EVENTS

This section includes events organised by the EPPE Network or any of its members around the world, and signposts other events of interest in the field of education and public policy.

 

Upcoming events

Social Movement Learning & Knowledge Production in Times of Conflict, Crises & Authoritarianism
Wed, Apr 29
Humanities Lecture Theatre, Main Build.
Apr 29, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Humanities Lecture Theatre, Main Build., University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Insights from Turkey, Colombia, South Africa and Nepal. Speaker: Professor Mario Novelli, University of Sussex.
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Higher Education After Surveillance
Fri, Apr 24
Room TBC
Apr 24, 5:00 PM
Room TBC, Moray House School of Education and Sport University of, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
Dr Jen Ross Dr Amy Collier
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Synthetic Governance: The Emergence of New Cognitive Infrastructures in Education Policy
Tue, Apr 14
Room 224, St Andrews Building
Apr 14, 1:00 PM
Room 224, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Dr Sam Sellar (Manchester Metropolitan University). Part of the Education Leadership and Policy seminar series at the University of Glasgow School of Education
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Why Work Together? Lessons from Academic and Third Sector Collaborations
Mon, Apr 06
The Lighthouse
Apr 06, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU, UK
First of three collaborative learning events in the Policy Scotland and Scotland’s Third Sector Research Forum series “Learning Together: The possibilities and practicalities of academic and third sector collaboration”.
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Educational Equalities: From ‘Dangerous Education’ to LGBTQI+ Inclusion?
Tue, Mar 31
Room 218, St Andrews Building
Mar 31, 1:00 PM
Room 218, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Professor Yvette Taylor (University of Strathclyde). Part of the Education Leadership and Policy seminar series at the University of Glasgow School of Education.
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Parental Engagement to Support Learning
Tue, Mar 24
Room 234, St Andrews Building
Mar 24, 4:00 PM
Room 234, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Dr Janet Goodall (Swansea University). Part of the Education Leadership and Policy seminar series at the University of Glasgow School of Education
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Symposium: Decolonising the University
Mon, Mar 23
Senate Room, University of Glasgow
Mar 23, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Senate Room, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
The symposium is open to staff and students of the University of Glasgow, to explore how we can combat racism in universities and how we might decolonise the curriculum.
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Education and AI: What should be done now to ensure learners and teachers benefit?
Fri, Mar 20
Room TBC
Mar 20, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Room TBC, Moray House School of Education and Sport University of, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
Professor Rose Luckin, UCL Knowledge Lab
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The Canon as a Vehicle of Cultural Subversion: The Role of Literary Classics in the Curriculum
Tue, Mar 17
Room LH226a, Lord Hope Building
Mar 17, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Room LH226a, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Speaker: Dr Kevin Williams, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection at the Institute of Education, Dublin City University and a former President of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland.
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The David Raffe Memorial Lecture 2020: What Happened to Excellence?
Thu, Mar 12
The Outreach Centre
Mar 12, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Outreach Centre, 9c Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8FQ, UK
The Annual Memorial Lecture in honour of Professor David Raffe, given by Lord Jack McConnell.
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Catholic Schools in Scotland: Myth, Mischief...and History
Wed, Mar 11
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building
Mar 11, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Prof Stephen McKinney, University of Glasgow Dr Saima Salehjee, University of Strathclyde
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Past Events

