By guest blogger: Danau Tanu, PhD, School of Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia Over the past few decades, international schools have become increasingly popular among the financially privileged who praise them for the high quality of education and the international perspective that they offer. International schools like to celebrate the number of nationalities … Continue reading Are International Schools colourblind?
By Anne-Meike Fechter, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Sussex Image: ‘a local education centre in Cambodia where young volunteers teach English’ Children and young people can be affected by mobility in different ways: migrating with their families, moving independently, or as children ‘left behind’. How their mobility affects their life chances and choices is … Continue reading Between Privilege and Poverty: Experiences of Aid Worker Children
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
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
By Lucy Robinson I’ve been involved in the Brighton Hub of ‘Sexology and Songwriting’, a collaborative project that brings together academic researchers with songwriters and young people. The workshops are part of the Wellcome Collection’s current sexology exhibition and are inspired by the findings from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL III). … Continue reading Sexology and Songwriting