Department of Education

Seminars: current term

ESW Events: 2019/20

The School of Education and Social Work hosts seminars and other events throughout the academic year in term time which are open for anyone to attend. Advance booking is not always necessary and entrance is free. See details on posters (attached by link below). 

Semester One 2019/20: 23 Sept 2019 - 17 Jan 2020

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
Host: Centre for International Education (CIE)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: Room 201, Fulton
Speaker: Professor Fazal Rizvi, Melbourne University, Australia
Title: Higher Education as a Site of the Formation of Business Diaspora
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

WELLBEING EVENT
Date:
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Time: 12.45-2.15pm
Venue: Jane Attenborough Studio, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex
Speaker: Dr Sarah Andersen MBBS, MSc, DCH, DGM, MRCGP, GP at Herstmonceux Integrative - part of the ‘Futurehealth Brighton project
Title: Singing for Wellbeing
Host: Centre for Innovation and Research in Wellbeing (CIRW)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: Room G31, Freeman Centre
Speaker: Dr Milena Heinsch, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, University of Newcastle, Australia
Title: Disclosure of Suicidal Thoughts During an eMental Health Intervention: Relational ethics meets actor-network theory
Host: Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research (CSWIR)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

RESEARCHING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Date: Monday 28 October 2019
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room, Essex House
Host: Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research (CSWIR)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Time: 12-2pm
Venue: Room 217, Arts B
Speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell, Reader, English & Jo Moran-Ellis, Professor of Sociology, both University of Sussex
Title: Making a Noise: How are children heard and not heard
Host: Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

SPACE TO SHARE
Date: Wednesday 6 November 2019
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room, Essex House
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

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?
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

WORKSHOP
Date:
Monday 25 November 2019
Time: 3.30-4.45pm
Venue: Room 252, Bramber House
Chairperson: Professor Michelle Lefevre
Title: Ideas in Action Workshop
Host: Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY)

RESEARCH HUB
Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Time: 2.30-4pm
Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room, Essex House
Title: Fieldwork Supervision: Supporting ethical reflexivity to enhance research analysis
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

BREAKFAST CLUB & WORKSHOP
Date:
 Thursday 5 December 2019
Time: 9am-12pm
Venue: Room 108, Essex House
Speaker: Dr Jean Hopman, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Title: Researching Teacher Emotional Rules
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

ALUMNI NETWORK EVENT
Date:
Thursday 5 December 2019
Time: 5.30-7pm
Venue: Room 155, Jubilee
Speakers: Various
Title: Early Years Alumni Network
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

SPACE TO SHARE
Date: Wednesday 9 December 2019
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room, Essex House
Speaker: Hanna Zdziarska Slabikowska, CTLR Visiting Researcher
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

SPACE TO WRITE
Date: Monday 16 December 2019
Time: 10am-3pm
Venue: Seminar Room 18, Essex House
Facilitator: Dr Louise Gazeley
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

Semester Two 2020: 27 Jan - 12 June 2020

OPEN 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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

RESEARCHING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Date: Monday 10 February 2020
Time: 12-2pm
Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room, Essex House
Host: Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research (CSWIR)

SPACE TO SHARE
Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: Room G30, Jubilee
Title: Researching Inclusion and Absence of Gender in Curriculum and Pedagogy across Higher Education Disciplines
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR IN CELEBRATION OF LGBT HISTORY MONTH
Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020
Time: 1-5pm
Venue: Room 202, Fulton
Speakers: Various
Title: Rainbow Laces and Safe Spaces! Queer Eyes on Absences, Erasures and Distortions in Higher Education
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

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
Host:
Centre for International Education (CIE)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Thursday 27 February 2020
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
Hosts: 
Centre for International Education (CIE) & Centre for Teaching & Learning Research (CTLR)

TEACH-OUT SESSION
Date: Thursday 12 March 2020
Time: 11am-12pm
Venue: Debating Chamber, Falmer House
Speaker: Professor Rebecca Boden, Research Director, New Social Research Programme, University of Tampere, Finland
Title: Vice Chancellors' Pay
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

VIRTUAL 'BREAKFAST' CLUB
Date: Thursday 7 May 2020
Time: 9-10am
Link to Join: 
https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/97202227508?pwd=MkNOVzg5NnlUMjBoRXRzUnY3T25rdz09
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

RESEARCHING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Date: Monday 18 May 2020
Time: 12.15-1.45pm
Link to Join:  https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/96828767906 
Title: Reciprocity in Research Relationships
Host: Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research (CSWIR)

VIRTUAL EVENT
Date: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Time: 12-1pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91673381001
T
itle: Our Emerging Thoughts on the Impact of the COVID-19 Virus on Higher Education: The good, the bad and the ugly!
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

VIRTUAL 'BREAKFAST' CLUB
Date: Thursday 28 May 2020
Time: 11-11.45am
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/94545973092

Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

SPACE TO SHARE
Date: Thursday 4 June 2020
Time: 11-11.45am
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/92643061904
Title: Thinking of applying for a PhD?
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

PEDAGOGY PLUS
Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020
Time: 1-2pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/99382438358?pwd=TFNQUjhPUFUrT3UwRXJxaTBRQUxqUT09
Title: Online Pedagogies for the ‘New Normal’: Challenges, successes, reflections 
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

VIRTUAL 'BREAKFAST' CLUB
Date: Thursday 11 June 2020
Time: 11am-12pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/95339689489

Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

ONLINE EVENT
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Time: 12-1pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91672932946
T
itle: Which Norms have been Reinforced/Disrupted in Higher Education by the COVID-19 Crisis?
Host: Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

RESEARCHING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Date: Monday 29 June 2020
Time: 12.15-1.45pm
Link to Join:  https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/94482732743
Title: Researching post-COVID-19: Reflections on a pandemic
Host: Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research (CSWIR)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Tuesday 30 June 2020
Time: 2-3pm 
Link to Join: https://bit.ly/2X6R80x
Speaker: Nikki Luke, Rees Centre, University of Oxford
Title: Development of a New Training and Assessment Package to Support the Wellbeing of Looked-after Children
Host: Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY)

OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR
Date: Wednesday 1 July 2020
Time: 4-5.30pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91377426249
Speaker: Professor Chris Brown, Durham University
Title: Networks, Research-informed Practice and Leadership Types: What does emerging research tell us about how to mobilise knowledge across schools and school systems?
Host:
Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

WORKSHOP
Date: Thursday 16 July 2020
Time: 11am-3pm
Link to Join: https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91211962600?pwd=a0l4bkVaR1BvUzBGb3JIc1VtNG5kQT09
Title: PhD Proposal Writing Workshop
Host: Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)