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News in 2011

Report of the Expert Panel on the National Curriculum Review

19 December 2011

The Department for Education has published the Report of the Expert Panel on the National Curriculum Review.

New professional development resources for inquiry-based science teaching approaches

29 November 2011

The Bristol project has produced several professional development resources including Science Teaching Advanced Materials: frameworks for supporting argumentation in Science Teaching and Learning, and, Assessment and practical inquiry in scientific argumentation (APISA) project: A professional development programme for secondary science teachers.

Improving education quality in rural areas

23 November 2011

The University of Bristol, United Kingdom, and the China National Institute for Educational Research, funded by UKAID, piloted the use of new approaches to school evaluation in more than 120 senior secondary schools across eastern and western China.

Maths lessons should involve technology, says Professor Sutherland

11 November 2011

Professor Ros Sutherland urges schools to make use of digital technologies in maths lessons.

New book! Learning and teaching narrative inquiry: Travelling in the borderlands

1 November 2011

Dr Sheila Trahar's new book

Professor Erduran delivers key science education lectures in the USA

31 October 2011

Professor Sibel Erduran speaks at Penn State’s College of Education and University of Delaware .

Open Sustainability in Education Resource (OSIER) is ready to use

17 October 2011

The Open Sustainability in Education Resource (OSIER) project, funded by the Higher Education Academy and Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), is now fully open.

Professor Beverly Lindsay's Geopolitics seminar - view online

27 July 2011

Professor Beverly Lindsay presented on the subject "Universities and Global Diversity in a Geopolitical Era" as part of the Bristol Festival of Education. You can view her presentation here.

An obituary for Martin Hughes

22 July 2011

It is with sadness that we announce the passing away of Martin Hughes, Professor of Education and former Head of the Graduate School. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and his colleagues at the GSoE.

Watch the Festival of Education Symposium online 2011

15 July 2011

Available to watch online: the recording of our very successful symposium "Assessment and Learning in the Digital Age", which was the final event of our recent Festival of Education.