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News in 2012

Martin Hughes Memorial Prize launched

28 November 2012

The call is now open for an annual £750 prize for teachers commemorating the work of Martin Hughes who was a developmental psychologist and Professor of Education at the University of Bristol.

Graduate School hosts prestigious Language Testing conference

19 November 2012

At the Graduate School of Education from 16-18 November, Dr Guoxing Yu, Senior Lecturer, chaired the 32nd annual Language Testing Forum (LTF), the premier language testing conference in the UK.

A road to education system reform

9 November 2012

How can Chinese authorities improve the education system?

GSoE researchers to promote dialogue on education at ‘Thinking Futures’

29 October 2012

Four members of staff from the Graduate School of Education will be involved in ‘Thinking Futures’, a week-long Festival sharing and celebrating research from the University of Bristol's Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.

Doctoral and post-doctoral positions researching universities in emerging global knowledge economies

22 October 2012

The Universities in the Global Knowledge Economy (UNIKE) project, funded by FP7 – Marie Curie Actions, has announced 12 doctoral and two post doctoral positions in an Initial Training Network (ITN) at six European Universities.

New Director for key GSoE service

15 October 2012

In September 2012, Helen Aberdeen took over the role of Director of the Document Summary Service (DSS) based at the Graduate School of Education (GSoE).

Educational Quality in China, Africa and UK

12 October 2012

On 26th September 2012 in Beijing, academics from the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol and key global organisations participated in an international seminar sharing evidence on the topic of Educational Quality in China, Africa and UK

European Perspectives on Music Education: New Media in the Classroom

12 September 2012

Marina Gall, Graduate School of Education, with colleagues Gerhard Sammer and Adri de Vugt, have launched a new book called 'European Perspectives on Music Education: New Media in the Classroom'.

Metaphor in Creative Sign Language project engages young Koreans

3 September 2012

In August Dr Rachel Sutton-Spence, students from Seoul's National University and members of the Korean Association for Disabled Creative Writing convened a special workshop and shared research about the way poetry can be used to express self-identity and also outcomes from a recently concluded three-year project 'Metaphor in Creative Sign Language' (MICSL).

Developing Global Leadership for a Thriving City

30 August 2012

Professor Leon Tikly, Graduate School of Education, was on the core programme team of the Bristol Leadership Programme (BLP).