A School of Education academic is to host an exhibition about Black-British cycling champions at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire which runs from 22 to 29 September.
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer and member of the Sports and Leisure Cultures Research and Enterprise Group at the University, will showcase his ‘Made in Britain: Uncovering the Life-Histories of Black-British Champions in Cycling’ display at the championships.
The exhibition will be presented at Cycle Expo Yorkshire from 21 to 22 September during the opening of the World Road Cycling Championships Festival. Dr Moncrieffe will also provide a keynote talk at British Cycling’s exclusive members’ event in Harrogate. Members of British Cycling and Union Cycliste International (UCI), the world governing body for cycling, will attend the talk. Read More →
The School of Education Inclusion Steering Group meets three times a year.
The group is formed of academics, students and education professionals with a view to sharing good practice and new initiatives in relation to a broader conception of inclusive practice, and create a reflective space to engage with new ideas and share research. Read More →
A book written by School of Education senior lecturer Emma McCrea has just been published.
Emma’s book, Making Every Maths Lesson Count: Six principles to support great maths teaching, takes away the guesswork as she sums up the key components of effective maths teaching.
Emma has led professional development training for organisations such as the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM), Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) and the Maths Hubs.
A University of Brighton professor has received national recognition for “exemplifying the very best in educational research”.
Professor Ivor Goodson, Professor of Learning Theory, has been awarded the British Educational Research Association’s (BERA) John Nisbet Fellowship, named after BERA’s first president and awarded for recipients’ outstanding contribution over their careers. Read More →
Celebrities and clergy exposed in the media for abusing children have helped create a “climate of wariness and suspicion” among early years practitioners and other professionals who work with babies and young children, according to a University of Brighton expert.
Many are nervous to show affection and one in five practitioners questioned said they avoid being alone with a child.
But Dr Jools Page believes that “close, intimate and trusting relationships” are essential for infants, toddlers and young children: “In the context of education and care this is ‘professional’ love.” Read More →