Poverty & Education in four jurisdictions and internationally
21 Jan 2016
The BERA Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy: seminar series
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Academics from each jurisdiction will provide brief outlines on the political contexts and policy landscapes in which schools are increasingly picking up the burden of poverty; participants will explore partnerships, professional knowledge work & governance. Invited speakers will share sets of critical thinking tools, and a closing panel will respond to the day’s proceedings with specific attention to questions about what constitutes good schools policy and practice to support teachers’ work with students who experience poverty & cumulative multiple deprivation.
10.00 Official Welcome – Carnegie Dean Dr John Minten (Leeds Beckett)
10.15 Gabrielle Ivinson – Introduction to this BERA Commission
10.30 Session 1 – Mapping the Education-Policy context in the 4 jurisdictions
Each of the following presentations are planned to be 20 mins, speaking to concerns articulated in the pre-briefing papers, with discussion of 10 mins.
10.45 Perspectives from England – Lori Beckett
11.15 Perspectives from Scotland – Stephen McKinney & Stuart Hall