News in 2019
Celebrating School of Education achievements in 2019!
18 December 2019
As we approach the end of the year, we would like to thank all staff and students for being part of the School of Education community. The dedication, commitment and great work of our staff and students have been instrumental to the School of Education’s progress and success.
Sixth formers get a taste of university life
12 December 2019
On 11th December, we were pleased to welcome around 80 sixth formers from St Brendan’s Sixth Form College who spent an afternoon at the University of Bristol School of Modern Languages.
Celebrations of the life and academic work of Prof. Rosamund Sutherland
20 November 2019
On the 16th November 2019, the Rosamund Sutherland Memorial Event took place in the Wills Memorial Building; an event which was organised by the School of Education.
Professor Michael Crossley Awarded Honorary Membership of BAICE
18 November 2019
The British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) has confirmed Emeritus Professor Michael Crossley as an Honorary Life Member for his extensive contributions to the field of comparative and international education and to the development of BAICE itself.
Celebrating Statistics: Professor Harvey Goldstein hosts prestigious lecture on his 80th Birthday
12 November 2019
The School of Education's Professor Harvey Goldstein hosted the prestigious Otto Wolff lecture on his 80th birthday.
Research reports pupil background 'should be part of league tables'
29 October 2019
Research conducted at the School of Education reports that more details about pupils' backgrounds should be taken into account when compiling data for secondary school league tables in England.
Bristol schools attend Climate Emergency, Education and Democratic Leadership Conference
22 October 2019
On Saturday 19th October, students from a range of schools and colleges across Bristol arrived at the School of Education for The Climate Emergency, Education and Democratic Leadership Conference.
Professor Sally Barnes presented with a Distinguished Service Award for 40 years service to the University
16 October 2019
Last week, the School of Education's Professor Sally Barnes was presented with a Distinguished Service Award for her 40 years service to the University.
Simon Brownhill received Nursery World Equipment & Resources Award
4 October 2019
Many congratulations to Simon Brownhill who won a Nursery World Equipment & Resources Award for his co-authored book 'Men in Early Years Settings'.
Welcome to our new students!
23 September 2019
On behalf of everyone here at the School of Education, I would like to welcome all new students starting this academic year.
The 2019 edition of the Bristol Guide is now available
2 September 2019
The new and improved 'The Bristol Guide: a Handbook for Educational Professionals' is now available to purchase from our online shop.
Research on oral language & oracy education will support 'Speak for Change' inquiry
8 August 2019
Dr Ioanna Bakopoulou has been invited to be part of the ‘Speak for Change’ Oracy All- Party Parliamentary Group (Oracy APPG) as a research expert.
University research on women and girls' sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) discussed at House of Lords
17 July 2019
Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos visits the School of Education
15 July 2019
We had the enormous pleasure of welcoming Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos to the School of Education last week.
SoE academic staff promoted by the University
26 June 2019
We are delighted to report that six of our colleagues have been promoted by the University.
PGCE music students involved in The Primary Cluster Orchestra Day
18 June 2019
Congratulations to Dr Marina Gall for another highly successful Primary Cluster Orchestra Day - an event that Marina and the School's PGCE music students have a key role in making happen.
School of Education Doctoral Conference 2019
7 June 2019
The Doctoral Conference is the annual event that brings together are broad doctoral community, organised by doctoral researchers.
Bristol Teaching Awards 2019: Nominations for Outstanding Team & Outstanding Teaching
3 May 2019
We are pleased to announce that the School of Education has received three nominations at this years’ Bristol Teaching Awards.
Eggceptional Easter Egg Collection for Bristol Children's Hospital
17 April 2019
We are pleased to report that the School of Egg-ucation’s Easter Egg collection has been a cracking success.
School of Education academics create positive action through research and collaboration at 'Bristol Forum 2019'
2 April 2019
Helen Manchester and Katherine Dunleavy from the School of Education were members of the planning team for the Bristol Forum alongside another colleague from the University of Bristol (Ges Rosenberg, engineering) and colleagues from the Mayor’s office and the University of the West of England.
The SOE Easter Egg Collection is back!
1 April 2019
The School of Education is collecting Easter Eggs to donate to the Bristol Children’s Hospital in time for Easter Sunday.
Ways to improve higher education access and support for disadvantaged pupils proposed by Prof Sally Thomas
15 March 2019
On 12 March 2019, Prof Sally Thomas presented the findings of the “Value Added in Higher Education” project at the Office for Students National Conference on Learning Gain held in Birmingham.
School of Education & Bristol Poverty Institute co-host an international workshop on Educational Inequality, Poverty and Development
7 March 2019
Dr Helen Manchester shortlisted for International Women’s Day by UK Research & Innovation
6 March 2019
The School of Education is proud to announce that Dr Helen Manchester has been profiled by UK Research & Innovation for International Women’s Day.
Congratulations to all our recent graduates!
25 February 2019
Many School of Education students saw their hard work pay off as they graduated at the University’s annual ceremony on Thursday 21 February 2019.
Professor Rosamund Sutherland 1947 - 2019
31 January 2019
Ros Sutherland, the former Head of the School of Education and more recently an Emeritus Professor, passed away on Saturday 26 January 2019.
New research shows league tables ‘punish and reward wrong schools’
24 January 2019
Secondary school league tables, published today [24 January], ‘punish and reward the wrong schools’ by failing to take pupil background into account, according to new research from the School of Education, University of Bristol.
Prof. Paul Howard-Jones returns to our screens for 'The Secret Life of 4 & 5 Year Olds'
11 January 2019
An award-winning documentary series, featuring the School of Education’s Professor Paul Howard-Jones, has returned to our television screens.