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Introduction to Level 5 Diploma in Social Pedagogy and Q&A

Start: Jul 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM
End: Jul 18, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Social Pedagogy is an emerging field in the UK but well established in continental Europe, where theory and practice is concerned with finding solutions to social problems through an educational lens.

Early career social science researchers: experiences and support needs

Start: Jul 19, 2018 12:30:00 PM
End: Jul 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM

This seminar will discuss the findings from a research study aimed at gaining an insight into the diversity of roles, opportunities and support available for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) in the social sciences whether they currently work in the higher education sector or not.

Visionary Women and Visible Children, England 1900-1920

Start: Aug 1, 2018 1:00:00 PM
End: Aug 1, 2018 2:00:00 PM

In this seminar, Professor Berry Mayall will consider the work feminist and socialist women did, in the early twentieth century, to improve the social status and lived experiences not just of women but of children.

The paradox of organisation (school) networks

Start: Sep 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM
End: Sep 6, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Across the public services, networks are introduced as a new organisational form to improve service provision. The purpose of these new organisational forms is to ensure and guarantee educational quality and equity in a territory.

Intersections of intimacies and inequalities

Start: Sep 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM
End: Sep 18, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Whether intimacy acts as an equalising force across social inequalities, or serves to further entrench such inequalities has been hotly debated. This workshop aims to explore the myriad ways in which intimacies and inequalities intersect, in a global perspective.

Accountability and school differential effects

Start: 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).