The Sheikh Family Scholarship
We are pleased to announce The Sheikh Family Scholarship is now formally open to exceptional students on the Postgraduate Award in Islamic Education. The scholarship is available from the generous donation from COSARAF Foundation https://www.cosaraf.org/ to enable students who are facing financial hardship to continue on to the MA Religions, Society & Education (Islamic Education) programme at Centre for Education Studies. Successful candidates will be first-generation university students and who demonstrate the scholarship will make the most difference. For 2018, the invitation for applicants extends only to students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Award in Islamic Education and have been accepted onto the MA Religions, Society & Education (Islamic Education). Further details here https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ces/postgrads/taught/introductionislamiceducation/sfscholarshipapp
The 3rd Warwick Islamic Education Summer School brought together an enthusiastic group of researchers, practitioners, and community activists representing diverse social, national, educational and linguistic traditions for three days of presentations, workshops and discussions.
25 international delegates travelled to Warwick for the 3rd Warwick Islamic Education Summer School. Participants in this year’s summer school discussed Muslim female faith and educational leadership within the context of contemporary Muslim minority and majority societies.
Congratulations: Two CES PhD students won 2 of the 3 early career conference awards for their papers at BERA.
Congratulations and well done to Krystal and Tong!
Krystal Douglas, University of Warwick
Friendships Networks and Aspiration to Higher Education
Tongtong Zhao, University of Warwick
Aspirations for participation in higher education from a gender perspective: a research study on final year secondary school students in Cameroon
Dr Michael Wyness is being funded by Lloyds Foundation to explore the educational needs of young refugees in Coventry
Michael's research is part of a broader focus on services and educational support available to young refugees. The project is entitled Positive Youth Foundation and the Educational and Service Needs of Young Refugees: An Applied Study The research is a pilot programme to monitor and support the educational transitions of refugee Young People. Working alongside a Coventry based youth organisation, Positive youth Foundation, the aims of the research are to develop an assessment tool for identifying the educational needs of teenage refugees; and to to track small groups of young refugees as they move into further education.