Events

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOLLOWING MEASURES AND ADVICE ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19. The seminar will showcase arts-based approaches to researching languages and literacies with young people in the US and UK. The seminar will also invite discussion around implications for educational and social inclusion. The Inclusion, Childhood and Youth (ICY) Centre brings together…
The ICY Reading Group “Current Debates on Inclusion, Childhood, and Youth” is meeting three times over lunchtime in the next few months (30th April, 19th May, 2nd June, always at the Coach House). These are informal “bring your own lunch” sessions with coffee and tea provided by the ICY Research Centre. ​We will begin by…
Keynote speaker will be Professor Mark Brown who is Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning at Dublin City University. Professor Mark Brown’s main research interests are in the areas of digital learning, blended education, online delivery models, including MOOCs, learning design, effective pedagogy, academic development, higher education, quality enhancement, the nature of the student…
This cross-center “Thinking Aloud / Thinking Allowed” workshop is conceived as an informal space to meet new colleagues, share research ideas, discuss raw empirical data, brainstorm on future research projects and present “unfinished” work in the broader field of education, childhood and youth studies. A few colleagues will be giving 10′ presentations of a research…

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOLLOWING MEASURES AND ADVICE ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19. At this event, we hope to explore and discuss how to do research, co-production and intervention work with children/young people who may feel excluded by classic research methodologies. Inclusion/exclusion could refer to the intersection of specific resources and…
The next FutureLearn Academic Network (FLAN) will be hosted at the University of Leeds in conjunction with the Centre for Research in Digital Education.
You’re invited to our conference ‘Education for the Future: Local & Global Perspectives’. This conference will explore the challenges and opportunities surrounding efforts to achieve inclusive and equitable education and sustainable development in rapidly evolving knowledge societies.
Prof. Jackeline Rodrigues Mendes will explore the teaching and learning of mathematics in indigenous communities in Brazil, analysing complex interrelations between knowledge, language and identity.
This event provides an opportunity for practitioners, managers, academics and policy makers to share ways of working with deaf Roma children and their families in the UK.
This lunch seminar will look at academic-civil society research partnerships, with a presentation from Sorcha Mahony (Senior Researcher, The Children’s Society) and Gill Main (Associate Professor, School of Education) on their experiences of a long-term collaboration, followed by time for questions and a discussion.
We invite you to this breakfast seminar for the report launch of the Fair Shares and Families research project, led by Dr Gill Main in collaboration with The Children’s Society.
This seminar will explore the needs of children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, and look at the foundations needed for learning.
The School of Education at the University of Leeds is pleased to announce the Research Students’ Education Conference 2018 (RSEC) on the topic of innovation.
Dr Danielle Colenbrander (University of Bristol) Abstract In this study, the effectiveness of a morphological instruction method called Structured Word Inquiry (Bowers & Kirby, 2010) was compared to a comparison training programme in which children were taught word meanings and reading comprehension strategies (Motivated Reading). Two-hundred and seventy children in Years 3 and 5 took…