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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.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Thursday 24 January 2019

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

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.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) student, Siti Saidi successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Education students get shortlisted for PhD Spotlight competition

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2018

PhD students, Caroline Casey (PhD Education), and Michelle Hunter (PhD Applied Linguistics) have been shortlisted to exhibit their research as part of YorkTalks, a key University research showcase event, as part of this years PhD Spotlight competition.

Dr Amanda Naylor and Dr Sally Hancock begin funded widening participation project

Posted on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Dr Amanda Naylor (Senior Lecturer, English in Education) and Dr Sally Hancock (Lecturer in Education) have been awarded £5,732 from the Widening Participation fund to develop a new departmental widening participation initiative, Education Champions in Schools.

Clémentine Beauvais features in Times Higher Education

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2018

In a new article about scholars who write children’s literature, the Times Higher Education features CRESJ’s Clémentine Beauvais (Lecturer, English in Education).

Review of first CRESJ Autumn seminar

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

Dr. Jessica Gagnon (senior research fellow, University of Portsmouth) delivered the first autumn 2018 CRESJ seminar on addressing inequalities in higher education.

Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

Registration is open now for a free online course, starting on 12 November 2018, created and led by two lecturers in English in Education at the Department: Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children. You can also follow the course on Twitter using hashtag #FLPicturesofYouth.

Global Super High School, Japan

Posted on Tuesday 23 October 2018

Colleagues and students from Hyogo High School visited CRESJ as part of their work on the Japanese government initiative to promote global leaders.