Centre for International Education (CIE)

Seminars

CIE Open Research Seminars & Research Cafes 2019/20

Joanna HarmaOPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR

Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019
Time: 12-1.30pm
Venue: Room 103, Ashdown House
Speaker: Dr Joanna Härmä, Visiting Research Fellow, School of Education and Social Work
Title: Comparing Government and Private Schools in Central Region, Ghana

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 10 October 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 103, Ashdown House
Speaker: Dr Marcos Delprato, Lectuirer in International Education, Department of Education, University of Sussex
Title: The Spatial Educational Inequalities (SEI)  Website: A new monitoring tool for SDG4

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Time: 1-3pm
Venue: Room 2D10, Pevensey 1
Speaker: Ratish Shah, Senior Lecturer of Comparative of International Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Title: Same, same but different?  A comparative cultural political economy analysis of educational responses to the Syrian crisis

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 24 October 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 3.07A, Medical School
Speakers: International Education and Development MA students Jennifer Agbaire, Su'ur Su'eddie Vershima Agema and Juhi Kumari
Title: The Debate Journal

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 31 October 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 3.07A, Medical School
Speaker: Professor Kwame Akyeampong, Department of Education, University of Sussex
Title: Does Learning in Mother-tongue in Early Grades Disadvantage Learning in English or Local Languages? Insights from a Ghana case study

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 14 November 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 317, Silverstone
Speakers: Dr Jo Westbrook & Dr Sean Higgins, Department of Education, University of Sissex 
Title: ‘’Duxing the class": How does the accelerated learning model of the Second Chance programme in Liberia support learners to make a transition to government schools?

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 317, Silverstone
Speaker: Dr Tristan McCowan, Reader in Education and International Development, UCL Institute of Education, London
Title: Community-based Higher Education: Experiences in Latin America

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 5 December 2019
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Venue: Room 317, Silverstone
Speaker: Dr Tony Somerset 
Title: Tackling disparities in teacher provision: A fifteen-year follow-up of a Philippines action-research project