Education and Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar Series

The Education Research Group at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies is warmly inviting you to a seminar series showcasing our work and inviting cross-disciplinary and College-wide collaboration.


The first of our seminars will take place on Friday 14th January 11.00am-12.00noon.

Speaker: Dr David Lundie - Senior Lecturer in Education

Title: School Leadership Between Community, State and Market

Summary: For the launch of his forthcoming monograph: School Leadership Between Community and the State which looks at the shifting governance of schools, school values and school-community partnership in England, Dr Lundie's presentation reflects on the potential opportunities and challenges which a growing focus on giving schools autonomy from Local Authorities in Scotland may hold for school leaders.

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Our second seminar, on Friday 11th February 11.00am-12.00noon.

Speaker: Dr Jeremy Law - Lecturer in Education

Title: Morphological processing in children with developmental dyslexia: A path to compensation.

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The third event in our series, on Friday 11th March 11.00am-12.00noon.

Speaker: Dr Tara Shirazi - Senior Lecturer in Education

Title: An intervention to develop STEM pedagogy in primary teacher education students.

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The final event in the present series, on Friday 8th April 11.00am-12.00noon

Speakers: Dr Gillian Brydson - Director of Education, Dumfries & Galloway Local Authority, & Dr David Lundie

Title: Multi-agency action research into labour market outcomes for care-experienced young people: Introducing the SDS/DGLA/SGSSS Collaborative doctoral studentship.

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We look forward to welcoming you (virtually) to Dumfries Campus for this series of research seminars.

The Dumfries & Galloway Education Interdisciplinary Research Group draws on local and global links to be a world leader in addressing contemporary educational issues and to make a difference for society’s most vulnerable and educationally disadvantaged. 

For more information visit: Education Interdisciplinary Research Group website

First published: 5 January 2022