School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

Events & Seminars

Events and Seminars

Here you will find information about the latest events and seminars held by the School.

  • The future of learning

    Speaker: Professor Sugata Mitra

    Date/Time: 17th January 2017, 16:00 - 17:30

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 4, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • I didn’t have any choice: research that demands to be done

    Speaker: Professor Pat Sikes (University of Sheffield)

    Date/Time: 2nd May 2017, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 1.36B, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Living on the edge: rethinking poverty, class and schooling

    Speaker: Professor Terry Wrigley (Northumbria University)

    Date/Time: 23rd March 2017, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: 1.36C, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Improving schools in coastal towns: evidence from secondary data analysis

    Speaker: Professor Daniel Mujis (University of Southampton)

    Date/Time: 9th March 2017, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • The fears of education research: conservativism, silences, silencing and making a difference.

    Speaker: Helen E Lees (Newman University)

    Date/Time: 13th December 2016, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Shaping history: interaction and its re-enactment

    Speaker: Dr. Spencer Hazel (Newcastle University)

    Date/Time: 9th May 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Understanding workplace cultures through national identity markers: a corpus-based approach

    Speaker: Dr. Mike Handford (Cardiff University)

    Date/Time: 25th April 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: B.32, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

  • Creating – and publishing – imaginative and appropriate materials for teaching English to children in different parts of the world

    Speaker: Mary Charrington

    Date/Time: 14th March 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Implicit associations and explicit attitudes towards Northern English and Southern English speech

    Speaker: Dr. Robert McKenzie (Northumbria University)

    Date/Time: 7th March 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Room 2.16, ARMB, Newcastle University

  • Standardization-in-interaction: managing conflicting orientations in speech therapy assessments for children

    Speaker: Dr Chris Leyland & Dr Adam Brandt (Newcastle University)

    Date/Time: 21st February 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 4, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Multimodal instruction-giving practices in webconferencing-supported language teaching

    Speaker: Dr. Muge Satar (Newcastle University)

    Date/Time: 7th February 2017, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 4, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • L2 pragmatics instruction through video-based focused and unfocused tasks: do working memory capacity and language aptitude play a role?

    Speaker: Dr Mohammad Ahmadian (University of Leeds)

    Date/Time: 6th December 2016, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • British converts to Islam: constructing identity

    Speaker: Dr Brona Murphy (University of Edinburgh)

    Date/Time: 22nd November 2016, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 6, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Towards a conceptual model of international student adjustment and adaptation

    Speaker: Dr Alina Schartner & Dr Tony Young

    Date/Time: 8th November 2016, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • TBC

    Speaker: Professor Mark Priestley (University of Stirling)

    Date/Time: 22nd June 2017, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Teacher self-efficacy and social cognitive theory in teacher education

    Speaker: Dr. Steven Watson (University of Cambridge)

    Date/Time: 6th June 2017, 16:00 - 17:30

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 5, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • What progress has been made towards evidence-based education?

    Speaker: Professor Stephen Gorard (Durham University)

    Date/Time: 16th February 2017, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 1.36C, King George VI, Newcastle University

  • Caring about research in relationships and caring: is there an appetite for such research in 21st century education institutional cultures?

    Speaker: Professor Caroline Walker-Gleaves

    Date/Time: 1st November 2016, 13:00 - 14:30

    Venue: Room 1.36B, King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • CfLaT Showcase 2016

    A look at the work within the School's Research Centre for Teaching and Learning.

    Date/Time: 5th October 2016, 16:00 - 19:30

    Venue: King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Exploring the impact of international student mobility on cross-cultural learning adaptation

    In an increasingly globalised higher education, with universities aiming to encourage student mobility (both inwards and outwards) through exchange and study abroad programmes (Foster, 2014; Sweeney, 2012), there is a need to examine the benefits of the mobility, especially the complex cross-cultural learning involved.

    Date/Time: 2nd November 2016, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: 1.71b, KGVI

  • Languages for Learning: A Pedagogy for EAL

    This conference celebrates linguistic pluralism and introduces ways of teaching children who are learning English as an additional language.

    Date/Time: 10th - 11th, November 2016, 08:30 - 17:00

    Venue: KGVI

  • Get into teaching with Newcastle University

    Join us to learn more about Primary and Secondary Teaching.

    Date/Time: 19th October 2016, 17:00 - 19:30

    Venue: King George VI, Newcastle University

  • Oral language skills in young offenders

    Speaker: Nathaniel Swain (University of Melbourne)

    Date/Time: 16th December 2016, 13:00 - 15:00

    Venue: 1.11 KGVI

  • Comparing social gradients in language and early literacy skills: A case study of the UK, the US, Canada and Australia

    Speaker: Liz Washbrook (University of Bristol)

    Date/Time: 8th December 2016, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: 1.11 KGVI

  • Identifying Bilingual Children with SLI: Are Executive Functions Tasks Discriminating?

    Speaker: Racha Zebib (Tours University)

    Date/Time: 10th November 2016, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: 1.11 KGVI

  • Measuring lexical knowledge in L2 academic writing

    Speaker: Dr Elaine Lopez

    Date/Time: 25th October 2016, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, B.32

  • Linguistics Question Time

    A panel discussion on language and linguistics.

    Date/Time: 16th November 2016, 4pm - 5pm

    Venue: Herschal Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University