Institute of Education


Forthcoming Events

Individual differences in environmental sensitivity

Start: 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.

Book launch: Towards a Political Theory of the University

Start: 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'.

PISA and TIMSS Conference in London

Start: 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.

Brain Detectives

Start: 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.

Being capable

Start: 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?

Higher education: changing global relations

Start: 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.