Jon Rasbash's memorial, prize, bursary and short film16 September 2010Around seventy friends and colleagues attended a memorial for Jon Rasbash on Friday 10th September 2010. Eleven speakers shared personal memories of Jon's enormous character and his devotion to people and to his work.
Links between economic activity and maths learning19 July 2010The Graduate School of Education (GSoE), University of Bristol, has won prestigious Leverhulme Trust funding of over £90,000 for a research project entitled ‘Identifying and exploring links between economic activity and maths learning’.
Improving teacher development and quality in china16 July 2010Professor Sally Thomas, Dr Wen-Jung Peng and Dr Guoxing Yu at the Graduate School of Education are embarking on a collaborative ESRC-funded project on Improving Teacher Development and Quality in China (ITDEQC).
Interrelationships between Housing Transitions and Fertility in Britain and Australia22 June 2010Professor Fiona Steele, in the Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM) at the Graduate School, will begin a new 3-year ESRC project in October that aims to advance longitudinal research on housing, working with Dr Michele Haynes (University of Queensland), Professor John Ermisch (University of Essex), Dr Paul Clarke (CMPO, Bristol) and Dr Hill Kulu (University of Liverpool).
Evgenia Partasi to exchange ideas and expertise on cultural diversity in primary education21 June 2010Evgenia Partasi, has been awarded a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and expertise on cultural diversity in primary education with leading academics at the College of Education (CoE), University of Washington, through a six week visit beginning Autumn 2010, thanks to a Research Mobility Programme Award funded by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
Education - what are the political parties views?16 April 2010With the General Election approaching, an event hosted by the Graduate School of Education on Thursday 22nd April will enable members of the public to hear and discuss what the political parties and local parliamentary candidates are thinking and planning as future education policy, locally and nationally.
An obituary for Jon Rasbash23 March 2010It is with regret that we have to announce that the Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM) director, Jon Rasbash has passed away. We would like to offer our condolences to his family and to his many friends and colleagues. Jon will be sadly missed.
Call to stop the trauma of transition27 January 2010Vulnerable young people’s happiness and prospects are being undermined because too little is done to ease one of the major transitions of their lives – that from primary to secondary school.