Seminar programme

Current seminar programme

ICS runs a regular termly seminar series, as well as a parallel discussion group designed to support doctoral and young researchers. The seminars incorporate the overarching themes related to international and comparative education as well as the particular concerns of small states.

Seminar Programme 2014


Past small states conferences

Day Conference and Research Planning Workshop in association with the  School of Education, University of Bristol Cabot Institute and Sazani Associates

Living at the Sharp End of Environmental Uncertainty in Small Island States

17 & 18 July 2014

Publicity Poster (small image) of the 17 July 2014 Day Conference Living at the Sharp End of Environmental Uncertainty in Small Island States

 

Day conference on Educational Policies and Priorities in Commonwealth Small States

25 October, 2010

12:00 - 16:30, Berkeley Conference Suite (410), Graduate School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square

The Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies (ICS) is hosted a day conference in conjunction with the Council for Education in the Commonwealth (CEC) about educational policies and priorities in Commonwealth small states.

Speakers included:

  • Professor Michael Crossley
  • Steve Packer
  • Terra Sprague

They presented findings from a recent research project on educational policies and priorities in Commonwealth small states to be published in 2010 by the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Guests of Honour included the High Commissioners of Tonga and Namibia as well as representatives from the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Council for Education in the Commonwealth.

The event also celebrated Commonwealth decadal anniversaries of four small states:

  • Namibia
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu

Commonwealth scholars from small states responded to the research findings.

For more details, please see the 25th October informational flyer (PDF, 136kB).

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