Seminar Programme

Current seminar programme for 2021/2022

The Center for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE) and the ESSRG run regular termly seminars as part of Bristol Conversations in Education research seminar series

Recent seminars

2021/2022

03 November - Locating the development of ‘Education for All’ in the Isle of Man within an international literature
Professor Angela Little (Honorary Emeritus Professor, UCL Institute of Education and UCL Social Research Institute)
Locating the development of ‘Education for All’ in the Isle of Man within an international literature (Video, automatic transcript and chat)
 
05 October - Voices from SIDS at the Sharp End of Environmental Uncertainty: Small Island Developing States speak to COP26 
Aminath Muna & Aminath Shiyama (ESSRG Team Members, Maldives), Dame Pearlette Louisy (Emerita Governor General of St Lucia), Merle St.Clair-Auguste (Vice Principal, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, St Lucia), Rosiana Lagi (Deputy Head of School of Education, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji/Tuvalu), Cabot Institute representative TBC (Cabot Institute, University of Bristol)

2020/2021

30 June - Monitoring or mentoring: Exploring the role of leading teachers in Maldivian island schools
Dr Rhonda Di Biase (Senior Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education)
Monitoring or mentoring: Exploring the role of leading teachers in Maldivian island schools (Video, automatic transcript and chat)
 
26 May - Experiences of higher education on small islands in and around the UK
Dr Holly Henderson (Assistant Professor of Education, University of Nottingham)
Experiences of higher education on small islands in and around the UK (Video, automatic transcript and chat)

Previous small states events

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

Small island states conference report

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:

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:

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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