IEF Seminar: Neoliberalism and education policy in Japan

Precarity as Freedom? Youth, Neoliberalism and the Dissolution of ‘Japan, Inc.’Precarity as Freedom? Youth, Neoliberalism and the Dissolution of ‘Japan, Inc.’Details of our next seminar are appended below. All welcome! The implications of a 21st century example to neoliberal education … Continue reading

Researching with marginalised communities ethically: Contradictions in ‘doing’ feminist research

This month’s seminar was delivered by Sana Rizvi, who explored the contradictions of ‘doing’ feminist research, and how the materiality of engaging in fieldwork magnifies the gap between ‘ideal’ versus ‘actual’ feminist ways of conducting research. Drawing on her doctoral … Continue reading

February seminar: Researching with marginalised communities ethically: Contradictions in ‘doing’ feminist research

Date and time: Tuesday 6 February 2018, 1.00pm – 2.00pm Location: De Montfort University, Portland 1.04 Presenters: Dr Sana Rizvi Registration: All welcome, no booking required Key contact details: Sarah Younie ( In this seminar Dr Rizvi explores the contradictions of ‘doing’ feminist … Continue reading

Evidence-informed practice – much talk and little action

Professor Sarah Younie, Professor of Educational Innovation at De Montfort University, writes about evidence-informed practice in education contexts. This blog was first published as a BERA Blog in October 2017. Note: MESH is an international education sector owned and managed initiative, … Continue reading

December seminar: ‘Peace Education: Pedagogy and Interventionist Research’

Dr Rob Perry (Education Studies, HLS) will facilitate this workshop through active learning in HU 2.32 from 1-2.30pm on Wednesday 13 December 2017. All are welcome. No booking required. Abstract Peace Education is ‘about Peace and for Peace’. Peace Education relates to a … Continue reading

Recording of our seminar: Teachers’ digital literacy and professional development: a grounded theory investigation

There is a Panopto recording of our recent seminar facilitated by Lucy Atkins available here. The session abstract is appended below and you can read more about Lucy’s work on her website. Abstract In response to the increasing drive for … Continue reading

IEF Seminar: Teacher’s Digital Literacy Development: a grounded theory investigation

We have a forthcoming seminar being led by Lucy Atkins, a PhD student, on 21st November from 1-2pm, For more information about Lucy’s work see her website: Or follow the hashtag #digilitPhD The seminar will be held in Edith Murphy House, … Continue reading