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CReLLU hosts Bilingual First Language Acquisition BAAL/Routledge seminar

Posted on Thursday 14 December 2017

Dr Fatma Said and Dr Ursula Lanvers, held a two-day research development workshop on Bilingual First Language Acquisition on 4 and 5 December 2017.


UYSEG awarded grant to assess school science practical skills

Posted on Wednesday 29 November 2017

Judith Bennett and Alistair Moore in the University of York Science Education Group (UYSEG) have been awarded a research grant of £300,000 for a project on the assessment of practical skills in school science.


Congratulations to our PhD student Iman Elmankush

Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

Iman has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 27 November 2017.


Congratulations to our PhD student Clare Cunningham

Posted on Friday 24 November 2017

Clare has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 24 November 2017.


Congratulations to our PhD student Jennifer Chubb

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Jennifer has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 20 November 2017.


Congratulations to our PhD student Abdelnaser Abushina

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Abdelnaser has successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 20 November 2017.


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Recognition for Professor Robin Millar's outstanding contribution to science education

Posted on Saturday 7 October 2017

Professor Robin Millar, an Emeritus Professor with the University’s Department of Education, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his internationally leading research in physics education.


MSc Psychology in Education welcomes first cohort of students

Posted on Thursday 5 October 2017

Our BPS-accredited Psychology in Education conversion programme was launched at the start of this term and we are delighted to welcome 32 new students from England, China, Greece, India and Turkey.


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Congratulations to our PhD student Afrah Bagazi

Posted on Thursday 24 August 2017

Afrah has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.


Hundreds of languages are spoken in the UK, but this isn’t always reflected in the classroom

Posted on Tuesday 22 August 2017

More than 300 different languages are now spoken in British schools. And in England, over 20% of primary school children use English as an additional language.