Events Archive - 2016
CSSME Seminar Series: An international study of mathematical self-efficacy, attainment and degree choice
14 December 2016, 13:00-14:00
To frame, or not to frame: challenges of using an environmental education typology to analyse teachers’ conceptions
30 November 2016, 13:00 - 14:00 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
Ana Benavides Lahnstein discusses her research into the way in which year six teachers teach environmental themes in science classes in Mexico.
Reflection on lesson study in South African secondary mathematics education, structured by a discursive resource
17 November 2016, 13:00 - 14:00 | E. C. Stoner 10.81
In this seminar, Professor Jill Adler describes a lesson study cycle, and reflects on Mathematics Discourse in Instruction (MDI) as a discursive resource in the context of professional development practice.
How effective are current interventions in identifying pharmacy students who struggle with calculations
3 November 2016, 13:00 - 14:00 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
In this seminar, Elizabeth Horncastle outlines her research into the teaching and assessment of calculation skills for pharmacy students.
20 October 2016, 13:00 - 14:00 | E.C. Stoner 10.81
Professor Jim Ryder discusses a potential research funding proposal which is currently at the conceptualisation, literature review and focus phase.
20 October 2016, 4.00-5.30pm
Professor Martha Bigelow, University of Minnesota: Linking Mobility to Pedagogy with Multilingual Immigrant Youth
19 October 2016, 16:00 - 17:30
18 October 2016, 10:00-15:00 | University House
Join us at the Teacher Training Fair on 18 October 2016. Meet local School Direct and SCITT partners and find out more about getting into teaching.
7 October 2016, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm
Up and up and up towards is a piece of performance art based on intercultural research by Dr Lou Harvey (School of Education), performed by Brad McCormick from Cap-a-Pie.
16 September 2016, 09:30 - 17:30 | Devonshire House
The Leeds Centre for Interdisciplinary Childhood and Youth Research is pleased to announce our inaugural conference which will gather together researchers from multiple disciplines who are all concerned with child and youth poverty.
25 May 2016, 13:00 - 14:00 | Hillary place, The Coach House
Maria Raquel de Andrade Bambirra (CEFET-MG - BRAZIL) talks about the relationship between the motivation of three English teachers at a public federal high school in Brazil and that of their students during one school semester.
18 May 2016, 13:00-14:00 | EC Stoner 8.94
A talk by Heather Marsden, University of York
18 May 2016, 1-2pm | EC Stoner, 10.81
The speaker for this seminar is Professor Graham Orpwood, a Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar, York University, Toronto.
18 May 2016 — 18 May 2016, 13:00 - 17:00
On 18th May we will be in foyer of the Students' Union to talk to you about how to begin your career as a teacher here at Leeds.
11 May 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
A talk by Emilee Moore, Visiting Research Fellow, Beatriu de Pinós program
5 May 2016, 1pm - 2pm | EC Stoner, 10.81
With visiting Professor Jan van Driel, Leiden University, Netherlands
4 May 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
A talk by Elaine Lopez, University of Leeds
28 April 2016, 16:30 - 18:00 | Room G.32, Liberty Building
A Seminar with Nic Dakin MP, Shadow Schools Minister and Labour Party MP for Scunthorpe.
From monolithic accuracy to plurilithic usage: Reconceptualising grammar for English teacher education
27 April 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
Chris Hall of the University of York St John talks about his research into the teaching of grammar based on a realistic, learner-centred approach.
20 April 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
A talk by Marta Dick-Bursztyn, University of Rzeszów.
9 March 2016, 13:00-14:00 | EC Stoner 8.94
Harry Kuchah of the University of Bath talks about his research into English language teaching in Cameroon.
17 February 2016, 16:00 - 17:30 | Room G.18, School of Education, Hillary Place
A Seminar by Professor Michael Thomson - part of The Leeds Centre for Interdisciplinary Childhood and Youth Research Seminar Series, 2015-2016
Learning L2 German in the primary school classroom: An investigation into the effectiveness of explicit grammar instruction
17 February 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Room 2.25, Hillary Place
Rowena Kasprowicz of the University of York talks about her research into English learners of L2 German.
Multilingual education reforms in Georgia in the post-Soviet period: Discourses of ethnic minority integration
10 February 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Room 2.25, Hillary Place
Teresa Wigglesworth-Baker of the University of Sheffield talks about multilingual educational reforms in Georgia and their effectiveness in helping ethnic minorities integrate into post-Soviet Georgian society.
5 February 2016, 11.00 - 15.00
Our postgraduate open day at the University of Leeds is on Friday 5 February 2016 and is a great way to find out more about the range of taught and research opportunities Leeds has to offer.
3 February 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Room 2.25, Hillary Place
A talk by Christina Gkonou from the University of Essex about a study exploring the relationship between learner agency and language anxiety.
American notes: What another academic tradition can teach us about language, classrooms and migration
27 January 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
A talk by Rob Sharples, University of Leeds
The effect of assessment for learning techniques on young learners’ acquisition of vocabulary knowledge
20 January 2016, 13:00-14:00 | Coach House, Hillary Place
A Talk by Cornée Ferreira, Driestar Educatief University.
11 January 2016, 16:30 coffee/tea for 17:00 start | Great Woodhouse suite, University House, University of Leeds
The Centre for Policy Studies in Education (CSPE) at the University of Leeds hosts seminars providing interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary issues in education.
Research Student Sinead Marian D’Silva will be discussing her research into the employability of physics graduates.