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Congratulations to our CRESJ PhD students

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2019

Our Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) student, Joyce Vuban successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Study shows how school textbooks in Germany and England present Europe in different ways

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

When it comes to views about Europe, it’s well known that Germany and England differ sharply. Research after the Brexit vote shows that 68% of Germans are in favour of the European Union and only 11% would support withdrawal. Compare this with 54% of UK respondents who are favourable to the EU.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Friday 29 March 2019

Our Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) student, Man Jiang successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Shakespeare, Keats & The Power of Skype

Posted on Friday 29 March 2019

Dr Nick McGuinn and Dr Amanda Naylor participated via Skype at an academic conference organised for language teachers at the Institute of English Language and Literature, University of Sindh, by Ghazal Syed on 18 March 2019.

New research on Education and the European Union

Posted on Wednesday 27 March 2019

Pre-peer reviewed, pre-copyedited version of an article which will be published in the journal (Educational Media, Memory and Society).

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Tuesday 26 March 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) students, Veronica Garcia Castro and Keita Takashima successfully defended their PhD theses and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

We are recruiting for a full-time Lecturer in Language Education

Posted on Thursday 14 March 2019

The Department is seeking to recruit a new full-time Lecturer in Language Education to work in the Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU). This position is available at Lecturer level on either an Academic, Research & Teaching (ART) contract or on a Teaching & Scholarship (T&S) contract. Closing date 22 April 2019.

Congratulations to our UYSEG PhD students

Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2019

Our University of York Science Education Group (UYSEG) student, Aparna Gummadi successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

PhD Scholarships in Department of Education

Posted on Monday 4 February 2019

The Department of Education has a Departmental PhD Studentship available for students wishing to commence a three-year full-time PhD programme in October 2019.

New £2.7m Centre for Excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2019

The Department of Education has been awarded government funding to launch England’s first modern foreign languages (MFL) centre for excellence.