Turtle Song

Family, friends, staff and Music students came together in the grand surrounds of the Institute of Education’s Great Hall on 4th December, for a touching and heartfelt performance called “Sensations!” by the participants of “Turtle Song”. A performance of Turtle Song is a special event that gathers people with memory problems and all forms of dementia […]

The University of Reading is hosting its second Early Years conference on 2 March 2016.

After an extremely successful conference last March, the University of Reading is hosting its second  Early Years conference on 2 March 2016. The Institute of Education is delighted to be presenting this specially designed conference for those working with Early Years children. TICKETS FOR EYFS CONFERENCE 2016 (see below for full details) This year’s conference […]

How to turn your dog into a dinosaur: poignant children’s poem wins prestigious prize

This autumn saw the University of Reading presenting its annual children’s poetry competition in honour of the brilliant educationalist Raymond Wilson (1925-1995), former Emeritus Professor of Education at the University. Sam Hazle, who is on the School Direct Primary programme with the Institute of Education, won the competition with his delightfully tongue in cheek poem; “How […]

Want to know how to get into teaching? Ask the experts!

The Institute of Education will be taking part in Bracknell Forest Partnership’s Get into Teaching Information Evening on 14 December 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm. Visit us there and ask all your questions about any aspects of the many routes into teaching. Venue: Garth Hill College, Bull Lane, Bracknell, RG42 2AD Further information: Bracknellforestschooldirect.co.uk Further information on getting into teaching: schooldirect@reading.ac.uk  […]

Guide Dog Adventure at London Road

We had some lovely visitors in the Institute of Education’s, London Road Campus, Learning Hub on Thursday 12th November, which was very kindly sponsored by the Specialkidz educational & social enterprise charity. Some furry (and non-furry!) friends from Guide Dogs came to raise awareness of mobility services for people who are blind or partially sighted […]

Join our talented BA Ed (Music) students for Sensations! – a celebration of song, music and dance in collaboration with Younger People with Dementia and Turtle Key Arts. 11.30 am, 4th December, Great Hall.

Sensations! is the culmination of a nine week musical collaboration between our fantastic BA Ed (Music) students and Younger People with Dementia. Created by Turtle Key Arts, Sensations! is a sharing performance for “Turtle Song”, a concept created by Turtle Key Arts to bring music, movement and singing to people with dementia. Turtle Song encourages artistic […]

IoE hosts important International Mathematics conference

On a beautiful autumnal Saturday in November, the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM) hosted its international conference among the lovely surrounds of the Institute of Education’s beautiful campus and cloisters. The 7th November conference proved a great success, with over 100 delegates travelling from universities in the UK, including Oxford, Cambridge and […]

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