It also hosts the annual student research conference where students who have recently completed dissertations can discuss their work.
Recent seminars include a visit by Dr Tim Allender from the University of Sydney discussing his research project 'Teaching Across the Disciplines' focussing on what best practice teachers in History do as experts that is the same/different compared to best practice teachers in other school subjects (Physics/Music and Biology)and the theorisation associated with this. The project has involved 16 schools with over 80 interviews and about 500 observed lessons in Queensland, Australia.
On 30 April 2013, the first seminar of the ECEC policy in the UK: Research perspectives and issues event will take place at the University of Winchester. Four invited speakers will present a summary of current policy in Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England, and the key issues for research. There will be time for group discussion and interaction based on poster summaries of participants’ research. You can view the poster synopses in advance by clicking here