Childhood and Society SIG Past Events

Video online: Shaping curricula through pedagogical innovation: Facilitation of young children’s narratives in the classroom – a free online Childhood & Society seminar, Monday 22nd March 2021

This presentation discusses data produced through the video-observation of workshops in two Primary Schools in London. The workshops were part of an action-research project for a doctoral research and took place in one Year 3 class and one Reception class in each school. The action-research implemented children’s collection and production of photographs related to their … Continue reading Video online: Shaping curricula through pedagogical innovation: Facilitation of young children’s narratives in the classroom – a free online Childhood & Society seminar, Monday 22nd March 2021

Video: ‘Worlding’ in Early Childhood Research: An interactive, introductory workshop with Professor Jayne Osgood

We hosted this event 5-6pm GMT, Mon 8th March 2021 (free, online) What does ‘worlding’ mean in the context of early childhood research? How does the practice of ‘worlding’ change the way we understand childhood?   How does ‘worlding’ transform how we do research in early childhood education? ‘Worlding’ is a fundamental practice in posthumanist … Continue reading Video: ‘Worlding’ in Early Childhood Research: An interactive, introductory workshop with Professor Jayne Osgood

Seminar Video: Children as Architects of their own Education – An insight into Danilo Dolci’s Ecological Maieutics

We hosted this event 12-12.45pm GMT Monday 8th March 2021 (free, online). The talk examines the application of Danilo Dolci’s Ecological Maieutics in Children’s Education, focusing on Dolci’s practice between 1975 – the year when his Mirto Experimental Educational Centre opened, and 1997. Notwithstanding all the administrative and financial problems it faced, the Mirto Centre, … Continue reading Seminar Video: Children as Architects of their own Education – An insight into Danilo Dolci’s Ecological Maieutics

Thinking with Freire to develop transformational children’s rights education – video online

Advocates of Children’s Rights Education (CRE) often describe their work as transformational and frequently cite Paulo Freire to argue their case, but they do not always espouse the kind of radical pedagogic practices promoted by Freire. This creates a mismatch between the revolutionary rhetoric of CRE and the rather timid practices that are often promoted. … Continue reading Thinking with Freire to develop transformational children’s rights education – video online

Video: From multispecies tangles and Anthropocene muddles: what can lichen teach us about precarity and indeterminacy in early childhood?

Professor Jayne Osgood This event was hosted 12-12.45pm on Monday 22nd Feb. It was a free online event. This paper pursues storytelling in the Anthropocene as a method of earthly survival and multispecies flourishing from capitalist ruins. Storytelling emerged from (an accidental method of) walking-with during a global pandemic; the figure of the modern-day flâneuse … Continue reading Video: From multispecies tangles and Anthropocene muddles: what can lichen teach us about precarity and indeterminacy in early childhood?

Event: Thinking with Freire to develop transformational children’s rights education, 12-12.45pm Monday 8th Feb 2021, via Zoom

Advocates of Children’s Rights Education (CRE) often describe their work as transformational and frequently cite Paulo Freire to argue their case, but they do not always espouse the kind of radical pedagogic practices promoted by Freire. This creates a mismatch between the revolutionary rhetoric of CRE and the rather timid practices that are often promoted. … Continue reading Event: Thinking with Freire to develop transformational children’s rights education, 12-12.45pm Monday 8th Feb 2021, via Zoom

Event: Pheminar Seminar – Enacting an Affirmative Ethics in the Neoliberal University through Peer Reviews, with Katie Strom & Tammy Mills

In this phEminar, we introduce an intervention into practice that explores the refusal of the belittlement and rejection culture of academia, focusing on scholarly publishing, and specifically on peer review. As a production of a creative project that the two of us worked on together, we created an affirmative peer-reviewing practices workshop that presented an … Continue reading Event: Pheminar Seminar – Enacting an Affirmative Ethics in the Neoliberal University through Peer Reviews, with Katie Strom & Tammy Mills

Early Years: Finding Our Voice – – transcript, briefing & video of the event

The Leadership in Early Years Education RIG held an online symposium on Tuesday 19th January 2021. We were fortunate to welcome a fantastic trio of speakers to the event, bringing local, national and international perspectives to the issue of making the early years sector better heard in society and policy. Our speakers were: Aaron Bradbury … Continue reading Early Years: Finding Our Voice – – transcript, briefing & video of the event

Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World – transcript, briefing & videos of the event

The relaunched Leadership in Early Years Education RIG held an online symposium on Tuesday 10th November 2020. We were fortunate to welcome a fantastic trio of speakers to the event, bringing local, national and international perspectives to the problem of how we move forward as a sector in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Our speakers … Continue reading Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World – transcript, briefing & videos of the event

‘Avant-Garde Art & Children’s Picture Books’ – a webinar with Victoria de Rijke

Victoria de Rijke led a webinar on the 9th Nov 2020 , organised by a PhD Candidate she mentors at São Paulo State University and the São Paulo Research Foundation. A very heterogeneous group of 70 people from UG and PG students in English to professors researching picturebooks and children’s literature in general from Brazil, China, … Continue reading ‘Avant-Garde Art & Children’s Picture Books’ – a webinar with Victoria de Rijke

Event: Early Childhood Voices Conference (online), 16th – 20th November 2020

Professor Jayne Osgood is giving a keynote speech at the ECV conference hosted by Charles Stuart University in Australia. The Early Childhood Voices Conference (ECV2020) is a multidisciplinary international conference providing a platform to share research about innovative methods, theories and partnerships with children, families and practitioners that supports social justice during early childhood or … Continue reading Event: Early Childhood Voices Conference (online), 16th – 20th November 2020

Exploring Childhoods – The Couch Conversations (with Professor Jayne Osgood)

‘Childhood isn’t a hothouse to be fenced in and closed off and climate controlled. It’s a wide open, sun drenched, wind-swept field of endless possibilities, experiences and discoveries’ L.R. Knost Produced by Semann & Slattery and David Gilkes Education Consultants, this series of webinars was designed to bring the world’s leading thinkers on early childhood … Continue reading Exploring Childhoods – The Couch Conversations (with Professor Jayne Osgood)

Event: How diffraction works and why posthumanism matters, online workshop, 2nd Nov 7-8pm GMT

Register for the event here. • Kieran Sheehan: Vice-Principal, Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) • Prof Jayne Osgood, Prof Jessica Ringrose, and Prof EJ Renold: Founders of PhEmaterialism, an international working group which shares a commitment to putting posthuman theories to work with the aim of addressing urgent issues of injustice • Annouchka … Continue reading Event: How diffraction works and why posthumanism matters, online workshop, 2nd Nov 7-8pm GMT

Event: Gender Matters in the Classroom – Free Middlesex University Webinar, 25th Nov 2020

On Wednesday 25th November, Middlesex University a free webinar focused on what can practically be done to address gender stereotyping in the classroom. About this Event Gender stereotyping in the classroom limits expectations and confidence amongst children, and reinforces unhelpful ideas about what women and men can do in adult life. This webinar, co-hosted by … Continue reading Event: Gender Matters in the Classroom – Free Middlesex University Webinar, 25th Nov 2020

Event: Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World, 10th Nov 2020

Early Years Leadership for a Post-Covid WorldAn Online Symposium4.30-6pm (GMT), 10th November 2020 What kind of early years leadership do we need over the next few years?What are the challenges we face and how can we overcome them?How important is the early years sector and early years leadership in post-Covid social recovery? As we move … Continue reading Event: Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World, 10th Nov 2020

Guest Lecture: Alternative Understandings About How Matter Comes to Matter in the Baby Room. Presented by Dr Jayne Osgood.

Jayne Osgood delivered this presentation as part of her speaking tour in Australia and New Zealand in the early part of 2020. This lecture was delivered at the Graduate School of Education in the University of Melbourne. In this lecture, Dr Jayne Osgood attempts a reconfiguration of ‘diversity’ in early childhood contexts by turning attention to everyday … Continue reading Guest Lecture: Alternative Understandings About How Matter Comes to Matter in the Baby Room. Presented by Dr Jayne Osgood.

