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PhD Student Chelsea Swift
PhD students presented at largest UK educational research conference

Posted on Friday 26 September 2014

Research into the factors shaping the reading identities of KS4 pupils were discussed at this year’s British Education Research Association conference.

EUROSLA annual conference takes place in York

Posted on Monday 22 September 2014

More than 260 international language experts met at York for the 24th annual conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA).

Advancing gender equality award scheme success

Posted on Friday 12 September 2014

The University of York’s Department of Education has received national recognition under a new award scheme designed to address gender imbalance and underrepresentation in the arts, humanities and social sciences in higher education.

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