News in 2013
GSOE research project contributors get royal recognition
18 December 2013
Past research fellow Donna West, and deaf poet Richard Carter were invited to an event at Buckingham Palace in November to celebrate the work of contemporary British poets.
Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) success story
13 December 2013
Dr. Ruth Deakin Crick's Learning Power software ELLI is put to good use in marginalised communities by lecturers from Charles Darwin University, Australia.
Sharing stories with the community, Helen Manchester awarded new AHRC grant
20 November 2013
Dr Helen Manchester has been awarded a substantial AHRC grant. Her project 'Tangible Memories: Community in Care' aims to encourage people in care homes to share their life stories, helping to develop a deeper sense of community.
Improving Teacher Development and Education Quality in China
19 November 2013
Prof Sally Thomas presents key note speech at 11th Shanghai International Curriculum Forum: School-Based Teacher Professional Development.
New GSoE research explores public trust in A-Levels
29 August 2013
A new study, led by Lucy Simpson, aims to explore public trust in A-Levels and is seeking people to share their views.
New study shows behaviour problems at age three can affect GCSE grades
22 August 2013
Elizabeth Washbrook's research into reveals that behavioural problems at age three can affect GCSE grades.
GSoE research to feature at key international conference in Oxford this September
19 August 2013
Research from eight GSoE-based staff and doctoral students will be presented at the upcoming UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development.
Dr Elizabeth Washbrook awarded Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholarship
13 August 2013
Dr Elizabeth Washbrook awarded prestigious position as Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar as part of an international four-person team.
Paul Howard-Jones to deliver prestigious Investigator Lecture at Flinders University
1 August 2013
Paul Howard-Jones is to deliver this prestigious public lecture that will be recorded by ABC Radion National for broadcast across Australia.
University of Bristol and Oasis Academy John Williams set up Networked Improvement Community
19 July 2013
University of Bristol and Oasis Academy John Williams set up Networked Improvement Community to tackle the problem of deep engagement in learning.
Collaborating on Teenage Kicks? Project wins AHRC Cultural Value Research Development Award
17 July 2013
AHRC funded collaborative project seeks to interrogate young people's understanding of cultural value in order to inform cultural and creative activities across Bristol.
Training the outstanding teachers of the future - tackling educational disadvantage in partnership
10 July 2013
Nearly 40 new trainee teachers will be placed in the South West to become outstanding teachers of the future, thanks to Bath Spa University, the University of Bristol and education charity Teach First.
Centenary Festival a great success!
1 July 2013
The Graduate School of Education celebrated 100 years as part of the University of Bristol on Friday 28 June with a successful Centenary Festival.
100 Stories website launches today as part of Centenary celebrations!
28 June 2013
The Graduate School of Education is proud to launch its 100 Stories website as part of the Centenary Festival of Education.
Keri Facer talks live to Radio Bristol about the Centenary Day
26 June 2013
The GSoE's Professor Keri Facer is being interviewed by Radio Bristol's John Darvall tomorrow live at 10.30.
Professor Sibel Erduran elected as a Director of International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group
3 June 2013
Professor Sibel Erduran has been elected by the membership of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group (IHPST) to serve as a Director on the Executive Board of the association.
Future thinking ESPRC funds collaborative international centre
2 May 2013
New collaborative and multidisciplinary infrastructure centre funded by ESPRC.
GSoE Centenary website is live
16 April 2013
The GSoE Centenary website is now live - visit it to find out more about the different ways we are celebrating 100 years of teacher education.
GSoE spearheads the development of a new state-of-the-art second language speech laboratory
15 April 2013
The April 2013 visit of IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor Ron Thomson (Brock University, Canada) marks the initial phase of the development of a sound-attenuated second language speech lab at the University of Bristol.
GSoE awarded four new Widening Participation Grants
15 March 2013
In the recent round of Widening Participation Research Funding the University of Bristol awarded four teams from the GSoE with up to £100k each to support major pieces of new research.
Paul Howard Jones on Radio 4
13 March 2013
Keen Radio 4 listeners may have heard Paul Howard Jones, co-coordinator of the Centre for Mind and Brain in Educational and Social Contexts (M-BESC), on Monday's edition of the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 (Monday 11 March, 2013). He was involved in a discussion on how video games can affect children's brains
Dr Angeline Mbogo Barrett awarded grant for supporting children's learning in Tanzania
22 February 2013
Working with two key African universities, the Tanzanian Institute of Education and Morogoro Teachers College, Dr Mbogo Barrett has been awarded funding to write a selection of new textbooks for second language learners in the first year of secondary school.
Professor Sibel Erduran announced TUBITAK Fellow
14 January 2013
Professor Sibel Erduran has been awarded a 2-year fellowship co-funded by TUBITAK (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) and the European Union Marie Curie Scheme.