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

2018

Professor Kalwant Bhopal was interviewed by the BBC on the ethnic pay gap in universities

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, following the experiences of young people with vision impairment from secondary school into further education and employment.
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

Gypsy pupils experience bullying and racism, MPs told

Description
Bullying, racism and feeling left out of the curriculum are major factors in low school attendance among Gypsy, Roma and traveller (GRT) children, MPs have heard. Professor Kalwant Bhopal recently presented oral evidence at the Women and Equalities Select Committee.
Date:
Wednesday 19th September 2018

Ofsted says some schools are 'pushing away' Gypsy Roma pupils

Description
Ofsted's education director has warned that some schools are forcing Gypsy Roma and Traveller pupils away. Professor Kalwant Bhopal presented oral evidence at the Women and Equalities Select Committee based on her research around education inequalities.
Date:
Wednesday 19th September 2018

Funding cuts and bullying hitting Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils, MPs told

Description
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) pupils are being let down in their education because of funding cuts, the lack of an inclusive curriculum and a failure to tackle racist bullying, MPs heard today. Professor Kalwant Bhopal recently presented oral evidence at the Women and Equalities Select Committee.
Date:
Wednesday 19th September 2018

Selection and Race Inequity in Education

Description
David Gillborn, CRRE Director, is quoted in the Times Educational Supplement discussing the impact of stereotyping on teachers' decisions about setting and selection.
Date:
Friday 7th September 2018

Prestigious award win for University of Birmingham academic

Description
We are delighted to announce that Dr Tom Harrison, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and the Director of Education in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by Advance HE.
Date:
Thursday 30th August 2018

Should we still 'marvel' at comic book heroes?

Description
Michael Fullard writes for Social Sciences Birmingham: Do idolised superheroes display the character and virtues we hold in high regard for society?
Date:
Friday 3rd August 2018

Friendship in the age of social media: Friend-collectors and well-wishers

Description
Dr Katy Dineen writes for Social Sciences Birmingham: What does friendship mean in a world of clicks, likes, emojis and pokes?
Date:
Friday 3rd August 2018

University of Birmingham School celebrates its Ofsted 'Good' rating.

Description
The University of Birmingham School has been awarded a 'good' rating in its first official inspection from Ofsted, which took place in April 2018. The School, which opened in September 2015 as the only University Secondary Training School in the country, was commended by Ofsted for its character education programme, its inclusive approach, and close partnership with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 29th May 2018

A little less 'Ego' and a little more humility

Description
Dr Catherine Darnell, Research Fellow in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues writes for the Social Sciences Birmingham blog. The antidote for egotism may therefore be a humble one; rather than deny our limitations, take ownership of them, seek ways to improve them, listen to different points of view, acknowledge alternative conclusions and be ready to repeat this all again.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Displaying 1 to 20 of 319
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next