Institute of Education


Forthcoming events

Meet the editors

Start: 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.

Forensic and agent accountability in higher education

Start: 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.

Cross-national differences in early child outcomes

Start: 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.

Hegemony, migration and misplaced alliances: Lessons from Gramsci

Start: 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. 

Research developers: An emerging third-space profession?

Start: 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.

The transformative potential of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)

Start: 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.