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Critical Pedagogies Group Annual Lecture 2018

Institutionalised whiteness, racial microaggressions and Black bodies out of place in Higher Education Speaker: Remi Joseph-Salisbury (Leeds Beckett University) Thursday 24th May, 18:00-21:00, University of Westminster, Marylebone campus, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS room tbc This event is free and open to the public. Booking via Eventbrite is essential. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/institutionalised-whiteness-racial-microaggressions-and-black-bodies-out-of-place-in-higher-tickets-44016361121 About the lecture:

By | 2018-05-17T10:55:12+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

A new online course (MOOC) for research students and research staff has been developed called: Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers it aims to support researchers to explore their career options and make career plans. Through a series of articles, videos, discussions, and reflective exercises, researchers will be encouraged to consider what they want

By | 2018-05-17T10:53:03+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Children, Young People and Media

Children, Young People and Media: Book Launch The Youth Justice Network at the University of Westminster is pleased to host the first launch of Dr. Faith Gordon's monograph - 'Children, Young People and the Press in a Transitioning Society: Representations, Reactions and Criminalisation'. There will be keynote speakers and a panel discussion, the formal

By | 2018-04-11T07:24:11+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New to Teaching Workshops for Historians

New to Teaching Workshops for Historians on 11th September, 10.00am – 4.30pm Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London In the past 4 years, the IHR, History UK and the RHS have been staging events to support early career historians.  Participants at this one-day event will develop their understanding of innovations

By | 2018-04-06T14:09:51+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Not the Age of STEM:

Not the Age of STEM: What Students’ Subject Choices Tell Us About British Education since 1945 18th April, 5.30pm, Location Leeds Beckett University, Rose Bowl 437 (Lecture Theatre B) Public Lecture by Peter Mandler The history team at Leeds Beckett University are delighted to be hosting a public lecture from Professor Peter Mandler.  The

By | 2018-04-05T11:14:47+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Teacher education for linguistic diversity

ECML colloquium - “Teacher education for linguistic diversity” - videos are now online With the increasingly diverse linguistic and cultural composition of classrooms around Europe, this topic has become a central issue in language education and has been addressed in several ECML projects and is given current priority by the European Commission. Following the

By | 2018-03-05T11:35:41+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Ableism in the curriculum

Ableism in the curriculum: a roundtable discussion Friday 16 February 2018, 13:00-15:00 in Clipstone 1.108 (115 New Cavendish Street), University of Westminster The event is open to everyone but registration is essential. Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ableism-in-the-curriculum-tickets-42623886191 What do we mean by ableism in the curriculum? What are the ethical and social considerations that we

By | 2018-02-05T09:39:26+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

DE-CODING EDSPEAK

DE-CODING EDSPEAK: THE LANGUAGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY PROFESSOR STEFAN COLLINI Date: Monday 12 February 2018 Time: 18:00-18:45 (followed by Q&A) Venue: Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster Please register to attend via Eventbrite The far-reaching changes in the character of Britain's universities in recent decades have been accompanied by - in part

By | 2018-02-02T15:35:33+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Celebrating NSS 2017

Recognition of Excellence in Supporting and Inspiring Students The University recognises and celebrates good practice and exceptional performance. So on Monday 22 January course leaders of courses which have had an exceptional performance in terms of overall NSS performance relative to subject area and/or in terms of greatest overall improvement were invited to a celebratory event

By | 2018-01-25T08:52:35+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Awards, News|0 Comments

HEAd’18: Call for Papers

4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances The HEAd'18 conference will be held on June 20-22, 2018 at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017. This

By | 2018-01-18T12:37:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments