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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