New Publication: Initial Teacher Education and English as an Additional Language

Initial Teacher Education and English as an Additional Language Dr Yvonne Foley (University of Edinburgh) Dr Charles Anderson (University of Edinburgh) Dr Jean Conteh (University of Leeds) Jonathan Hancock (University of Edinburgh) Funded by The Bell Foundation and Unbound Philanthropy  This project explored provision for student teachers in England who are working with pupils learning

Upcoming Seminar: Supporting BME, Migrant and Refugee Children’s Transitions to Primary School

Venue: Paterson’s Land – Room G1, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ View on map Time: Thursday 31st January 2019, 3pm to 5pm Synopsis: This seminar will explore the findings of a recently completed study which examined the primary school transition experiences of children from BME, migrant and refugee backgrounds in Edinburgh,

CERES forthcoming International Symposium

Normalising Difference in Teacher Education: national and international perspectives Venue: The Outreach Centre, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ Time: Friday 26th October 2018 – 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. Attendance is free.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please contact: Yvonne Foley (etl@ed.ac.uk) to register your place, or call 07879 454969 / 0131 651 6650 The global movement of people

Joint CERES/CREID seminar

Recent event: Joint CERES/CREID seminar: Constructions of ethnic identity in the early years: Fostering dialogue across innovative qualitative and quantitative methods. Date: June 9th 2011 Time: 2pm – 4pm Venue: Room 1.18 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education Further information

Language and Content Integrated Curriculum

Speaker: Professor Constant Leung, King’s College London When: 31st May 2011 Where: University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education, Holyrood Road Paterson’s Land, Room G43 Time: 5:30p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Download event information (pdf) Access to learning in school is not likely to be equitable if pupils’ first language is not the school language.

Constructions of ethnic identity in the early years: Fostering dialogue across innovative qualitative and quantitative methods

A joint CERES/CREID seminar Date: June 9th 2011 Time: 2pm – 4pm Venue: Room 1.18 Paterson’s Land, Moray House School of Education Download event information (pdf) Speakers: Professor Paul Connolly, Director, Centre for Effective Education, Queen’s University Belfast, ‘Using survey methods to explore preschool children’s ethnic awareness and attitudes‘ Kristina Konstantoni, CERES Research Assistant, PhD

Economic and Social Research Council Seminar Series

This ESRC-funded Seminar Series is a partnership between Dr Geri Smyth, University of Strathclyde, Dr Rowena Arshad, CERES, University of Edinburgh, Professor Angela Creese, University of Birmingham, Professor Ian Menter, University of Glasgow, Ian Matheson, General Teaching Council Scotland and Dr Ghazala Bhatti, University of Southampton. Download and view the full list of seminar series.