News and events

News and upcoming events from the Institute of Education.


The benefits of offering placements – Ben Thomas

A message from a partnership colleague: I actually graduated from a PGCE course run by the University of Reading back ...
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ECT Conference 2023: Making Teaching Work for All

Our annual ECT Conference is now available to be booked. The conference will take place on Thursday 19th January 2023 ...
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Musicianship for KS1 Teachers – a free training project for KS1 class teachers

Partnership schools - you are invited to participate in Musicianship for KS1 Teachers – a free training project for KS1 ...
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Research to address the retention of teacher-mothers in schools in England

Madelaine Best, PhD researcher at the Institute of Education (IoE), is undertaking research supervised by Dr Karen Jones (IOE) and Professor Grace ...
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Supporting successful learning in schools – Free online courses

Supporting Successful Learning in Primary Schools/Secondary Schools are two ground-breaking courses, designed by Professor Helen Bilton, from the Institute of ...
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Save the Date! ECT Conference 2023: Making Teaching Work for All

Please save the date! Our Early Career Teacher Conference for 2023, Making Teaching Work for All will be taking place ...
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What Do We Need To Teach New Teachers About Child Mental Health?

Laura Purser (Academic Programme Director - BA Primary Education QTS, Lecturer in Education, University of Reading), has written an article ...
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An Introduction to Play Therapy – Thursday 13th October

An Introduction to Play Therapy – Thursday 13th October: 3.45pm – 4.45pm, L10 G03 lab London Road Campus  Are you ...
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Climate and Sustainable Education Event – Holme Grange School

Climate and Sustainable Education Event @ Holme Grange School, Wokingham  - Thursday 6th October: refreshments from 4pm, event 4.15 – ...
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Reading Climate Festival: Climate In the Classroom

Join the University of Reading to learn about work that’s underway to transform climate education in UK schools and colleges ...
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Inaugural Mentor Award on the Secondary Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Programme

We are delighted to announce that Miriam Eustace, Maths teacher at Little Heath School in Tilehurst, West Berkshire, is the ...
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Teachers Like Us

Join us for an afternoon of discussion about how we can increase representation of black and minority teachers in schools ...
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Teaching Climate and Sustainability in Primary Schools: An Outdoor Learning Approach

Teaching Climate and Sustainability in Primary Schools: An Outdoor Learning Approach is a free online course hosted on the social ...
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Spotlight on PGCE Computer Science

Become inspiring Computing Teachers through developing teaching skills and curriculum knowledge in the fields of Computer Science (CS), and Information ...
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New Self-guided Nature Trail

Staff, students and visitors to the University of Reading can now learn more about wildlife on campus thanks to a ...
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Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People has been specifically created for parents of young people with depression and ...
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Discussion on the new SEND review and Q&A on SEND education

Wednesday 11 May 2022, 16:00 – 16:45 MS Teams – link will be provided following registration This seminar will start ...
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PG ITT Information Events

Our information events cover all routes into teaching for Early Years, Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes. Secondary Teacher Training webinar ...
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St Polycarp’s Educational Partnership Events

One of our Primary School Direct partners St Polycarp's Educational Partnership are holding a Virtual Recruitment Event on Wednesday 6th April ...
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Design a Bee Hotel Competition Winners

The Bee Hotel and Meadow Project is being coordinated by Dr Jo Anna Reed Johnson, from the Institute of Education ...
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Climate education by Dr. Nasreen Majid

A blog post, titled ‘Climate education – global change through local action’ by Dr. Nasreen Majid (Associate Professor of Education, University of Reading), ...
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Senior Mental Health Leads Training

The Charlie Waller Institute, in collaboration with Charlie Waller Trust, are offering the Department of Education approved Senior Mental Health ...
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New course gets children outdoors to learn about climate

Primary school teachers who want to help their pupils understand how their actions affect the climate will benefit from a ...
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Constructive Co-Production day

Wednesday 2 March 2022 - 09:00-15:15 A person-centred approach sees a child or young person with special educational needs and ...
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Sustainability and Climate Change Education

Schools and teachers have a crucial role in educating and preparing children for a changing world. Climate change and sustainability ...
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Future Teach Meet (Secondary Music)

The University of Reading's Institute of Education (IoE) are hosting their first 'Teach Meet' on Monday 28 February 2022 (4.30-6pm) at ...
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Design a bee hotel competition

75% of the world's food crops are at least partially reliant on animal pollination. Every part of human society is ...
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DfE Train to Teach events

The DfE's Train to Teach spring term event programme has been confirmed with a mixture of virtual and face-to-face events ...
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ECT Conference 2022

The Early Career Teacher Conference 2022 has been announced as an online event taking place on Thursday 20 January 2022 ...
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Climate Education Summit

The University of Reading is one of the world's leading centres for the study of climate, as well as having ...
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Upcoming PG ITT Webinars

We are holding webinars once a month for prospective students as well as anyone interested in our programmes, both university-led ...
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