- Centenary Scholarships Week
03 December 2012 This year's Centenary Scholarships Week, brought to you by the Alumni and Development Team, begins from Monday 3rd December. This event operates from the 3rd - 7th December 2012.
- CHES 2012-13 Seminar Series - Policy failure in English higher education: the case of colleges
04 December 2012 Policy failure in English higher education: the case of colleges This is the third seminar in the 2012/13 series. The CHES seminars provide a forum for debate and analysis of issues affecting policy, practice and research in higher education, supporting the exchange of views and experiences across higher education. Seminars are normally held at 5:30 pm on the first Tuesday of the month at the Institute of Education.
- Creating the Curriculum: Children, Schools and Aims for Education
04 December 2012 The fundamental feature of a curriculum for a country, or for a school, is its aims. The curriculum is also a vital feature of teaching and learning. Governments around the world are taking increasing levels of control over the curriculum, a phenomenon that has been linked to claims that curriculum study is in crisis and in need of renewed attention.
- How we sit and stand changes how we think and talk
05 December 2012 The body is the missing dimension in leadership and teacher development. Change how we use our body and we change our emotions, our mental capacity and our sense of presence. This session will introduce you to powerful, simple embodiment tools and give you a deeper understanding of how you react under pressure to help you recover an open, confident presence.
- Impacts of School Expenditure on Performance
05 December 2012 The Gordon Square seminar series is multi-disciplinary, and showcases the work of demographers, statisticians, sociologists, psychologists and economists working in the field of education research.
- Philosophy and Educational Policy: Normativity, Underlabouring and Critique
05 December 2012 Philosophy of Education Research Seminar. Lorella Terzi is from University of Roehampton
- The Origins of the Traditional School Curriculum
06 December 2012 Institute of Historical Research - History of Education seminar All welcome - no advance booking
- Lunchtime Philosophy of Education talk
06 December 2012 Can We Nurture Democratic Citizens from Childhood? Should We?
- Multimodal methods for analysing websites
11 December 2012 Are you interested in social networking sites, blogs and forums, but not sure how to analyse them? In this one-day seminar hosted by the NCRM MODE project, we introduce a multimodal approach to the study of representation and communication in digital environments.
- The Basque ikastola in Franco's dictatorship and the transition to democracy: co-operativism and education
11 December 2012 The Basque ikastola in Franco's dictatorship and the transition to democracy: co-operativism and education. Ander Delgado, University of the Basque Country
- Research Seminar: Community engagement to reduce health inequalities
11 December 2012 The aims of this seminar are to communicate the research findings from a recent systematic review of effectiveness, economic / resource analysis and a new conceptual framework on community engagement to reduce health inequalities.
- Sport and Civility
12 December 2012 Philosophy of Education Research Seminar.
- Understanding core skills and influences in primary school science learning: taking a scientific approach
12 December 2012 Recent years have seen substantial improvements in the teaching of reading and arithmetic based on analysis of the component skills on which they rest. Despite the importance attached to science, there is little comparable work that might help primary school teachers put in place key early skills in this area.
- Implications of Sharp Discontinuities in Teacher Pay in England
12 December 2012 The Gordon Square seminar series is multi-disciplinary, and showcases the work of demographers, statisticians, sociologists, psychologists and economists working in the field of education research.
- Hopes and aspirations for people with autism: what are "we" striving for?
12 December 2012 At present, there is little consensus between policymakers, scientists, and advocacy groups as to what defines a "good" intervention or a "good" outcome for autistic individuals. Scientists often concentrate on narrowly-defined outcomes such as changes in IQ scores, autistic behaviours, or language skills.
- Book Launch: Postfeminist Education? Girls and the sexual politics of schooling
12 December 2012 You are invited to join Jessica Ringrose (Institute of Education,London)to discuss and celebrate her new book, plus guest speakers for an evening wine reception!
- School Direct Open Morning
13 December 2012 Harrow Collegiate Teaching Alliance is offering a marvellous opportunity to train to teach in one of our excellent High Schools in a leading London borough.
- Knowledge and Numbers Seminar 5: Reconceptualising attainment: assessment practices reconsidered
13 December 2012 Maroussia Raveaud (Bristol University): Assessment in French and English infant schools: assessing the work, the child or the culture?' Alice Bradbury (IOE): Early years assessment data: evidence of attainment or assumptions?'
- 21st Century tools for teaching and learning
14 December 2012 Internet based communication and collaboration tools are part of everyday life, particularly for the younger generation. Do these tools have potential for teaching and learning? See for yourself in this fun and practical hands-on session. Use the session website on the day and thereafter to explore different types of tools.
- Doctoral Education Workshop
17 December 2012 An opportunity for senior academics to come together and exchange thoughts on policy and best practice on research student provision.
- Psychosocial Studies Network Conference 2012
18 December 2012 17th and 18th December. 5th Psychosocial Studies Network Conference Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning