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

  • 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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  • Scottish Learning Festival
    Tue, 21 Sep
    Online Event
    21 Sep, 09:00 BST – 23 Sep, 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    SLF is free to attend and the conference programme is carefully developed to support career long professional learning, helping to keep professional practice fresh, up-to-date and relevant.
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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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  • 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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  • Indigenous astronomy, science and truth-telling
    09 Jul, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT+10
    Online Event
    In this talk, Associate Professor Duane Hamacher will illustrate examples of this taught by elders from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia, as well as First Cultures across the globe and see the many layers of scientific information encoded within
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  • ADEA 2021 High-Level Policy Dialogue Forum
    08 Jul, 12:00 – 14:30 BST
    Online Event
    This forum, entitle “Rethinking the role of Skills Development in future work and lifelong learning, in light of digitalization and 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)”, is the first of a three-part consecutive forums on skills development, with each devoted to a specific sub-sector or domain
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  • Education futures in action
    Sat, 03 Jul
    Online Event
    03 Jul, 21:45 BST – 04 Jul, 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    This event is a partnership between States of Mind and the UCL Institute of Education. The conference will show how the English education system impacts young people and present actionable alternatives to the educational status quo.
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  • The Future of Education and Public Policy
    01 Jul, 21:45 BST – 02 Jul, 16:00 BST
    Online Event
    This is an event that ties into the University of Glasgow's MSc Education, Public Policy and Equity programme, facilitating interactions between programme students and staff and scholars and previous students in the field of education and public policy
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  • Measuring What Matters for Child Well-being and Policies
    01 Jul, 11:00 – 12:30
    Online Event
    This virtual high-level roundtable will bring together representatives, experts and stakeholders from across OECD countries who have taken action to put child well-being at the top of the policy agenda
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  • Challenging the aspirations-poverty trap? Aspirations' (trans)formation and choices of secondary VET students in Chile
    29 Jun, 13:00 – 14:00 BST
    Online Event
    Speaker: EPPE Member Alice Aldinucci. Part of the University of Glasgow's Education Leadership and Policy Series. Follow link and select '29th June' for details.
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  • Academic achievement of children in same and different-sex-parented families
    29 Jun, 12:00 – 12:45 GMT+10
    Online Event
    In this session you’ll be provided with a thorough overview of academic studies on same-sex parenting, and you will gain a better insight into the demographic socio-economic characteristics of same-sex couples including discussions about cultural and institutional challenges facing same-sex parents
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Past Events

  • 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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  • Class rank and long-run outcomes
    Thu, 24 Jun
    Online Event
    24 Jun, 15:00 – 16:00 BST
    Online Event
    What are the long-run effects of a student’s ordinal rank in elementary school?
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  • How could effective measurement of wellbeing support a whole school approach?
    22 Jun, 15:30 – 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    This event will bring together policymakers and school leaders to explore how we can support a whole school approach to children and young people’s wellbeing.
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  • Music & Social Inclusion: International Research and Practice in Complex Settings
    21 Jun, 15:00 – 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    Practice and research specialists will discuss social music projects from five countries and a study of Indigenous music at the 2nd workshop of The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) network
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  • Children’s agency and the curriculum
    18 Jun, 10:00 – 15:00 BST
    Online Event
    This Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy (0-11) biennial conference explores to what extent children express their own views and make independent choices in their education.
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  • OECD Skills Outlook 2021: Learning for Life
    15 Jun, 23:00 CEST
    Online Event
    PUBLICATION LAUNCH and WEBINAR hosted by the OCED
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  • The politics of differentiation reforms in secondary education
    15 Jun, 13:00 – 14:15 BST
    Online Event
    Professor Jane Gingrich and Dr Anja Giudici will explore the political dynamics of varying reform outcomes in secondary education.
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  • Bridging Africa and Europe: New Qualifications and Competencies in TVET
    15 Jun, 10:00 – 15:00 CEST
    Online Event
    TVET stakeholders from Africa and Europe will present and discuss successful practices around the identification of new qualifications and competencies, their integration into curricula and training regulations, and their implementation in teaching and training.
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  • Managerialism in education
    Wed, 09 Jun
    Online Event
    09 Jun, 17:30 – 19:00 BST
    Online Event
    In this talk, Dr Amanda Greene (UCL) and Dr Sally Riodan (University of Wolverhampton) analyse traditional critiques of managerialism and explore how they apply in an educational setting.
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  • Why understanding teachers’ subjective wellbeing matters
    09 Jun, 15:00 – 16:30 BST
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Professor Qing Gu will explore research findings on teachers’ subjective wellbeing.
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  • Imagining Education Futures Beyond the Human
    09 Jun, 09:30 GMT-4
    Online Event
    Education systems are implicated in the climate crisis. In this presentation, Dr. Goebel will highlight the intersections of education and climate justice by reconceptualizing education as learning through relationality with all that is ‘beyond’ the human.
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  • Doctoral education and its purposes: research training for a changing world
    09 Jun, 10:00 – 14:00 BST
    Online Event
    This joint Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES) and Centre for Doctoral Education (CDE) symposium will gather academics, policy makers and practitioners to discuss the purposes of doctoral education in contemporary societies.
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  • Digital education for a strong recovery:  A forward look
    08 Jun, 09:00 CEST – 10 Jun, 17:00 CEST
    Online Event
    The conference will highlight advances in educational technology based on artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and blockchain. It will also start a dialogue between policy makers, education stakeholders, the global education industry and experts in the field, with a view to sharing knowledge.
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  • College value-added and returns to field of study in further education
    25 Mar, 15:00 – 16:00
    Online Event
    Hosted by UCL Institute of Education
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  • Trust, accountability and capacity in education system reform
    10 Mar, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by UCL Institute of Education
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  • [Re]making Curriculum for Excellence: How do we make the most of the OECD review of the Scottish Curriculum?
    [Re]making Curriculum for Excellence: How do we make the most of the OECD review of the Scottish Curriculum?
    Thu, 04 Mar
    Online event
    04 Mar, 19:00 GMT
    Online event
    The webinar will be led by Professor Mark Priestley, University of Stirling.
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  • Migration and Refugee Education
    Wed, 03 Mar
    Online Event
    03 Mar, 13:00 – 14:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Featuring the wok of academics actively woking in the areas of migration and refugee education. Hosted by CR&DALL.
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  • Enhancing Knowledge Transfer and Exchange in African HE and Research
    25 Feb, 09:00 – 16:30 GMT
    Online Event
    A joint virtual symposium hosted by University of Glasgow and ARUA, represented by Professor Ernest Aryeetey.
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  • Adult Learning and Youth Transitions
    17 Feb, 12:00 – 13:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Featuring the work of academics studying adult learning and youth transitions. Hosted by CR&DALL.
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  • Book Launch: Social Theory and the Politics of HE
    12 Feb, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Book Launch for 'Social Theory and the Politics of HE: Critical Perspectives on Institutional Research' from Bloomsbury. Presentation and Q&A with editors Mark Murphy (EPPE Network Associate Fellow), Ciaran Burke, Cristina Costa and Rille Raaper.
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  • Black Ed Scholars Speak
    Thu, 11 Feb
    Online Event
    11 Feb, 22:00 GMT – 12 Feb, 23:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by Harvard Graduate School of Education
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  • Education for sustainable development and the climate emergency: ‘Bending the curve for climate change’
    10 Feb, 09:00 – 10:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by UNESCO
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  • Can and should assessment nurture an orientation to society and social justice?
    09 Feb, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Host by UCL Institute of Education.
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  • The impact of universities on climate change: A theoretical framework
    09 Feb, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by Teachers College, Columbia University
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  • Rethinking global common goods in HE through the concept of tianxia weigong
    04 Feb, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by UCL Institute of Education.
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  • School as a place of exchange and wilful deception
    03 Feb, 17:30 – 19:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by UCL Institute of Education
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  • Is Population Growth an Environmental Problem? Teachers’ Perceptions and Their Attitudes Toward Including it in Teaching
    03 Feb, 14:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Hosted by Teachers College, Columbia University
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  • What does it mean to ‘make’ a curriculum?
    03 Feb, 13:00 – 14:00
    Online Event
    Hosted by UCL Institute of Education
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  • Collaborative Schooling for Change
    Wed, 03 Feb
    Online Event
    03 Feb, 12:00 – 13:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Presentations within this webinar will highlight research with policymakers and practitioners, aimed at enabling all children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background.
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