Light shines on for the Bristol Festival of Education
21 June 2012
Over 450 people attended the Bristol Festival of Education 2012, a series of 16 public events that were held at the Graduate School of Education from 11-22 June.
The 'Future Brunels' talking about their visit to Aardman
Image by Lucy Stephens
The diverse audience included people from across the city including teachers, Bristol City Council, young people, parents, and local and international researchers.
Doctoral students running socioscientific debates
Image by Chamnan Para
Events spanned an assortment of formats ranging from presentations from internationally recognised researchers and rising stars such as the ss Great Britain’s ‘Future Brunels’ and Graduate School doctoral students, experiments, micro-debates, interactive theatre performances, exhibition artwork, story telling and a clinic.
Nick Batchelar, Bristol City Council, introducing 'Ethnicity and achievement in Bristol'
Image by Teresa Nurser
We’ve been delighted by the success of this year’s festival, which is establishing itself as a celebration of today’s education in all its many forms, and a splendid opportunity to discuss new ideas for the future.
Download the Bristol Festival of Education 2012 leaflet (PDF, 645 Kb)
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