News archive 2017
- Sociology of Religion Study Group Conference
The School of Education will host the next Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocREL) Conference, 10-12th July 2018, on the theme of Religion and Education.
- Tianjin and Beijing Visit
In July, 19 students from the School of Education and wider HaSS Faculty took part in a 2-week language and cultural programme at Tianjin Normal University, China.
- National Languages Leadership Programme
The programme welcomed its largest cohort. Fifty-one teachers from twenty-one local authorities across Scotland attended a week-long summer school at the University of Strathclyde’s School of Education at the beginning of July 2017.
- Research Interns@Strathclyde
Mark Nitkowski, a third year Education and Journalism and Creative Writing student, has been awarded a Research Internship to work with Professor Yvette Taylor and Dr Cristina Costa on the project 'Undergraduate fractures and futures', exploring intersectional inequalities in contemporary undergraduate student experiences.
- Research for Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing
Professor David Kirk gave a Keynote Paper to the 4th International Conference of CRIFPE at the Palais de Congres, Montreal, Canada, 18-19 May 2017.
- Award Win for Unique LGBTQI+ Transitions Project
Professor Yvette Taylor from the School do Education, in collaboration with colleagues from four other institutions, has been awarded over £1m by Norface EU scheme to work on the 3 year project 'Comparing Intersectional Life Course Inequalities amongst LGBTQI+ Citizens in Four European Counties'.
- Vertically Integrated Projects Success at Georgia Tech
Scott Strachan (EEE) and Robert Collins (Education) recently presented at this year’s Annual Vertically Integrated Projects International Consortium Conference at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
- Word Wizard Competition
S1-S3 pupils from across Scotland took part in the national final of Word Wizard at the Scottish Parliament on 12 May 2017.
- Outstanding Research Award
Dr Anna Robinson from the School of Education was recently awarded the Outstanding Research Award by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy for her innovative work on Emotion-focused group therapy for autism spectrum: a pilot study.
- Chinese Exchange Students
Eight Chinese exchange students from the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde recently visited a school in East Dunbartonshire to share some Chinese culture with P4-7 pupils.
- Editors' Choice Award
Dr Markus Klein from the University of Strathclyde’s School of Education and his colleagues Prof Cristina Iannelli (University of Edinburgh) and Prof Emer Smyth (Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin) have been shortlisted for the 2016 British Educational Research Journal’s Editors’ Choice Award.
- Another First for School of Education and HASS
Primary Education students recently won future funding to significantly extend their unique Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Education Clinics in Primary Schools across Scotland.
- Jackie Kay Celebrates Pupils' Multilingual Poetry Success
The multilingual talents of budding young poets from across Scotland have been celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony in Glasgow. Jackie Kay, Scotland's Makar, presented the prizes.
- Learning Together about Making Choices
The School of Education’s, Dr. Lio Moscardini, and his project colleagues, Heather Baldry and Dr Hazel Whitters, hosted a Teachmeet for fifty teachers on the 11 March.
- Strathclyde Academic Wins Best Paper Award
Professor David Kirk from the School of Education is one of four co-authors of a paper that has won the prestigious annual Best Paper Award of the American Educational Research Association’s special interest group in Research on Instruction and Learning in Physical Education.
- 'Building the Jigsaw' Policy Labs
Alastair Wilson and Dr Joan Mowat from the School of Education have been participating within a series of policy labs, organised by the Common Weal and hosted by the University of Edinburgh.
- International Reflections on Innovation, Learning and Teaching
The School of Education recently welcomed David Istance, senior analyst from the OECD, to deliver its annual David Stow lecture.
- PGDE students at Outdoor Learning Weekend in Cumbrae
In January, a group of 30 primary and secondary Post Graduate students attended a weekend of Continuing Professional Development focusing on Outdoor Learning in Millport on the island of Great Cumbrae.
- International Student Festival in Trondheim
In February, fourth year BA Primary Education student, Kieran Gemmell, will be visiting Norway as a delegate at the annual International Student Festival in Trondheim.
- SCILT Language Business Brunches 2017
SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages, began a series of Business Brunches on 13 January 2017 at University of Strathclyde.