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The REAL Centre Student Seminars - Michaelmas Term 2018

Michaelmas seminars

The REAL Centre has a broad programme of seminars this term. The full listing can be read here.

CIES Conference, Re-Mapping Global Education, 26-29 March 2018, Mexico City

CIES 2018 Poster

Members of the REAL Centre took part in a wide range of paper presentations, panel discussions and book launches at the Comparative and International Education Society's (CIES) annual conference in Mexico City this year, which focused on Re-Mapping Global Education. 

A full listing of the Centre's activity at the conference can be found here.

The REAL Centre one day conference

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On 9th March the REAL Centre hosted a conference to celebrate the work of celebrating the work of Professor Christopher Colclough and continuing his legacy. The day was opened by keynote speaker Sir Richard Jolly, Institute of Development Studies.

Developments on key themes of Professor Colclough's work were discussed by those who had worked with him, including:

  • States or Markets in International Development Debates
  • Gender and Primary Schooling in Africa
  • Global Monitoring of Education Goals

  • Educational Outcomes and Poverty

The event was recorded and can be watched on You Tube by clicking this link or viewing the recording below.

Watch on YouTube

The REAL Centre PhD Student Seminars - Easter Term 2018

Easter Seminars

The REAL Centre has a broad programme of Tuesday Seminars from our PhD Students this term. The full listing can be read here.

The REAL Centre Seminars - Lent Term 2018

REAL Centre Lent Seminars

The REAL Centre has a full programme of Tuesday Seminars this term. 

The REAL Centre Seminars - Michaelmas Term 2017

REAL Centre Seminars

The REAL Centre has a full programme of Tuesday Seminars this term. The seminar line up include world-renowned visiting academics and speakers from the REAL Centre.

The REAL Centre at UKFIET Conference 2017

UKFIET 2017 Poster

Members of the REAL Centre will be taking part in a wide range of paper presentations, symposiums, workshops and quick fire sessions at this year's UKFIET Conference which focusses on Learning Teaching for Sustainable Development: Curriculum, Cognition and Context.

Easter seminars poster

REAL Centre PhD Student Seminars

REAL Centre seminars on Tuesdays this term included presentations by PhD students. On Tuesday 6th June, one of the shortlisted Varkey Foundation's Global Teacher Prize, Michael Wamaya participated in the seminar, giving this perspective on teaching in disadvantaged parts of Kenya.

On Monday 19th June Professor Fernando Reimers from Harvard University gave a seminar on 'Empowering all Students to Improve the World'.

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The conference opened with a keynote address by Ziauddin Yousafzai, Advisor to the UN Special for Global Education and father of the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai. The event was in association with the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE). You can view pictures from the day here: Details of the full program for the day can be found here.

#LearningGeneration: Putting Evidence to Work


On Friday 27 January the REAL Centre hosted a presentation and discussion on the Education Commission's #LearningGeneration: Putting Evidence to Work. A recording of the live event is now available.

REAL Centre one-day conference

Watch webcast of 'Learning from learning assessments to leave no one behind'- REAL Centre one-day conference which took place 15 June 2016

Highlights from the launch of the REAL Centre

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I am absolutely confident that the REAL Centre working with CAMFED will be generating much light to guide the global community as we work to educate every child including every girl.

Julia Gillard, Chair of the Board, Global partnership for Education.

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