PhD Courses in the Social Sciences: Developing education for scientific literacy in a changing world

Lecturer: Erik Knain and Alfredo Jornet Gil with guest lecturers: William R. Penuel (University of Colorado, Boulder), Karim Hamza (Stockholm University) and Astrid T. Sinnes (Norwegian University of Life Sciences). Course credits: 3 pts. (ECTS) Course website. Time and place: May 31, 2021–June 1, 2021, University of Oslo, Helga Engs hus and/ or ZoomAdd to calendar Continue reading PhD Courses in the Social Sciences: Developing education for scientific literacy in a changing world

Join the Funds of Identity Alliance

If you would like to be part of the Funds of Knowledge Alliance https://fundsofknowledge.org feel free to contact the organizers: https://fundsofknowledge.org/contact-us/ The mission of the FoK_Alliance is to advance equity in education by providing research and resources about policies and practices that promote justice, inclusion and social cohesion. In particular, the alliance:  – Conducts applied research in collaboration with universities, schools, policymakers, researchers, educators, and other stakeholders; – … Continue reading Join the Funds of Identity Alliance

The 2021 Cultural-Historical Research AERA SIG award winners

On behalf of the AERA Cultural-Historical Award committee, we are pleased to announce our 2021 Cultural-Historical Research AERA SIG award winners! For full announcement, click the following link. These awards recognize our members’ scholarly contributions to research grounded in cultural-historical, sociocultural and activity theoretic approaches in the following three categories: Lifetime Contribution Award, Early Career Award, and Graduate Student Award. Two award winners were chosen … Continue reading The 2021 Cultural-Historical Research AERA SIG award winners

Informal STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on a multi-site international longitudinal project evaluating the impact of youth educator programs within informal science learning sites (museums and science centers) on children’s and adolescents’ psychological engagement with and attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).The project is funded by the Wellcome Trust & ESRC and was awarded to Professor Adam Rutland … Continue reading Informal STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter

EARLI SIG 10: Call for Applications 2021 – Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program

Dear members of SIG 10, The Jacobs Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Program. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning and living conditions of children and youth. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, education sciences, psychology, economics, … Continue reading EARLI SIG 10: Call for Applications 2021 – Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program

Faculty Opening in Psychology, Northeastern University Assistant / Associate Professor Specializing in Environmental Cognition

About Northeastern. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and … Continue reading Faculty Opening in Psychology, Northeastern University Assistant / Associate Professor Specializing in Environmental Cognition

Spencer Turns 50: A time for reflection and recommitment

Racial inequality is perhaps the greatest risk and challenge to education, and to the future of our nation, right now. It is a time that demands our collective action in the service of equity and justice; in the service of the public and social good; and in the service of systems that honor our collective humanity. In honor of the Spencer 50th anniversary, they will … Continue reading Spencer Turns 50: A time for reflection and recommitment

PhD Course: The Implications of COVID-19 for Socially Inclusive Transformations to Sustainability

Calling all PhD students interested in inclusive and just transformations. Registrations are closing soon for this online PhD course from 7-11 Dec at the University of Oslo focusing on socially-inclusive responses to COVID-19. Co-hosted by Karen O’Brien. Deadline for applying November 16th. https://www.uio.no/studier/emner/sv/iss/SGO9206A/index.html Continue reading PhD Course: The Implications of COVID-19 for Socially Inclusive Transformations to Sustainability