Models of Partnership: Research and intervention on the impact of poverty on school education

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The BERA Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy: seminar series

The BERA Poverty and Policy Commission aims to influence and broaden public debate on the role of education to improve the life chances of children & youth living in poverty. The Commission comprises six interlinked seminars that provide spaces for academics, teachers and policy makers across the four jurisdictions of the UK to engage in knowledge building about poverty and cumulative multiple deprivations as these find expression in education and schooling.

Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email events@bera.ac.uk for details of how to register onsite.

The fourth seminar in the series.

09.00 Arrival / Tea and Coffee
09.30 Introduction
Stephen McKinney
09.45 Models of Partnership 1: Addressing Child Poverty in Scotland
John McKendrick
10.15 Discussion
10.25

Models of Partnership 2: Child Poverty and Schools in Scotland
Stephen McKinney

10.50 Discussion
11.00 Tea/Coffee
11.15 Models of Partnership 3: schools and Government
Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Niamh Friel
12.00 Discussion
12.15 Models of Partnership 4: Mentoring in schools
Alastair Wilson
12.45 Discussion
13.00 Lunch
13.45 Highlighting New Research
14.15 Responses from the jurisdictions
14.35 Discussion groups
15.15 Plenary and closing remarks
15.30 Close of meeting
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