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Race and Education with Professor David Gillborn #RushHourResearch

University of Birmingham School

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 from 16:30 to 18:00 (GMT)

Race and Education with Professor David Gillborn...

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Join us for Rush Hour Research

You are invited to attend the Rush Hour Research series, intended to engage teachers with current research from the University of Birmingham. We extend a warm welcome to education colleagues from across the West Midlands and look forward to sharing some inspiring intellectual input along with tea, cake and networking.

This month's topic: Race and Education, with Professor David Gillborn

David Gilborn

16:30 Refreshments and networking

16:45 Talk and questions

18:00 End

The University of Birmingham School is excited to welcome Professor Gillborn for our next Rush Hour Research talk. David Gillborn has been described as Britain’s ‘most influential race theorist in education’and is Professor of Critical Race Studies and Director of Research at the School of Education, Director of the Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Race Ethnicity and Education. 

David’s research focuses on race inequalities in education, especially the role of racism as a changing and complex characteristic of the system. He has written 6 books and more than 140 refereed articles, chapters and reports that range from original studies in classrooms and with teachers, through national reviews of research evidence in the field, to analyses of the changing policy landscape internationally. He is closely associated with the approach known as ‘Critical Race Theory’ and, in 2012, received the Derrick Bell Legacy Award; the highest honor possible from the US-based Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA).

Read David Gillborn's interview with TES, where he explains why he is convinced there is institutional racism in schools: https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/tes-talks-todavid-gillborn

We look forward to seeing you at this event which we hope will stimulate discussion and debate but at the same time be very applicable to classroom practice. 

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  • Tickets are free, but booking is essential.
  • Car Parking is available for free on site. There are currently roadworks outside the School causing delays so we recommend leaving more time for your journey.
  • If you have any questions about this event, we'd be happy to help. Please email A Evans on a.evans@uobschool.org.uk
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University Of Birmingham School, School Hall
12 Weoley Park Road
B29 6QU Birmingham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 6 February 2018 from 16:30 to 18:00 (GMT)


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