Seminar series

CERES seminar series 2020-2021




14 October 2020, 6-7pm

Dr Peter Shukie, University Centre, Blackburn College

A Conference of Dreams: The Principles and Practices Behind the First International Working-Class Academic Conference 2020 (Recording)

28 October 2020, 6-7pm 

Dr Darren Webb, University of Sheffield 

The Utopian Educator? (Recording)

12 November 2020, 6-7pm 

Professor Petar Jandrić, Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Croatia

The Postdigital Challenge of Critical Pedagogy (Recording)

18 November 2020, 6-7pm 

Professor Jon Nixon, Middlesex University

Plurality, Promise and Natality: Thinking with Hannah Arendt (Recording)

16 December 2020, 6-7pm

Paul Nolan and Michelle Whalley, Mersey Forest

Trees for Learning: The Work of the Mersey Forest Project in Outdoor Education (Recording)

13 January 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Rose Luckin, University College London

The Role of AI in Education and the Way it Can Help Teachers and Learners in a COVID-19 Compliant Education System (Recording)

24 February 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor David Waugh, Durham University 

Words, words, words’: How can we address the word gap in schools? (Recording)

17 March 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Heesoon Bai, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Becoming One with The Ten Thousand Things: Releasing Ourselves from the Deathly Grip of Ego-Consciousness (Recording)

31 March 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Carolyn Jackson, Lancaster University

‘Lad culture’ in Universities: Understanding and addressing sexism, sexual harassment and violence (Recording)

16 April 2021, 6pm

Dr Catherine Wilkinson and Dr Nicky Hirst

Student Authors, Children’s Literature and Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: Findings from a Pedagogic Research Project (Recording)

22 April 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Joris Vlieghe, KUL, Belgium

Making social justice into an educational and ecological issue: Some reflections on living well together with Arendt and Latour (Recording)

19 May 2021, 12nn - 1pm

Dr Sue Kay-Flowers

Understanding ‘home’ in Covid times – exploring children’s experiences of family relationships (Recording)

21 May 2021, 12nn - 1pm

Dr Naomi McLeod and Dr Diane Boyd

Using an arts-based approach to evaluate student’s interconnected learning of Education for Sustainability in Early Childhood

26 May 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Lee Elliot Major, University of Exeter 

Apocalypse or new dawn? Social mobility and education in the post-Covid era

27 May 2021 

Professor Sarah Hennessy, Dr Tony Capstick, Dr John Patterson, Ben Watson, Dr Bellemine Ezumah 

2nd Global Development and Education Symposium 

16 June 2021, 6-7pm 

Professor Rachel Lofthouse, Leeds Beckett University

Contextual coaching; levering and leading school improvement?

30 June 2021, 9:30-5pm


Active Blended Learning: Theory, Research and Practice (a one-day symposium) 

7 July 2021 

Professor Diane Reay and Paul Ashwin

2nd Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education

CERES seminar series 2019-2020




9 Oct 1-2pm
Room: B004

Megan Bettinson, LJMU Doctoral Student

"The menu of safeguarding things": Local Authority Prevent Officers understandings of the Prevent duty and Fundamental British values

21 Nov 12-1pm
Room: B002

Dr Ian Sadler, LJMU

What’s in a word? Practices associated with ‘feedforward’ in higher education

15 Jan 3pm
Room: B014

Dr Dawne Irving-Bell, Edge Hill University

The formation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Teacher Identities: Pre-service teacher’s perceptions

22 Jan 1-2pm
Room: B014 

Professor Gisela Schulze and Anna-Maria Spittel, Department of Special Educational Needs and Rehabilitation, Carl von Ossietzky University

Absenteeism and Drop-Out 

12 Feb 4pm
Room: C105

Suzanne Culshaw, University of Hertfordshire

The experience of struggling as a teacher: Reflections on an arts-based research methodology

11 March 4pm
Room: C105

Prof. Sally Elton-Chalcraft, University of Cumbria

Is promoting British Values is a politicization of the curriculum what should schools and teacher educators do?

22 April 1pm
Room: B004

Dr Geert Thyssen, LJMU 

Postponed until further notice

Odorous Childhoods and Scented Worlds of Learning: A Sensory History of Health and Outdoor Education Initiatives in Western Europe (1900s-1960s)

13 May, 11:00am

Dr Simone Krueger-Bridge, LJMU

An Introduction to the award of PhD by Published Work

9 June, 09:30am

Professor David Carless, University of Hong Kong

Students generating and using feedback in online learning environments

30 June, 14:00

Professor Chris Brown, Durham University

Research-informed teaching practice: What is it and how can we use networks to make such practice a reality?

8th July, all day

Dr Gary Motteram, Dr Peter Kahn, Prof Lesley Gourlay and PhD student presentations

Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education

22 July, 14:00

Julia Long, LJMU

Adding insult to injury: Epistemic injustice and academic dis/ableism in doctoral education

CERES Seminar Series 2018-2019




12 Sept 4:00-5:00pm
Room: B014

Dr Angie Daly, School of Education, LJMU, Dr Sara Parker, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LJMU, and Mr Umesh Regmi (Nepal Youth Foundation)

Educational Reforms in Nepal: a critical moment for change?

10 Oct 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IM/B014

Dr Lorna Brookes, School of Education, LJMU

Research with Children of Prisoners

21 Nov 4:00-5:00pm
Room: IM/C104

Dr David Giofre, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, LJMU

The effect of cognitive and non-cognitive factors on mathematics and reading in children aged 8-13 years

13 Dec 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IH/H006

Kalum Bodfield, PhD student, School of Education, LJMU

Mental Health Traits and their Impact on Academic Attainment

16 Jan 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IM/C104

Dr Matt O’Leary, Birmingham City University

Observing teaching and learning in higher education: moving from the performative to the informative through peer collaboration

26 Feb 4:30-5:30pm
Room: IM/C105

Prof. Tim Cain, Edge Hill University

Becoming a Research Informed School

20 March 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IM/C104

Dr Fiona Hallett, Edge Hil University

Contrasting perspectives on inclusion - what can photo-elicitation tell us?

17 Apr 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IM/C104

Chloe Cutler, PhD student, School of Education, LJMU

Teachers’ theories of intelligence and pedagogical practice in secondary education

29 May 1:00-2:00pm
Room: IM/B004

Dr Sarah MacQuarrie, Institute of Education, University of Manchester

Cultivating research engagement and education - considering teacher expectations and reality