 2017

17th May - Developing new teachers: what does the research tell us?

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

13th May - Scruffy Targets, Meaningful Outcomes, Inspiring Legacy - Celebrating the life and work of Dr Penny Lacey

10th May - Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

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

13th February - Teacher Training Virtual Open Day

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


14th December - Train to Teach- School Direct Information Evening

12th December - The Scourge of School Exclusion – Chris Searle

7th December - Community-based technologies for autism

7th December - Teacher Education at Birmingham

7th December - Teacher Education at Birmingham

3rd December - Nice kids can spit!

2nd December - Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

28th November - Teacher Training Virtual Open Day

26th November - School of Education, Doctoral Research Conference

25th October - Language choice as an index of identities: Linguistic landscape in Dili, Timor-Leste

18th October - Limiting RE

12th October - Teacher Education at Birmingham

6th October - Open Evening: Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate

27th September - World War One in the City: Melbourne 1914-1918

29th June - AuVision - Enhancing Outcomes for Autistic Students: a peer-to-peer project

29th June - Preparation for Teaching: Inequalities, partnerships and learning to be a teacher

21st June - University of Birmingham EU Referendum Public Debate

21st June - What do we know about youth?

8th June - Exploring teachers' beliefs about dyslexia and inclusive practice: a cross-cultural study in North West England and Cyprus

24th May - What do we know about communication in superdiverse cities?

19th May - The Birmingham Conference 2016

18th May - Exploring pupil interaction and special school pupil voice in two integrative mainstream-special school music projects

13th May - Communication in the Superdiverse City

3rd May - Poetry reading by the Birmingham Poets Laureate

28th April - Routledge Education and University of Birmingham Roadshow

26th April - What do we know about early years education?

7th April - Literacy outcomes for Deaf and Hard of Hearing primary school children

22nd March - What do we know about educating teachers?

15th March - Self-interest, flourishing and teaching environmental ethics

23rd February - What do we know about character?

15th February - On Heritage Speakers as Native Speakers: Description, Identity, Ideology

3rd February - Linguistic superdiversity as a "new" theoretical framework in applied linguistics: panacea or nostrum?

2nd February - Teacher Education at Birmingham: 2nd February 2016

26th January - What do we know about closing achievement gaps?