Apr 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Apr 24, 2018 1:00:00 PM
For many people inspection and accountability are about control that is often based on distrust, looking for errors that need to be corrected. How can regulators build trust in relationships dominated by control?
Apr 24, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: Apr 24, 2018 7:00:00 PM
There’s a lot of talk at the moment about robots and artificial intelligence and how they are bringing about a ‘fourth industrial revolution’ in which occupations and the labour market, right up to the top professions like medicine and law, will be transformed. In this context, what kind of education will young people need to prosper, and can our current curriculum and testing regime deliver it?
Apr 25, 2018 12:00:00 PM
End: Apr 25, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Worker absence is a frequent phenomenon but little is known on its effects on productivity nor on organisations’ strategies to cope with this temporary disruptive event through substitute workers.
Apr 25, 2018 3:00:00 PM
End: Apr 25, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Key elements of primary classroom
teachers’ expertise can include in-the-moment skills such as peripheral vision, forming accurate
hypotheses and exercising disciplined improvisation.
Apr 25, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Apr 25, 2018 6:30:00 PM
The Centre for Higher Education (CHES) invites PhD students and early-career researchers to find out more about the peer review process with the editors of three scientific journals in higher education studies.
Apr 25, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Apr 25, 2018 7:15:00 PM
Enriching our understanding of learning ability and disability through computational models of cognition.
Apr 26, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: Apr 26, 2018 5:00:00 PM
This session explores learning in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom in Uruguay following the implementation of an educational policy designed on the model of one laptop per child.
Knowledge, mind and understanding: aspects of contemporary educational practice in critical perspective
Apr 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM
End: Apr 28, 2018 5:00:00 PM
The centre for Philosophy at the Institute of Education hosts this one-day event exploring the educational implications of philosophical work on knowledge, mind and understanding.
May 1, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: May 1, 2018 5:30:00 PM
Understanding young people's (non)participation in post-16 science and asking the question: Why can't we solve the science participation 'crisis'?
May 2, 2018 12:00:00 PM
End: May 2, 2018 1:00:00 PM
According to theories of cumulative disadvantage, inequality increases over the life course. Labour market research has seized this argument to explain the increasing economic inequality as people age.
May 2, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: May 2, 2018 5:30:00 PM
Social class and gender are strongly associated with how easily and how well children learn to read but education policies continue to frame literacy as a cognitive endeavour and evidence-based methodologies encourage education professionals to focus on content-based curricular interventions.
May 2, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: May 2, 2018 7:00:00 PM
Various purposes for our universities have been offered in a democratic society. Author Morgan White suggests that rather than focus on what universities do, we ought to pay more attention to how and for whom they act.
May 8, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM
Professor Lucinda Platt (LSE) presents two papers on early childhood outcomes, including early childcare and non-cognitive skills, and predictors of breastfeeding.
What if… we thought anew about how we support special educational needs and disability in our schools?
May 8, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: May 8, 2018 7:15:00 PM
This year the Warnock Report turns 40 years old. How far have we come and where should we go next?
May 15, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: May 15, 2018 5:30:00 PM
Drawing on Gramsci's incomplete manuscript on the 'southern question' and other writings on Italian history, Mayo explores the theme of alliances with regard to the meaning of workers' solidarity in this age of massive migration from south to north and the challenges to current hegemonic arrangements this brings with it.
May 15, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: May 15, 2018 7:00:00 PM
The rise of neuroscience within education, as in other spheres, has been dramatic, so much so that accusations of ‘neuro mania’ and warnings about ‘neuro myths’ have become common place. Are we correct to pin our hopes on this field as a means of improving learning and attainment?
May 22, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: May 22, 2018 7:00:00 PM
May 23, 2018 9:15:00 AM
End: May 23, 2018 4:30:00 PM
Whilst ‘parenting culture’ and ‘childhood’ are now well-established fields of multi-disciplinary social science scholarship, so far, the tensions and resonances between these two bodies of work have not been significantly explored, particularly in global contexts.
May 23, 2018 1:30:00 PM
End: May 23, 2018 2:30:00 PM
In this seminar Professor Janice Gobert gives a framework for and overview of studies on learning with visual representations in semantically-rich domains.
May 31, 2018 12:00:00 AM
End: May 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM
An international conference co-organised by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki seeks to uncover how home is imagined, practiced and experienced around the world.
Jun 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 6, 2018 7:00:00 PM
Following the publication in 2003 of Sir Gareth Roberts’ “SET for Success”, the UK Government invested millions of pounds in universities to improve the readiness of doctoral researchers to work in universities and beyond.
Jun 12, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: Jun 12, 2018 7:00:00 PM
We use maths in every aspect of our lives. We need numeracy at work, as citizens to make sense of economic news, as patients to understand risks, as consumers to work out the best deal; the list goes on.
Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Jun 14, 2018 4:00:00 PM
This UCL Centre for Inclusive Education (CIE) conference will explore assessment of language and literacy skills through academic research and evidence informed practice.
Jun 15, 2018 9:30:00 AM
End: Jun 15, 2018 5:00:00 PM
The ICEDC annual conference is a meeting place for scholars, researchers, graduate students, education policymakers, and civil society activists from across Europe and internationally to present and discuss research and policy relating to education for human rights and democratic citizenship.
Jun 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM
End: Jun 19, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Higher education has been included in the Sustainable Development Goals and there is broad acknowledgement of its role in building just and prosperous societies.
Jun 20, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: Jun 20, 2018 7:00:00 PM
Jul 5, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Jul 5, 2018 2:00:00 PM
UK higher education shares a responsibility to tackle the enormous challenges of meeting the worldwide demand for higher education. One area where demand is growing, and for which the UCL Institute of Education has a long tradition of support, is teacher education.
Sep 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Sep 6, 2018 12:30:00 PM
Across the public services, networks are introduced as a new organisational form to improve service provision. The purpose of these new organisational forms is to ensure and guarantee educational quality and equity in a territory.
Sep 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Sep 18, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Whether intimacy acts as an equalising force across
social inequalities, or serves to further entrench such
inequalities has been hotly debated. This workshop aims to explore the myriad ways in
which intimacies and inequalities intersect, in a global perspective.