Professional Education and Partnerships SIG Past Events

Video online: Writing educational resources for publication – how and why? A free, online PEP seminar, Mon 15th March, 5-6.30pm

Writing educational resources for publication: how and why?   Dr Gillian Lazar, Department of Education, Middlesex University  In this seminar Dr Gillian Lazar will reflect on her experiences of writing educational resources over several decades. Gillian will share some of the practical lessons learned about writing for publication, such as meeting the demands of publishers … Continue reading Video online: Writing educational resources for publication – how and why? A free, online PEP seminar, Mon 15th March, 5-6.30pm

Event: Silos and Synergies – Making the most of multidisciplinary Schools in HE

Marcus Bhargava & Carmel Clancy  Tue 19th January, 3.30-4.30 pm  Marcus Bhargava (Head of School of Education, Midwifery and Social Work, Kingston University) and Carmel Clancy (Head of the School of Health and Education, Middlesex University) discussed the following issues: The current state play in their respective institutions, in relation to collaboration across the professions. … Continue reading Event: Silos and Synergies – Making the most of multidisciplinary Schools in HE

Event: “To decolonise, or not to decolonise, that is the question?” Comparing value transmission in British and Australian English classrooms

Date: Monday 27th April 2020 Time: 15:30-17:00 Address: Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4BR Can we stop the transmission of injustice issues through the teaching and reading of English literary texts? The visceral and deleterious nature of the propagation of ‘colonial’ values is well discussed in sociological fields in terms of the ‘hidden curriculum’ … Continue reading Event: “To decolonise, or not to decolonise, that is the question?” Comparing value transmission in British and Australian English classrooms

Event: Ethics and on-line research: problematizing the public and private

This event was hosted on Monday 3rd February 2020 as part of the PEP seminar series. Time: 15.30-17.00 Location: Middlesex University, room C113 Organiser: Dr Lee Jerome (l.jerome@mdx.ac.uk) Dr Jai Mackenzie, School of English, University of Nottingham Kevin McDonald, Professor & Head of Department of Criminology and Sociology, Middlesex University This seminar will feature two … Continue reading Event: Ethics and on-line research: problematizing the public and private

Character education in Britain: myth-peddling in the classroom

This event was hosted on Monday 11th November 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Presenters: Ben Kisby, Lincoln University & Lee Jerome, Middlesex University This seminar is also the official book launch of ‘The Rise of Character Education in Britain’. We will explore the emergence of a policy community in Britain to promote character education, and discuss … Continue reading Character education in Britain: myth-peddling in the classroom

Can you be gay in an arranged marriage?Negotiating intersectionality: LGBT+ education in schools serving faith communities

This event was hosted on Monday 18th November 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Presenter: Anna Carlile, Goldsmiths Respondent: Phil Jefferies, Middlesex University This paper looks at a year-long LGBT+ inclusion programme in primary and secondary schools serving a range of faith communities from a variety of cultural heritages. Many teachers had expressed anxiety about ‘saying the … Continue reading Can you be gay in an arranged marriage?Negotiating intersectionality: LGBT+ education in schools serving faith communities

Controversial issues pedagogy in ITE

Presenter: Alex Elwick, Middlesex University. This event was hosted on Monday 7th October 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Respondents: Tremaine Baker, Linda Whitworth, Joe Beasley This workshop will start with reflections on the practical challenges of controversial issues pedagogy. The discussion will consider whether we could undertake a collaborative research / writing project within ITE teams … Continue reading Controversial issues pedagogy in ITE

Event: Teacher Responses to Anxiety in Children – a PEP seminar with Rebecca Lerman

Date & time: 26th April 2018, 15.30 – 17.00 Location: c113, College Building, Middlesex University, London Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pep-seminar-teacher-responses-to-anxiety-in-children-rebecca-lerman-tickets-41952184112 The PEP SIGN is a Special Interest Group Network coordinated by the Department of Education at Middlesex University. It is for professional educators in teacher education, nurse education and social work education. Its aims are to: Explore … Continue reading Event: Teacher Responses to Anxiety in Children – a PEP seminar with Rebecca Lerman

Event: The role of target-setting in professional education – a C & S seminar with Tremaine Baker & Gareth Evers

