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The gender ‘gap’ in attainment: Dr Val Corry

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In May 2018 Dr Corry, School of Education, University of Glasgow, presented a seminar to some of the staff and students of the School of Education. The presentation is available here: ‘The gender gap in attainment’ Val explored the findings of her doctoral research, which set out to find an explanation for the gendered gap in attainment. Her research… Continue reading

Collaborative Action Research in Argyll and Bute

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by Stuart Hall Senior Researcher ROC On a sunny afternoon in June I attended a presentation of Collaborative Action Research (CAR)[1] projects from four Argyll and Bute schools in Colgrain Primary School in Helensburgh. An invited audience of councillors, local authority staff from Argyll and Bute, Highland and Moray councils as well as teaching staff… Continue reading

The Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change provides expert evidence to the Education and Skills Committee’s Poverty and Attainment Inquiry

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The Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change draws on its own research and the wider evidence to provide written evidence to the Poverty and Attainment Inquiry. Please see the Education and Skills Committee response ROC for ROC’s written evidence. Please see   http://www.parliament.scot/S5_Education/Meeting%20Papers/20180418ES_Meeting_Papers.pdf for the agenda and full set of papers.    

Robert Owen Centre EBulletin Issue 6 February 2018

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Our latest E Bulletin can be accessed by clicking on the link below – this has details on our latest research, recent awards and appointments, recent publications and some of our knowledge exchange activities: Ebulletin Issue-6 February 2018 As you can gather it’s been another highly productive and rewarding period for the Robert Owen Centre. You will find the previous bulletin here:… Continue reading

Seminar: The gender ‘gap’ in attainment

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  Dr Val Corry, University of Glasgow, Associate Tutor (Creativity Culture and Faith) Val will explore the findings of her doctoral research, which set out to find an explanation for the gendered gap in attainment. Her research is based on empirical evidence gathered from case studies carried out in three Scottish secondary schools. She will… Continue reading

The GEM Report 2017/18: Accountability in Education

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Dr Samantha Ross, International Programme Director Link Community Development International Accountability in Education in Action: Accountability is fast becoming an essential component of strong and successful education systems and for the past 25 years has been a core focus of Link Community Development’s work. We will explore ‘Accountability in Action’, looking at the roles of… Continue reading

The EGHE Network in Seville, Spain : 10th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation

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Report by Dr Josephine Munthali I arrived in Seville on 15th of November and settled at a Barceló Renacimiento Hotel. Registration took place on the 16th November after which the participants had very good presentations from two main speakers at a Plenary Session. I was impressed with Jo Bergmann’s presentation on “Flipped Learning”. Bergmann from… Continue reading

Moss Madden Memorial Medal research prize awarded to lecturer in the Robert Owen Centre of the School of Education

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Dr Kristinn Hermannsson of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change in the School of Education was recently awarded the Moss Madden Memorial Medal by the British and Irish section of the Regional Science Association International, for a paper estimating regional economic accounts for the Glasgow City Region. In particular, the paper deals with the… Continue reading

The Regional Governance of Skills Supply and Demand in Scotland: Glasgow City, Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire

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Seminar by: Dr Queralt Capsada-Munsech, Postdoctoral Researcher (School of Education: Robert Owen Centre), University of Glasgow The skills agenda has been growing in the UK, strengthening the focus on youth skills given the raise of youth unemployment. So far, most of the analyses on the governance of skills system and the skills (mis)matches have been… Continue reading

The EGHE Network in Lusaka, Zambia : FAWE Conference on Girls Education in Africa

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Attended by: Barbara Read, Michele Schweisfurth and Karen Harron.   On the 21st August, the EGHE network headed to Lusaka, Zambia for the FAWE Conference for Girls Education in Africa, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the FAWE organisation. The conference attracted 500 delegates from 33 countries and was officially opened by the guest… Continue reading