Moray House School of Education's latest news and events.
This conference - organised by CERES and to be held on 26-28 June 2013 - aims to bring together academics, policy makers and practitioners from around the globe to critically debate and share practice experiences about ‘race’, racism and anti-racism in different national contexts.
Keynotes include Gary Younge (Guardian), Professor David Gillborn (University of Birmingham), Professor Philomena Essed (Antioch University, US) and Professor Geri Smyth (University of Strathclyde).
Moray House School of Education is proud to congratulate James Craigen, one of our 4th year students studying Sport & Recreation Management. James, who previously represented the University at football, scored the winning (and only) goal of a recent match in a crucial top of the league encounter between Partick Thistle and Morton. This puts Partick Thistle in pole position to reach the Scottish Premier League next year.
88 postgraduate scholarships of £1,200 to £1,400 are available for the 2013-2014 academic session here at Moray House School of Education (University of Edinburgh).
Moray House School of Education is very pleased to announce that Dr Rowena Arshad OBE has taken up the post of Head of Moray House School of Education with effect from 1 April 2013.
With a central focus on creating a working environment that is healthy for everyone and improving communication, colleagues within the School have been invited to provide active feedback and undertake conversations that will be synthesised into discussion for the next School meeting on June 4 2013 at 2pm. (Email: HoS.Education@ed.ac.uk)
Dr Arshad is taking over from our former Head of School, Professor Cara Aitchison, who will leave the University on 30 April 2013 to take up a senior post as the Principal, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of St Mark and St John in Plymouth. The School would also like to express its profound thanks to Professor Aitchison, as well as its very best wishes for her future.
Recent articles concerning Dr Rowena Arshad:
Widespread exposure to new technology does not have any effect on young children’s behaviour or health and does not turn them into digital addicts, according to a new study by Professor Lydia Plowman, who set out to explode the myths surrounding the use of technology among pre-school children.
We are delighted to announce that the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) will be offering 20 scholarships for our outdoor education masters programmes.
Our MSc Physical Activity for Health is an exciting new programme designed to enhance knowledge and understanding of the issues pertinent to physical activity for health. Find out more about it through the following link.
Our new Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC) was launched on 29 January 2013. To find out more about the centre, please visit their website (through the link below) where there's a video of the launch event.
Interested in studying an MSc in Physical Education? If so, please give us your views.
Innovative Learning Week (ILW) took place from 18-22 February 2013. Normal teaching slots were suspended and replaced with a programme of creative and experiential learning events that gave students excellent opportunities to develop new skills.
The School of Education has more than 150 doctoral students from around the world. This means that we benefit enormously from meeting and working with students from a wide range of cultures and we have numerous social opportunities throughout the year to allow us to come together and celebrate this diversity.
On Thursday 24 January 2013 we had a 'Multicultural Extravaganza' to which everyone brought a small dish of food that was typical of the cuisine from their own country and we enjoyed an evening of good company, excellent food and music from around the world.
Graduation Day is a momentous occasion for every student and a highlight in the University calendar.
Open Days are an opportunity for you to come and see the University for yourself. Find out about student life in Edinburgh from those that know it best, our students and staff.
We run a huge range of professional development courses.
Our institutes run many public research seminars throughout the year.
This article was published on May 20, 2013