Serendipity and Stepping Stones: being Black and British in university

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By Amanda Arbouin How can universities tackle insidious racism in a meaningful and effective way? This question is at the heart of my book, Black British Graduates: untold stories[i], which explores the educational journeys and career outcomes of ten Black British graduates. Participant narratives convey a richness of emotions, as the book [ii]considers the impact… Read more »

The social categories of gender, race, dis-ability, intelligence, sexuality and class in relation to education

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By David Scott There have recently been calls to adopt approaches to the study of the social world that deny the need to address ontological and epistemological issues. Advocates for these approaches give the impression that they are operating outside of and in opposition to philosophical framings about the nature of the world and how… 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 »

Coalition Government education policies muddied by conflicting strategies

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PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday 16 September 2015 IOE Press, UCL Institute of Education COALITION GOVERNMENT EDUCATION POLICIES MUDDIED BY CONFLICTING STRATEGIES The potential benefits of the Pupil Premium for children from low-income families were counterbalanced by other policies, says a new analysis published in the London Review of Education’s wide-ranging investigation of the Coalition Government’s impact on… Read more »