Theatre, rum punch and Caribbean sisterhood

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Launch of Learning in Womanist Ways by Jan Etienne Trentham Books at UCL IOE Press hosted a packed seminar and book launch party recently with around 200 movers and shakers from the African Caribbean community and beyond. Learning in Womanist Ways presents theatrical scenes telling the true stories of first-generation African Caribbean women and their experiences of… Read more »

‘Magnificent seven’ launched by IOE Press and Trentham Books at BERA14

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We were pleased to see so many of our authors, colleagues and friends at this lovely event. Chris Husbands, Director of the UCL Institute of Education, along with Nicky Platt and Gillian Klein, launched seven new titles from IOE Press and Trentham Books including: Methodologies for Researching Cultural Diversity in Education by Geri Smyth and Ninetta Santoro Professional… Read more »

New academic diseases identified

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by Frank Coffield Students are contracting a new disease – bulimia academica – defined as repeated bouts of bingeing on information and regurgitating it in exams. The pressures on students to obtain the best possible grades have become so intense that they feel forced to resort to ingesting large amounts of information and then in… Read more »