Event: Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak Eco-poetic Entanglements: A New Materialist and Post-qualitative Approach to Poetry Written by Children

Children’s literature written by child authors, or another children’s literature, is attracting a growing scholarly interest as a form of young people’s participation in culture and as an expression of their perspectives on their own childhoods and general social and political phenomena in which they participate. Drawing on new materialist, relational and post-qualitative approaches, including … Continue reading Event: Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak Eco-poetic Entanglements: A New Materialist and Post-qualitative Approach to Poetry Written by Children

Event: Pink Towering Practices in the Montessori Classroom: how gender is produced through human-material-semiotic encounters

Date: Monday 4th November 2019 Time: 15.30-17.00, Rm C113 Abstract: This paper attempts to open out investigations in early childhood by working beyond anthropocentric accounts of gender. Drawing upon feminist new materialist philosophies we ask whether it might be possible to reach understandings about gender that recognise it as produced through everyday processes and material-affective … Continue reading Event: Pink Towering Practices in the Montessori Classroom: how gender is produced through human-material-semiotic encounters

Event: ‘Stretchy time’ versus ‘screen time’: Reframing digital play in relation to possibility thinking – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr

DATE & TIME: 7th May, 12.30-13.30 LOCATION: Committee Room 2, Town Hall, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON, NW4 4BT Mona Sakr (Middlesex University) Previous research suggests that children’s possibility thinking (‘what if’ thinking) is best supported by practitioners practising ‘stretchy time’ (Cremin et al., 2006; Craft et al., 2015). Popular views however repeatedly focus on the need … Continue reading Event: ‘Stretchy time’ versus ‘screen time’: Reframing digital play in relation to possibility thinking – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr

Event: Early childhood educators’ well-being: From invisibility to a logic of ‘and’ – a C & S seminar with Tamara Cumming

DATE & TIME: 22nd May, 12.30-1.30 LOCATION: Committee Room 2, Town Hall, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON, NW4 4BT Dr Tamara Cumming (Charles Sturt University, Australia) Discourses of well-being abound in early childhood education policy documents and practice guidelines across many national contexts. However, there is a discursive silence regarding the well-being of educators. At the same … Continue reading Event: Early childhood educators’ well-being: From invisibility to a logic of ‘and’ – a C & S seminar with Tamara Cumming

Sensing, thinking and doing a diffractive pedagogy in Early Childhood Teacher Education (ECTE) – A C & S seminar with Anna Moxnes and Teresa Aslanian

& Making cuts: the joys of representation DATE & TIME: 4th April, 12.30-14.00 LOCATION: C113, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON, NW4 4BT Session materials: PowerPoint: Thinking, sensing and doing reflection PowerPoint: Making cuts Teresa K. Aslanian (The University of South-Eastern Norway) Making cuts: the joys of representation This paper considers representation in the context of the ECEC … Continue reading Sensing, thinking and doing a diffractive pedagogy in Early Childhood Teacher Education (ECTE) – A C & S seminar with Anna Moxnes and Teresa Aslanian

Event: Children and animals: painful becomings and unruly rhizomes – a C & S seminar with Riikka Hohti

DATE & TIME: 28th February, 12.30-13.30 LOCATION: C205, College Building, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON, NW4 4BT Riikka Hohti (Helsinki University/MMU) Mapping multispecies co-existence requires entering the unsecure terrains of more-than-human epistemologies. It includes troubling the persistent anthropocentric ways of perceiving other than human beings and focusing on multispecies becomings. In this presentation I explore human-animal encounters … Continue reading Event: Children and animals: painful becomings and unruly rhizomes – a C & S seminar with Riikka Hohti

Event: The Posthuman Child Manifesto – a workshop with Professor Karin Murris

DATE & TIME: Tues 4th December, 16.00 – 19.00 LOCATION: Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT To book to attend this event please see the Eventbrite page Karin Murris is Full Professor of Pedagogy and Philosophy at the School of Education at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Grounded in philosophy as an academic discipline, … Continue reading Event: The Posthuman Child Manifesto – a workshop with Professor Karin Murris

Event: “Trying to keep up”: Female student carers: Intersections of identity, space, time and rhythm – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker

DATE & TIME: 6th December, 15.30-17.00 LOCATION: C207, College Building, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, LONDON, NW4 4BT John Barker (Middlesex University) Care and Caring are burgeoning areas of academic thought, in education, human geography and other subject areas and disciplines. Drawing upon in-depth interviews (carried out by colleagues) with women in HE who are in education with … Continue reading Event: “Trying to keep up”: Female student carers: Intersections of identity, space, time and rhythm – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker

Event: Excavating Naming Practices in Language Research Methodologies: the case of Romani languages in Europe – a C & S seminar with Dr Leena Robertson

