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Created: 2012-05-22 12:03
Institution: Faculty of Education
Description: The Centre for Commonwealth Education within the Faculty of Education works to make a sustainable contribution to primary and secondary education, and to initial and continuing teacher education throughout the Commonwealth. This collection is drawn from the CCE seminar series held to promote that work and contains presentations given by members of CCE and invited speakers.
 

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Attitudes to teacher involvement in change: Some Australian and other Commonwealth country data

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The promulgation of major educational reforms during the 1980s and 1990s in Australia (Hobart Declaration of Schooling), the UK (The Education Reform Act), and the US (Improving...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Wed 21 Aug 2013


CCE Seminar: Technology and development: the contribution of OER

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Tim Unwin, CEO of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation and UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, presents on ICT for Development, to alleviate poverty and improve quality of...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 22 May 2012


Citizens re-shaping education through evidence-based annual learning accountability initiatives in Pakistan and beyond

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The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is the largest citizen led; household based learning accountability initiative that aims to fill a gap in learning outcomes and...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 19 Jun 2014


Cracking the poetry code: Empowering teachers of Caribbean poetry

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Poetry is generally regarded as the most difficult literature genre to understand and teach because of its complex language. Many researchers agree that often teachers’ attitudes...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 27 Aug 2013


Educating for Diversity and Social Justice

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This seminar will provide an overview of Dr Amanda Keddie's book Educating for Diversity and Social Justice.

Amanda is a Research Fellow at The University of Queensland. Her...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 11 Jul 2014


Educating Teachers in Developing World Contexts: The imperative for radical reform

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Bob Moon was a secondary teacher and headteacher of two urban British secondary comprehensive schools before moving into the higher education sector. He was appointed Professor of...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Wed 8 May 2013


Education in Africa Colloquium

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This event brought together individuals interested in the topic of education in Africa. Details of diverse African-based research currently taking place in the Faculty of...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Wed 26 Mar 2014


Education in Africa Colloquium - Discussion

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Chaired by Madeleine Arnot, this discussion formed part of the Africa Colloquium.

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 1 Apr 2014


Education in Countries Emerging from Conflict in Africa: Alicia Fentiman & Ilse Wermink

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A Centre for Commonwealth Education seminar discussing the challenges of educational provision in African countries emerging from conflict.

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 19 Mar 2013


Improving Primary Teacher Education: A Malawi Case

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Across sub-Saharan Africa, it is becoming very clear that many, many children are not learning basic skills in primary schools. There are multiple reasons, but recent seminars at...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 20 Aug 2013


Is the Right to Education (India) an Inclusive Act?

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In this presentation, Akanksha will discuss the apparent disconnect through a study of the social and financial implications of the Act’s norms and standards using a small sample...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 31 Oct 2013


Multilingual socialization: Negotiating multiple languages, identities, ideologies, and practices

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In this presentation I describe the theoretical underpinnings of multilingual socialization, a fertile area of research internationally (Duff, 2012; Duff & Hornberger, 2008; Duff...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Thu 13 Nov 2014


Old Enough to Know: Consulting Pupils about Sex and AIDS Education in Three African Countries

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Colleen McLaughlin, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Education and Director of International Initiatives, and colleague Susan Kiragu present on their work in Africa on HIV/AIDS and...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 6 Jul 2012


Opportunities, Risks and Challenges in Paradise: Educational Issues for the Future in Antigua and Barbuda

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Patricia George's research interests include: mathematics education, specifically making mathematics accessible to all students in a classroom; identity; equality, equity and the...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 26 Nov 2012


Preparing teachers for early learning in Sub Saharan Africa

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John Pryor and Jo Westbrook talk about preparing teachers for early learning in Sub Saharan Africa.

John Pryor is Reader in Education at the University of Sussex, working...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 21 Jun 2013


Promoting educational development: lessons with the Index for Inclusion locally and internationally

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Professor Tony Booth, Research Fellow at the Centre for Commonwealth Education, talks about the new edition of 'The Index for Inclusion: developing learning and participation in...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 6 Jul 2012


Public Private Partnerships and the implications for educating youth from poor communities: a view from South Asia.

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This paper examines the manner in which new private providers of education operate within, and how they withdraw from, the educational marketplace in countries where mass...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Mon 17 Mar 2014


The Economics of Religion in India

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A presentation given as part of CCE's Education in India: A Multidisciplinary Exploration which discusses a study into religious and non-religious service provision by religious...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 25 Feb 2014


The Use of Evidence to Improve Education and Serve the Public Good

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This seminar, given by Adrienne Alton-Lee, explores the challenges of mobilising research and development to inform ongoing improvements in valued outcomes for diverse (all)...

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Tue 6 Nov 2012


Training Future Engineers: What Can We Learn from Twelve Outstanding Innovators?

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Amaresh Chakrabarti provides an overview of a Masters in Design programme that has been running successfully at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for the last 15 years.

Collection: Centre for Commonwealth Education: Seminars

Institution: Faculty of Education

Created: Fri 19 Sep 2014


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