Schools Partnership Gateway

English Group

These are research-informed twilight sessions where classroom teachers and researchers within English and education meet to discuss creativity within and outside the English classroom and curriculum.

Previous topics have included:

  • Introduction to The Signature Pedagogies Project with Professor Chris Hall (The University of Nottingham)
  • Reflecting on signature pedagogies within an English classroom - follow up discussion
  • The Social Construction of Meaning in an English Classroom with Dr John Yandell (Institute of Education)
  • 'Finding a space for English' - some of our recent alumni shared their experiences of engaging in creative projects in their English classrooms
  • Discussion on the opportunities for thinking about progress offered by the removal of National Curriculum levels within English with Bethan Marshall (King's College London)

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School of Education

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

+44 (0)115 951 4543