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

  • 100 years of Paulo Freire: Annual Conference
    02 Dec, 17:00 GMT-5 – 09 Dec, 18:30 GMT-5
    Online Event
    As part of Paulo Freire's centennial celebration, Columbia University is launching the "Paulo Freire Initiative." This initiative will spearhead a series of events and projects to celebrate Freire's work —starting in the year of his centennial and continuing beyond 2021.
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  • Closing the gap through listening and talking
    06 Dec, 16:00 – 17:00 GMT
    Online Event
    This event raises awareness of the connection between listening and talking and current national priorities, share some practical approaches and stimulate dialogue about learning, teaching and assessment of listening and talking.
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  • Can education shape our futures? UNESCO's Futures of Education report
    07 Dec, 12:30 – 13:30
    Online Event
    An online discussion of UNESCO's 'Reimagining our futures together: a new social contract for education' report. This event provides an opportunity to hear from Arjun Appadurai, one of the members of the International Commission on UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative.
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  • Learning for sustainability & STEM
    Tue, 07 Dec
    Online Event
    07 Dec, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Post COP26 - what next? How do we build on this experience to continue to promote LfS through STEM experiences in our establishments? This professional learning session from Education Scotland is part of a series focussed on STEM in the North
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  • Language Planning in Scotland: institutional plans, civil society and government engagement
    08 Dec, 12:00 – 13:00 GMT
    Online Event
    A Languages, Interculturality and Literacies Webinar considering examples of enabling legislation mandating public bodies to make plans for Scottish minority languages.
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  • Global learning through digital immersive storytelling: impact, innovation and motivation
    08 Dec, 12:30 – 13:45 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Harriet Marshall will talk about the challenges and opportunities for global learning educators working in immersive virtual environments.
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  • EPPE Network Winter Social
    08 Dec, 13:00 GMT
    Dram, 232 Woodlands Rd, Glasgow G3 6ND, UK
    Join us for an informal get-together as the term comes to an end. All students and staff associated with the EPPE MSc welcome! No need to RSVP, just look for Ellen or ask at the bar for the EPPE Network.
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  • Human-Earth Relationships: Learning from Representations of Climate and Environmental Change in Ghanaian and Malawian Sc
    08 Dec, 09:00 – 10:30 GMT-5
    Online Event
    This study examines the messages about human-earth relationships, environmental change, and responsibilities for mitigation that are presented in official grade 8 Ghana and Malawi textbooks.
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  • Jacques Lacan and the notion of teaching
    08 Dec, 17:30 – 19:00 GMT
    Online Event
    This philosophy of education research webinar considers the value of the psychoanalyst's approaches when asking, what is teaching?
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  • LANSI Advanced Studies Virtual Workshop - Analyzing Emotion in Interaction
    09 Dec, 09:00 – 12:00 GMT-5
    Online Event
    The workshop will include a brief overview of the state of interactional work on emotion as well as some of the theoretical and analytic challenges it poses.
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  • International Development & Climate Crisis
    09 Dec, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Explore how can we safeguard children’s futures at this joint event for Moray House School of Education and Sport, the School of Social and Political Science and the School of GeoSciences.
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  • Covid's unequal impact on engagement with online learning and enrolment in state schools
    09 Dec, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Joshua Goodman will present the research on how US households sought out online learning resources as schools closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic using high frequency internet search data in real time
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  • Innovación e Inclusión en Educación: Políticas y Estrategias de Implementación - Book Presentation and Discussion
    09 Dec, 16:00 – 17:00 GMT-5
    Online Event
    According to UNESCO, education is a public good that must reach out to all social sectors. Based on that premise, the editors of this book proudly present a new publication on current global education policies driven by innovation and inclusion, with a focus on Latin America.
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  • Involving children in research: ethical challenges and strategies
    09 Dec, 22:30 GMT – 10 Dec, 11:30 GMT
    Online Event
    This open forum aims to bring together academic researchers and students who involve children in their research. They will discuss some of the ethical challenges they have experienced and share strategies and resources that others could benefit from.
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  • Improving equality of opportunity in America: new insights from big data
    13 Dec, 18:00 – 19:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Hear Professor Raj Chetty talk about the work of Opportunity Insights, the research centre he leads at Harvard University to further social mobility in the US
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  • Why multilingualism is a resource in any languages
    18 Jan 2022, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this talk, Professor Antonella Sorace will talk about multilingualism and the work that Bilingualism Matters is doing around the world.
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  • Promoting Transformative Competencies and Employability in Young People Through Outdoor Learning
    26 Jan 2022, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Dr Jule Hildmann would like to present findings on her UK and European project looking at young people’s employment. In specific, she was researching promoting transformative competencies and employability through outdoor learning.
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  • Cross-College Childhood and Youth Studies Research Webinar Series 2021
    02 Feb 2022, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Speakers: Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh and Dr Emma Davidson
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Past Events

  • Opening-up as entrepreneurial internationalisation in Chinese higher education
    17 Nov, 12:00 – 13:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Dr Zhou Zhong will present on the topic of opening-up as entrepreneurial internationalisation in Chinese higher education.
