Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

News Archive - 2006

  • Language in Africa Weekend shows how research can be fun

    22 November 2006

    16 participants from 10 different universities in 7 different countries got together to present papers and report on recent research at a weekend seminar hosted by School of Education staff for the Language in Africa Special Interest Group of the British Association of Applied Linguists. Read more…

  • CCHRE supports human rights education developments in Ireland

    24 October 2006

    CCHRE Director Audrey Osler was the keynote speaker at the Inspiring Practice Cross-Border Conference on Human Rights Education held in Belfast on 20 October 2006. Around 150 delegates met to discuss how HRE can be further strengthened in primary schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Read more…

  • Funding success for the new Centre for the Study of Metaphor in Language

    1 October 2006

    Professor Lynne Cameron has been awarded funding from the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, for a short-term project "Metaphor analysis: Theoretical and methodological challenges in using discourse data". Read more…

  • CCHRE student at Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN)

    2 September 2006

    CCHRE graduate student, Yusra Diab, from Sudan has won a place on the UN's Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) programme. Yusra, who is studying for the interdisciplinary MA Education and Democracy will take part in a simulation of the UN General Assembly, working with University students from around the world. Read more…

  • A Fitting End to the Academic Year

    25 July 2006

    A Reception and Barn Dance evening was held in mid July to mark the end of the postgraduate academic year. Students and tutors enjoyed a happy evening of scrumptious food and tried their hand at Scottish dancing. Read more…

  • Democracy and Diversity Conference (CCHRE), 20 July 2006

    13 July 2006

    The Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (CCHRE) is hosting a conference on Democracy and Diversity. The conference will form the UK launch of the influential international report Democracy and Diversity: Educating Citizens in a Global Age, which explores key issues in educating young citizens in multicultural democracies. Read more…

  • School of Education Research Conference 2006

    29 June 2006

    The School held a most successful research conference at Tetley Hall on 28th June. Read more…

  • Indonesian school management course has high impact

    13 January 2006

    In an article discussing the extent to which Western governments are investing in the development of Indonesian Education, the Education Guardian of 10th January referred to School Management and Leadership courses for Indonesian Islamic School Headmasters offered by the School of Education. Read more…

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