Centre for International Education (CIE)

Seminars

CIE Open Research Seminars & Research Cafes 2019/20

Joanna HarmaAutumn Term

OPEN 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

Spring Term

Dr Vincent Adzahlie-MensahOPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR

Date: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Time: 12-1.30pm 
Venue: Room G22, Jubilee
Speaker: Dr Vincent Adzahlie-Mensah, Vice Chair, Amnesty International
Title: The Work of Amnesty International in the Promotion of Social Justice in the Global South

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 1.30-2.30pm 
Venue: Room 1B2, Pevensey 1
Speaker: Rafael Mitchell, School of Education, University of Bristol
Title: What’s Missing from the World Bank’s Pedagogy? Evidence from Africa

RESEARCH CAFE

Date: Thursday 13 February 2020
Time: 1-2pm 
Venue: Room 102, Ashdown House
Speaker: Dr Barbara Crossouard, Reader, Department of Education, University of Sussex
Title: The Sexual Economy of Rural Youth Livelihoods and Imagined Futures in Southern Nigeria

Bindu ThirumalaiOPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR CO-HOSTED WITH THE CENTRE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING RESEARCH (CTLR)

Date: Thursday 27 February
Time: 9-10am
Venue: Room 106, Fulton
Speaker: Professor Bindu Thirumalai, Assistant Professor, Programme Coordinator RTICT, Centre for Education Innovation & Action Research (CEIAR)
Title: Designing for Technology Enabled Reflective Practice: Teachers' voices on participating in a connected learning practice

 

NOTE: Following the suspension of on-campus teaching on 16 March 2020 due to the coronavirus, all planned events also due to take place on campus are also cancelled until the end of the current academic year.