Events

A workshop organised by postgraduate researchers from the Inclusion, Childhood and Youth (ICY) Research Centre and the Centre for Research in Digital Education. This online/offline blended & live-streamed workshop is conceived as an informal space to meet new and old colleagues, share research ideas and problems, discuss raw empirical data, and present “unfinished” work in…
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 needs, gender, socio-economic, cultural and religious aspects, and/or access to digital technologies and digital skills. We will…

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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…
Dr Sarah Greenhow and Dr Julie Shaw (both Liverpool John Moores University) Abstract It has long been acknowledged that outcomes for looked-after children compare unfavourably with children in the general population in the UK. More particularly, children in care are at risk of both criminalisation and victimisation resulting in a consequent diminution of their life chances….