Category Archives: Harold Rosen Lectures

2018 – John Potter – Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture

John Potter gave the Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture, as the closing keynote, at this year’s Annual UKLA International conference. His talk, entitled Dynamic Literacies, Third Spaces and Everyday Practices: The ‘Other Possibilities’, drew on the book he published last year with Prof Julian McDougall of Bournemouth University, ‘Digital Media, Culture and Education’ (Palgrave, 2017).  John’s talk made connections to the work

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2018 – Margaret Mackey – 11th Harold Rosen Lecture

DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English) co-organised the Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture, given by Margaret Mackey on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Her lecture, entitled ‘Readers in Training and the Surveilled Imagination’, focused on the goal of education to equip children to savour the pleasures of “private reading.”  However, her lecture revealed that the privacy of digital

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A reflection on the 10th Harold Rosen Lecture given by John Richmond

John Richmond’s lecture on 20 March 2017 took the form of a retrospective of Harold Rosen’s work in comprehensive English education over a period of 50 years from 1958 – 2008. What struck me about the talk was the salience of so many of Harold’s progressive ways to potential educational practices in the digital age. Prior to the event, my

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2017 – 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 [http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/cruciform-building]. 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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2016 – Gabrielle Cliff Hodges – Harold Rosen lecture

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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2015 – Myra Barrs & Sarah Horrocks – 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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The Harold Rosen Lectures

Below you can find all the Harold Rosen lectures, by Michael Rosen, Shirley Brice Heath, Stanley Wells, Jonothan Neelands, Teresa Cremin, Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, Simon Wrigley and Gabrielle Cliff Hodges. The Harold Rosen lectures are given in memory of the influential educator and teacher whose work on English teaching remains an important force in the shaping of theory

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