Conference Programme

The full programme and book of abstracts is now available to download.  To download the programme (3 pages) click here (updated due to presenter cancellation 11/07/19). To download the book of abstracts and programme (28 pages) click here (includes updated programme 11/07/19) (Downloads via e-share) A hard copy will be provided for all participants on arrival […]

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Keynote – Tracey Ollis

Practice, habitus and Adult Learning in Neighbourhood Houses in Australia Dr Trace Ollis, Senior Lecturer Adult, Vocational and Applied Learning, School of Education, Deakin University. Abstract: Neighbourhood Houses and Centres are found across Australia, the majority of houses are in two states Victoria and New South Wales. Neighbourhood Houses provide local community-based adult education. The […]

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Keynote – Jan McArthur

Towards a moral university:  critical theory, social justice and a commitment to the vicissitudes of human fate Abstract Thinking about the future university is mired in difficulties while we remain embedded in the status-quo of current arrangements and assumptions. This is especially so if we have an explicit commitment to greater social justice within and […]

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Keynote speakers

Practice, habitus and Adult Learning in Neighbourhood Houses in Australia Dr Trace Ollis, Deakin University   Towards a moral university: critical theory, social justice and a commitment to the vicissitudes of human fate Dr Jan McArthur, Lancaster University

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ACRE 2019

Beyond the Neoliberal University: Re-Thinking Higher Education 11th Annual Conference on Education Research (ACRE) was held 16th-17th July, 2019. For more information on ACRE 2020 visit the Research events page. The programme and book of abstracts is now available. For info, you can download the second call here. Booking has now closed.   We look forward […]

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SPACES: Visualising Inclusion and Belonging – Collaborative residency at Tate Liverpool

This event involved a collaborative week-long residency during June 2018 in the Exchange Gallery Space and daily workshops in the Clore Learning Studio at Tate Liverpool.  The event built on the ‘Research in Special Education’ (RISE) project which involves staff from across the departments within the Faculty of Education. Spaces was designed to interactively explore […]

What’s Your Story Chorley?

As the Government’s Reading for Pleasure initiative has permeated in to schools many are highlighting this as an area for development in their action plans. Lancashire County Council have also recognised a need to promote reading  through their ‘We are Reading’ initiative. As teacher educators we see it as our role to demonstrate the importance […]

ACRE 2018

10th Annual Conference for Research in Education Social Justice in Troubling Times: What does it mean and what’s to be done? Critical issues in socially just research and practice Faculty of Education, Edge Hill University Thursday 27th September 2018 This conference has been organised with the support of BERA, the BERA Social Justice SIG, CARN, […]

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Departmental Success at the Edge Hill University Excellence Scholarship Awards Friday 17th November 2017

Here at Edge Hill, Excellence Scholarships are awarded each year to students who demonstrate outstanding ability, commitment and achievement in a variety of fields from the creative and performing arts to enterprise and volunteering. The winning scholars are chosen by a panel of academics from a pool of candidates that gets stronger every year. This […]