- Newly Published: Nicola Savvides' book chapter: Internationalising the Curriculum: Education Lecturers’ Understandings and Experiences at a UK University. In U. Lundgren, P. Castro & J. Woodin (Eds.) (2020), Educational approaches to Internationalisation through Intercultural Dialogue: Reflections on theory and practice. London: Routledge. The link to the book (which is being ordered for the library) is here.
- Newly Published - Tristan Bunnell had a paper published in Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, building upon a paper he wrote there in 2008 by adding a new sociological lens. Bunnell, T. (2020) The continuous growth and development of ‘International Schooling’: the notion of a ‘transitionary phase’.
- Newly published - Janina Iwaniec published a new book chapter:
Iwaniec, J. (2020). “Questionnaires”. In Rose H. & McKinley J. (Eds), The Routledge handbook of research methods in applied linguistics (pp. 324-335).
- Newly published - Kalyan Kameshwara (PhD student): Shields R., Kameshwara K.K. (2020) Social Justice Perspectives on Education, Skills, and Economic Inequalities. In: Papa R. (eds) Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education. Springer, Cham
- Newly published: Articles accepted and in press by Chris James: James, C.R., Simon, C. and Simon, A. (Revise and resubmit) Emerging Patterns of Multi Academy Trusts and School Sponsorship in England. Educational Leadership and Management and Carr, S., Gilbride, N and James, C.R (Accepted and In Press) School Principals at Different Stages of Adult Ego Development: Their Sense-Making Capabilities and How Others Experience Them. Educational Leadership and Management.
- Newly Published: Forey, G. (2020) A whole school approach to SFL metalanguage and the explicit teaching of language for curriculum learning. Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Vol. 44.
- Newly Published: Zarabadi, S., Taylor, C. A., Fairchild, N., and Moxnes, A. (2019) Feeling Medusa: Tentacular troubling of academic positionality, recognition and respectability. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodologies. Vol 10, No. 2–3, pp. 87 – 111.Taylor, C. A., Gannon, S., Adams, G., Donoghue, H., Hannam-Swain, S., Harris-Evans, J., Healey, J., Moore, P. (2019) Grim tales: Meetings, matterings and moments of silencing and frustration in everyday academic life, International Journal of Educational Research.
- Conference - Paul Denley gave a keynote address on 'Use of Metaphors in Education' at the 2020 conference of the Educational Association of South Africa at Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley, South Africa, 12-14 January.
- Conference: Prof Carol Taylor did a keynote on Using New Material Feminism: Rethinking what Matters in Higher Education Research at The future of Education - Trends, Opportunities and Challenges conference, University of Bristol, 6 December.
- REF Update: REF work is ongoing. Departmental Reading pairs have been reading outputs (December-January) in preparation for REF Dress Rehearsal in March/April.
- New Blog Entry - Andrea has written a departmental blog which is for now only on the CRECEA website but will also be up on the department site. It is called Collaborative Knowledge Development Towards Global Educational Justice: Brief reflections on the role and purpose an ‘inclusion’ development tool for Chinese Schools.
- Seminar Recordings: There are two recorded seminars from January for viewing by departmental staff and students: one by Dr Hadiza Abdulrahman entitled The Effects of Coloniality on ‘our’ Collective Psyche: How the postcolonial Nigerian education system struggles to deal with an alternative knowledge system'; the other was led by Gabrielle Wills and Servaas van der Berg entitled 'Measuring leadership and management and their linkages with literacy in rural and township primary schools in South Africa'.
- Global Chair Applications: Any applications for Global Chairs being developed are due to the HoD on Monday 3 February.
- The European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: 3 - 7 February.
Carol Taylor will be in Malta for the European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry and will do a workshop on Walking with Theory, a symposium, and a collaborative research event.
- Departmental Seminar Series: 8 and 10 February.
Colonialism and Powerful Knowledge. Speakers: Michael Young, UCL Institute of Education, London
Arathi Sriprakash, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.
- Invited talk at the University of Cardiff, School of English, Communication and Philosophy - Wednesday 12 February.
Title of the talk: 'The Invisible Process of Drafting Made Visible: Modelling and Joint Construction in Higher Education'.
- Presentation at CGHE: Aline Courtois will be presenting at the following event on Thursday 13 February: Public good, French universities and the Republican model of higher education.
- Jim Hordern will be speaking on curriculum at Orchard School, Bristol INSET day - Monday 24 February.
IT Tip of the Month
Teaching yourself some simple keyboard shortcuts will cut down on mouse use and can help to reduce pain in the hand and fingers of your 'mouse hand'. Here are some to start with:
Ctrl* + A = Select all items in a document or window
Ctrl* + C = Copy the selected item
Ctrl* + V = Paste the selected item
Ctrl* + Y = Redo an action
Ctrl* + Z = Undo an action
F5 = Refresh the action window
*If you're a Mac user, switch the Control key for the Command button.