By Elsie Whittington I, like countless other’s welcome and support the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening’s, statement in parliament at the beginning of March which intends make Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) statutory and as such delivered in all primary and secondary schools in England and Wales. Like numerous academics, activists, and educators … Continue reading Supporting Statutory Sex and Relationships Education
Seen But Not Heard? The Spatial, Emotional and Material Sites of Childhood and Youth from Antiquity to Modernity. Blog by Owen Emmerson The Seen But Not Heard conference was held at the University of Sussex on 18-20th January 2017. Its aim was to bring together scholars with interest in childhood and youth from across … Continue reading Seen But Not Heard?
Molly Napier, BA Childhood and Youth: Theory and Practice, University of Sussex On Friday 27th of January 2017 the Since 9/11 was launched at an inspirational conference with incredible guest speakers including Sara Khan (co-director of Inspire), Admiral Lord West (former Undersecretary of State for Security and now chancellor of Southampton Solent University) and Fiyaz … Continue reading Since 9/11: Educating Against Hate
An event from Our Future City's #BeWell Initiative Robin Banerjee, Professor of Developmental Psychology and Deputy Head of School (School of Psychology) University of Sussex Reblogged from the CRESS Research Lab and the Our Future City website Although the festive season is no doubt fading into a distant memory as we get stuck into the everyday busy-ness … Continue reading CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CREATIVE ARTS
Blog by Bella Wheeler On 16th November 2016, I attended a workshop organised by the University of East London Centre for Narrative Research at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education in London. The workshop was hosted by Professor Michelle Fine, from City University of New York (see http://www.publicscienceproject.org) and Professor Jill Bradbury, … Continue reading Narrative, participatory methods and social transformation
A few weeks ago I attended the Joint Social Work and Education Conference (JSWEC) 2016 at the Open University in Milton Keynes. I was there to present my PhD research recommendations and to join debates about the current challenges facing social work practice and education. It was an opportunity to reflect on the identity of … Continue reading Presenting PhD research
Rachel Thomson, Professor of Childhood and Youth Studies, University of Sussex Reblogged from everyday childhoods blog I spent a really interesting day at a University of Sussex event in the ESRC funded Digital Bubbles series exploring interdisciplinary perspectives on autism and technology enhanced learning. I was invited as a sociologist to say something about how … Continue reading Digital bubbles, networked publics and sonic bridges