Friday 4 March 2022
Lessons on grammar are a key feature of the national curriculum taught in England’s primary schools, but they don’t appear to help children to learn to write, new research reveals.
Friday 19 November 2021
Research by CRESJ's Dr Anna Bull into sexual harassment in higher education has featured in a number of news outlets in light of Al Jazeera's Degrees of Abuse investigation which found that universities were failing to adequately deal with complaints of staff sexual harassment.
Wednesday 20 October 2021
The Economic and Social Research Council has released a report on the PhD in the social sciences which was written by York academics Professor Paul Wakeling and Dr Sally Hancock in partnership with CFE Research.
Monday 13 September 2021
Vanita's talk titled, 'Exploring educational settings as conducive contexts for sexism, sexual harassment and violence' will be presented Thursday 16 September at the British Educational Research Association (BERA).
Friday 25 June 2021
Government loans to cover the cost of postgraduate study have increased access - but rising tuition fees risk wiping out these gains, according to new research.
Thursday 4 February 2021
Celebrating British Shakespeare Association magazine, Teaching Shakespeare, reaching it's 20th issue and tenth year since its inception in 2021.
Thursday 26 November 2020
The Department of Education is delighted to welcome Professor Carole Torgerson.
Wednesday 4 November 2020
The Sutton Trust commissions a report on social inequalities and postgraduate education to York academics
Friday 24 July 2020
A loan scheme has enabled more graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress onto studying for a masters, a major new study has found.
Thursday 18 June 2020
Researchers at the University of York are to lead a review of social science PhDs to ensure the next generation of social scientists remain world-leading and contribute to research in a fast-changing landscape.
Friday 5 June 2020
J.K. Rowling's new children's novel The Ickabog is currently coming out for free in instalments with the French version, being published by Gallimard in book form in November.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
The event featured a streaming of the podcast, with an introduction, followed by discussion led by the creator of the Women and Shakespeare, Dr Varsha Panjwani (NYU) and Dr Sarah Olive.
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Department of Education’s undergraduate students collaborate with their counterparts in Pakistan and Norway.
Monday 27 January 2020
A video interview for the popular French online media platform, Brut, went viral last week.
Monday 20 January 2020
Our Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) student, Paulina Bronfman successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.
Thursday 12 December 2019
Dr Sally Hancock and Professor Paul Wakeling have been busy promoting research concerning the methods of tracking doctoral access, experiences and outcomes.
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Dr Sarah Olive has become one of three University York academics, and one of 36 academics nationally, to participate in the UK Graduate Council for Higher Education’s pilot of the UK’s first Research Supervision Recognition Programme.
Thursday 7 November 2019
Dr Amanda Naylor & Professor Nicholas McGuinn have been awarded the role of the Ottilie-Wildermuth Visiting Chair of Teaching English as a Foreign Language by the University of Tübingen.
Monday 14 October 2019
CRESJ research students have been busy sharing their research and expertise at international conferences and workshops this summer.
Wednesday 9 October 2019
Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) hosted a research conference and workshop, funded by the C & JB Morrell Trust* and the Morrell Centre for Toleration, in the York Medical Society in the historic centre of York, on 25 September 2019.
Tuesday 24 September 2019
Professor Ian Davies participated in the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference as a Panel Co-Chair for the theme 'Citizenship Education Research and Educational Transformation'.
Sunday 25 August 2019
Professor Paul Wakling and José Luis (Pep) Mateos-González presented a paper on inequalities of access to postgraduate education in the UK.
Monday 5 August 2019
The keynote was presented as part of the event hosted by University's Graduate Student Association (GSA).
Thursday 1 August 2019
Professor Paul Wakeling and Dr. Sally Hancock presented at 'Increasing progression to, and success in, taught postgraduate study' at the University of Leeds.
Wednesday 31 July 2019
Hyogo High School, Japan has been recognized by the Japanese government as part of an initiative to help prepare global leaders of the future.
Monday 15 July 2019
‘Fitting in’ and ‘standing out’: the peer group and young people’s development of reader identity is Dr Sellers’ first publication available in the British Journal of Sociology of Education.
Thursday 11 July 2019
Our Leverhulme Trust funded project concluded with a fantastically successful conference.
Thursday 11 July 2019
CRESJ’s Professor Ian Davies has been reappointed as Honorary Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at The Education University of Hong Kong.
Monday 1 July 2019
On Thursday, 13 June 2019, Professor Ian Davies was part of a team funded by the Leverhulme Trust to create and launch a funded teachers’ resource at the Houses of Parliament in London.
Monday 10 June 2019
MA students organise an excellent event to celebrate the hard work of all our students this year, and gave staff a chance to answer a variety of questions about academia.
Thursday 23 May 2019
PhD Education student Agata Lambrechts has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 University of York 3 Minute Thesis competition.
