Making History: new journal will raise the level of debate on national identity, culture and the canon | IOE LONDON BLOG

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By Arthur Chapman, Hilary Cooper and Jon Nichol At a time of growing polarisation among politicians and the public, when people are increasingly entrenched in their views, and with nationalism on the rise – history is surely one of the most crucial subjects in the curriculum. That is why a new journal launched this week… Read more »

How UK higher education institutions (HEIs) can positively impact minoritized learners

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By Amanda Arbouin I have just returned from one of the most inspirational events of my career as a black academic in the UK. The International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME) is a high profile, annual event that brings together a wide range of (predominantly) black academics. They share their research focused on… Read more »

Adult Learning: grounds for optimism

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By Phil Stevens One of adult learning’s most respected figures retires this summer after 40 years of dedication to the sector, firstly as a mature student, then a teacher, and finally as Principal of the Northern College in Barnsley, one of the most prestigious adult centres in the UK. We can ill-afford to lose people… Read more »

IOE Press remembers Dame Tamsyn Imison 1937 – 2017

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Tamsyn Imison was head of Hampstead School from 1984 to 2000. In 1998 she was one of the first two headteachers to be awarded the DBE by Tony Blair’s government. She was a passionate advocate for comprehensive education, believing in the potential for everyone to succeed in learning and life – that ‘all geese can… Read more »

The 10th Harold Rosen Lecture with John Richmond and Michael Rosen

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UCL IOE Press cordially invites you to attend the 10th Harold Rosen Lecture to celebrate the launch of Harold Rosen: Writings on life, language and learning, 1958–2008. This new collection, edited by John Richmond, contains over 50 pieces of Harold Rosen’s writings, including some of his stories and poems. John Richmond will be giving the lecture, and will be… Read more »

Why Male Teachers are Needed in Early Education

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According to The Department of Education, current statistics show that only 15% of primary school teachers in the UK are male. Dr David Brody, chair of the Early Childhood Department and Academic Dean of the Efrata College of Education in Jerusalem, Israel, is the author of Men Who Teach Young Children: An international perspective. David… Read more »

Meccano, Phone Hacking and the Grammar School Debate

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Launch of Voices in the Air: Making sense of policy and practice in education by Chris Husbands UCL IOE Press hosted a book launch party last Monday, celebrating the publication of Chris Husbands’ new book, Voices in the Air. This dynamic new collection of journalism and policy commentary was written during Professor Husbands’ directorship at… Read more »

Will Brexit increase British wages?

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By Michael White (Policy Studies Institute, University of Westminster) and Alex Bryson (University College London, a.bryson@ucl.ac.uk). Has the employment of non-UK workers – particularly those from the European Union – reduced wages in Britain, and if so, by how much? Could restrictions on the employment of EU workers benefit British employees by driving their wages… Read more »