Recent events

A foot in two camps? and Tales from the hungry mind

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Department of Education inaugural lecturers from Professor Emma Marsden and Professor Sophie von Stumm.

Automated speaking assessment: What do measures of utterance fluency tell us about linguistic knowledge and processing?

Wednesday 19 June 2019

This talk will present and discuss the implications of the findings for automated speaking assessment with a focus on implications for the interpretation of the scores generated by such tests.

UYSEG: What does inquiry learning have to offer in the science classroom: a consideration of research and practice?

Monday 3 June 2019

What does inquiry learning have to offer in the science classroom

What types of learning talk are engaged in by students in whole-class teaching?

Wednesday 29 May 2019

This talk focuses on the types of talk engaged in by students and the ways in which teachers trained in a dialogic teaching approach allowed students to participate in the whole-class teaching.

CRESJ Seminar: Government's claim to Improve Social Mobility by expanding Grammar Schools through admitting more 'Disadvantaged' pupils

Wednesday 15 May 2019

There have been numerous studies showing that Grammar Schools had become ‘ghettoes for the privileged rather than a ladder of opportunity for economically disadvantaged pupils’. There have been no significant academic studies supporting the opposing claims.