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How soon could schools reopen? Expert comment from Dr Michael Wyness

The leader of the Association of School and College Leaders has suggested that the earliest that schools could reopen following lockdown is 1 June. Dr Michael Wyness from the University of Warwick Centre for Education Studies has commented on how feasible this is and some of the factors that schools will have to consider when reopening to pupils.

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Thu 23 Apr 2020, 17:32 | Tags: Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, Michael Wyness

Young person - big responsibility: Young Carers and Covid-19

While Covid-19 and the current lockdown has major implications for all families, it poses particular challenges for young carers and their families, explains Dr Michael Wyness from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Education Studies.

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Thu 23 Apr 2020, 17:16 | Tags: Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, Michael Wyness

Mental Health in Education: New Perspectives from Philosophy

Colloquium 17 June 2020, University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is hosting a one-day colloquium, jointly funded by the British Academy and the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, to explore therapeutic philosophical traditions in light of educational issues, and in response to calls by policy makers that schools should be teaching about mental health. Philosophers, psychoanalysts and education researchers will bring their experience and expertise to the conversation. There will be a special focus on Wittgenstein and Stanley Cavell.

Speakers: Josh Cohen (Goldsmiths), Richard Gipps (Oxford), Joanna Moncrieff (UCL), Adrian Skilbeck (IOE/Winchester), Paul Standish (IOE), Emma Williams (Warwick), and ‘in conversation’ with Adam Phillips (psychoanalyst and writer).

 Register on Eventbrite (use the password ‘therapy’) or sign up here.

Spaces are limited, so early registration is encouraged.

There is no fee for attending the colloquium. Lunch will be provided.

Organised by Emma Williams, Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick.

Fri 28 Feb 2020, 14:19 | Tags: Emma Williams, Research


Student Poster Conference Wednesday 12th February

The Student Poster Conference on Wednesday was a great day both for our students and our staff. Thank you to everyone for making the day what it was, especially our students.

please see #frmposterconference with more photos soon

Fri 14 Feb 2020, 11:30 | Tags: Events, postgraduate, Research, Current Postgraduates

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