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Postgraduate Education Research Conference

Our Postgraduate Education Research Conference, which usually takes place at campus, went virtual this year and proved to be quite the success. The annual event, which was attended by over 70 students studying our Education MA, Education MRes and Doctorate of Education (EdD) was based on the theme of ‘Adventures in Methodology’ providing a stimulating…

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Book your place for our Education MA online event

Join us on Wednesday 7 July from 5.30pm – 7pm to find out about studying our Education MA at this online event. During this event you will be able to: Ask any questions you may have about the course and studying at Brighton via the Q&A feed Watch a live presentation from 5.40pm – 6.10pm…

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Decolonising the curriculum – latest issue

Teaching and learning about race equality issue 4 – May 2021 Read the latest issue of Decolonising the Curriculum which includes multidisciplinary articles and examples of evidence-based practices from academics and thoughts from students across five higher education institutions, including Melanie Norman, a former geography teacher for the School of Education.

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School of Education Research and Enterprise Conference

Pandemic, Protests, Recovery, Opportunity: What’s next for research in Education? Monday 12 July 2021 10am – 5pm FREE online event With special guest keynote speakers: Dominic Wyse – Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, University College London Vini Lander – Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and…

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Academic launches website to highlight racism in the world of sport cycling

The School of Education’s Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has created a website to highlight injustices and improve inclusivity in cycling as a sport. Dr Moncrieffe has created the new site – antiracismcycling.com – as a progression from his research on the often negative Black British experience in the sport. In his 2018 project Made in Britain:…

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Senior Lecturer to Speak in Parliament

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe will be presenting in a UK Parliament session tomorrow sharing his research evidence in the formal meeting (oral evidence session): Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum. The parliamentary session is a response to two huge public petitions seeking to transform curriculum teaching and learning around race, and particularly with learning…

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Podcast: Dr Marlon Moncrieffe

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, discusses his new book on decolonising the curriculum, the importance of teaching black British history in schools. Dr Moncrieffe also gives an update on his Black-British Champions in Cycling project, which has received global attention, and how he’s developing it into a worldwide study. Listen…

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New Publication: Decolonising the History Curriculum

 As Black History Month begins, Senior Lecturer Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has written an article for The Conversation UK. The article discusses how support is needed for white British trainee teachers to effectively teach black British history and how there is a desire to decolonise the curriculum. The article reflects on research carried out as part…

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New publication – Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education

Congratulations to lecturer Jodi Roffey-Barentsen on her new publication co-written with Iona Burnell, from University of East London entitled Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education.

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What’s your view on the reopening of schools?

Parents, carers and people who work in schools are being asked for their views on returning to school. The survey is being conducted by the University of Brighton’s Centre of Resilience for Social Justice. Dr Suna Eryigit-Madzwamuse, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences, said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe disruption to…

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