Professor Gert Biesta to keynote at #seraconf22

Keynote title: Putting the world at the centre: A view for education today Keynote speaker: Gert Biesta Institutions: University of Edinburgh & National University of Ireland There are ongoing discussions in many countries about what should be at the centre of education. In some countries there is a strong appetite for a (re)turn to knowledge

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Professor Svanborg Jónsdóttir to keynote at #seraconf22

Keynote title: The beautiful role of teacher education Keynote speaker: Svanborg Rannveig Jónsdóttir Institution: University of Iceland, School of Education In my presentation, I want to discuss some ideas that I have come to appreciate about the role of education as we work towards developing creative, inclusive, and socially just societies. I will touch upon

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Health & physical education research survey request

*We were asked by the colleagues below to share their research project. Please feel free to read about this and to contribute to the survey/s if you wish. If you think there are colleagues who would be interested in participating then please pass this on to them. My name is David Aldous and I am

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#SERAconnects with the Scottish Council of Deans of Education (SCDE) – Initial Teacher Education connects event

Understanding learners and learning: poverty and inclusion 31 May 2022, 10am-12:30pm Building on the success of our first dedicated ITE event in 2021, the Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA) are delighted to collaborate with the Scottish Council of Deans of Education (SCDE) to host a second event on the theme of Poverty and Inclusion. Beginning

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SERA Theory & Philosophy of Education Network seminar

The Theatricality of Pedagogy: An exploration of the open and hidden connections between theatre and pedagogy Hosts: Dr Katja Frimberger & Dr Karsten Kenklies Workshop Date: 13th May 2022 – 9am – 5pm Venue: ROOM TL565 (Learning and Teaching Building, University of Strathclyde) You are warmly invited to attend the following Strathclyde-Glasgow branch Philosophy of Education Society of Great

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The (ir)religious beliefs of Religious Education (RE) teachers and the sanitisation of religions in schools

SERA Theory and Philosophy Network: The (ir)religious beliefs of Religious Education (RE) teachers and the sanitisation of religions in schools Host: SERA Theory and Philosophy of Education Network Date: Thursday 31st March 2022, Time: 4pm-5.30pm The seminar This seminar will discuss empirical data exploring the background of UK RE teachers in terms of qualifications, personal (a)theistic belief, and religion.

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Call for funding from the ESRC

ESRC call for funding The ESRC has launched a £6 million call for a new research programme in Education led by  Professor Gemma Moss, the Programme Director. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of an ambitious new programme of research that will strive to make a difference to education in the

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Theory and Philosophy network seminar: From enaction to education

Title: From Enaction to Education Thursday 24th February 2022, Time: 4pm-5.30pm. Host: The SERA Theory and Philosophy of Education Network Presenter: Dr Mog Stapleton Abstract Over the last thirty years philosophers of mind and cognition have been steadily moving away from the assumption that minds are ‘in the head’ and towards understanding cognition as embodied,

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Inclusive Education Network seminar: Mapping Inclusive Practice and Pedagogy in Scotland’s ITE courses

Mapping Inclusive Practice and Pedagogy in Scotland’s ITE courses Sate: Wednesday 23rd February 2022 Time: 4.30-5.30pm via Zoom Presenters: Dianne Cantali, University of Dundee; Prof. Lani Florian, University of Edinburgh, and Dr Archie Graham, University of Aberdeen Abstract Following the development of the National Framework for Inclusion (STEC, 2009 and updated 2014), the Scottish Universities Inclusion

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