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The Young-ADULLLT Project hold their first National Advisory Board Meeting.

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The first meeting of the Scottish National Advisory Board (NAB) was held in the School of Education of the University of Glasgow on the 16th November 2016. The purposes of the meeting were: Introducing the research team and the members of the NAB Presenting the Young-ADULLLT project to the NAB members Presenting and discussing the… Continue reading

Delegation from Beihang University in Beijing visited ROC and School of Education

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By Barbara Kehm From 28 to 31 October an eight people strong delegation from the Beihang University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) in Beijing (China) visited the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change and the School of Education. The delegation consisted of the Director and six academic staff of BUAA’s Institute for Higher Education and… Continue reading

International Men’s Day and its relevance for education

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The 19th of November is the International Men’s Day. This day is used worldwide to highlight issues that especially affect men, such as men’s shorter life expectancy, the high male suicide rate, and the growing educational gap between boys and girls. In my role as a core member of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational… Continue reading

What is the purpose of education in Scotland? A Call for Evidence

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Building on the momentum of their recent conference, Character Scotland  and partners are working on a Pathway Project designed to explore the holistic purposes of education in Scotland. The project includes a Call for Evidence to those involved in work with children and young people including early years practitioners, teachers, youth and community workers, parents… Continue reading

Post-ICSEI seminar: Robert Owen: Past, present and future, January 9-10th 2016

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An optional post ICSEI conference seminar on the work of Robert Owen, will take place on 9th and 10th January at New Lanark, the model village create by Robert Owen. More information on this event can be found by clicking the following link: Robert Owen Past Present and Future 9-10 January 2016 (this link also allows… Continue reading

Dates for your diary: Comparative Education Conference, May 31-June 3rd, 2016, Glasgow University

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The Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the University of Glasgow is delighted to be hosting the CESE XXVII CONFERENCE (Comparative Education Society in Europe) on the following dates next year: May 31 – June 3, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland The theme of the conference is: Equity in and through education: Changing contexts, consequences, and contestations Please note that… Continue reading

Advancing ‘race’ and ethnicity in educational research

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By Oscar Odena and Richard Race. There is a prevailing sense that the term ‘race’, used in the past to highlight difference based on perceived ability and temperament, is no longer acceptable. ‘Race’ issues appear to be currently off the policy agenda, subsumed into ‘social justice’, ‘inclusion’ and ‘ethnicity’ topics. However ‘race’ is still a… Continue reading