Education Instagram Takeover

Have you applied to study Education at Liverpool Hope in September? Got questions? On Monday 27th, Naomi from the School of Education will be taking over the university’s Stories. She’ll show you around, tell you more about the course, and answer your questions. You’ll hear from students and tutors, too. Follow @liverpoolhopeuk on Instagram. NotContinue reading “Education Instagram Takeover”

MA student awarded academic excellence prize

Karima Enajah’s research focused on education and democracy and she is now putting her learning into practice By Dr Namrata Rao The School of Education Prize for ‘Academic Excellence on a Taught Postgraduate Programme’ was awarded on 23rd January to MA Education student, Karima Enajah for achieving the highest overall mark on the Masters programmesContinue reading “MA student awarded academic excellence prize”

Next CEPA Seminar, 28 January

‘From Values to Virtues, and from Chaos to Research Grant’ Dr David Lundie (University of Glasgow) and Dr Antonio Zuffiano (Liverpool Hope University) Tuesday 28 January4pmHPS 106 Hope Park Sports Building, Hope Park, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, L16 9JD

Next CEPA seminar: ‘Character Education and the Vices of the Mind’, Dr Ian Kidd

Join us on Wednesday 22 January, 3.30-5.00pm, for the next seminar, presented by Dr Ian Kidd (University of Nottingham): ‘Corrupting the Youth’? Character Education and the Vices of the Mind. Abstract: There’s much enthusiasm, these days, for character education – roughly, the conviction that the improvement of individual character ought to be a central aimContinue reading “Next CEPA seminar: ‘Character Education and the Vices of the Mind’, Dr Ian Kidd”

Research Summary: CEPA Publications 2018/19 out now

The final research summary for this term comes from the Centre for Education & Policy Analysis (CEPA). The CEPA Publications booklet summarises the research published by CEPA researchers during the 2018/19 academic year, covering the four Research Programs: Higher Education, Philosophy, Education & Society, Citizenship, Identity & Social Justice, and Education for Advantage. CEPA, ledContinue reading “Research Summary: CEPA Publications 2018/19 out now”

CEPA seminar tomorrow, Wednesday 18 December, 2-3.30 pm

CEPA seminar, Wednesday 18 December, 2-3.30 pm, EDEN005, Hope Park. Seeing the ‘real thing’: does seeing historical artefacts provide a knowledge gain? (Clare Jarmy, Bedales School) Abstract:  Normally, school students learn academic subjects in classrooms, but it is best practice to, now-and-again, take them on trips. Often, it is then that they come face-to-face with ‘theContinue reading “CEPA seminar tomorrow, Wednesday 18 December, 2-3.30 pm”

Latest edition of the Ed Stu is out now

The Ed Stu, our Education Studies Newsletter by students for students, is out now, featuring reflections on balancing studying with being a parent, a study visit to Texas, and learning outdoors. Thank you to all our contributors, and of course to editor, Dr Rosie Germain. Read it here.

Teaching Grammar: MA research explores trainee teachers’ experiences

In our latest Research Summary, Katharine O’Neill explores the perennial question of how to teach grammar, with the aim of improving trainee teachers’ content knowledge and developing creative teaching approaches. You can read Katharine’s summary here.

Children’s Rights Through Arts

Last week the Early Childhood team co-organised an ESRC-funded series of events titled ‘Children’s Rights through Arts’, as part of the Festival of Social Sciences. We had the chance to celebrate 30 years of the UNCRC in partnership with children’s services, represented by Granby Children’s Centre, arts and cultural organisations, represented by Open Eye Gallery,Continue reading “Children’s Rights Through Arts”

RESEARCH SUMMARY: Children, Religion, and the Ethics of Influence

Which kinds of formative influence are morally permissible, impermissible, or obligatory? What about the case of religious initiation? John Tillson develops a theory to answer these questions in his recent monograph, published this year by Bloomsbury. Read a summary of the research here.

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