The Impact of Urban Education Initiatives on Pupil Learning

Posted on 19 June 2014

Education Survey & Research Service

25th Anniversary Conference

The Impact of Urban Education Initiatives on Pupil Learning

Keele University

Friday 4 July 2014

A survey service at Keele was founded by Tim Brighouse in 1989 to support school improvement initiatives (particularly in urban settings). This service is now operated by the Education Survey & Research Service which will be holding a conference on Friday 4th July 2014 to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the service.

Following a welcome address by Professor Nick Foskett, Vice-Chancellor, Keele University, and a video introduction by Sir Tim Brighouse, the following speakers will address various issues relating to “The Impact of Urban Education Initiatives on Pupil Learning” both locally and nationally, and at primary and secondary school level:

  • Jon Coles - Group Chief Executive of United Learning and former Director  General for Education Standards, Department for Education
  • Kathryn Riley - Senior Lecturer in Research and Educational Leadership, London Centre for Leadership in Learning
  • Tristram Hunt Shadow - Secretary of State for Education and Labour Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent Central
  • Farzana Shain - Professor of Sociology of Education, Keele University
  • Mel West - Head of School of Environment, Education and Development, Manchester University.

The conference will be of particular interest to education organisers and advisors, academics in further and higher education, school leadership teams and classroom practitioners.

The advance delegate rate is £60.  Discounts are available for bookings of 2 or more.  Overnight accommodation is also available on request.  For further details, or to book a place, please contact:

Education Survey & Research Service
Keele University Science & Business Park
Tel: 01782 660929