Date & time: 21st March 2018, 15.30 – 17.00 Location: C110, College Building, Middlesex University, London Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pep-seminar-the-role-of-target-setting-in-professional-education-tremaine-baker-gareth-evers-tickets-41952064755 The PEP SIGN is a Special Interest Group Network coordinated by the Department of Education at Middlesex University. It is for professional educators in teacher education, nurse education and social work education. Its aims are to: Explore … Continue reading Event: The role of target-setting in professional education – a C & S seminar with Tremaine Baker & Gareth Evers

Event: Social defences in occupational identity construction: A focus group study of nurses in training – a PEP seminar with Michael Traynor & Parisa Dashtipour

Date & time: 15th March 2018, 15.30 – 17.00 Location: BG02, Middlesex University, London Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pep-seminar-social-defences-in-occupational-identity-construction-a-focus-group-study-of-nurses-in-tickets-41951922329 The PEP SIGN is a Special Interest Group Network coordinated by the Department of Education at Middlesex University. It is for professional educators in teacher education, nurse education and social work education. Its aims are to: Explore the theory … Continue reading Event: Social defences in occupational identity construction: A focus group study of nurses in training – a PEP seminar with Michael Traynor & Parisa Dashtipour

Event: Failure to Fail? Practice Educators’ Emotional Experiences of Assessing Failing Social Work Students – a PEP seminar with Jo Finch, University of East London

Date & time: 19th february 2018, 15.45 – 17.00 Location: c113, College Building, Middlesex University, London Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/copy-of-pep-seminar-failure-to-fail-practice-educators-emotional-experiences-of-assessing-failing-tickets-41951684618 The PEP SIGN is a Special Interest Group Network coordinated by the Department of Education at Middlesex University. It is for professional educators in teacher education, nurse education and social work education. Its aims are to: … Continue reading Event: Failure to Fail? Practice Educators’ Emotional Experiences of Assessing Failing Social Work Students – a PEP seminar with Jo Finch, University of East London

Writing an article in 7 days – a PEP seminar with Jayne Osgood

Date & time: 22ND January 2018, 15.45 – 17.00 Location: c113, College Building, Middlesex University, London Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pep-seminar-writing-an-article-in-7-days-with-jayne-osgood-tickets-41951445904 The PEP SIGN is a Special Interest Group Network coordinated by the Department of Education at Middlesex University. It is for professional educators in teacher education, nurse education and social work education. Its aims are to: Explore … Continue reading Writing an article in 7 days – a PEP seminar with Jayne Osgood

Governing through Trust: community- based link workers & parental engagement in education (LERNS seminar)

Date & time: Wednesday 27th April, 6.00-7.30pm Location: Room GCG-09, Graduate Centre, London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB Governing through Trust: community- based link workers & parental engagement in education I report on research into the use of community link workers to engage parents from white working-class backgrounds in their children’s education. Drawing … Continue reading Governing through Trust: community- based link workers & parental engagement in education (LERNS seminar)

Event: “It’s just safeguarding” – a seminar with Jo Finch, Deputy Director at the Centre for Social Work Research, UEL

DATE & TIME: 7th june 2016, 4.30PM-6.30PM LOCATION: University of East London Room US 2.48, University Square, 1 Salway Road, Stratford, London, E15 1NF “It’s just safeguarding” PREVENT, Safeguarding and Thin Narratives In this seminar Jo Finch, Deputy Director at the Centre for Social Work Research, UEL,  will argue that PREVENT is an example of increasing securitisation, which undermines human rights, … Continue reading Event: “It’s just safeguarding” – a seminar with Jo Finch, Deputy Director at the Centre for Social Work Research, UEL

Conference: Building social justice in a global city: Educational responses to social change (LERNS)

Date: 18th-19th July 2016 Location: Hendon Hall Hotel, NW4 1HD Building social justice in a global city: Educational responses to social change This is a small two day symposium (24 fully funded places) to enable participants to present and discuss work in progress. Colleagues are encouraged to present ideas they are developing, or initial project proposals, … Continue reading Conference: Building social justice in a global city: Educational responses to social change (LERNS)

Conference: Critical Education

Date: 10-13th August 2016 Location: Middlesex University 6th: International conference on critical education: Dialogue, solidarity and resistance against neo-liberalism and neo-conservatism in education The International Conference on Critical Education (ICCE), previously held in Athens (2011, 2012), Ankara (2013), Thessaloniki (2014) and Wroclaw, Poland (2015), is a forum for scholars, educators and activists committed to social … Continue reading Conference: Critical Education