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Teachers and teaching: the politics of respect

26 February 2020, 5:30 pm–6:45 pm

Professor Martin Mills delivers his professorial lecture

This IOE Professorial Public Lecture by Professor Martin Mills has been rescheduled to 25 March 2020.

Event Information

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Kate Thomas


Jeffery Hall
UCL Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way

Professor Martin Mills explores the meaning of ‘respect’ in the context of contemporary constructs of the ‘ideal teacher’ and in relation to school exclusions.

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About the Speaker

Professor Martin Mills

at Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, UCL Institute of Education

Martin Mills is Professor of Education and the inaugural Director of the Centre for Teachers and Teaching Research at the UCL Institute of Education. He researches in the area of social justice, pedagogies, teachers’ work, teacher education, alternative education and gender.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia, and has held Visiting Professorships at Kings College London, Roehampton and Queen’s Belfast. He is a former President of the Australian Association for Research in Education. Martin was also Head of the School of Education at The University of Queensland, Australia, where he holds an Honorary Professorship. He recently stepped down as an editor of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education and was appointed as an editor of Teachers and Teaching: Theory and practice.

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