Martin Hughes Memorial Prize launched28 November 2012The 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.
New Director for key GSoE service15 October 2012In 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 UK12 October 2012On 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
Metaphor in Creative Sign Language project engages young Koreans3 September 2012In 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).
Fairer access to quality schools4 July 2012In China, two UKAID projects focusing on improving educational quality, evaluation and teacher development, led by the University of Bristol and China's National Institute of Education Sciences, have explored the range of selection criteria used by a sample of Chinese senior secondary schools.
New project fostering cross-cultural communication16 April 2012Dr Talia Isaacs has been awarded €100,000 for a four-year European Commission-funded FP7 Marie Curie Career Integration Grant to investigate different facets of listeners’ understanding of second language (L2) speech.
The learning life course of at ‘risk’ children aged 3-161 March 2012Why and when do certain children manage to succeed ‘against the odds’ while others do not? Reducing educational inequality will be the focus of a free public talk hosted by the University of Bristol today [Wednesday 29 February].
ESRC studentships 20128 February 2012ESRC studentships are available. Students need to apply before 17th February 2012.
Teaching with immersive gaming30 January 2012Speaking at the Learning Without Frontiers conference in Olympia, London on January 26th, Dr Paul Howard-Jones, Neuroeducationalist at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, suggested dopamine is the reason kids love computer games.
National curriculum review update16 January 2012The Expert Panel's report on the National Curriculum Review has resulted in The Secretary of State deferring the introduction of a new curriculum for one year.