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Departmental MOOC presented to the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology

Friday 8 December 2023

On 8 November 2023, Andy Cirocki attended a Teacher’s Day event, organised by the British Council Indonesia in Jakarta.

Reading ‘beats’ TV for sparking imaginative thinking, says expert

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Reading books is more effective at stimulating the imagination compared to watching images and stories unfold on screen, a new study has suggested.

Hungry Mind Lab study on Covid-19 and children's language development  

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Researchers from the Department of Education’s Hungry Mind Lab have conducted a study looking into the effects of lockdown on children's language development.

“Get back to school” headlines eroded teacher wellbeing during the pandemic, new research shows

Monday 30 October 2023

Intense public pressure on teachers to “get back to school” during the Covid lockdowns deepened an already widespread sense that they were undervalued, and left some actively rethinking their careers, research from the universities of York and Cambridge shows.

UK screen industry failing to tackle sexual harassment, according to new report

Tuesday 24 October 2023

The UK film and screen industry is failing to tackle sexual harassment, with some victims punished or victimised if they do speak out, according to a new report looking at the experiences of staff in a range of roles across the television and film industry.

CASLE hosts the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Annual Conference

Monday 25 September 2023

The BAAL Annual Conference was held across 23-25 August 2023 at Univerity of York.

Too many barriers to publishing data on gender-based violence in HE

Monday 4 September 2023

Anna Bull, Louise Livesey, and Marian Duggan explain why the HE sector needs shared standards for collecting and using data on gender-based violence.

Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education

Monday 24 July 2023

The University of York hosted Mental Health and Education on 27 June 2023, which brought together professionals – including researchers, educators, and healthcare providers – united in their mission of improving mental health and wellbeing in schools.

Early years programme boosts young children's maths skills by three months

Thursday 13 July 2023

Researchers have shown that a maths programme can add three months of additional progress to the learning and skills ability of young children.

The Sweet Life on DEC - Decolonising Education Collective's New Podcast!

Monday 3 July 2023

DEC is very proud and excited to announce our new podcast series 'The Sweet Life on DEC'. Episode 1 is now live on all major streaming platforms (Buzzsprout, Spotify and Apple Podcasts).

MA Student Receives Commendation from the British Council

Monday 3 July 2023

MA Student Receives Commendation from the British Council for her Dissertation on Cultural Representation in ELT Textbooks

CASLE holds its first PGR conference

Thursday 29 June 2023

The Centre for Advanced Studies in Language and Education (CASLE) organised its first PGR conference on 21 June 2023, under the theme Meeting Methodologies.

New award to explore research into seldom heard families

Thursday 11 May 2023

A team of researchers, led by Professor Kathryn Asbury in the Department of Education’s Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC), are to conduct a scoping study that will offer recommendations on best practice in approaching longitudinal qualitative research with seldom heard families.

Burnout has far-reaching consequences for teachers' physical health

Wednesday 26 April 2023

A new study has highlighted the link between teacher burnout and their physical health.

York Münster Pedagogical Student Exchange (YMPSE)

Thursday 30 March 2023

The first part of our newly established YMPSE came to a successful conclusion on 24 February.

Education at York placed 9th in the UK and 47th in the world

Thursday 23 March 2023

Education at York placed 9th in the UK and 47th in the world according to the latest release of the QS World University Rankings by subject (2023).

Oak National Academy award to develop science in schools

Tuesday 14 March 2023

Researchers at the University of York have been awarded £1.4 million to develop online science materials for schools.

Report reveals extent of public sexual harassment experienced by Black and minoritised girls in the UK

Tuesday 7 March 2023

A new report reveals the extent of public sexual harassment (PSH) experienced by Black and minoritised girls in the UK - with many saying it has impacted on their mental health, self-esteem and identity.

Inaugural lectures: Professor Danijela Trenkic & Professor Kathryn Asbury

Monday 9 January 2023

We celebrated both Professor Kathryn Asbury & Professor Danijela Trenkic's professorships at their joint inaugural lectures, which took place on 5 October 2022 in the Bowland Auditorium.