Upcoming Event: A CERES Conversation 2019

Registration is now open for the upcoming CERES Conversation 2019, “Getting it right for every child: Is our education provision racially literate?”.  Thursday 20th June to Friday 21st June Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh You can register for the Conversation on Eventbrite HERE. This two day event, taking place from Thursday 20th

New Publication: Extending the 1+2 Language Strategy

Extending the 1+2 Language Strategy: Complementary schools and their role in heritage language learning in Scotland Dr Andy Hancock (University of Edinburgh) Jonathan Hancock (Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland, University of Edinburgh) The Scottish Government’s ambitious 1+2 Language Strategy, launched in 2012, has refocused attention on language policy in education and the

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

April 2015

Portland teachers win grant to attend CERES International Conference Four teachers from Lincoln Middle School in Portland, Maine, have won a grant of nearly $10,000 to attend the CERES International Conference in June. The four are the only Maine educators among approximately 500 teachers across the USA to win such “golden ticket” fellowships for summer learning

CERES Director welcomes the initiative by Edinburgh University African and Caribbean Student Society

As part of Black History Month, the Edinburgh University African Caribbean Society presented a collection of 45 books to boost the presence of black literature in the University library. The books represent both modern and classic literature and across fiction and non-fiction. The projects goals are to provide Edinburgh University students of all backgrounds with a greater


CERES lends support for better recognition of community languages in the UK: CERES Directors Dr Rowena Arshad and Yvonne Foley joined 20 other academics across the UK and Europe to a campaign led by young people to better recognise the many community languages spoken in the UK today. See Guardian article and Times Educational Supplement