DATE & TIME: 7th November, 12.30-1.30 LOCATION: FG17, Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT Leena Helavaara Robertson (Middlesex University) This presentation draws on an European Union (EU) funded research study (more details can be found here https://research.ncl.ac.uk/romtels/) in which the Roma research participants identified their language as ‘our gypsy language’. The process of finding names for … Continue reading Event: Excavating Naming Practices in Language Research Methodologies: the case of Romani languages in Europe – a C & S seminar with Dr Leena Robertson

Event: Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods – Generative Entanglements

Professor Jayne Osgood DATE & TIME: Weds 24th October, 16.30 – 18.00 LOCATION: Faculty of Education, Cambridge University – Donald McIntyre Building, Room GS1 In this presentation I draw upon my forthcoming book: Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods: generative entanglements (Osgood & Robinson, 2019) to chart the evolving nature of feminist theory and research methods in … Continue reading Event: Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods – Generative Entanglements

Workshop: Apps for Children: Facilitating creativity, literacy and problem-solving

Date & time: Saturday 16th June 2018, 10am-1pm Location: Building 9, BG01/BG02, Middlesex University, London A half-day workshop for early childhood practitioners in order to develop awareness and critical evaluation of the apps available for children aged 0-8 years in three different areas: Creativity and art-making Literacy and storytelling Problem-solving and possibility thinking Practitioners will … Continue reading Workshop: Apps for Children: Facilitating creativity, literacy and problem-solving

Event: Scribble: early childhood art, or ‘the becoming that breaks out of time’ – a C & S seminar with Dr Victoria de Rijke

Date & time: 6th June 2018, 1-2pm Location: C107, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: Children’s scribble is often under-valued and thrown away as junk. It is a ubiquitous part of young children’s mark making, and from a developmental perspective is invariably labelled early, random, unintentional, at best experimental mark-making, indicative of a child’s movement … Continue reading Event: Scribble: early childhood art, or ‘the becoming that breaks out of time’ – a C & S seminar with Dr Victoria de Rijke

Event: Matter-realising Pedagogical/ Methodological Interferences into terror and violence (PhEMaterialism 2018)

Date: 7th & 8th June 2018 Location: Day 1, Institute of Education; Day 2, Middlesex University PhEmaterialism (Feminist Posthuman and New Materialisms in Education) is a working group that brings together a globally dispersed assemblage of students, researchers, teachers, artists experimenting with how posthuman and new materialism can reassemble educational research. [[[Book for Day 1]]] … Continue reading Event: Matter-realising Pedagogical/ Methodological Interferences into terror and violence (PhEMaterialism 2018)

Event: Natural Interfaces in Children’s Everyday Experiences: Alexa in Free-Flow Play – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr)

Date & time: 9th May 2018, 1-2pm Location: C106, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: The paper will examine how the natural interface The Echo, inhabited by the personality of Alexa, contributes to the free-flow play experiences of a three and seven year old in their home. The paper is based on an understanding of play as a sociocultural … Continue reading Event: Natural Interfaces in Children’s Everyday Experiences: Alexa in Free-Flow Play – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr)

Event: We don’t leave our emotions at the nursery door’- The Essence of Emotional Labour in Early Years Professional Practice – a C & S seminar with Lynette Morris)

Date & time: 23rd May 2018, 1-2pm Location: C107, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: Highly romanticised images of childhood produce notions of ‘ideal’ children serenely cared for as they laugh and play all day.  However, these conceptualisations do not accurately reflect the multiple realities of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), and the complexity … Continue reading Event: We don’t leave our emotions at the nursery door’- The Essence of Emotional Labour in Early Years Professional Practice – a C & S seminar with Lynette Morris)

Governing through Trust: community-based link workers and parental engagement in education – a C & S seminar with Dr Nathan Fretwell

Date & time: 21st February 2018, 1-2pm Location: C107, College Building, Middlesex University, London Key words: parental engagement, governmentality, trust, link workers, family policy Educational (under)achievement amongst white British working-class pupils has been a key concern for policy makers in recent years, and has become commonplace in public debates around education in the mass media (House … Continue reading Governing through Trust: community-based link workers and parental engagement in education – a C & S seminar with Dr Nathan Fretwell