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Professor Ian Davies was a key note speaker at the 21st annual Children's Identity & Citizenship European Association (CiCea) conference held in Prague, 9-11 May 2019.
Thursday 4 April 2019
When it comes to views about Europe, it’s well known that Germany and England differ sharply. Research after the Brexit vote shows that 68% of Germans are in favour of the European Union and only 11% would support withdrawal. Compare this with 54% of UK respondents who are favourable to the EU.
Friday 29 March 2019
Dr Nick McGuinn and Dr Amanda Naylor participated via Skype at an academic conference organised for language teachers at the Institute of English Language and Literature, University of Sindh, by Ghazal Syed on 18 March 2019.
Wednesday 27 March 2019
Pre-peer reviewed, pre-copyedited version of an article which will be published in the journal (Educational Media, Memory and Society).
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Dr. Ye Liu will will present her research on higher education and social attitudes in contemporary China
Wednesday 22 November 2017
First year BA English in Education student Ruth Awolola has launched her first co-authored childrens poetry anthology - Rising Stars: New Young Voices in Poetry
Monday 13 November 2017
We are delighted that the BAICE conference 2018 will be held at the University of York, Convened by Dr Eleanor Brown.
Thursday 2 November 2017
Dr Richard Budd will present his recent research on access to postgraduate education.
Monday 16 October 2017
Dr. Oakleigh Welply from Durham University will be delivering our next fantastic seminar in the CRESJ seminar series: "I'm not being offensive but...": Discourses of discrimination towards Muslim children in school.
Thursday 3 August 2017
Students and staff from Hyogo High School visited York in July to learn about global citizenship education.
Wednesday 19 July 2017
Agata Lambrechts nominated for York Community Pride awards
Friday 14 July 2017
Hong Kong research grant and honorary professorship for Professor Ian Davies
Monday 10 July 2017
Does an emphasis on practical application devalue blue-sky thinking? Education PhD student, Jennifer Chubb examines attitudes.
Monday 26 June 2017
CRESJ PhD student Agata Lambrechts co-organised a one-day University of York Migration Network event on 6 June 2017
Thursday 15 June 2017
CRESJ Director Ian Davies led a public event on youth activism in Toronto, Canada, as part of his international project funded by the Leverhulme Trust
Thursday 15 June 2017
CRESJ's Paul Wakeling has been promoted to a personal chair in education.
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Ghazal has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.
Monday 29 May 2017
Clémentine Beauvais reports on our recent symposium celebrating the 20th anniversary of Peter Hollindale's book 'Signs of Childness'
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.
Wednesday 29 March 2017
CRESJ researcher Dr. Vanita Sundaram will jointly lead the HEFCE-funded research and action project
Tuesday 28 February 2017
The Prevent strategy at UK universities is designed to reduce the possibility of university students becoming radicalised and so working against them supporting or directly engaging in terrorist activities.
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Debates in History Teaching remains essential reading for any student or practising teacher engaged in initial training, continuing professional development or Master's-level study
Tuesday 3 January 2017
Drs. Paul Wakeling and Sally Hancock have been awarded funding to evaluate HEFCE's £50M Postgraduate Support Scheme 2015/16.
Monday 26 September 2016
Dr Vanita Sundaram’s research has been cited in the government’s new sexual harassment in schools report.
Thursday 22 September 2016
CRESJ research students have been busy sharing their research at international conferences
Wednesday 21 September 2016
Children's Identity and Citizenship European Association award Best Publication 2015 to Education
Monday 11 July 2016
Congratulations to Dr Sally Hancock who is a Society for Research into Higher Education Newer Researcher Award prize winner.
Monday 20 June 2016
Ghazal Kazim Syed, final year PhD Education student, has been awarded a grant by the Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust.
Monday 20 June 2016
Student Jennifer Brouhard from Oakland, California, received a Fulbright Scholarship to complete her Education research project in York.
Monday 20 June 2016
We are proud that Education PhD students Veronica Garcia Castro, Laura Louise Nicklin and Laura Oxley qualified for the 3 Minute Thesis Final 2016.
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.
Wednesday 4 May 2016
Dr Sarah Olive visited the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), thanks to a research mobility award from CUHK.
Tuesday 3 May 2016
Article on the history of child psychology published by Dr Clémentine Beauvais
Friday 29 April 2016
Executive Director of the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education gave a talk at the Department in April.
Tuesday 26 April 2016
Significant research grants awarded to CRESJ researchers by the Leverhulme Trust, Daphne Foundation, Realising Opportunities and British Academy
Monday 25 April 2016
Professor Ian Davies spoke in a series events at Nanjing University, China during March 2016.
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.
Monday 14 March 2016
Jenn Chubb's study of academic research impact and integrity has made the news in the UK and Australia
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.
Monday 1 February 2016
Education research student Laura Louise Nicklin has won the Social Sciences faculty prize in the PhD Research Spotlight competition.
