Events Archive - 2013
Pre-service science teachers' initial pedagogical content and subject matter knowledge for teaching aspects of science
12 December 2013 — 12 December 2013 | EC Stoner, 10.81
This seminar has been rescheduled from the 5th December.
11 December 2013 — 11 December 2013 | Hillary Place 1.24
2 December 2013 — 2 December 2013 | The Great Hall and Parkinson Court
The Conference is the annual showcase of postgraduate research and a celebration of the contribution postgraduate researchers make to the research profile of the University.
28 November 2013 — 28 November 2013 | Hillary Place, G.18
Dr. Kiki Messiou, University of Southampton. Making use of collaborative action research the aim is to support teachers in developing inclusive classroom practices by engaging with the views of students. In the seminar, the rationale for the development of the design of the project will be explored with an emphasis on the idea that every student, despite labels attached to them, can contribute to the development of inclusive practices in schools.
27 November 2013 — 27 November 2013 | Hillary Place G.18
21 November 2013 — 21 November 2013 | EC Stoner, 10.81
18 November 2013 — 18 November 2013 | Beech Grove House
Energy and Matter: key concepts for an interdisciplinary undergraduate curriculum for science teaching
14 November 2013 — 14 November 2013 | EC Stoner, 10.81
14 November 2013 — 14 November 2013 | EC Stoner, 10.81
13 November 2013 — 13 November 2013 | Blackwell's Bookshop, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds
Evaluating the Effectiveness of CPD science projects: lessons from Getting Practical and the Primary Science Specialist Project
24 October 2013 — 24 October 2013 | EC Stoner, 10.81
The effect of environment on second language speaking: comparing classroom and laboratory performance
22 October 2013
11 July 2013 — 11 July 2013 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
This seminar is aimed primarily at colleagues and students who are engaging in their own doctoral or masters research. The seminar will be part experience - sharing of my developing understanding of how interview data can be analysed and part workshop, where we will look together at some sample interview transcripts
9 July 2013 — 9 July 2013 | Parkinson Building, Centenary Gallery
Successive governments’ preoccupation with apprenticeship as an instrument of policy has distracted from its primary role as a model of learning. If apprenticeships are to become a valued route for more young people, there are substantial structural and cultural barriers to overcome
Personalised Learning in transition from school to work – a new kid on the (vocational education) block.
19 June 2013 — 19 June 2013 | Parkinson Building B.11
The seminar provides a platform for discussion of how to handle challenges in German vocational education as well as the changing of the understanding of vocational education with a new element in the vocational education system.
17 June 2013 | University House, University of Leeds
This one-day conference is the sixth in a series of professional learning, organised by the University of Leeds and Birkbeck University of London.
13 June 2013 — 13 June 2013 | EC Stoner 10.81
In this seminar we will explore what we know about school teachers’ experiences of large-scale curriculum reform, with a particular focus on recent science curriculum reforms emphasising the goals of ‘scientific literacy’.
6 June 2013 | EC Stoner 10.81
Linda Opheim, visiting from University of Agder, Norway, presents her research on Task Design from Teachers’ Point of View.
13 May 2013 — 13 May 2013 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
9 May 2013 — 9 May 2013 | University House
The Research Students' Annual Conference (RSAC) is an important event in the School of Education's calendar. It is organized mainly by students and attended by full-time and part-time research students as well as staff from the School of Education.
2 May 2013 — 2 May 2013 | EC Stoner 10.81
1 May 2013 | Michael Sadler Building: Room LG 10,
This is the third seminar in a series of inspirational talks which draws together a range of experiences and reflections from key speakers who work with children and young people in a variety of innovative ways.
29 April 2013 — 29 April 2013 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
It is hard to conceive of mathematics teaching without identifying some key components of what might be called a 'mathematics explanation repertoire'.
25 April 2013 — 25 April 2013 | Baines Wing 1.15
This seminar will present the results from two randomised controlled trials evaluating oral language intervention for children in preschool and reception classes. Results will be discussed in terms of overall treatment effects as well as treatment effects seen in children with differing language profiles.
24 April 2013 | Michael Sadler Building: Room LG 10,
Working with Children and Young People: ideas, perspectives, practice. This series of inspirational talks draws together a range of experiences and reflections from key speakers who work with children and young people in a variety of innovative ways.
19 April 2013 — 19 April 2013 | HP 2.25
Profesora Lilly Escobar Artola from Universidad Valencia will be visiting the School of Education on April 18-19, and has offered to give a lunchtime seminar.
18 April 2013 — 18 April 2013 | Parkinson Building B.08
This seminar explores the connections between democracy and education, and draws on research into the student experience of being educated in explicitly democratic schools in England.
17 April 2013 | Michael Sadler Building: Room LG 10,
First in a Seminar series: Working with Children and Young People: ideas, perspectives, practice. This series of inspirational talks draws together a range of experiences and reflections from key speakers who work with children and young people in a variety of innovative ways.
15 April 2013 — 15 April 2013 | Parkinson Building, Centenary Gallery
There has been a failure to recognise key assets of the English system. The long-running discussions of a 'unified system' and 'diploma' arrangements at 19 have not addressed key relations between phases.
21 March 2013 | Hilary Place G.18
Professor Peter F.E. Sloane talks on Germany’s Apprenticeship System
28 February 2013 — 28 February 2013 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
From the late nineteenth century until the present there have been regular calls for and attempts at reform, focusing particularly on the conflicted place of scientific knowledge.
27 February 2013 — 27 February 2013 | Hilary Place G.18
Untimely Re-imaginings of Identity, Democracy and Enterprise. A way of understanding forms of human relationships, governance and participation in complex, globalised settings characterised by competing ideas about freedom, choice, the life-course, regulation and government
26 February 2013 — 26 February 2013 | Baines Wing 2.08
This seminar, from the Language Education Research Group, explores three perspectives on ‘citizenship’ – citizenship ceremonies, the ‘Life in the UK’ test and language and citizenship classes for adult migrant learners of English. Speakers include Kate Kipling (University of Leeds), Kamran Khan (University of Birmingham), Rob Peutrell (Central College Nottingham) and Melanie Cooke (King’s College London).
19 February 2013 — 19 February 2013 | EC Stoner 8.94
Jeff Evans from Middlesex University describes the Project for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), and outlines its likely future role in educational policy.
25 January 2013 — 25 January 2013
The PASS project sets out to identify essential principles of programme-focussed assessment (PFA) and use these to implement and test the effectiveness of programme assessment strategies.
24 January 2013 — 24 January 2013 | Hilary Place G.03a
Wegerif, R (2008) Dialogic or Dialectic? The significance of ontological assumptions in research on Educational Dialogue. British Educational Research Journal 34(3), 347-361.
15 January 2013 — 15 January 2013 | University House: Woodhouse Room
CPSE Seminar Series 'Secondary Vocational Education: What Future?'