Educational Colloquium of the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and the West of Scotland
Thu, Mar 05
St Andrews Building
Mar 05, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Hugh Smith (Education Consultant, Author, Teacher Educator, Mental Health and Education Champion) will speak on the topic of Teacher Stress. Teacher Stress
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International Insights from Olli-Pekka Heinonen (Former Minister of Education for Finland)
Wed, Mar 04
The Grassmarket Community Project
Mar 04, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
The Grassmarket Community Project, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA, UK
Olli-Pekka Heinonen on insights into the Finnish approach to learning systems and lifelong learning for a skilled labour market. Hosted by the David Hume Institute.
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The Gender and Global Dynamics of Black Diasporic Digital Knowledge and Pedagogies
Thu, Feb 20
Room 1.18, Paterson's Land
Feb 20, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Room 1.18, Paterson's Land, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
Dr Francesca Sobande, Cardiff University. Hosted by the Centre for Research in Digital Education.
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Finding a Place for Critical Literacy in Scotland
Wed, Feb 19
CW406A, Cathedral Wing
Feb 19, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
CW406A, Cathedral Wing, University of Strathclyde, 199 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0QU, UK
Dr Jennifer Farrar, University of Glasgow Dr Kelly Stone, University of Edinburgh Dr Navan Govender, University of Strathclyde
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Education Leadership and Policy RTG Seminar Series
Tue, Feb 11
Room 218, St Andrews Building
Feb 11, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Room 218, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speakers: Ali Sameer and Gareth Davis
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Educational Colloquium of the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and the West of Scotland
Thu, Feb 06
St Andrews Building
Feb 06, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
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Everybody should become a tutor in the community: Teenage tutors facilitating the acquisition of e-skills by older learn
Wed, Jan 29
Room 517a, St Andrews Building
Jan 29, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Room 517a, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Tiina Tambaum. Part of CR&DALL Seminar Series.
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The Digitisation – and Depoliticisation – of the Parent
Tue, Jan 28
Room LH226a, Lord Hope Building
Jan 28, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Room LH226a, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Speaker: Dr Naomi Hodgson. Hosted by University of Strathclyde.
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Cautious Collaboration to Perfect Partnership
Wed, Jan 22
Room TBC
Jan 22, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Room TBC, Moray House School of Education and Sport University of, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
An account of successful stakeholder academic engagement between University of Edinburgh and Glasgow Science Centre. Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed, University of Edinburgh, and Susan Meikleham, Glasgow Science Centre.
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Education Leadership and Policy Seminar Series: Combined Seminar
Tue, Jan 14
Room 201, St Andrews Building
Jan 14, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Room 201, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speakers: Dr David Lundie (University of Glasgow) and Dr Alaster Scott Douglas (University of Roehampton). Hosted by the University of Glasgow Education Leadership and Policy Research and Teaching Group.
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Advancing Dialogues in Multicultural Education
Mon, Dec 16
Room 224, St Andrews Building
Dec 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Room 224, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Dr Richard Race, University of Roehampton. Hosted by the University of Glasgow.
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Celebrate the MSc EPPE Graduation 2018-19
Thu, Dec 05
L5 Student Common Rm, St Andrews Build.
Dec 05, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
L5 Student Common Rm, St Andrews Build., University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Co-hosted by the University of Glasgow and the EPPE Network
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"All things to all people" vs "To thine own self be true" : What sorts of science teachers do we want in Schools
Wed, Dec 04
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building
Dec 04, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Professor Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, UCL Dr Jane Essex, University of Strathclyde
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Producing a Statement on Young Children and Digital Technologies: The Australian Experience
Fri, Nov 15
Room 1.19, Paterson's Land
Nov 15, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Room 1.19, Paterson's Land, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
This seminar details the process undertaken by the Digital Policy Group, co-chaired by Professors Susan Edwards (Speaker) and Leon Straker to lead the development and writing of the ECA Statement on Young Children and Digital Technologies.
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The importance of developing a cross-field language policy to help unlock the potential of bilingual migrant children
Wed, Nov 13
PL 1.18, Paterson's Land
Nov 13, 2019, 5:30 PM
PL 1.18, Paterson's Land, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
In this talk, Dr Yongcan Liu (University of Cambridge) argues for the importance of developing a cross-field language policy to help unlock the potential of bilingual migrant children in schools and communities.
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Taking Engagement Seriously: How Infants Feel Minds
Wed, Nov 13
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building
Nov 13, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Professor Vasu Reddy, University of Portsmouth Dr Jonathan Delafield-Butt, University of Strathclyde
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English Teaching: Policy and Practice in England, Ireland and Scotland
Fri, Nov 08
Room 224, St Andrews Building
Nov 08, 2019, 1:00 PM
Room 224, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Speaker: Professor Louise Hayward Hosted by The University of Glasgow Education Assessment Network (UGEAN)
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Celebrating Children's Rights at UCL
Thu, Nov 07
Jeremy Bentham Room, Wilkins Building
Nov 07, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Jeremy Bentham Room, Wilkins Building, Gower St, Kings Cross, London WC1E 6HJ, UK
A one day conference to celebrate the rights and activism of children and young people in England and across the globe.
