Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Study reveals long-term detrimental education effects of Spanish and French colonial systems

New study highlight negative legacy of colonial education.

Parental engagement toolkit launched

Following a grant from the University’s Public Engagement Unit, the Department of Education has hosted a launch for a Toolkit for Parental Engagement.

Major ESRC investment for humanities and social science researchers

Two early career researchers in Education and Psychology have been recognised as Future Research Leaders by the ESRC in a highly competitive process.

Vocational qualifications & degree results

HEA-commissioned research shows students with vocational qualifications are less likely to get First or 2.1

New report on vocational qualifications and degree outcomes

A new HEA-commissioned report from researchers in our School of Management and Department of Education is out today.

Parents need to engage more in child’s learning

Better parental engagement is critical to further improvements in educational standards

Radio 4 recognition for our researcher

Dr Ceri Brown (Education) was shortlisted for British Sociological Association Ethnography Award 2015

Radio 4 recognition for our Education researcher

Dr Ceri Brown from our Department of Education was shortlisted for the Radio 4 British Sociological Association Ethnography Award 2015.

Chris James on school governance in The Conversation

Professor Chris James (Education) discusses the difficulties of recruiting school governors in The Conversation.

Struggling schools need more governors

Latest IPR Policy Brief highlights the challenges of recruitment & retention of skilled school governors

Struggling schools need more governors with the right skills

The latest IPR Policy Brief highlights the challenges of recruitment and retention of school governors and suggest possible solutions for policy-makers.

Placement year can boost degree success

Ian Crawford writes about the role mid-degree work placements can play in overall student success

Mid-degree work placements can boost success

Ian Crawford, a teaching fellow in our School of Management here at the University, writes with Dr Zhiqi Wang of Bath Spa University about the role mid-degree work placements can play in overall student success.

New project to analyse how Twitter is used in Higher Education

Our Department of Education has received new funding to investigate how universities communicate with one another on Twitter.

Grammar schools helped to create a more unequal society, research suggests

Our research suggests the English grammar school system has widened the gap between rich and poor.

New book lifts the lid on realities of doctoral training process

A new book, officially launched today (Friday 10 January) at the University, will ‘lift the lid’ on the realities of training for a PhD within Higher Education.

Launch of new Educational Research website

An event today (Friday), hosted jointly by the Department of Education and the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' Graduate School, will launch two exciting initiatives.

Public lecture on technology and children's learning

A free public lecture at the University of Bath will explore how technology can help to enhance children’s motivation and learning in the classroom, on Wednesday 23 October.

Department of Education research featured in House of Commons Report

Research from the University has been cited in the House of Commons Education Committee report 'The Role of School Governing Bodies'.

Students take classroom into cyber space

Department of Education students on the BA Sport & Social Science course had the opportunity to discuss cutting edge issues on human enhancement and bioethics as part of an experimental initiative using Twitter.