IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


IOE120: Next generation

14 December 2022, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm

IOE building of glass windows and concrete towers at 20 Bedford Way with a clear blue sky, with '120 years' in a roundel

Join this event to hear about the work of our early career colleagues, the ‘next generation’ of academics and institutional leaders.

This event is free.

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As IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, celebrates its 120th anniversary, it is looking forward as well as back across its history.

In this event, the speakers will describe their teaching and research and explain how it is contributing to student learning and research stakeholders across education and related fields of policy and practice to advance social justice. 

Speakers will also talk about the impetus behind establishing IOE’s Early Career Network and its work in representing, championing and supporting the contribution and career development of these colleagues.



  • Professor Li Wei and Dr Lauren Clark.


  • Rachael Edwards - Making research count: Bridging the research-implementation gap to address health inequalities.
  • Claire Forrest - Talking Time: Meeting the language learning needs of children in areas of deprivation.
  • Lorena Sanchez – Reclaiming, reframing and decolonising knowledge(s): Perspectives on the role of literacy and nonformal learning from Indigenous peoples in Latin America.
  • Andrea Gauthier - From medical illustration to interactive technologies for altruistic decision-making: experiences from professional training, research, and teaching to inform an agenda toward social justice.
  • Áine McAllister - Poetry, Dialogue and Voice: Amplifying the voices of refugees and asylum seekers seeking access to Higher Education.
  • Laura Outhwaite - Can educational apps support learning? Current evidence and future directions.


  • Dr Victoria Showunmi and Professor Martin Oliver.

This event will be particularly useful for those interested in early career researchers, students and teachers.

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About the Speakers

Professor Li Wei

Director and Dean at IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

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Dr Victoria Showunmi

Associate Professor at IOE

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Dr Rachael Edwards

Research Fellow at IOE

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Dr Claire Forrest

Research Fellow at IOE

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Dr Lorena Sanchez

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant at IOE

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Dr Andrea Gauthier

Lecturer at IOE

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Aine Mcallister

Senior Teaching Fellow at IOE

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