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  • Panel Discussion on Equity of Opportunity to Learn
    11 Nov, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT-5
    Online Event
    A panel discussion during one of 3 scheduled slots at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Education, to be held in Washington DC (or virtually depending). The topic will be equity of opportunity to learn.
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  • Grounding PISA: a critique of the OECD measure of global competence
    02 Nov, 12:30 – 13:45 GMT
    Online Event
    As part of the Development Education Research Centre (DERC) seminar series, this event presents new research conducted with Israeli students and sheds light on the validity of the new Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) measure of global competence.
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  • Pluriversal literacies: Towards a literacy education that can sustain the world - Dr Mia Perry
    27 Oct, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    ‘Schooled’ literacy education assumes one way of being literate: via the printed word. This presentation presents a critique of current literacy norms, by exploring the extent to which this educational model determines and erases ways of being and relating to the world.
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  • Listening to the voices of children and young people
    27 Oct, 13:00 BST
    Online Event
    Speaker: Professor Mel Ainscow. This lecture will use examples drawn from studies carried out in schools to explain how social barriers to young people's participation in research can be overcome. A feature of the approaches recommended is an emphasis on creative forms of engagement.
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  • Cedefop/OECD symposium: Apprenticeships for greener economies and societies
    21 Oct, 21:30 CEST – 22 Oct, 13:30 CEST
    Online Event
    The joint Cedefop/OECD symposium on apprenticeship brings together policy-makers, practitioners and researchers from around the world to consider new research or analysis of practices exploring the links between apprenticeships and the transition towards greener economies and societies.
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  • Professional Learning Communities
    Thu, 21 Oct
    Online Event
    21 Oct, 13:30 – 15:00 CEST
    Online Event
    Webinar on professional learning communities (PLCs) where the results of an international literature study will be presented together with practical stories. Including contribution from EPPE Network Associate Fellow Dr. Dong Nguyen.
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  • EPPE Network Social
    Wed, 20 Oct
    Dram
    20 Oct, 17:00
    Dram, 232 Woodlands Rd, Glasgow G3 6ND, UK
    A chance for existing Network members and new MSc EPPE students to meet informally and learn more about the network
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  • SPSS Child and Family Research Group programme
    08 Oct, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
    Online Event
    Convened by Franziska Meinck, colleagues in the School of Social and Political Science have formed a Child and Family Research Group (CFRG), with a programme of presentation and discussion sessions.
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  • Sowing the seeds for a more creative society
    07 Oct, 17:45 – 19:00 BST
    Online Event
    This is the inaugural event in The Richard Noss Lectures, providing insights on technology and learning, with the UCL Knowledge Lab.
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  • Towards ‘decolonising’ curriculum and pedagogy (DCP): a critical synthesis
    30 Sept, 14:00 – 15:00 BST
    Online Event
    This event will discuss ‘decolonising’ curriculum and pedagogy (DCP) across disciplines and global higher education contexts. This is the eighth webinar in the Centre for Global Higher Education's (CGHE) special series, Racism and Coloniality in Global Higher Education.
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  • Climate Change Education For All
    Tue, 28 Sept
    Online Event
    28 Sept, 16:00 – 17:00 GMT-4
    Online Event
    A newly launched website, SubjectToClimate, connects educators with hundreds of FREE vetted teaching resources from over 20 different content providers. Join our guest panelists David Jaffe, David Rhodes, and Margret Wang to learn about SubjectToClimate and how it could be useful to your practice.
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  • Sit with the Editor: Tristan McCowan, Compare Journal
    28 Sept, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    Have you ever wondered how to get published in a prestigious journal such as the Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education? Then join us as we sit with one of its Editors, Tristan McCowan.
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  • Decolonising the Curriculum Knowledge Exchange Workshop
    15 Sept, 13:00 – 15:30 BST
    Online Event
    Opportunity to gain insight and exchange knowledge around how we decolonise the teaching of STEM subjects in our Scottish universities.
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  • Closing schools, colleges and universities during the pandemic
    09 Sept, 11:00 – 13:00 BST
    Online Event
    This event will explore the COVID -19 education closures, the effects of these closures on children and young people and how to address them.
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  • Global childhoods webinar
    Wed, 18 Aug
    Online Event
    18 Aug, 16:00 – 17:00 GMT+10
    Online Event
    Professor Nicola Yelland will be drawing on her Global Childhoods Australian Research Council (ARC) project, which explores how policy contexts, school experiences, and the everyday life-worlds of year four students (aged 9 & 10 years old) shape children’s orientations to educational success
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  • World Youth Skills Day: Reimagining Youth Skills Post Pandemic
    15 Jul, 11:00 – 12:30 GMT-3
    Online Event
    World Youth Skills Day 2021 will celebrate the resilience and creativity of youth throughout the crisis. Participants will take stock of how the TVET sector has adapted to the pandemic and recession, think of how TVET institutions can participate in the recovery, and imagine post-COVID priorities
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  • Melbourne children’s global health: Health promoting schools
    12 Jul, 12:30 – 13:30 GMT+10
    Online Event
    The World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools (HPS) framework is a whole-school approach to promoting health that recognizes the intrinsic relationship between health and education. This forum will discuss how we can improve health outcomes for all by “making every school a HPS"
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