CEPA Spotlight on Undergraduate Research!

Our research centre, the Centre for Education and Policy Analysis (CEPA), is framed around interdisciplinary interests in values-led education across all sectors and phases and is aligned with issues of equality and diversity in our research emphasis on social justice within education and broader society. Our students are important members of this research community. WeContinue reading “CEPA Spotlight on Undergraduate Research!”

Winners announced for CEPA Policy Brief Competition

First prize goes to … ‘The Dissolution of citizenship education as a separate subject in secondary schools’ by Kathryn Fusco, MA Education student Runner-up prize goes to … ‘Imagining the post-Covid world: Building safe, resilient and sustainable communities in Sri Lanka’ by Savandie Abeyratna, PhD candidate, Social Work and Social Policy This CEPA competition encouragesContinue reading “Winners announced for CEPA Policy Brief Competition”

Participatory mapping project uses GoogleMyMaps to support refugee and asylum seekers in Liverpool

CEPA member, Dr Carly Bagelman has developed a participatory mapping project (InSite Maps) using GoogleMyMaps to support refugee and asylum seekers in the process of resettlement.  She has piloted this mapping project with children at Liverpool Council’s initial accommodation provision centre (for newly arrived children) through field trips and participatory mapping of local sites (e.g.,Continue reading “Participatory mapping project uses GoogleMyMaps to support refugee and asylum seekers in Liverpool”

Supporting school leaders across Merseyside

The MA Leading for Educational Advantage is designed primarily for professionals working in schools in Local Authorities (LAs), Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) and other educational settings serving disadvantaged communities who have leadership responsibilities, or are aspiring to a leadership role, and wish to study at Postgraduate Level.  The MA Leading for Educational Advantage has been designed, developedContinue reading “Supporting school leaders across Merseyside”

‘Pedagogies of Punishment’ podcast

Dr John Tillson and colleagues on the Pedagogies of Punishment project have contributed to the latest series of ‘The Emotional Curriculum’ podcast. Available on Spotify, Google Play, and Apple podcasts.

CEPA Special Issue in International Qualitative Research Journal

In 2015 a group formed, under the auspices of CEPA, to critically examine the introduction of Fundamental British Values (FBV) into schools in England. This group of academics initially presented their ideas and analysis at an invited Symposium at the Congress of Qualitative Research at the University of Illinois. The Congress is the largest qualitativeContinue reading “CEPA Special Issue in International Qualitative Research Journal”

CEPA Policy Brief Competition for Hope postgraduate students

Liverpool Hope Masters and doctoral students … what are the policy implications of your research? Enter our annual policy brief competition and tell us. Details below …

The digitisation and depoliticisation of the parent: a PESGB Virtual Seminar by Dr Naomi Hodgson

Part of PESGB’s ongoing Virtual Branch seminar series, Naomi Hodgson discusses the pedagogical implications of the development of parenting apps. The presentation is based on an article co-authored with Dr Stefan Ramaekers (KU Leuven), recently published in Families, Relationships, and Societies.

The digitisation – and depoliticisation – of the parent

Dr Naomi Hodgson presents a virtual seminar this Wednesday 29th April 2020, 1:00 – 2:30, via Zoom. The seminar is part of the PESGB Virtual Branch Seminar Series. Follow the link for details and zoom access.

Naomi Hodgson discusses ’empty nest syndrome’ on Liverpool Echo podcast

The Liverpool Echo’s new ‘Menopod’ podcast addresses a host of issues and experiences related to the menopause. In the latest episode, Naomi Hodgson, Associate Professor in the School of Education, draws on her knowledge of contemporary discourses of ‘parenting’ to discuss ’empty nest syndrome’. Listen here.

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