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Professor Robert Slavin 1950 - 2021

Posted on Thursday 6 May 2021

We were saddened to hear of the death of Prof Robert (Bob) Slavin last month.

Our Undergraduate students succeed on York Leaders programme

Posted on Monday 12 April 2021

Education second year undergraduate students undertook the York Leaders programme virtually this year due to the pandemic providing students with the chance to connect beyond their department and to have some form of extra-curricular activity.

Professor Ian Lister: In Memoriam

Posted on Friday 9 April 2021

We are very sorry to announce that Emeritus Professor Ian Lister passed away on 27 March 2021, aged 86. Ian worked in the Department of Education from 1967 to 2000, which included a period as the longest-serving Head of Department (1974 - 1995).

A Manifesto for Education for Environmental Sustainability

Posted on Thursday 25 February 2021

What could the future of education for environmental sustainability look like?

Dr Sarah Olive to talk at online Shakespeare, Race, and Pedagogy conference

Posted on Thursday 4 February 2021

Celebrating British Shakespeare Association magazine, Teaching Shakespeare, reaching it's 20th issue and tenth year since its inception in 2021.

Yorkshire research details scale of pressures faced by families of SEN children

Posted on Thursday 7 January 2021

New research details the pressures faced by families of children with special educational needs in the wake of warnings over evidence of “substantial” inequalities in support.

PGCE team receives VC Teaching Award 2020

Posted on Thursday 17 December 2020

The PGCE team have been awarded a 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Award based on their sustained excellent teaching over a number of years.

Welcome to Professor Carole Torgerson

Posted on Thursday 26 November 2020

The Department of Education is delighted to welcome Professor Carole Torgerson.

Award for early career researcher

Posted on Monday 23 November 2020

A former postdoctoral researcher at York has won a prestigious award for her work conducted in the Department of Education at York.

Children who miss out on baby talk not necessarily disadvantaged by age 11, research suggests

Posted on Saturday 14 November 2020

Babies and toddlers who miss out on high quality early talk and communication at home are not necessarily left at a permanent disadvantage, a new study suggests.