Seminar series 2020-2021

October 2020

14 October: 6.00-7.00pm

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: 6.00-7.00pm 

Dr Darren Webb (University of Sheffield)

The Utopian Educator? (Recording)

November 2020

12 November: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor Petar Jandrić (Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Croatia)

The Postdigital Challenge of Critical Pedagogy (Recording)

18 November: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor Jon Nixon (Middlesex University)

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

December 2020

16 December: 6.00-7.00pm

Paul Nolan and Michelle Whalley (Mersey Forest)

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

January 2021

13 January: 6.00-7.00pm 

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)

February 2021

24 February: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor David Waugh (Durham University)

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

March 2021

17 March: 6.00-7.00pm 

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: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor Carolyn Jackson (Lancaster University)

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

April 2021

16 April: 6.00pm

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: 6.00-7.00pm

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)

May 2021

19 May: 12.00-1.00pm

Dr Sue Kay-Flowers

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

21 May: 12.00-1.00pm

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: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor Lee Elliot Major (University of Exeter)

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

27 May

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

2nd Global Development and Education Symposium 

June 2021

16 June: 6.00-7.00pm 

Professor Rachel Lofthouse (Leeds Beckett University)

Contextual coaching; levering and leading school improvement?

30 June: 9:30-5.00pm

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

July 2021

7 July

Professor Diane Reay and Paul Ashwin

2nd Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education