Oct 16, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 16, 2018 6:30:00 PM
While supra-national institutions widely promote global citizenship education (GCE) worldwide, its translation into concrete educational practice in national and regional contexts is increasingly challenging.
Oct 17, 2018 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 17, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Little is known about the long-term effects of minimum wages on workers. This Quantitative Social Science (QSS) seminar explores longitudinal data from the UK to test predictions about wage growth.
Oct 17, 2018 2:30:00 PM
End: Oct 17, 2018 6:30:00 PM
The Geography Education MA at UCL Institute of Education (IOE) celebrates its 50th birthday this autumn.
Oct 17, 2018 3:30:00 PM
End: Oct 17, 2018 4:30:00 PM
There is a significant tension in public and private initiatives designed to help young people to develop their engagement with digital technologies.
Oct 17, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 17, 2018 6:30:00 PM
This seminar focuses on eight-year-old students’ meaning making, as they engage with digital multimodal instructional texts - comprising of video, image and writing - created by their fellow students within the subject of Swedish in primary schools in Sweden.
Oct 17, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 17, 2018 7:15:00 PM
This seminar explores the case of dominated dominators as a way of understanding structural domination and the alienation that results.
Oct 22, 2018 11:00:00 AM
End: Oct 22, 2018 1:00:00 PM
This presentation will offer some examples of approaches to learning and teaching within formal music education environments, based on the informal learning practices of popular musicians.
Oct 24, 2018 1:00:00 PM
End: Oct 24, 2018 2:00:00 PM
This Quantitative Social Science (QSS) seminar is about looking into the features of the National Football League (NFL) that permit identification of the relationship between wages and marginal revenue product.
Oct 24, 2018 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 24, 2018 6:00:00 PM
In this seminar, Bibi Groot will discuss her PhD research on developing and testing
interventions that motivate, inform, and remind students and their immediate
social networks about their learning.
Oct 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 24, 2018 7:15:00 PM
In 2007, many UK universities introduced Masters’ accreditation onto their PGCE programmes. A decade on, it isn’t clear that the move has improved pre-service professional formation of teachers.
Oct 31, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Oct 31, 2018 2:00:00 PM
In this research seminar Dr. Sharlene Swartz will argue that decolonising the curriculum centres on three key questions: What is taught? How it is taught? And who teaches it?
Nov 6, 2018 2:00:00 PM
End: Nov 6, 2018 6:00:00 PM
This conference will explore the major changes in early childhood
education and care (ECEC) that have taken place in the last 50 years.
Nov 7, 2018 3:00:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2018 6:00:00 PM
This event will feature an art exhibition based on Dr Domenico Sergi's anthropological research and the screening of 'Ccà semu'.
Nov 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2018 7:00:00 PM
UK higher education students have been encouraged to evaluate their educational experience in value-for-money terms since they began to make a larger contribution to the cost of their study, and a linked government drive to conceptualise them as consumers.
Nov 8, 2018 5:45:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2018 7:00:00 PM
What are our Key Stage tests and national examinations for – to support learning, to certify competence, or to sort pupils by ability? One answer is of course ‘all of the above’. But can our assessment system realistically do all of these things, and simultaneously?
Nov 13, 2018 1:10:00 PM
End: Nov 13, 2018 1:55:00 PM
The First World War had a significant impact on life at UCL, as at other universities in the UK. Over 2,600 members and former members of the College served during the war. The UCL community experienced an intense sense of rupture.
Nov 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Inspection systems consider how effective a school is in determined academic subjects, such as maths and English. Yet, schools tend to be inconsistently effective when considering different outcomes, different cohorts over time, or when teaching specific groups of students (classified for example by ethnicity, previous attainment and socioeconomic status).
Nov 14, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Nov 14, 2018 1:30:00 PM
Computing in Years 1 to 4 is a big unknown, lacking a holistic process and systematic support for the pupils’ learning. Building on the UCL ScratchMaths project Professor Kalaš and colleagues have subsequently begun designing and developing a systematic teaching/learning process for the four lower primary years.
Nov 15, 2018 9:30:00 AM
End: Nov 16, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Registrations are now open for the 2018 Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES) Conference.
Dec 5, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2018 1:30:00 PM
This seminar focuses on the design of three serious games which
support mathematical learning (angles, shapes, symmetry, rotation, 2D to 3D
transformations) through movement, tactile and auditory sensory experiences. To this end, the
games employ haptic technologies (omni Phantom), Kinect and immersive virtual
Dec 12, 2018 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 12, 2018 7:00:00 PM
Recent writing on higher education has seen much policy and practice attributed to the advent or impact of neoliberalism, though, arguably, the ‘turn’ to neoliberalism as an explanatory framework has come rather late to higher education.
Dec 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM
End: Dec 17, 2018 7:00:00 PM
This symposium will explore the concept of merit throughout the history of education, illustrated by case studies and reflections from countries including Sweden, Ireland and England.
Feb 6, 2019 5:30:00 PM
End: Feb 6, 2019 7:00:00 PM
This seminar explores the effect of different types of proximity between university and industry partners on the impact of their collaborations. Building on a database of 415 written impact case studies of university-industry collaboration projects, topic modelling was used to identify different types of impact and their relevance to each case study, and to explore the influence of partners’ proximity.
Mar 6, 2019 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 6, 2019 7:00:00 PM
This seminar focuses on European universities’ use of social media platforms in relation to graduate employability.
Apr 8, 2019 5:30:00 PM
End: Apr 8, 2019 7:00:00 PM
Using insights from a long field study, interviews with key respondents, and an analysis of hundreds of related documents, Dr Lim will explain how rankers build up their expertise with respect to targeted audiences by carrying out a careful, continued, and negotiated balance of objectives in the production of their ranking tables and other products.