14th March 2018
Train to Teach Roadshow
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 – 4.30-8.00pm
Mercure Doncaster Centre Danum Hotel, DN1 1DN
The Train to Teach Roadshow is the perfect opportunity to find out more about teacher training and receive advice from experts and training providers. You will be able to find out everything you need to know about funding, the different training courses, how to submit a successful application and what a career in teaching is really like.
To register your interest in attending this event please click here
8th March 2018
Literacy project Free Family Event: Sunday 25 March
All families are welcome to join us for a day of exciting reading-related activities at Weston Park Museum, on Sunday 25th March.
Come and join in the fun between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm at Weston Park Museum, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TP.
Activities will be particularly suitable for families with pre-school and early school-age children. Throughout the day you can: join in story-time sessions; participate in craft activities (look out for the Snail and the Whale!); receive information on how to enjoy reading with your child.
You might also like to enjoy visiting the child-friendly exhibits at Weston Park Museum.
We hope to see you there!
8th March 2018
Literacy project - Free CPD event for Practitioners
Dr Rachael Levy has been conducting research into early childhood Literacy, based on her research findings we are excited to be offering a day of continuous professional development for practitioners who work with families (for example, early childhood practitioners, health visitors, speech and language therapists, librarians, educational psychologists, etc.).
The day will focus on how we can encourage parents and caregivers to read regularly at home. Attendees will receive information on the latest research in the field, can engage in workshop activity and consider the implications of this for their own practice.
The event will be held at Weston Park Museum on 24th March, 9.30am-4.30pm and is FREE. To register your attendance please contact Kiera Solaiman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Places for this event will be limited, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
26th January 2018
Cathy Nutbrown is the new President of Early Education
We are delighted with the news that Professor Cathy Nutbrown has been appointed President of Early Education at The British Association for Early Childhood Education.
Early Education (The British Association for Early Childhood Education) is the leading independent national charity for early years practitioners and parents, campaigning for the right of all children to education of the highest quality.
9th January 2018
Outstanding achievement award to former PGDE student
Congratulations to Stephen Gascoigne, a Physics teacher at Wickersley School and Sports College in Rotherham and former School of Education PGDE student, who has been awarded for outstanding achievement by the Institute of Physics in this years' awards.
Read more about Stephen's award here.
Congratulations to Rhianne Quigley, Rex Walford Award winner 2017
Former School of Education PGDE student, Rhianne Quigley, has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Rex Walford Award. The Rex Walford Award is part of Young Geographer of the Year, a national competition run by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
EdD Student is awarded OBE for 'Services to Disabled Children and Children with Special Educational Needs'
EdD student Dr Jonty Clark recalls his time at Buckingham Palace after being awarded an OBE for ‘Services to Disabled Children and Children with Special Educational Needs'
Read about it here
Global mental health and therapeutic assemblages: concepts, controversy and necessary tensions
A two-day Conference (funded by the British Academy and organised through Sheffield Institute for International Development and the School of Education Centre for Critical Psychology and Education)
February 12-13th 2018 - The University of Sheffield
Click here for more information
Kirsty Liddiard double book launch
Huge congratulations to Kirsty Liddiard who this week has launched not just one, but two books.
You can find out more by clicking here
18th October - Symposium: Storying the human
How do humans constitute themselves, others and their world through stories? What power relations and politics are at work in storying? What are the responsibilities of researchers as story-tellers, story-makers, story disruptors? What can storying research help us to understand about affect, relations, materiality, embodiment? What are the stories of the non-human? Are rocks, rivers and rain storyful?
Presentations by staff and doctoral students interested in storying.
14th November 201, ICOSS Conference room 10.00 am – 3.45 pm
Dr Louise Phillips, University of Queensland: ‘Principles of storying from Indigenous, critical and feminist perspectives’ (10.10am-10.40am)
Prof Katherine Runswick-Cole, University of Sheffield: ‘Sounds of Silence(d): storying inclusion’ (1.15pm-1.45pm)
To join the Webinars online click here.
Book your place at the Symposium on Eventbrite.
Dr. Kirsty Liddiard at Bring On The Biscuits: Celebrating The Diversity Of The Human Mind
On the 7th November, Kirsty Liddiard will be leading a discussion on Neurodiversity as part of the Univeristy of Sheffield's Festival of Social Science.
Read all about it here
For more information on Festival of Social Science, click here
Professor Jackie Marsh conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS)
We are delighted to announce that Professor Jackie Marsh has been confirmed as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Elizabeth Wood, said “The award recognises Jackie's exceptional contribution to the Social Sciences, for her ground-breaking research in the field of Literacies, and children's digital play which is highly regarded in the UK and internationally.”
You can read more about the award here.
Jamal Lahmar and Liz Chesworth part of exciting MakEY project
Liz Chesworth and Jamal Lahmar, both of the University of Sheffield were invited by Brock Education Professor Jennifer Rowsell to spend July in St. Catharines as part of the Makerspaces project.
You can find out more here
Students from The University of Sheffield Recognised by World’s Leading Academic Awards Programme
We are thrilled to announce that Lindsay Hirst, a student on the BA Education, Culture and Childhood, has been successful in this year’s University Awards (UA), the leading academic awards programme for undergraduate students!
More information can be found here