School of Education News

College of Social Sciences’ Twitter @CoSS_Birmingham

Department of Disability Inclusion and Special Needs (DISN) Twitter @DISN_UoB

Department of Education and Social Justice (ESJ) Twitter @esj_bham.ac.uk

Department of Teacher Education Twitter @UoBTeach

2019

Universities Minister visits University of Birmingham to take part in roundtable discussion with students with vision impairment

Description
Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation visited the University of Birmingham to take part in a roundtable discussion.
Date:
Sunday 19th May 2019

Teachers and Knife Crime

Description
In this Social Sciences blog, Professor Colin Diamond discusses a government proposal to hold teachers accountable for preventing knife crime.
Date:
Wednesday 10th April 2019

Should dogs be introduced to the classroom?

Description
Alison Broad debates the issue of dog therapy as a means of reducing stress in this Social Sciences blog
Date:
Wednesday 10th April 2019

How to bridge the gap between theory, research and what's unravelling in the everyday life of individuals with autism?

Description
During Autism Awareness Week, Dr Lila Lila Kossyvaki reflects on how we can bridge the gap between theory and research, and the lives of people who are living with autism.
Date:
Wednesday 10th April 2019

Dubai Eye: Why are we facing a shortage of teachers?

Description
Sanam Yaqub, School Partnership Strategies Manager at the University of Birmingham in Dubai, was recently interviewed on Dubai Eye radio station.
Date:
Thursday 28th March 2019

How can we tackle the decline of modern languages?

Description
Dr Adam Cooke discusses the decline of modern language teaching in the school curriculum.
Date:
Tuesday 19th March 2019

Advancing Equality in Higher Education

Description
An exploratory study of the Athena Swan and Race Equality Charters
Date:
Monday 18th March 2019

Repurposing the Professions: The Role of Professional Character

Description
New report explores similarities and differences in character across professions by gender, stage of career, and other demographic factors.
Date:
Tuesday 19th February 2019

Gillborn explores role of statistics and racism in OACAS interview

Description
OACAS's latest newsletter includes an interview with David Gillborn that explores the role of statistics and racism in shaping public services and differential outcomes for minoritized children and young people.
Date:
Tuesday 12th February 2019

'Together, we'll flourish': the Birmingham school tackling segregation

Description
An article in the Guardian newspaper, reviews diversity in the University of Birmingham School.
Date:
Wednesday 16th January 2019
2018

Professor Bhopal was discusses ethnic pay gap in universities in BBC interview

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal discusses research which reveals an ethnic pay gap in universities.
Date:
Tuesday 11th December 2018

Professor Bhopal invited to be judge for Guardian University awards 2019

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal has been invited to be a panel judge for the Guardian University awards 2019.
Date:
Wednesday 21st November 2018

Matthew Schuelka participates in international inclusion summit in Denmark

Description
Dr Matthew Schuelka was invited to share his work on inclusive education at the International Summit on Inclusion and Diversity in Education in Denmark
Date:
Tuesday 13th November 2018

Young people with vision impairment face a cliff edge when leaving education to find work

Description
The University of Birmingham have published the results of a Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust.
Date:
Friday 9th November 2018

Professor Kalwant Bhopal guest speaker on BBCRadio4's Thinking Allowed programme

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal was a guest on BBCRadio4's Thinking Allowed programme discussing her new book, 'White Privilege: the myth of a post-racial society'.
Date:
Thursday 1st November 2018

Professor Julie Allan assists Belgian and Dutch Governments with disability rights compliance

Description
Professor Julie Allan addresses meeting convened by Unia to consider disability rights compliance.
Date:
Thursday 11th October 2018

Reza Gholami responds to new plan for RE in IOE blog

Description
New plan for RE needs to consider how secularism has reshaped the world and helped plant the seeds of religious extremism
Date:
Monday 8th October 2018

Professor Kalwant Bhopal provides evidence on the inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Description
Professor Kalwant Bhopal provides evidence and discusses her research at the Women and Equalities Select Committee
Date:
Friday 5th October 2018

School of Education appoints Colin Diamond as Professor

Description
The School of Education in the University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Colin Diamond CBE as Professor of Educational Leadership.
Date:
Thursday 4th October 2018

Greater commitments needed from universities to advance race equality, says report

Description
Senior staff must ensure race equality policies are implemented, if universities are to address the attainment gap between students from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds and their white counterparts says a report released today.
Date:
Wednesday 19th September 2018
Displaying 1 to 20 of 329
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next