Meetings Industry Association (MIA) The MIA website contains information about its history and organisation, news, courses, events and details of its accreditation scheme, Accredited in Meetings (AIM), including listings.
Founded in 1990 and catering for the UK and Ireland, the Meetings Industry Association (MIA) is "the largest trade association for all organisations involved in the meetings industry and has become the forum for all professional organisations committed to improving the standards of the UK meetings industry".
The MIA website contains information about its history and organisation, news, courses, events and details of its accreditation scheme, Accredited in Meetings (AIM), including listings.
Perspectives for Universities in the Global South: A Brazilian Point of View
In this presentation the following aspects will be addressed: an overview of academic and scientific institutions in Brazil, the academic and scientific status of Brazil today, main characteristics of the Federal University of Bahia, historical aspects of international academic cooperation in Brazil, a brief review on the main types of international academic cooperation, political aspects related to international academic cooperation, main characteristics of the exchange of knowledge betw
New model regulation in the electricity industry
A new report by Dr Michael Pollitt of Judge Business School argues that the work of the regulator can be put to better use in focusing on two current issues; tackling the problem of climate change and protecting consumers suffering from 'fuel poverty'. In order to adopt this new role, however, the UK needs a fresh model for the regulation of its electricity and gas industries.
Media, arts and culture - what role for leaders?
If success in the creative sector is crucially dependent on a combination of talent and popular response to it, what role is there for leaders and managers? Talented individuals are notoriously difficult to manage and public reactions to arts and media offerings equally hard to predict. Yet professional managers and leaders have emerged who have helped Britain become the world leader it is today in the creative sector. Dame Patricia Hodgson of the BBC Trust explains the kinds of challenges they
Does Britain need a car industry?
Dr Matthias Holweg explains why the UK government needs to stop its ambivalent attitude towards the declining UK car industry, which although still competitive, is very fragile. It needs to fight for it now if it wants to save it and retain a balanced economy. If not, it faces having an economy built solely on the services industries, which as Dr Holweg points out, is a dangerous strategy as the recent crisis shows.
Historical Perspectives on Christianity and Mental Illness
Dr Allan Chapman : Seminar
Developments in Neuroscience and Human Freedom: Some Theological and Philosophical Perspectives
Prof. Alan Torrance : Course
The Denial and Misinformation Industry
Dr Jim McCarthy : JRI/Faraday Conference
Bioethics in the Media and Public Policy
Prof. David Cook : Course
A Moral Climate? Theological Perspectives on Climate Change
Dr Michael Northcott : Seminar
ITE English: Media
A unit from the ITE English Subject Induction Pack and Programme on Media.
Neuro-psychological perspectives on science education
Review of a presentation by Professor Christine Howe, University of Strathclyde, at the ESRC and TLRP funded seminar series: ‘Collaborative Frameworks for Neuroscience and Education’.
Mass-media Behaviour I am writing a dissertation on what effects the mass media (including film, TV, computer games etc) has on children, and whether this causes behaviour changes. I have been unable to find any journal articles on this topic area. I am looking at children in general, not a specific age range or key stage.
Pupils’ experiences and perspectives of the National Curriculum and assessment
This is the final report for the research review on pupils’ experiences and perspectives of the National Curriculum, carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) on behalf of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority(QCA). It draws together the work from the six years of the project, the first report for this project being produced in February 2000. A series of annual updating reports were supplied by the NFER to the QCA from 2001–2005 inclusive and this overview
Early Years Education - perspectives from a review of the international literature
This resource is an article from NFER's "Practical Research for Education" and focuses on the national review examining reforms for the education of 3-18 year olds in the UK. The review draws on international literature to concentrate on key issues and to critically review existing evidence.
Aims and Values in Primary Education: national and international perspectives
The Primary Review published its most recent research surveys on 18th January 2008. These are interim reports, part of the thirty research surveys commissioned by the Review as evidence and drawn from more than 280 published sources. They ‘offer historical, contemporary and international perspectives on the question of what in a fast-changing and uncertain world the central aims of England's system of primary education should be, and by what values that system might be underpinned'.
The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives
Three further research surveys from the Primary Review were published on 8th February 2008. The reports, entitled ‘The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives', focus on international comparison in order "to consider the structure of the national primary system and the content of the primary school curriculum".
Teachers TV Media Literacy Week
This week (14 - 20 July), Teachers TV delves into the world of media literacy and explores its different aspects, looking at both how to teach it, and how children use media.
The Role of the Initial Teacher Training Co-ordinator : Secondary Headteachers' and ITT Coordinator
This paper explores the role of the initial teacher training co-ordinator in secondary schools within the Sheffield Hallam University Partnership. From this we can draw some interesting lessons for initial teacher training partnerships in a range of contexts, not only relating to the role of the training co-ordinator, but for the management and quality assurance of initial teacher training within all partnerships.