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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.


'Super Global High School' visits York

Posted on Thursday 3 August 2017

Students and staff from Hyogo High School visited York in July to learn about global citizenship education.


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Mary Whitehouse is elected as new Chair-Elect for the ASE

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

Congratulations to Mary Whitehouse who has been confirmed as the new Chair-Elect of the Association for Science Education (ASE) starting from 1 August 2017.


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The impact of "impact"

Posted on Monday 10 July 2017

Does an emphasis on practical application devalue blue-sky thinking? Education PhD student, Jennifer Chubb examines attitudes.


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High quality classroom talk raises educational standards

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Dialogic teaching intervention improves the quality of classroom talk and boosts primary pupils’ maths, science and English results


Education student wins best presentation

Posted on Monday 3 July 2017

Applied Linguistics PhD student, Ruolin Hu, has won the best student presentation (Education, Childhood and Youth pathway) at the White Rose Social Science DTC (WRDTC) 6th Annual Conference.


PhD international buffet success

Posted on Monday 3 July 2017

Excellent time had by all who came to our PhD international buffet event.


Institute of Physics award for leading science educator

Posted on Friday 30 June 2017

Mary Whitehouse has won the Lawrence Bragg Medal for her outstanding contributions to physics education.


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Congratulations to our PhD student Ghazal Syed

Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017

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


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Congratulations to our PhD student Zhiai Liu

Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017

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


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Congratulations to our PhD student Abdulaziz Alawadh

Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017

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


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Congratulations to our PhD student Abigail Parrish

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2017

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


A Moment That Made Us!

Posted on Wednesday 10 May 2017

Well known local author, Tim Murgatroyd, York University Alumnus, inspired fourteen keen students from Kelvin Hall School in a recent creative writing workshop.


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What education policies should the parties put in their election manifestos?

Posted on Wednesday 26 April 2017

Dr Paul Wakeling, amongst others in the education sector, are asked what they would like politicians to promise in their manifestos.


Beauty and the Beast remake: A traditional tale with a modern twist

Posted on Monday 13 March 2017

Dr Clementine Beauvais, from the University of York's Department of Education, discusses bringing Disney's classic tale, Beauty and the Beast, back to the big screen in a live-action remake featuring a more modern-day Belle.


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Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Department of Education and the Research Institute for Japan, Hiroshima University.

Posted on Thursday 2 March 2017

On Friday 24 February, the Department welcomed Professor Yumiko Hada, Dr. Ryo Sasaki, and Dr. Yuki Yamaguchi from the Research Institute for Japan, the UK and Europe (RIJUE), Hiroshima University.


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What makes a good teacher?

Posted on Thursday 2 March 2017

Rob Klassen discusses how our research is helping to select the best classroom teachers for the future.


Welcome to Dr Juan Guo

Posted on Monday 27 February 2017

The Department of Education welcomes Dr Juan Guo, a visiting scholar from China.


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APPG Report on Bullying

Posted on Monday 27 February 2017

A talk on cyberbullying in schools by Chris Kyriacou to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Bullying has been included in the APPG's (2017) report on research evidence on bullying.


Student views of Education

Posted on Wednesday 22 February 2017

Find out what students really think about studying Education at York by viewing our new video interviews.


Education research students awarded PhDs

Posted on Thursday 26 January 2017

Eleven research students were awarded their PhD at the Degree Ceremony held on 20th January 2017.