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MSc Psychology in Education Students at Oxford Conference

Posted on Thursday 20 September 2018

We are delighted that our MSc Psychology in Education (conversion programme) was represented at the British Psychological Society's annual Psychology in Education Section conference in Oxford on September 14th 2018.

Congratulations to our CRESJ PhD students

Posted on Thursday 13 September 2018

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

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How polygenic risk scores might be used within Education in the coming years

Posted on Wednesday 12 September 2018

Kathryn Asbury shared her thoughts on how polygenic risk scores might be used within education in the coming years in this TES cover feature published on 7 September 2018.

Schools need to teach pupils skills to maintain good mental health – here’s how

Posted on Wednesday 5 September 2018

Schools are often where children’s and adolescents’ mental health problems are identified. While there is ever growing demand for mental health support for pupils, such as in-school counselling and mentoring, the focus now - just like for any health problem - should be more on prevention than intervention.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2018

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) students, Muna Kashoob, Marek Kiczkowiak and Mengmeng Tang successfully defended their PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2018

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

Education and social justice: Investigating gender-based violence and social mobility

Posted on Thursday 5 July 2018

On Thursday 7 June, the Department of Education hosted inaugural lectures for Professor Paul Wakeling and Professor Vanita Sundaram.

Education staff are highly commended in YUSU Excellence Awards 2018

Posted on Thursday 14 June 2018

A massive 17 colleagues from the department received nominations from this years YUSU Excellence Awards.

Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children

Posted on Monday 11 June 2018

Registration is open now for a free online course, starting in July, 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.

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Dr Lynda Dunlop receives Vice-Chancellor Award

Posted on Thursday 31 May 2018

The Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards, introduced in 2006, reward excellence in learning and teaching.