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 advertised on the University of Bristol, School of Education website and below.
Upcoming seminars with link to register via Eventbrite:
- 05 October (12.00-13.30 BST) - 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)
- 03 November (13.00-14.30 GMT) - 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)
Previous small states events
Living at the Sharp End of Environmental Uncertainty in Small Island States
17 & 18 July 2014
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.
- 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:
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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