ScotPERN October seminar

Physical Education and Health and Wellbeing curriculum policy making and development across the UK In October 2020 the ScotPERN held this seminar. The recording of the event can be viewed below: Through this seminar we will hear the perspectives of a panel of academics involved in policy analysis of physical education and health and wellbeing

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Inclusive Education Network Event: Teaching and learning in lockdown

Teaching and learning in lockdown Thursday 12th November, 2020 4:00pm-5:30pm This presentation concerns a research project inquiring about the lockdown experience of primary school teachers and Head Teachers in Scotland. In-depth interviews to 60 primary school educators were carried out by members of staff at the School of Education and Social Work at the University

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SERA Online 2020 fringe event: A conversation with Professor Megan Crawford

The SERA Leadership in Scottish Education Network (LiSEN) will be hosting an online fringe event to the SERA Conference – ‘A Conversation with Professor Megan Crawford, The importance of emotion in leadership: in troubles and in joy’, which will be facilitated by Professor Margery McMahon, University of Glasgow and former Co-Convenor of the Network. The

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Dr Céline Healy

Title of talk/provocation – Educational research: from exclusive club to inclusive hub Dr. Dr Céline Healy, Maynooth University Department of Education Biography Dr Céline Healy is a lecturer in education at Maynooth University Department of Education where she teaches across a range of programmes from initial teacher education to PhD. She is programme director of

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Professor John Benedicto Krejsler

Title of talk/provocation: What Is the European dimension?… and the unacceptable void without it! Professor John Benedicto Krejsler, The Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, DENMARK Biography John Benedicto Krejsler is Professor at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark. His research centers on ‘New conditions for (pre-)school and teacher education – in a

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Isabelle Boyd

Title of talk/provocation: Back to Future – and NO parochialism of the Present Isabell Boyd  Biography Isabelle has had a wide and varied career in Scottish Education. She was Headteacher of Cardinal Newman High School from 2002 -2013. Under her leadership, the school achieved an excellent inspection report with Isabelle’s leadership receiving particular praise. She

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Professor Dominic Wyse

Title of talk/provocation: The Framing of Education Dr Dominic Wyse, Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education. UCL Institute of Education. Founding Director Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy (0-11 years) (HHCP). President of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). Biography Dominic Wyse is Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education at University College London (UCL),

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Professor Pamela Munn

Title of talk/provocation: Should researchers get actively involved in policy making? Lessons from the National Debate Professor Pamela Munn, University of Edinburgh Biography I was Professor of Curriculum Research from 1994 at the then Moray House Institute of Education and Dean of the Moray House School of Education 2002-2007. I taught history in London schools

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SERA Online 2020 speakers: Dr Ben Williamson

Title of talk/provocation: Decoding policy bodies Dr Ben Williamson, University of Edinburgh Biography Ben Williamson is a Chancellor’s Fellow in the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on education policy and digital technology, particularly the role of big data, algorithms, analytics and AI in processes and techniques

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Call for papers: workshop on Paul Feyerabend (1924-1994) – Education for a Free Society

The University of Strathclyde is currently inviting abstracts up to 500 words for presentations (ca.30-45min) discussing Paul Feyerabend with regard to educational thinking. The organisers will invite a number of presenters to contribute to an edited collection of essays on Feyerabend and education, which is planned for publication in 2024 to celebrate Feyerabend’s centennial birthday.

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