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English Language Teaching Centre launches in Indonesia

Posted on Monday 1 August 2022

In partnership with colleagues from Universitas Negeri Surabaya's (UNESA) Department of English, Dr Andrzej Cirocki (UoY, Department of Education) has established the National Centre for English Language Teaching Materials Development (NCELTMAD) in Indonesia.

BERA Doctoral Fellowship success

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

Congratulations to Sarah Clayton who has been awarded the BERA doctoral fellowship.

Research reveals complexity of loneliness during lockdown

Posted on Friday 1 July 2022

A study exploring loneliness and solitude during lockdown highlights how different people experienced social restrictions as either “hell or bliss”.

Final chapter in journal editor role

Posted on Friday 1 July 2022

Thursday 30th June 2022 marked the last day of Professor Emma Marsden’s three-year term as Journal Editor of Language Learning, a scientific journal dedicated to the understanding of language learning, following her term as Associate Editor between 1 January 2015 and 30 June 2019.

Inaugural lecture: Professor Jan Hardman

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2022

We celebrated Jan Hardman's professorship at her inaugural lecture, which took place on 16 June in the Church Lane Building.

Boosting language learning: Tes interview with Professor Marsden

Posted on Wednesday 18 May 2022

Professor Emma Marsden explains how teachers can improve their delivery of MFL lessons and therefore boost uptake

Department ranked 5th in the UK in REF 2021

Posted on Thursday 12 May 2022

York’s Department of Education is the 5th strongest education department in the UK for research according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021).

The view from schools on UK climate change policy

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2022

New research into the attitudes of pupils and teachers towards the UK government's new sustainability and climate change strategy published.

Impact of family background on children’s education unchanged in a century, research reveals

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022

The family background of UK children still influences their educational achievements at primary school as much as it did nearly one hundred years ago, a major new study has revealed.

Gaming Grammar proves popular with language pupils

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022

Use of a code-cracking online game designed to help pupils learn modern foreign language grammar has more than quadrupled in the last 12 months.