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Australian Refugee Youth Profiles: Mental Health, Educational Pathways and Further Education,
Wed, Nov 06
Room 101, St Andrews Building
Nov 06, 2019, 12:00 PM
Room 101, St Andrews Building , University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Professor Tahereh Ziaian is a Community Health Psychologist in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, and she is a Visiting Professor at the University of NSW contributing to the academic activities of the South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine.
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Understanding Children’s ‘Accommodation’ of Parental Separation and Divorce
Tue, Nov 05
Charteris Room (Room 5.02)
Nov 05, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Charteris Room (Room 5.02), Moray House School of Education and Sport University of, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
Speaker: Dr Sue Kay-Flowers, Liverpool John Moores University Over time, most children experiencing parental separation adjust to the changes it brings. The extent to which they ‘accommodate’ these changes is influenced by many factors, analysed here through young adults’ retrospective accounts.
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Writing for the EPPE Network Blog: A Practical Workshop
Mon, Nov 04
Room 517a, St Andrews Building
Nov 04, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Room 517a, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
EPPE Network co-founder Ellen Vanderhoven will lead a workshop on how to write an effective blog post, giving you the practical tools and confidence you need to write your first EPPE Network blog post.
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Pedagogies of Hospitality: Teaching through the Screen
Thu, Oct 31
Room 1.18, Paterson's Land
Oct 31, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Room 1.18, Paterson's Land, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
Sean Michael Morris
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The Subtle Art of Shared Reading: Pedagogic Literary Narration
Tue, Oct 29
Room 234, St Andrews Building
Oct 29, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Room 234, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Lecture delivered by Dr John Gordon, University of East Anglia. Hosted by the University of Glasgow School of Education.
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Using Research to Promote Equity Within Education
Tue, Oct 29
The Boardroom (Room 139)
Oct 29, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
The Boardroom (Room 139), 29 Bute Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RS, UK
Part of the Policy Scotland seminar series, this presentation from Professor Mel Ainscow will consider how researchers can contribute to educational change in relation to equity, a challenge facing education systems throughout the world.
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Why Is My Curriculim White? Panel Discussion
Mon, Oct 28
The Lounge
Oct 28, 2019, 6:00 PM
The Lounge, Strathclyde University Students' Union, 90 John St, Glasgow G1 1JH, UK
Why is my curriculum white? A panel discussion as part of Black History Month and the launch of Strath Union's Decolonise the Curriculum campaign.
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How the Science of Learning Informs Teaching and Student Learning
Wed, Oct 23
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building
Oct 23, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
LH229A/B, Lord Hope Building, University of Strathclyde, 141 St James Rd, Glasgow G4 0LT, UK
Dr Carolina E Kuepper-Tetzel, University of Dundee Mr Jonathan Firth, University of Strathclyde
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Learning Changing Lives: Adult Learning in the Australian Context
Fri, Oct 18
Room 337, St Andrews Building
Oct 18, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Room 337, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Presenter: Jenny Macaffer, Chief Executive Officer, Adult Learning Australia. Part of the CR&DALL Seminar Series 2019-20.
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Impact of Tracking School Pupils by Ability on Educational and Social Inequality
Tue, Oct 15
Darwin LT 044: Darwin Building
Oct 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Darwin LT 044: Darwin Building, 99-105 Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6AA, UK
Becky Francis, Director of the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), looks at how factors such as social background and ethnicity are still key determinants for student attainment and shares recommendations for socially just and effective grouping practices.
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Challenge Poverty Lecture: Bill Scott
Thu, Oct 10
Glasgow Caledonian University
Oct 10, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
Hosted by the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University and the Poverty Alliance, this lecture will focus on the priorities that the new Poverty and Inequality Commission will focus on in the years ahead.
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Higher Education in Zimbabwe: Shifting with New Thrusts and Dynamics
Thu, Oct 03
Room 517a, St Andrews Building
Oct 03, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Room 517a, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
Professor Charles Nherera examines factors that have influenced the expansion of Higher Education in Zimbabwe and whether recent efforts at improving relevance and quality are yielding the expected outcomes. Hosted by the Centre for Research & Development in Adult and Lifelong Learing (CR&DALL)
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White Water Writers: A ‘novel’ way to enhance learning and motivation
Tue, Oct 01
Room 101, St Andrews Building
Oct 01, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Room 101, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
“White Water Writers” is a project which gives groups of people the chance to plan, write, proofread and publish their own full-length novel in just one week. In this talk, Dr Yvonne Skipper will discuss the project and its impacts.
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An Evening with Peter Tabichi, Winner of the 2019 Global Teacher Prize
Mon, Sep 30
Jeffery Hall
Sep 30, 2019, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM
Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AL, UK
Peter Tabichi is a science teacher and Franciscan Brother. Thanks to Peter's dedication, hard work and passionate belief in his students, his poorly-resourced school in remote rural Kenya is now winning national and international science competitions.
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Democracy in Scotland: what’s the place of the Citizens’ Assembly?
Mon, Sep 30
Sir Charles Wilson Building
Sep 30, 2019, 6:00 PM
Sir Charles Wilson Building, University of Glasgow, 3 Kelvin Way, Glasgow G12 8NN, UK
In this public lecture, David Martin, Co-Convenor of the new Scottish Citizens' Assembly, will set out his hopes and aspirations for the initiative. He will explain how the citizens were selected, how the Assembly will carry out its work and how it will feed into wider political processes.
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