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May 21, 2019

CEID Panel Discussion: Racism, Education and International Development

May 21 @ 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Room 822

Panel Overview The Centre for Education and International Development (CEID) hosts a panel discussion with Arathi Sriprakash and Sharon Walker (both University of Cambridge), moderated by Elaine Unterhalter (IOE). This discussion examines how matters of race and racism are often overlooked in the field of education and international development. It asks how the field can better address its colonial past and assesses its continued role in sustaining systems of racial domination. All are welcome to take part in this important…

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LIDC event

Decolonisation dilemmas: Challenges for university leadership

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

For May, LIDC will hold a special LIDC Research Seminar. This event will feature a lecture from Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), from 2008 to 2018, followed by drinks. About the lecture As the leader of a university, how do you balance the demands of a new generation to remove a statue of a controversial imperialist against the calls of many others, including government, alumni and staff not to airbrush history? How might you respond…

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CEID

CEID Seminar: Learner-Centred Pedagogy and its Implications for Pupils’ Schooling Experiences and Learning Outcomes: A Mixed-Methods Case Study in Tanzania

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 780

Speaker Dr Nozomi Sakata, UCL Institute of Education Chair Professor Elaine Unterhalter, UCL Institute of Education Abstract Despite its global appeal and spread, the applicability and effectiveness of learner-centred pedagogy (LCP) in developing countries remains uncertain due to its incompatibility with national sociocultural and political contexts. Existing literature has primarily focused on teachers’ views of LCP and their teaching practices, but pupils’ experiences with LCP and its likely contribution to learning outcomes have attracted little scholarly attention. Applying a case…

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Bloomsbury Research Committee PhD Studentship Scheme Networking Lunch

May 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

On 28 May, the Bloomsbury Research Committee (BRC) will hold a networking lunch to promote the BRC PhD studentship call.  There will be brief presentations on the value of the scheme and a chance for prospective applicants to talk to those who have been involved. This is a great opportunity to hear more about the Bloomsbury PhD studentship scheme and network with academics from other institutions that you are eligible to join up with to submit joint applications with as…

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June 6, 2019

CEID

CEID Seminar: Students with disabilities and the transition to work: A capabilities approach

June 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 780

Speaker Dr Oliver Mutanga, UCL Institute of Education   Chair Professor Moses Oketch, UCL Institute of Education Abstract In this seminar, Dr Mutanga will present on the central themes in his forthcoming book - Students with disabilities and the transition to work: A capabilities approach (London & New York: Routledge). This book foregrounds the voices of students and graduates from South Africa in order to explore identity, inclusion, participation and success of youth with disabilities in higher education, as well…

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September 9, 2019

HDCA

Connecting Capabilities

September 9 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm
UCL Institute of Education

In partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Birkbeck, the University of East London (UEL) and the London International Development Centre (LIDC), the 2019 HDCA Program Committee cordially invites scholars, government policy makers, practitioners and other interested parties from all over the world to participate in the 2019 HDCA conference.  Original empirical research, theoretical issues, case-studies or reports of experiences, or findings from major research projects, and book panels relevant to conference theme or more broadly related…

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