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Michaelmas 2007

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Michaelmas 2007

Date/Time Seminar Title Location Sponsor/Contact/Comment

Monday, 24th September


The Orchestration of a 'Moral Panic' over Sex Education: A South Australian Example – Professor Bruce Johnson, University of South Australia

Room 2S7

Education, Equality and Development Group

Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk)

Thursday, 11th October


The Primary National Strategy: Aspirations and Challenges – Pete Dudley, Director, The Primary National Strategy Faculty Building

Leadership for Learning: the Cambridge Network (Supper Seminar)

Katie O'Donovan (lfl@educ.cam.ac.uk or tel 01223 767621)

Saturday, 13th October


Accent on ORFF Creative Music Education – a one-day workshop for Primary generalist and specialist teachers and trainees interested in music at Early Years, KS1 and KS2 – led by Kate Buchanan, Director of Supporting Professional Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music Auditorium, Mary Allan Building, Hills Road

Orff Society UK

Pam Burnard (pab61@cam.ac.uk or tel 01223-507299)

Booking required: cost £50 (£40 for Orff Society members and £25 for students)

www.orff.org.uk

Tuesday, 16th October


Promoting 'Relational Equit': The case of Railside School – Jo Boaler, University of Sussex Auditorium, Mary Allan Building, Hills Road

Mathematics Education Colloquia

Tim Rowland (tr202@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday 17th October

2.00 – 5.00

EED Book Launch Seminar

Dr Rob Moore Sociology of Knowledge and Education, Continuum June 2007

Room GS3,

Education, Equality & Development Group

Contact: Susannah Lacon sml44@cam.ac.uk

Wednesday, 17th October

17.30 hrs
Exclusionary practices? Gendered choices, opportunities and challenges in the academy – Professor Sue Jackson, Professor in Lifelong Learning and Gender at Birbeck, University of London The Chancellor's Centre, Wolfson College, Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9BB

Institute of Continuing Education Research Seminar Series

Madingley Hall, Madingley CB23 8AQ

Wendy Knightley (wmk22@cam.ac.uk)

Monday, 22nd October

17.00 hours

Japanese Language Education and the Impact of Testing – Dr Tomoko Fujita, Tokai University and Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall

Room 2S4

Second Language Education Group

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk

Tuesday, 23rd October

The Catholic Church and Sexuality Education in Kenya – Susan Kiragu, Ph D Student, University of Cambridge (Supervisor Dr Colleen McLaughlin) Room GS1

Research Seminar Series

Enquiries to Jenny Symonds (jes81@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 30th October

Immigrant-origin Students' Education and Human Development in the Context of the EU- Christina Hajisoteriou, PhD Student, University of Cambridge (Supervisors Dr Darleen Opfer and Dr Nidhi Singal) Room 2S5

Research Seminar Series

Enquiries to Jenny Symonds (jes81@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 30th October

16.30-18.00 hrs
Specialisation in the Human Brain: The Case of Numbers – Dr Roi Cohen Kadosh, Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Dept of Psychology, University College London Room 2S3

Psychology and Neuroscience in Education Seminar Series

Nichola Daily <nd241@cam.ac.uk>

Monday, 5th November

Maturational constraints on L2 Acquisition: Do they exist and are the relevant to early L2 instruction? – Professor David Singleton, CLCS, Trinity College, Dublin Room 2S4

Second Language Education Group

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 13th November

Students' Thinking when Using Software and Doing Maths Problems – Anesa Hosein, PhD Student, Open University (Supervisors: Dr James Aczel, Dr Doug Clow and Dr John T E Richardson) Room 2S5

Research Seminar Series

Enquiries to Jenny Symonds (jes81@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday 14th November 2007

EED Book Launch Seminar

Dr Shailaja Fennell & Professor Madeleine Arnot (Eds) Gender Education in a Global Context: competing frameworks and policy perspectives, Routledge, September 2007

Room GS3

Education, Equality & Development Group

Contact: Susannah Lacon sml44@cam.ac.uk

Monday, 19th November

Mathematical objects and grounds: shifting meanings across pedagogic contexts - Jill Adler, King's College London Mary Allan Building Room G07

Mathematics Education Colloquia

Tim Rowland (tr202@cam.ac.uk)

Monday, 19th November

Micro-teaching and self-evaluation – Dr Richard Pemberton, University of Nottingham Room 2S4,

Second Language Education Group

Edith Esch (eme10@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 20th November

Strategic Educational Research and Innovation in Singapore – Professor David Hogan, Dean of Research, Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Faculty Building Sally Roach (saer2@cam.ac.uk)

Tuesday, 27th November

'It'll look good on your CV': A study of self-marketing amongst 16-19 year olds in 3 British schools – Lucie Shuker, PhD student, University of Cambridge (Supervisor: Dr Rob Moore) Room GS3

Research Seminar Series

Enquiries to Jenny Symonds (jes81@cam.ac.uk)

Wednesday 5th December 2007

EED Book Launch Seminar

Dr Tom Steele: Knowledge is Power! The Rise and Fall of European Popular Education Movements, 1848-1939 (Peter Lang, 2008)

Room GS3,

Education, Equality & Development Group

Contact: Susannah Lacon (sml44@cam.ac.uk)

Thursday, 13th December

Artistic Practice as Research – Beyond the Rhetoric Professor Huib Schippers, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, Australia

Room 2S8,

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education Seminar Series (in conjunction with BERA Creativity-in-Education SIG & National Association of Music Education (NAME) Regional Events

Pam Burnard (pab61@cam.ac.uk)