Jan 25, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Jan 25, 2017 1:00:00 PM
It’s widely accepted that some people are more affected than others by the same experience. Dr Michael Pluess (Queen Mary University of London) introduces the concept of ‘Vantage Sensitivity’: variation in sensitivity to exclusively positive experiences.
Creating (counter) publics: exploring socially engaged art practices as pedagogical acts of transformation
Jan 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Jan 25, 2017 7:15:00 PM
Professor Sharon Todd (Maynooth University) explains how the process of creating publics is, at core, a ‘pedagogical act’, and how the creation of counter-publics relates to larger educational questions of emancipation and change.
Jan 26, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Jan 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM
This seminar will explore the rationale and aims of European Commission (EC) mobility programmes for schools and higher education systems, namely the Comenius and the ERASMUS funding schemes, respectively, within the Erasmus+ programme.
The changing context of contraceptive choice across the reproductive life course in the USA and Britain
Feb 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Feb 1, 2017 1:00:00 PM
The association between early and unintended childbearing and women's socioeconomic standing has been of longstanding interest to social scientists, but how does contraceptive choice vary over time and what potential does this have for contraception policies?
Feb 1, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Feb 1, 2017 7:15:00 PM
Philosophy at the Institute of Education hosts this book launch presented by Dr Morgan White, author of 'Towards a Political Theory of the University: Public reason, democracy and higher education'.
Taking Action for Looked After Children in School: a conference celebrating the achievements of PALAC
Feb 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: Feb 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Feb 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM
End: Feb 6, 2017 4:00:00 PM
The PISA 2015 and TIMSS 2015 reports, produced by teams at the UCL Institute of Education on behalf of the Department for Education, provide important evidence about England’s education system and how it compares with the rest of the world.
Exploring higher education research and researchers’ relationship with policy, policy making and development
Feb 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Feb 7, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Invited speakers Dr Karen Smith (University of Hertfordshire), Dr Scott Fernie (Loughborough University), and Dr Nick Pilcher (Edinburgh Napier University) explore higher education (HE) researcher’s relationship with policy making and the impact they have on established networks within higher education.
Feb 8, 2017 12:00:00 PM
End: Feb 8, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Feb 8, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Feb 8, 2017 1:30:00 PM
Exploring the case of the Cornerstone Maths project, a set of targeted curriculum units of work for key stage 3 maths that helps pupils achieve deep learning of the most difficult maths concepts using dynamic technology to foster reasoning and collaboration.
Feb 14, 2017 8:45:00 AM
End: Feb 17, 2017 6:00:00 PM
Brain Detectives is a series of free half-day (4 hour) science workshops that give children and young people a chance to learn about how the brain works through fun and interactive activities, whilst engaging with real brain scientists and giving them a chance to take part in some on-going experiments themselves.
Feb 21, 2017 5:45:00 PM
End: Feb 21, 2017 7:30:00 PM
Join the Centre for Understanding Social Pedagogy (CUSP) at the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU) as it launches the
Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA), the
first professional membership organisation for social pedagogy in the UK.
Feb 22, 2017 12:30:00 PM
End: Feb 22, 2017 1:30:00 PM
How are we to understand capability? How should we think about capability along with, and through, the technologies we build and the settings in which we train and educate?
Mar 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM
End: Mar 1, 2017 5:00:00 PM
The Centre for Global Higher Education’s second annual conference will explore the drivers and effects of changing global relations in higher education.
Mar 2, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 2, 2017 7:30:00 PM
How, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Award winning and best-selling historian Laurence Rees seeks to answer these two most fundamental questions in history.
May 12, 2017 12:00:00 AM
End: May 13, 2017 12:00:00 AM
Academics, researchers and practitioners in
education from around the world are invited to participate in this major international
conference in Beijing.