Centre for International Education Research (CIER)
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The Centre for International Education Research (CIER) sees education as a site of study for wider, contested processes such as development, globalisation and technological change. Its members believe that education is a lifelong and lifewide process that should promote social justice, equality, citizenship and democracy.

Research currently focuses on: 

  • higher education internationally, including professional development, student experience and the role of English 
  • current and historical role of higher, adult and vocational education in promoting human development 
  • place of education in the global development agenda
Centre for International Education Research

Centre for International Education Research

 
 

Centre members have conducted research in all regions of the world and have worked closely with a range of international organisations, most notably UNESCO.

Professor Simon McGrath
Centre Convenor


CIER news

Adult and Lifelong Education - New Book

Description
Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term 'education' in favour of 'learning'.
Date:
05 December 2016

Description
The School of Education invites applications for PhD study within the Nottingham Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).
Date:
28 November 2016

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CIER events

When Liberal Adult Education and Vocational Training Meet: the Folk Development Colleges of Tanzania

Date
31 March 2017 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
B33, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
A Centre for International Education Research seminar

4+4+4 Education Reform and Religious Education in Turkey: Voices from Civil Society

Date
03 April 2017 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B46, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
This seminar is organised by the Critical Education Policy Special Interest Group of the School of Education.

A Vision of Successful Pedagogy in the African Context: The Case of Speed Schools in Ethiopia

Date
08 May 2017 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
C42, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
This presentation focuses on the pedagogy enacted within Speed Schools, a complementary education initiative providing a catch-up education for out-of-school children in Ethiopia.

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Centre for International Education Research

The University of Nottingham
School of Education
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB


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