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John Richmond – 10th Harold Rosen Lecture

A collaboration between DARE, LATE and UCL IOE Press hosted the 10th Harold Rosen Lecture on Monday 20 March 2017 at 17:00 at Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building, UCL, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT []. This free lecture was given by John Richmond, editor of the newly published collection of Harold Rosen’s writings: Harold Rosen: Writings on life, language and learning, 1958–2008.

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Incorrigibly Plural – A L.A.T.E. Conference in celebration of Morlette Lindsay

This Saturday saw a number of teachers, teacher educators, and pupils gather together at the UCL-IOE to celebrate the contribution of Morlette Lindsay to English teaching and to share ways of continuing her work.  Workshop contributors included a number of DARE affiliate members, such as the British Library (Emma Bull and Katie Adams) and Theo Bryer and John Potter. But

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A discussion with French critic and film educator Alain Bergala

To celebrate the English translation of Alain Bergala’s book The Cinema Hypothesis: Teaching Cinema in the Classroom and Beyond (2016), the BFI hosted a free discussion event on Friday 03 February 2017 at BFI Southbank. The event was live-streamed and can be viewed here: Alain Bergala, Professors Andrew Burn (UCL Institute of Education) and Katren Lury (Glasgow University), and Alejandro

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2016 Harold Rosen lecture: “Who’ll Tell the Story?”

The 9th Harold Rosen lecture, “Who’ll Tell the Story?”, was given by Gabrielle Cliff Hodges at the UKLA 2016 conference. Gabrielle is a former English teacher and Head of English, and is currently a University Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Cambridge, where she leads the English PGCE programme. The lecture re-visited some of Harold Rosen’s powerful arguments in

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Games for Engineering

Teaching engineering through video games Oct 19, 2016 01:30 PM Location: UCL Knowledge Lab, 29 Emerald St, London WC1N 3QS Diarmid Campbell, Cambridge University Engineering Department, gave this seminar as part of the UCL Knowledge Lab’s lunchtime seminar series. His starting premise was: Businesses in the UK want to hire more high-calibre engineers. If kids were as passionate and knowledgeable

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Filmmaking out of the box? Making media with touchscreen devices

Young filmmaker and iPad

Two members of the DARE Collaborative, John Potter and Theo Bryer, were recently involved in researching an after-school filmmaking project with children in year 5 (aged about 10) and year 8 (aged about 13). They worked with filmmakers, Xube, in a school in East London in work funded by Into Film to explore the ways in which touchscreen devices might

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“All the Children Have a Voice” – latest Harold Rosen lecture

“All the Children Have a Voice”: Educational blogs and their effects on students’ writing. This talk, by Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, was given on Friday 28th November 2014, 5-6.30 pm in the Drama Studio, Level 1, UCLInstitute of Education, Bedford Way. It was promoted jointly by DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English). Listen to the

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