Faculty of Education and Social Work


International Networks

Keru

KERU has developed a number of close ties with international researchers:

  1. Social Realism network at the Symposia held biennially at Cambridge University
    Attended by KERU members, Elizabeth Rata (co-organiser), Graham McPhail, Barbara Ormond, Alexis Siteine, and (in 2015) John Morgan. 2015 Social Realism Symposium, Jesus College. Cambridge University, 30 June – 2 July. Attended by KERU members, Elizabeth Rata (co-organiser), Graham McPhail, Barbara Ormond, Alexis Siteine, and John Morgan.’ Papers from the 2013 Symposium published in Barrett, B. & Rata, E. (2014). (Eds.), Knowledge and the future of the curriculum: International studies in social realism. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. The 2017 Symposium will be re-named The Cambridge Symposium on Knowledge in Education’.
  2. Collaboration with the Sheffield Institute of Education (SIOE), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.
    Dr Richard Pountney (Sheffield) visited KERU (Feb 2015)
    Presentation by Graham McPhail and Elizabeth Rata Two curriculum models: 'progressive knowledge' and 21st Century Learning’ at the Symposium, ‘International perspectives on knowledge and the curriculum’, Sheffield Institute of Education (SIOE), Sheffield Hallam University, 2 July 2015.
  3. ‘Education in Democracy Network’: KERU members with Dr Kristina Goranssen, Torbjörn Friberg and Dr Aje Carlbom, Sweden and Denmark.