Did you know you can change a life? Changing a life is easy.

Changing a life is easy. Start by watching this short film. Changing a life is as simple as sharing a ...
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Bristol Inter-disciplinary Group for Education Research (BRIDGE) Seminar

Bristol Inter-disciplinary Group for Education Research (BRIDGE) invites you to a lunchtime seminar on 13 December, 12-1pm, Room 2S601. Our ...
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Relationship and sex education (RSE) in secondary schools: Why’s it all so complicated?

I recently delivered some lectures to PGCE Secondary Students in the Department of education and Childhood at UWE, regarding recent ...
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The art of the possible: supporting progression to higher education

Encouraging disadvantaged young people to participate in higher education has been a priority for successive governments over the last 20 ...
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Creating Welcoming Learning Environments: Using Arts-Based Methods with EAL Learners

What’s the project about? Dr Jane Andrews and Dr Maryam Almohammad at the University of the West of England, Bristol ...
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Gender, Sexuality, Bodies and Identity Research Conference

University of the West of England (UWE) December 4th 2018 The aim of the conference is to bring together leading researchers from ...
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Children as Engineers shortlisted for STEM Inspiration Awards

Children as Engineers, a collaboration between the UWE Bristol Department of Education and Childhood and Department of Engineering, Design and ...
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Practical steps to build science capital in the classroom

How much do you value science? That will depend on your “science capital”, that is, how much science you’ve been ...
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Accessing the experiences of ‘estranged’ students

Since January 2018, we have been exploring the experiences of ‘Estranged Students’ in Higher Education and this week we presented ...
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Vunja Kimya’ or breaking the silence on gender based violence for university students

Violence prevention in a Global and Multi-cultural context: UK, US and Kenya perspectives. Sexual violence has been in the spotlight ...
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My Viva experience: Yes, I actually enjoyed it…

I am the mother of three small children and a research fellow based in the North West of England. My ...
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Hidden Students: Former apprentices within higher education (HE) and the impact of occupational role models

Over the past decade, apprenticeship policy has changed dramatically; with an increase in participation and an expansion in opportunities at ...
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Book Launch: Evaluating Equity & Widening Participation in Higher Education

Book Launch  Evaluating Equity & Widening Participation in Higher Education 18 September 2018 from 4.30 - 6.00 University of Bath ...
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International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference

International gender and sexual violence prevention researchers: Dr Helen Bovill, Professor Victoria Banyard, Dr Sarah McMahon, and Dr Katie Edwards ...
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Debates in Geography Education

Mark Jones, Senior Lecturer in Geography Education at the Department of Education and Childhood, and Professor David Lambert (UCL, Institute of Education)  ...
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Who Made My Clothes? Making sense of the world through creativity

Fashion Revolution follows the mantra: be curious, find out and do something. As I write this, we are at the ...
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English as an Additional Language and Creativity Conference Programme 2018

The University of the West of England Thursday 12th July 2018 Time Talks and Workshops  Room 8.45 am Registration, Tea/Coffee ...
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The Learning Adult Building and Reflecting on the Work of Peter Jarvis

 Richard Waller, Associate Professor of the Sociology of Education at the Department of Education and Childhood,  has just published a ...
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Six factors supporting success for care leavers in higher education

There has long been a social policy concern about groups of young people who do not have ready access to ...
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Is it time you joined the Revolution?

The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident has passed 1,000 as recovery teams continue to find more bodies in ...
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English as an Additional Language and Creativity Conference 2018

EAL and Creativity – Using Arts-Based Methods for Supporting Learners of English as an Additional Language Thursday 12th July 2018 ...
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Engineering Science Education: Teaching Science Through Engineering

In UK primary schools there are very few teachers who have any scientific qualifications above GCSE level.  Many also report ...
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Jamie, joy and learning to read

You may have heard the expression “never work with children or animals” and having been a primary school teacher and ...
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A Working-Class Feminist’s Perspective of Navigating the ‘Classed’ Higher Education System

After being invited to contribute to the Think Human Festival, organised by Professor Simon Kövesi, Laura Baldock and their colleagues ...
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