Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

Located within the Department of Education in the School of Education and Social Work, the research centre CHEER has been established to consolidate higher education research and scholarship at the University of Sussex.

CHEER's director is Professor Louise Morley.

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Date: Tuesday 23 October
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Room 333, Arts C

This reading group focuses on classic and recent texts exploring pedagogies from critical, decolonial, feminist and alternative perspectives which are discussed in order to reflect on participants' own teaching and learning practices across the disciplines. 

At the above session, the group will look at the first three chapters of bell hooks 'Teaching to Transgress' (these are short, accessible chapters). Contact Dr Charlotte Morris for further information and/or a copy of the reading.

The group is small and friendly and welcomes staff and students from across the University.



Date: Monday 12 November
Time: 5-6.30pm
Venue: Room 203, Fulton
Speaker: Dr Linzi J Kemp, Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Title: Progressfor Women in the Middle East: From education, through organisations to leadership

Japanese students explain the differences they see between the UK and Japanese higher education systems

As part of its research project, 'Higher Education, Knowledge Exchange and Policy Learning in the Asian Century', CHEER interviewed a number of Japanese students asking them to reflect on their UK studies and tell us some of the differences between the Japanese higher education system and our own ...

Louise Morley - image from videoHow to get women out of the "velvet ghetto"

Professor Louise Morley talks about the challenges and issues affecting women in leadership roles.

    CHEER leaflet 2017 cover    CHEER Annual Report 2017/18 cover



CHEER Director:
Professor Louise Morley
T: +44 (0)1273 876700
E: L.Morley@sussex.ac.uk

CHEER Co-Director:
Dr Emily Danvers
E: E.Danvers@sussex.ac.uk

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CHEER is the Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research at the University of Sussex.

RT @Aisling_Tiernan: Thought provoking seminar today by Prof Jill Blackmore, thinking and talking about the gift versus gig economy in H… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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New CHEER blog by Emily Henderson on 'Caring reponsibilities and conference participation' equityhe.wordpress.com/2018/07/11/car…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RT @BERANews: Today BERA published the Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research, 4th ed.(2018). Extensively revised, expanded… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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