• Developing Social Science Research Expertise

    A Resource and Guide for Trainers A major challenge for senior academics in leadership positions is how to support mid-career colleague social scientists in accelerating the pace of their expert development as researchers. This website is aimed at helping senior academics, acting as trainers, to meet this challenge. The site contains research-informed guidance and readily […]

  • 2014 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) conference

    Call For Papers PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA (PESA) conference: Hamilton, New Zealand, November 2014 The theme of this year’s conference is Education as Philosophies of Engagement.   The term ‘engagement’ suggests many aspects crucial not only to education, but to living in our contemporary globalised world. Engagement invokes thoughts about the relational, the […]

  • London Borough of Hounslow Children’s Services Department – 3 Posts

    1. Senior Education Management Information Officer Full Time, Permanent 2. Senior Education Management Information Officer Full Time, Fixed Term for up to 16 months 3. Planning and Performance Officer, Full Time, Fixed Term for up to 1 year Applications are invited for these posts in Hounslow Children’s Services Management Information Team.  These posts would suit recent graduates in […]

  • Neoliberalism, Education and Applied Linguistics

    27th June 2014 – 28th June 2014 Institute of Education, University of London Neoliberalism – that set of beliefs and practices which became the economic orthodoxy in the Anglophone world and beyond from the 1980s onwards – appears remarkably resilient despite the financial crisis of 2008. Consisting of a sustained, if not always consistent, attack […]

  • Students making sense of higher education

    Professor Patrick Ainley, Dr Sally findlow and Verity Aiken Keele University 23rd  April 2014 1.30pm – 4.30pm Keele University, Chancellors Building A Room CBA0.021 1:30           Sensemaking and decision-making among students: establishing the link Dr Sally Findlow  Senior Lecturer in Education, Keele University 2:15           The risky terrain of student writing Verity Aiken Lecturer at the School […]

  • Call for Papers for a special edition of The Curriculum Journal

    Guest editors Jae-Eun Joo (University of Connecticut) and James Seale-Collazo (Universidad de Puerto Rico) Innovation in Learning and Teaching towards the New Global Village: International perspectives on transforming curriculum with emerging technologies. Overview The Curriculum Journal will publish a special issue on Innovation in Learning and Teaching toward the New Global Village: International perspectives on […]