Events

On this page we list any forthcoming events in the Graduate School of Education. See also all events in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

Research seminars
Each term the Graduate School of Education arranges a series of Research Seminars for staff, students, visitors from other educational institutions and partnership schools, where internationally renowned academics present their current or recently completed research and scholarly work.

Past events can be found here.

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24 October 201717:00

Seminar by Dr Colin Foster (University of Nottingham) Developing mathematical fluency: exercises or rich tasks?

Achieving fluency in important mathematical procedures is fundamental to students’ mathematical development. The usual way to address procedural fluency in the classroom is by repetitive practice of routine exercises, but is this the only effective way? Full details
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21 November 201717:00

Seminar by Professor Carol Taylor (Sheffield Hallam University) - title to be confirmed

Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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16 January 201817:00

Seminar by Professor Andrew Martin (University of New South Wales) - title to be confirmed

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13 March 201813:00

Seminar by Professor Dongbo Zhang (University of Exeter) Cross-linguistic Perspectives on Reading Development

In this talk, I will discuss development of reading abilities from cross-linguistic perspectives. Print represents spoken language, which is a universal principle that holds across languages; yet how specifically different linguistic units are encoded in print vary from language to language. The similarities and variations in language-to-print mapping relationships suggest universal as well as language/script-specific processes in early reading development. Full details
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