Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Evolution acceptance in children linked to aptitude, not belief

In contrast to adults, acceptance of evolution in schoolchildren in the UK is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than conflicts with belief systems, say scientists at our Milner Centre for Evolution.

New education project focuses on UK multilingualism

Our new education project will explore how well prepared the UK is set up to support growing numbers of multilingual children.

The Dutch Way: ‘the best hidden gem in global education’

A new book authored by researchers Alma Harris and Michelle Jones explores how and why the Dutch education system performs so well in raising achievements.

Researchers discuss the 'Dutch Way' in education

A new book authored by researchers Alma Harris and Michelle Jones explores how and why the Dutch education system performs so well in raising achievements.

Teach genetics before you teach evolution

Research demonstrates how to significantly improve secondary students’ understanding of evolution

Improve evolution education by teaching genetics first

Research from the Milner Centre for Evolution has demonstrated a simple cost-free way to significantly improve students’ understanding of evolution at secondary level: teach genetics before you teach them evolution.

‘Economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Education Secretary Justine Greening MP was a keynote speaker at last week's CASP Bath / Social Mobility Commission event in Lodnon.

Education Secretary underlines ‘economic imperative’ of social mobility for Brexit Britain

Education Secretary Justine Greening MP was a keynote speaker at last week's CASP Bath / Social Mobility Commission event in Lodnon.

Bath research informs Scottish government

Prof Alma Harris met with Scottish government as part of the International Council of Education Advisers

Education research informs Scottish government

Professor Alma Harris (Department of Education) was in Edinburgh this week for meetings with the Scottish government as part of the International Council of Education Advisers (ICEA).

Placements to be professionally accredited in new pilot

Bath is the first university to pilot professional accreditation to Computer Science degree placements.

Fostering Hope shortlisted for award

A research project involving a local fostering agency is up for a national public engagement award

Fostering Hope shortlisted for national public engagement award

A collaborative project involving our researchers with local fostering agency TACT has been shortlisted for a prestigious national public engagement award.

BBC Wiltshire: Dr Sam Carr on why play is important

Dr Sam Carr (Department of Education) talks to BBC Wiltshire about the importance of play for children.

Effects of education on wages

Dr Matt Dickson examined the relationship between wages and education over the entire life-cycle

Jeff Thompson given lifetime achievement award

Professor Thompson, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Education, was given the Global Education Forum award in recognition of his teaching, research and leadership roles in international education.

Prof Hugh Lauder - Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences, Britain’s national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners representing nearly 90,000 social scientists has honoured the achievements of Professor Hugh Lauder from our Department of Education as its latest Fellow.

Professor Hugh Lauder announced Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences, Britain’s national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners representing nearly 90,000 social scientists has honoured the achievements of Professor Hugh Lauder from our Department of Education as its latest Fellow.

Jordan partnership will boost global research & recruitment

We've reached a new agreement between our Department of Education and the Amman Baccalaureate School as part of our wider engagement with Jordan.

Education partnership in Jordan to boost international research & recruitment

We've reached a new agreement between our Department of Education and the Amman Baccalaureate School as part of our wider engagement with Jordan.