Events Archive - 2012
Social science doctoral students’ understandings of research method skills with particular regard to quantitative methods.
13 December 2012 — 13 December 2012 | EC Stoner 10.81
Research method skills seminar aimed at all PGR students
10 December 2012 — 10 December 2012 | Hilary Place 1.24
The Theory Reading Group is initiated by the School of Education but open to all Faculties and Schools. Colleagues from outside the University of Leeds with an interest in theory are also welcome.
6 December 2012 — 6 December 2012 | E.C. Stoner 8.94
Dr. Kiki Messiou, University of Southampton The title of the seminar is 'Giving Students A Voice: Learning From Differences'. (refreshments from 5.30pm).
17 October 2012 — 17 October 2012 | E.C. Stoner 7.83
Weaving together findings concerning language and achievement among deaf learners reveals that we actually know more (and less) than we think we do. This seminar explores the thesis that the raising and educating of deaf children has had a long but uneasy relationship with research that has come primarily from psychology.
16 October 2012 — 16 October 2012 | School of Music Conference Room
The government has introduced far-reaching and radical reforms of the funding and governance of higher education in England, in the name of creating a sustainable higher education system based on 'students at the heart of the system', less government intervention and a greater reliance on market mechanisms.
13 July 2012 — 13 July 2012 | Building 11-14 Blenheim Terrace, Room 1.17
The objective of the seminar is to bring together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers working in Adult ESOL in England, with the aim of encouraging and developing mutual understanding of perspectives on English Language Learning and Teaching for adult migrants in superdiverse multilingual contexts.
28 May 2012 — 28 May 2012 | Great Woodhouse Room, University House, University of Leeds
This seminar will be given by Professor Ken Mayhew, Director of ESRC Designated Research Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Professor of Education and Economic Performance, Department of Education, University of Oxford Fellow & Tutor in Economics, Pembroke College Oxford
9 May 2012 — 9 May 2012 | Trinity Academy, Thorne, Doncaster DN8 5BY (139, 2 minutes form Jct 6 of the M18 north of Doncaster)
This event will be of interest to those founding, leading and teaching in schools who want to know more about the place of core values and character in student learning and school transformation.
19 April 2012 — 19 April 2012 | Room 10.70, EC Stoner Building
Informal ESOL Classes: Liberating Pedagogy or Teaching without a Theory?
22 March 2012 — 22 March 2012 | Blenheim Terrace 11-14, Room 1.17
Dr Indi Banner, Professor Jim Donnelly, Dr Matt Homer, Professor Jim Ryder
15 March 2012 — 15 March 2012 | Blenheim Terrace 11-14, Room 1.17
Dr Linda Evans and Dr Matt Homer
6 March 2012 — 6 March 2012 | Blenheim Terrace 1.17
Professor Mary Kellett (Open University)
1 March 2012 — 1 March 2012 | Room 7.83, EC Stoner Building
Literacy practices in everyday life and in second language education
28 February 2012 — 28 February 2012 | Blenheim Terrace 1.17
21 February 2012 — 21 February 2012 | Bleinheim Terrace 1.17
This will be a showcase for current doctoral work in the School of Education involving brief presentations based on current research. Specific details will be circulated prior to the event.
16 February 2012 — 16 February 2012 | Blenheim Terrace 1.17
Dr Michael Wilson, School of Education, University of Leeds
Inaugural Professorial Lecture: I Know What I Believe (I Think): Teacher Cognition Research 20 Years On
7 February 2012 — 7 February 2012 | Level 9, Staff Centre, Mount Preston St, LS2 9JT
Simon Borg is Professor of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Language), School of Education, University of Leeds.
English language learning for adult migrants in Multilingual Britain: A perspective on policy and practice
6 February 2012 — 6 February 2012 | Hilary Place LG.01
Dr. James Simpson (University of Leeds)
30 January 2012 — 30 January 2012 | Hilary Place G.18
Dr. Paula Clarke (University of Leeds)