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Children's book presented on French TV

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Education academic Clémentine Beauvais took to the screen recently when she was part of a panel on the French TV show La grande librairie.

Award winning professional support

Posted on Monday 12 December 2016

Congratulations to Education colleague Sarah Dwyer who won the Award for Outstanding Support to Teaching at the Professional@YORK Awards.

Freshers' Survey 2016 (survey closes on Sunday)

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2016

Your feedback is really important to us.

Modern Foreign Languages report

Posted on Monday 21 November 2016

Evidence drawn from research conducted by Dr Emma Marsden, collaborators and students is included in a Review into Modern Foreign Languages pedagogy in Key Stages 3 and 4.

Student’s Romania orphanage trip account

Posted on Wednesday 9 November 2016

Third year Psychology in Education student Beverley Nunes explains what her trip to Romania with a school in York to visit some orphanages was like.

Bake off

Posted on Wednesday 26 October 2016

Education postgraduate students tried their hand at classic British baking when they organised a tea and cake morning aimed at getting to know each other better.

New research student study facilities

Posted on Tuesday 11 October 2016

Grand Opening of the new IT study room for research students in the Department of Education

Government report highlights York Education sexual violence and 'lad culture' research

Posted on Monday 26 September 2016

Dr Vanita Sundaram’s research has been cited in the government’s new sexual harassment in schools report.

Good showing at BERA 2016

Posted on Monday 19 September 2016

York Education academics and research students gave 10 presentations at the annual British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference.

Education students published in BPS bulletin

Posted on Monday 8 August 2016

Two Psychology in Education Research Centre PhD students have papers published in the most recent British Psychological Society North East Branch Bulletin.

Congratulations to our new Education graduates!

Posted on Monday 18 July 2016

Nine Education doctor degrees were awarded on 14 and 16 July, along with undergraduate, PGCE and masters qualifications.

Winning UK doctoral degree outcomes and graduates' backgrounds project

Posted on Monday 11 July 2016

Congratulations to Dr Sally Hancock who is a Society for Research into Higher Education Newer Researcher Award prize winner.

UK government postgraduate loans

Posted on Friday 1 July 2016

The Postgraduate masters loans scheme is now open for applications.

Student Research Conference - first in Education

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2016

The inaugural student Interdisciplinary Summer Conference on Education in the 21st Century (WISE21) happened here on campus.

ERASMUS success in Switzerland

Posted on Monday 27 June 2016

Students Anna Wittland and Francesca Gilbey were commended for their achievements during this year's ERASMUS study abroad programme at our Swiss partner university.

3 minute thesis competition

Posted on Friday 24 June 2016

We are proud that Education PhD student Laura Oxley has been awarded 3rd place in the 3 Minute Thesis Final 2016

TAML2 conference

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

The Tense, Aspect and Modality in language 2 conference was held here at York from 20 June.

Phd grant awarded

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016

Ghazal Kazim Syed, final year PhD Education student, has been awarded a grant by the Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust.

Funded student research visit

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016

Student Jennifer Brouhard from Oakland, California, received a Fulbright Scholarship to complete her Education research project in York.

Former Department Head receives MBE

Posted on Wednesday 15 June 2016

Dr Bob Campbell, former Head of the Department of Education and now an Honorary Visiting Fellow, has been awarded an MBE.

Award-winning teaching

Posted on Monday 13 June 2016

We have won the university-wide Department Award for Teaching in the YUSU Excellence Awards 2016!

Plant disease detective

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

A new range of practical resources to support the teaching and learning of plant disease in GCSE biology in schools in England and Wales has been developed by Alistair Moore.

Flash Fiction with Hull school

Posted on Monday 16 May 2016

Young people from Kelvin Hall School in Hull worked with York Education undergraduates as part of the Children and Literature Module.

Chinese university funded visit

Posted on Wednesday 4 May 2016

Dr Sarah Olive visited the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), thanks to a research mobility award from CUHK.

Education student research group blog

Posted on Monday 18 April 2016

Education postgraduate students host a webpage highlighting Department recent research.

Education students attend Irish Trampolining competition

Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016

Third year Department of Education students Lydia Instone and Hannah Hope took a break from their studies to represent University of York in the Irish Student Trampoline Open.

The responsibilities of the social studies researcher: international comparisons

Posted on Wednesday 23 March 2016

Dr. Noboru Tanaka of the Faculty of Education, Gifu University, Japan recently visited the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice.

GCSE Biology specification receives Ofqual accreditation

Posted on Monday 14 March 2016

The new Twenty First Century Science GCSE Biology specification has been accredited by the regulator Ofqual for teaching in schools in England from September.

Does Citizenship Education connect with Japanese Home Economics Education?

Posted on Monday 14 March 2016

Professor Imoto of Kawaga Nutrition University and Professor Arai of the University of Fukui (both Japan) visited the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice in March 2016.

Undergraduate students make a Westminster impact

Posted on Monday 8 February 2016

Education students Rebecca Trollope and Anna Roach had a fantastic day in Westminster presenting their ideas about the implementation of the new computing curriculum and whether schools should separate twins, after being selected to take part in a national undergraduate student exhibition.

Education student wins PhD competition prize

Posted on Monday 1 February 2016

Education research student Laura Louise Nicklin has won the Social Sciences faculty prize in the PhD Research Spotlight competition.

Educational Research Making a Difference

Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2016

Educational research lectures at the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.