Organised in partnership between the Institute of Education (IOE), University of London and Beijing Normal University, this biennial event, which in 2010 attracted 250 participants and submissions from 42 countries, provides a dynamic international forum for sharing research and good practice in education.
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 27 April 2012 - 3:21pm
This year the Higher Education Theory Group Symposium focuses on the topic of knowledge, specifically on the structuring of knowledge within contemporary higher education. It will also explore the ways in which different disciplines construct knowledge nowadays and the shift of traditional disciplinary boundaries, particularly within the context of open knowledge and interdisciplinary environments.
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 25 April 2012 - 4:49pm
The British Educational Research Association (BERA) in association with SAGE
is inviting further proposals for books in the new series
RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION
BERA and SAGE are developing a new book series on research methods in education and BERA is now inviting proposals from prospective authors. The series is aimed at the M-level market and will be targeted at diverse constituencies interested in research on education and related areas.
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 19 April 2012 - 11:13am
In addition to a series of useful workshops, delegates will also hear about some of the strategic issues for research from:
1) Professor Lorna Unwin, Chair in Vocational Education, LLAKES Research Centre, Institute of Education, London whose will talk about “Researching Vocational Learning; building the evidence base to enhance practice and theory.”
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 18 April 2012 - 4:20pm
The ESRC are seeking to recruit an Impact Fellow to two of their flagship investments, Understanding Society and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies. One of the main objectives of these posts will be to strengthen the connections between the academic teams and potential users in the public, private and civil society sectors, to maximise the impact of these rich resources. The ESRC are actively encouraging applications from within government or the wider user community, including business and civil society, as well as from the academic community.
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 13 April 2012 - 9:32am
The School of Education, Oxford Brookes University is looking for strong candidates for two, three year, full-time Ph.D. studentships. For successful candidates the home/EU fee will be paid by the University and students will receive an annual stipend of £7000 for three years beginning in 2012/13. The studentships are open to both home/EU and International students, but International applicants should be aware that they would need to fund the difference between the home/EU and International research degree fees each year for the duration of the award.
Submitted by MarkDonoghue on 12 April 2012 - 4:12pm