Tibetan-Mongolian rare books and manuscripts (TMRBM)
This website describes an AHRC-funded project to “document, consolidate, catalogue and make accessible” the rare Tibetan and Mongolian books (centred on those acquired by the Younghusband Mission to Tibet in 1903–4) in the University Library Cambridge, the British Library and the Bodleian. As well as conservation and cataloguing of these collections (little exploited since being removed from Tibet) a key aim of the project is to allow the virtual reconstruction of incomplete te
The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
British Academy of Management : Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism and Events Management Track
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-09 to 2009-09-11
Locks and Keys : Safeguarding Legal Information
Organised by BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians), to be held at University Place Conference Centre Manchester United Kingdom from 2009-06-18 to 2009-06-20
2009 joint meetings of CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society-Societe Canadienne d'Anthropologie) and
Organised by CASCA/AES, to be held at Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada from 2009-05-13 to 2009-05-16
Health and mortality using record linkage data in the UK
Organised by British Society for Population Studies, to be held at London School of Economics London United Kingdom from 2009-05-14 to 2009-05-14
End of the Pier?
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-15 to 2009-09-17
BBSLG Conference 2009
Organised by British Business Schools Librarians Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
British Business Schools' Librarians' Group Conference
Organised by British Business Schools' Librarians' Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
Who murdered MG Rover?
Recent research by Judge Business School's Dr Matthias Holweg and Professor Nick Oliver, based on interviews with former CEOs, top managers, government and trade union officials showed that the British car company MG Rover finally ceased production in 2005 because of historic management failings that had never been properly addressed.
The logic of luck
Today's ICT revolution is changing the way corporations, governments and non-profits are organised. The pyramid hierarchy is being replaced by a complex network of nodes where command and control has little leverage. Successful leaders will now be those who can demonstrate collaborative skills, achieving results by working with their peers; influencing, seducing and convincing them. They also need to have a friend in Lady Luck. Professor Arnoud De Meyer explains the role business schools need to
citizED Secondary Strand: Citizenship and Character Education in British Education Policy
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on citizenship and character education in British education policy.
Shaping the Education Bill - Reaching for Consensus
Back Bench Response to the Education White Paper: this document was published on 14 December, 2005, by a number of Labour MPs, Peers and other leading Labour Party figures. It highlights their concerns regarding the 2005 Education White Paper, and puts forward a number of proposals.
Ralph Leighton entered teaching from a background in social work and involvement in community politics. He has taught for twenty five years in a range of educational settings and currently leads the PGCE(s) Citizenship team at Canterbury Christ Church University. Ralph has been involved in the production of materials used nationally to train PGCE Citizenship students, particularly relating to assessment. His published research concerns the nature of school provision of Citizenship education and
British Education Index
What is it? why is it useful? and how can you use it? This is a brief guide to when and how to use the British Education Index - a database of journal article references covering the whole field of education
How do we teach children to be numerate?
This is a brief overview of the results of British research on primary numeracy for use by teachers and headteachers, policy makers and others who may be interested.
Does ICT improve learning and teaching in schools? (2003)
A professional user review undertaken on behalf of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). It provides an overview of research on the relationship between attainment and ICT use in schools.
Teaching and Learning Primary Numeracy: Policy, Practice and Effectiveness
This resource is a review of research in mathematics education following a national seminar held by the British Educational Research Association (BERA) in 2000. It aims to identify and to provide brief reviews of research which has significant implications for educational policy and practice.
Individual education plans Visual impairment
Individual education plans Visual impairment Please could you tell me where┬áI could find more detailed research on IEP plans and how they help maximise learning? I have undertaken an investigation on a visually impaired year 9 pupil. the IEP Plan is great in theory but the pupil I am following does not accept the disability and wants independence so will not use any added help. I have noticed her peers are essential in her learning, more so than the plan itself. Please could you tell me where┬
Behaviour Urban schools
Behaviour Urban schools I am writing an essay about urban schools and troublesome behaviour for a third year teacher training degree. have located some info by Ruth Lupton, but could use some journal articles please, especially British research, so far I have mostly found American research.