Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

News Archive - 2011

  • NALDIC Conference – a first for Leeds

    1 December 2011

    The 19th Annual NALDIC (National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum) conference was held at Leeds on Saturday November 26th. 200 delegates squeezed into the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall for the keynote and extra seminar rooms were needed to accommodate everybody for the workshops. Read more…

  • Poet thanks Leeds PGCE students for help with Anthology

    22 July 2011

    Professional poet John Nash has collated an anthology of poetry by pupils at five West Yorkshire schools with help from Leeds School of Education PGCE students. Read more…

  • Professor Phil Scott, 1953 - 2011

    18 July 2011

    It is with deep sadness that the School of Education announces the sudden death of Professor Phil Scott on Friday 15 July 2011. Phil was a distinguished academic, excellent colleague and a good friend. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his wife and family at this very difficult time. Read more…

  • Phil Scott keynote at University of Oslo 200 years celebration

    26 May 2011

    Professor Phil Scott made a key note presentation at the international Visions Conference at the University of Oslo, May 18-20 2011. Phil's keynote explored the theme: 'Teaching and learning scientific conceptual knowledge: a neglected art?' and was well received. Read more…

  • PhD success for Oman TESOL tutor Simon Green

    4 May 2011

    It is always great news when one of our students achieves their academic goals. I am therefore delighted to be able to share with you that Simon Green has successfully completed his PhD. His thesis was on "The construction of academic literacy: process case-studies from a TESOL context in Oman". Read more…

  • Andrew Gunn appointed as WUN Visiting Researcher

    4 May 2011

    The School of Education is delighted to announce Andrew Gunn will be a World University Network (WUN) Visiting Researcher at the University of Auckland next academic year. Read more…

  • Participation and attainment in post-compulsory science

    19 April 2011

    Dr Jim Ryder and Dr Matt Homer are starting a new research project sponsored by the Nuffield Foundation. Read more…

  • Successful outcomes from English as an Additional Language project

    19 April 2011

    ‘…. it’s turned a challenge into an opportunity.’ This was one of the comments from a group of 15 PGCE Primary students, made during a recent evaluation of a year-long, Training and Development agency (TDA) funded pilot project, led by Jean Conteh, module leader for Primary English. Read more…

  • SoE joins European ICT initiative

    16 February 2011

    The School of Education is collaborating with a host of other European partners to deliver an EU funded project providing a 'Transnational Appraisal of Virtual School and College Provision'. Read more…

  • SoE becomes part of new Doctoral Training Centre

    10 February 2011

    A successful collaboration between the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York will create one of the UK’s biggest doctoral training centres for postgraduate researchers in the social sciences. The School of Education is an integral part of the new doctoral training centre, and is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships. Read more…

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