Thursday 17 December 2015
The Department of Education was delighted to welcome Professor Xiandong Yu from Zhengzhou University, China.
Tuesday 15 December 2015
PhD researchers María Ana Chavana and Jenn Chubb presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education's Annual Conference, 8-11 December 2015.
Monday 16 November 2015
Education, Globalization and the Nation published by Palgrave Macmillan
Wednesday 11 November 2015
The Department of Education is taking applications for our new MA in Social Justice and Education.
Tuesday 10 November 2015
Global Perspectives and Key Debates in Sex and Relationships Education Addressing Issues of Gender, Sexuality, Plurality and Power, edited by Vanita Sundaram and Helen Sauntson
Monday 5 October 2015
Our research students were well represented at the British Educational Research Association annual conference 2015 in Belfast
Thursday 10 September 2015
Professor Ian Davies spoke about the importance of focusing on a contemporary society in citizenship education programmes, in an interview given at the National Institute of Education Singapore conference Redesigning Pedagogy 2015.
Monday 10 August 2015
CRESJ colleagues said farewell to academic visitor Dr. Daibo Chen of East China University of Political Science and Law
Thursday 25 June 2015
Dr Paul Wakeling is supporting calls for more scrutiny of graduates’ prospects, following his study showing variations in access to top positions for graduates.
Friday 29 May 2015
The research students of CRESJ are inviting statements of interest for all students working in education and social justice research for their very first poster presentation workshop, to be held on 11 June.
Friday 22 May 2015
Around 1,000 policy makers, teachers and researchers will hear from Professor Ian Davies on ‘Education for a better world: the struggle for social justice in the 21st century’ at an international conference in Singapore.
Monday 20 April 2015
On Wednesday 13 May CRESJ is delighted to welcome Dr. Anna Mountford-Zimdars of King's College London as our seminar speaker
Monday 20 April 2015
Head of Policy at Equality Challenge Unit Gary Loke was the main speaker at an Equality and HE: issues, ideas and initiatives seminar hosted by the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice.
Sunday 29 March 2015
CRESJ members attend inaugural meeting of East Asia Research Collaboration Network.
Friday 27 March 2015
Dr Vanita Sundaram is to give a keynote address on her research at a ‘Tackling Lad Culture on Campus’ event for higher education institutions in the North East.
Monday 2 March 2015
CRESJ lecturer Dr Sarah Olive's research looks at how William Shakespeare's works are used within education in the UK and across the world.
Wednesday 18 February 2015
Commonwealth Scholar Joyce Vuban participated in an event to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta at the House of Lords
Thursday 12 February 2015
Senior Lecturer Dr Vanita Sundaram discusses how teenagers' opinions about when violence is acceptable or not can be influenced by the way they perceive the relationships between men and women.
Wednesday 4 February 2015
CRESJ will welcome Gary Loke, Head of Policy at the Equality Challenge Unit, to speak on 23 March, 2.00pm - 4.00pm.
Monday 5 January 2015
Dr Sally Hancock's research on PhD students was featured in Times Higher Education magazine, which also printed her opinion editorial with Dr Paul Wakeling on postgraduate access.
Tuesday 23 December 2014
CRESJ hosted two seminars on drama and education focusing on citizenship and drama in Japan and England; and on the arts, activism and social inclusion.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Professor Ian Davies has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference in June 2015.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
CRESJ researchers will speak at this week’s Society for Research into Higher Education annual conference at the Celtic Manor resort, Newport.
Thursday 4 December 2014
Access to higher education researcher Dr Paul Wakeling comments on the postgraduate loans announcement in the budget.
Monday 20 October 2014
Dr Paul Wakeling is leading the research underpinning HEFCE’s Postgraduate Support Scheme at York.
Friday 26 September 2014
CRESJ was well-represented at the international British Educational Research Association conference, held in London in September 2014.
Friday 11 July 2014
Ian Davies invited to the Hong Kong Institute of Education's Social Science Week 2014
Friday 20 June 2014
A discussion on the possibilities of quantitative secondary data analysis in addressing and informing educational issues
Thursday 19 June 2014
Professor Ian Davies was the key note speaker at a conference in Nicosia on Active Citizenship organised by the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute in collaboration with the European University of Nicosia and with the support of the European Communal Fund on 6 June 2014.
Monday 2 June 2014
CRESJ members are co-authors of a new book focusing on how education can help young people understand contemporary society.
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Dr Vanita Sundaram has a new book published: Preventing Youth Violence: Rethinking the Role of Gender in Schools.
Monday 3 March 2014
CRESJ member Dr Vanita Sundaram co-organised an international conference at Masaryk University
Saturday 1 March 2014
Dr Gill Hampden-Thompson recently gave three talks in the USA.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Dr Paul Wakeling, CRESJ member has secured funding to work on a project to support postgraduate students.