Conferences & Events

2017-18 Forthcoming Conferences and Events:

The Humanities in Primary Schools in the UK – where now and where next?

Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford
Monday 13th November 2017
Fee: £80

Main speakers and workshop leaders: Presentations and discussions will be based on the recent publication of a themed issue of Education 3-13, based on the Humanities. Hear directly from the authors of their researched articles

Target Audience: Those with an interest in the humanities in primary schools, those working in H.E., local authorities, schools leaders, teachers, coordinators and independent advisers, members of the relevant subject associations and policy makers.

Note: This seminar will follow the recent publication of a themed issue of
Education 3-13, based on the Humanities. It is intended to prompt wider discussion on the issues raised in the articles. Sessions will over the current situation of the humanities in the primary schools in the four jurisdictions of the UK and the future of humanities, given that this area of the curriculum is seen to be increasingly marginalised.

Conference Poster (.pdf)

Booking Link

Health and Wellbeing Using Natural Places – Outdoor Experiential Learning

Plymouth University – Rolle Building
Autumn Term 2017 – date to be decided
Fee: £60

This event at Manchester Metropolitan University (Crewe Site) on 9th June, will be led by Dr Ruth Dann on the theme of “Building Research into Primary Schools”. The seminar will be based on research methods undertaken and findings from local primary schools. It will be of interest to practitioners wishing to engage in their own school-based research.

Main speakers and workshop leaders: Sue Waite and Rowena Passy (Plymouth University); Matt Berry and John Kelly (Chichester University); Nigel Green (Liverpool JMU); Ian Tindal (Anglia Ruskin University); Jane Acton (Nature Workshops) practitioners working with children… and others

Target Audience: teachers, outdoor activity providers, public health advisers, academics.
Note: Sue Waite has published articles in Education 3-13 on outdoor education and these are some of the most downloaded articles we have on record.

http://estore.plymouth.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/events-including-courses/plymouth-university/health-and-wellbeing-from-natural-places-for-schools-and-communities

Further details to follow

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