More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work with enthusiastic and interested audiences. The events tackled topics from the nature of time itself and the puzzle of DNA to taxes and accents.
A gift from the COSARAF Charitable Foundation will support a Masters scholarship for Islamic Education in the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick as part of a major programme of support launched today. The Sheikh Family Scholarship will be open to Muslim home students who are facing financial hardship. Priority will go to those students for whom this will make most difference and who have a clear commitment to giving back to society and their communities.
3rd Warwick Islamic Education Summer School explores Formation of Muslim Female Faith & Educational Leadership
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 focusing on Muslim female leadership.
The UK’s first access course in Islamic Education has been launched by the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick. The short course is designed to bridge the gap between traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher education, and is especially relevant to Muslim educators, faith leaders and graduates of traditional Islamic seminaries who want to continue their professional and academic development.
In a new international collaboration, experts from the University of Warwick and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg are training South African teachers in a set of research-informed techniques to address anxiety around science, maths and technology subjects and help learners develop more confidence in their own ability to learn.