Event: Queering understandings of how matter comes to matter in the baby room – a C & S seminar with Professor Jayne Osgood)

Date & time: 7th March 2018, 1-2pm Location: C106, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: In this paper, I focus on material-discursive-semiotic entanglements and how that enables a reconfiguration of what we understand diversity to be in early childhood contexts. I will work with data that draws into sharp focus noodles, spit, sound, movement, and … Continue reading Event: Queering understandings of how matter comes to matter in the baby room – a C & S seminar with Professor Jayne Osgood)

Event: Perspectives in Photography: Comparing approaches to analysing photos – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker

Date & time: 7th February 2018, 1-2pm Location: C107, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: The explosion of ‘visual methods’ such as photography, combined with more traditional observational approaches, have cemented visual senses as accepted and mainstream forms of data collection in early years, care and educational contexts. In this paper, I discuss a number … Continue reading Event: Perspectives in Photography: Comparing approaches to analysing photos – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker

Event: Emotional Journeys: Navigating emotional content within complex life histories and its impact on the research process – a C & S seminar with Nicky Spawls

Date & time: 24th January 2018, 1-2pm Location: W159, Williams Building Middlesex University, London Abstract: The aim of this paper is to explore issues regarding the role of emotion in the research process. Ryan (2008) suggests that emotions may be a topic within research but may also impact upon the research process. Listening to the … Continue reading Event: Emotional Journeys: Navigating emotional content within complex life histories and its impact on the research process – a C & S seminar with Nicky Spawls

Event: What’s wrong with character education? – a C & S seminar with Dr Lee Jerome

Date & time: 10th January 2018, 1-2pm Location: c107, College Building, Middlesex University, London Abstract: In this paper I argue that the recent policy focus on character education is problematic in part because it resonates so strongly with educational discourses which focus excessively on the individual child (their potential, attainment and deficits) and pay too … Continue reading Event: What’s wrong with character education? – a C & S seminar with Dr Lee Jerome

Conference: Gender and Education Association, 2017

Date & time: 21-23 June, 2017 Location: Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT The conference website is now live – with full details including the call for abstracts and registration information.

Event: Affected and Embodied Early Years Educators in the Baby Room – a C & S seminar with Meryl Williams and Deb Albon

Date & time: Wednesday 29th March, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – College Building, Room C122 Seminar 10: Professional Identities of Early Years Workers Meryl Williams, University of Sussex – Behind the Nursery Door: Emotional Labour in the Babyroom I am the deputy manager of a private day nursery in southern England. In this ethnographic study … Continue reading Event: Affected and Embodied Early Years Educators in the Baby Room – a C & S seminar with Meryl Williams and Deb Albon

Event: Screening of: ‘Estevão – a sensory ethnomusicology of learning’

Date & time: Wednesday 5th april, 12 – 2pm Location: Middlesex University – Vine building, Room V102 Film by Robbie Campbell, with Q&A session chaired by Dr Fabia Franco (Psychology, School of Science and Technology) Robbie Campbell is a 3rd year PhD Ethnomusicology Scholar at SOAS, University of London. He will be presenting an immersive … Continue reading Event: Screening of: ‘Estevão – a sensory ethnomusicology of learning’

Event: Experimental research methods in early childhood – a C & S seminar with Kerry Moakes and Jayne Osgood

Date & time: Tuesday 18th April, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – College Building, Room C126 Seminar 11: Experimental research methods in early childhood 2-Curious: Jarring a Two Year Old (Kerry Moakes, Manchester Metropolitan University) This paper will illustrate the potential of an experimental approach to continuous professional development (CPD) focussing on the entangled intra-relations that … Continue reading Event: Experimental research methods in early childhood – a C & S seminar with Kerry Moakes and Jayne Osgood

Event: Children & the Media – a C & S seminar with Dr Jacqueline Harding

Date & time: Wednesday 22nd February, 2 – 3.30pm Location: Middlesex University – College Building, Room C101 Seminar 8: Children & the Media Dr Jacqueline Harding (Middlesex University) – Children’s TV & Schematic Attraction This small‐scale case study research investigates two TV shows: Teletubbies and Paw Patrol, questioning how widely embedded schematic signals might be … Continue reading Event: Children & the Media – a C & S seminar with Dr Jacqueline Harding

