Listen to the latest CEPA seminar

Jane Gatley’s seminar on ‘Education based on the nature of knowledge’, hosted by CEPA and PESGB, is now available as an audio recording. Listen on Soundcloud.

Next @HopeCEPA Seminar Weds 13 November

Beyond ’employability’: Higher education that enables graduates to take a collectively-minded approach to work Dr Peter Kahn (University of Liverpool) 13 November 2-3.30pm EDEN 005 Eden Building, Hope Park, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, L16 9JD

‘Celebrating Children’s Rights through Arts’: marking 30 years of the UN Convention on Children’s Rights

2019 is the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Children’s Rights (UNCRC, 1989). The Faculty of Education Early Childhood team and students, in collaboration with the Open Eye Gallery, Granby Children’s Centre, and Granby Winter Garden, will celebrate children’s rights with young children and their families through arts-based activities and exhibitions. On WednesdayContinue reading “‘Celebrating Children’s Rights through Arts’: marking 30 years of the UN Convention on Children’s Rights”

Latest CEPA Newsletter out now

Download the CEPA Newsletter for updates on our ‘Philosophy, Education, & Society’,  ‘Citizenship, Identity & Social Justice’, ‘Higher Education’, and ‘Education for Advantage’ research themes, compiled by @HopeCEPA co-directors Catherine O’Connell and David Lundie. The Newsletter is also available on the Centre for Education & Policy Analysis page, where you will also find details of ourContinue reading “Latest CEPA Newsletter out now”

‘Power, Policy, and Politics in Educational Leadership’: new MA module

The drive for educators, particularly those in schools and Academies serving areas of disadvantage, to critically reflect on school-based practice seeks to enhance educational outcomes for disadvantaged pupils and marginalised groups, both within a school and across a group of schools, and to secure career development for the individual teacher, in particular into leadership rolesContinue reading “‘Power, Policy, and Politics in Educational Leadership’: new MA module”

We’re hiring!

Applications are invited to the post of Associate Professor in the School of Education at Liverpool Hope. Further details of the post, how to apply, and the job specification can be found here.

CEPA seminar series 2019/20

The @HopeCEPA seminar series for the coming year has been announced

Research summary: Educational Disadvantage, Social Mobility, and Religious Identity

What are the benefits for studying RE? How are these benefits – academic, economic, spiritual, moral, social, and cultural – perceived? What is the relationship between these perceptions and who studies RE? David Lundie and Mi Young Ahn combined analysis of English secondary school data with survey research involving Yr 8 & 9 pupils andContinue reading “Research summary: Educational Disadvantage, Social Mobility, and Religious Identity”

Metrics in higher education: academics’ perspectives

Next up in our series of research summaries, research into the perceived fairness of metrics in higher education by Catherine O’Connell, Cathal O’Siochru, and Namrata Rao. Both teaching and research are subject to various metrics in the UK, most prominently the REF (Research Excellence Framework) and the TEF (yep, Teaching Excellence Framework). There is muchContinue reading “Metrics in higher education: academics’ perspectives”

Research into teaching practice

As well as educating the next generation of teachers, our Teacher Education team are also active researchers. Here is a summary of recent research published by Dr Marie Caslin on how young people in the UK education system experience the Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) label: Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) label withinContinue reading “Research into teaching practice”

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