Feb 20, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: Feb 20, 2018 7:00:00 PM
Feb 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM
End: Feb 21, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Countries throughout Europe and the US are experiencing changes in the family, particularly due to increases in cohabitation and childbearing outside of marriage. These changes raise questions about the consequences of these new family arrangements and whether they may be associated with poor outcomes.
Feb 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Feb 21, 2018 7:15:00 PM
In this Philosophy seminar, Professor Felix Ó Murchadha (National University of Ireland) posits that violence is essential to religion, while religion holds the promise of transcending violence. The designation religious refers not to a type of violence, but to a specific issue of violence, namely the claim to higher (theodical) justification.
Mar 1, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: Mar 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'?
Mar 1, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 1, 2018 7:00:00 PM
This fellows evening will explore how Knowledge Exchange (KE) supports schools through facilitating access to research and then helping schools to undertake their own practitioner enquiries.
Mar 2, 2018 9:30:00 AM
End: Mar 2, 2018 6:00:00 PM
This interdisciplinary workshop aims to explore transcultural understandings and practices related to children, psychological trauma and memory in contexts of violent conflict and displacement.
Mar 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 6, 2018 7:30:00 PM
"At crucial junctures, every individual makes a decision…and every decision is individual." – Raul Hilberg, Holocaust Scholar
Mar 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 7, 2018 7:00:00 PM
This seminar considers higher education from an alternative perceptive of contentment and tries to develop a clarity between it, happiness, and desire-satisfaction.
Mar 7, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 7, 2018 8:00:00 PM
This book launch celebrates the release of ‘Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?’ (UCL Press, 2018), edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley, both from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Mar 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Mar 9, 2018 6:00:00 PM
The British birth cohort studies are one of Britain’s greatest national treasures. The findings stemming from them have been both prolific and far reaching. One of these studies, the National Child Development Study (NCDS), will turn 60 years old in March 2018.
Mar 13, 2018 4:00:00 PM
End: Mar 13, 2018 5:00:00 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.
Mar 20, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 20, 2018 6:30:00 PM
There is increased recognition amongst policy-makers and academic debates within education of the need to take greater account of the skills learners require to live and work in a global society.
Mar 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM
End: Mar 28, 2018 5:00:00 PM
This conference will not be an Ofsted-bashing event, but an opportunity for colleagues from primary, secondary and further education to offer constructive ideas to transform Ofsted.
Apr 18, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Apr 18, 2018 7:00:00 PM
In July 2017, the then Universities Minister, Jo Johnson, announced that universities and other higher education institutions will be expected to offer value-for-money contracts that set out what undergraduates should expect in terms of lecture time, assessment and feedback.
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 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.
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.
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.