Event: Childhood in the (Post-)Anthropocene – a C & S seminar with David Blundell and Jayne Osgood

Date & time: 29th November, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – College Building, CG09 Seminar 3: Childhood in the (Post-)Anthropocene David Blundell (London Metropolitan University) Children and childhood in the Anthropocene: taking ‘a wider look around’. Prof Jayne Osgood (Middlesex University) Re-configuring early childhood education as worldly-entanglement “Justice, which entails acknowledgment, recognition, and loving attention, is … Continue reading Event: Childhood in the (Post-)Anthropocene – a C & S seminar with David Blundell and Jayne Osgood

Event: Digital Childhoods – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr and Dr Lorraine Kaye

Date & time: 10th january, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – Williams Building, W153 Is Digital Squiggle Different: Participation frameworks and affect flows in collaborative drawing on paper vs. the iPad Dr Mona Sakr (Middlesex University) In Squiggle, a game popularised by the psychotherapist D. W. Winnicott, one person begins a drawing with an abstract squiggle … Continue reading Event: Digital Childhoods – a C & S seminar with Dr Mona Sakr and Dr Lorraine Kaye

Event: Nomadic Subjects: Children on the Move – a C & S seminar with Dr Leena Robertson and Dr Zinnia Mevawalla

Date & time: 24th January, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – Town Hall, Committee Room 2 Seminar 6: Nomadic Subjects: Children on the Move Dr Leena Robertson (Middlesex University) Roma Children on the Move and in School This presentation provides a brief snapshot of an Erasmus+ funded project ROM-tels that arises from two long-standing, global and … Continue reading Event: Nomadic Subjects: Children on the Move – a C & S seminar with Dr Leena Robertson and Dr Zinnia Mevawalla

Event: Power and Politics in Childhood – a C & S seminar with Dr Nathan Fretwell and Dr Nick Mead

Date & time: Wednesday 15th February, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – College Building, Room C126 Seminar 4: Power and Politics in Childhood Dr Nathan Fretwell, Middlesex University – Anarchist Education and the Paradox of Pedagogical Authority Education has a special importance for anarchists. It is linked, on one hand, to the possibility of social transformation; … Continue reading Event: Power and Politics in Childhood – a C & S seminar with Dr Nathan Fretwell and Dr Nick Mead

Gender and Education – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker & Clare O’Donoghue

Date & time: 15th November, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – Town Hall, Committee Room 3 “Who cares?” Care, gender and secondary schools: The interesting example of the ‘sin-bin’… Dr John Barker (Middlesex University) A breadth of education and other social science literature explores gendered professional identities, practices and spaces across a range of UK educational … Continue reading Gender and Education – a C & S seminar with Dr John Barker & Clare O’Donoghue

Event: The Prevent Agenda in Schools: Moving beyond surveillance to education – a C & S Seminar with Dr Lee Jerome and Dr Alex Elwick

Date & time: 18th October, 12-1.30pm Location: Middlesex University – Town Hall, Committee Room 2 The Prevent Agenda in Schools: Moving beyond surveillance to education Dr Lee Jerome & Dr Alex Elwick (Middlesex University) In this paper we will share some of the findings from an evaluation we have recently conducted in secondary schools where … Continue reading Event: The Prevent Agenda in Schools: Moving beyond surveillance to education – a C & S Seminar with Dr Lee Jerome and Dr Alex Elwick

Education businesses and the business of education: the pearsonification of teaching and learning – a research seminar with Stephen J. Ball

DATE & TIME: 1st june, 2016, 1.00pm-3.00PM LOCATION: Room C110, College Building, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY Education businesses and the business of education: the pearsonification of teaching and learning.  A research seminar with Stephen J. Ball Edu-businesses are getting more and more involved in educational delivery – running schools – and education policy. They are part of a shift in … Continue reading Education businesses and the business of education: the pearsonification of teaching and learning – a research seminar with Stephen J. Ball

Forum: Considering the future – Early years qualifications and training

Date & time: 3rd June 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm Location: C219 Boardroom, College Building, Middlesex University London Early years qualifications and training research seminar: Considering the future A one-day forum on early years qualifications and training. A keynote will be given by Emeritus Professor Peter Moss, from UCL Institute of Education, who will discuss: “What do we want for our … Continue reading Forum: Considering the future – Early years qualifications and training