The ELP spring term seminar series


The Education Leadership and Policy (ELP) Research and Teaching Group (RTG) is happy to announce the launch of the Spring seminar series with an (impressive) line-up. From April to June we will be enjoying weekly research presentations by scholars in the field of education and social sciences. This weekly hour will serve as a space to discuss ongoing and published research, as well as for exchange of intellectual ideas. Everyone welcome. Just click here to receive the joining details before the event.


20th April 2021

13:00 -14:00

Ricardo Sabates

University of Cambridge

Government adoption of the Compulsory Basic Education (CBE) programme in Ghana: Empirical findings to inform implementation. 

Ricardo Sabates abstract and bio


27th April 2021

13:00 -14:00

Markus Klein

University of Strathclyde

School absenteeism and academic achievement: Is missing-out on school more detrimental to students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds? 

Markus Klein abstract and bio

4th May 2021

13:00 -14:00

Mario Novelli 

University of Sussex

Social Movement Learning & Knowledge Production in Times of Conflict, Crises & Authoritarianism

Mario Novelli abstract and bio

11th May 2021

13:00 -14:00

Yulia Nesterova

University of Glasgow

Educational Justice and Indigenous Peoples

Yulia Nestorova abstract and bio

18th May


13:00 -14:00

Cristina Iannelli

University of Edinburgh

Social inequalities in attaining higher education in Scotland: new evidence from sibling data 

Cristina Iannelli abstract and bio

25th May 2021

13:00 -14:00

Emma Seddon

University of Glasgow

Mixing methods to explore professional identities in the age of data

Emma Seddon Abstract and Bio

1st June 2021

13:00 -14:00

Adrian Zancajo

University of Glasgow

The instrumentation of public subsidies for private schools: different regulatory models with concurrent equity implications

Adrian Zancajo Abstract and Bio


8th June 2021

13:00 -14:00

Clara Fontdevila

University of Glasgow

No dataset left behind? Reporting on SDG4 and the politics of data intergration

Clara Fontdevila bio and abstract

15th June 2021

13:00 -14:00

Rhona Brown 

University of Glasgow

Perceptions and experiences of learning in school, home and neighbourhood spaces and implications for pedagogy in urban Tanzanian primary schools

Rhona Brown bio and abstract

22nd June 2021

16:00 -17:00

Barbara Read

University of Glasgow

Gender in STEM and beyond: the implications of precarity in the academic workforce for gender diversity in STEM fields

29th June 2021

13:00 -14:00

Alice Aldinucci

University of Glasgow

Challenging the aspirations-poverty trap? Aspirations’ (trans)formation and choices of secondary vocational students in Chile



First published: 26 March 2021

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