Strathclyde Institute of Education - Podcasts
By Strathclyde Education (C. Cassidy and M. Ivancheva)
Strathclyde Institute of Education - PodcastsFeb 01, 2023
Podcast #50: Meet a member of the Admin Team: Rebecca Coventry
In this podcast, listen to Rebecca talk about her role working in the Institute's Administration Team. She talks with Claire about her studies and her aspirations - and why she likes working in the Strathclyde Institute of Education.
Podcast #49: Desert Island Books with Kath McCrorie
In this episode, listen to Kath discussing the books that have shaped her academic life.
Podcast #48: Meet an academic: Alastair Wilson
In this episode, Alastair discusses his research relating to inequality and education.
Podcast#47: Meet an academic: Laela Adamson
In this episode, Mariya speaks to our new colleague Dr Laela Adamson about her trajectory from global development and history teaching into academic research. They discuss Laela's ongoing research on the language of learning and teaching in East Africa through a global educational justice lens, and how insights from this research are used in her teaching.
Podcast#46: Meet some academics: Rebekah Sims and Hadi R. Banat
In this episode, Mariya talks to Strathclyde School of Education's own Dr Rebekah Sims and her Co-Investigator from the University of Massachusetts-Boston Dr Hadi R. Banat about their project "Writing & Intercultural Competence", conducted together with the larger Transculturation Pedagogical Research Group. To find out more about the project, please visit: https://writeic.org/
Episode #45: Meet an academic: Maggie Macaskill
In this episode, Claire talks with Maggie about her EdD research into the voice and agency of children with complex needs.
Podcast #44: Meet a student Ellie Roy
In this episode, Claire chats with Ellie Roy, a first year BA Politics and International Relations student about her work as a young person advocating for others.
Podcast #43: Desert Island Books with Allan Blake
In this episode Allan talks with Claire about the (academic) books he'd with him to a desert island.
Podcast #42: Meet an academic: Will Quirke
In this episode, Claire talks with Will Quirke about Learning for Sustainability and his work in that area.
Podcast #41: Desert Island Books: with Nova Scott
In this episode Nova talks with Claire about the (academic) books she'd with her to a desert island.
Podcast #40: Meet a team: STEM
In this episode, Claire talks with Jane Essex, Iain Moore and David Roxburgh about their various STEM activities and their vision of STEM.
Podcast #39: Meet an academic: E.M. Eisen-Markowitz
In this podcast episode, Mariya talks to Fulbright visiting fellow E.M. Eisen-Markowitz about her fellowship tenure during the pandemic and her research and curatorial work on the Queer (at) School Archive. To view or contribute to the archive visit https://www.queerschoolarchive.com or IG @queerschoolarchive
Podcast #38: Meet an academic: Anna Robinson
In this episode, Anna Robinson discusses her work in autism, particularly with a focus on emotion-focused therapy.
Podcast #37: Meet an academic: Amy Hanna
In this episode, Claire talks with Amy Hanna about her work related to children's rights, with a particular focus on her research into children's right to silence.
Podcast #36: Conversations with Children and Young People: Alexander
In this episode Claire speaks with Alexander about his friends, interests and what he thinks about school.
Podcast #35: Meet an academic: Inge Birnie
In this episode Mariya talks to Ingeborg Birnie, a colleague at the School of Education, about her work on early language learning, including the new PALINGUI project “Language learning pathways of young children”, which Inge coordinates within the programme of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe (ECML) in Graz, Austria.
Podacst #34: Conversations with Children and Young People: Aonghas
In this episode Claire talks with Aonghas about language learning.
Podcast #33: Meet some academics: Harvey Humphrey and Yvette Taylor
In this podcast episode, we speak to Dr Harvey Humphrey and Prof Yvette Taylor about the event "We're queer, we're here: Making space for Queer Early Career Researchers in Academia", co-organised by Harvey and Hazel Marzetti, with the help of the British Sociological Association. We discuss the exclusive character of the neoliberal university, but also explore what we can learn from those who have traditionally been pushed to the margins of academia about alternative practices opening spaces of creativity and resistance .
Podcast #32: Mini-lecture Kate Wall on 'Exploring the method of practitioner inquiry for understanding teacher professional learning'
In this episode Kate talks about her work in the area of teacher professional learning and she links this to ideas of practitioner inquiry and voice.
Podcast #31: Conversations with children and young people - Edward
In this episode, Claire chats with Edward, aged 8, about what he did during lockdown to raise money to feed the animals in Edinburgh Zoo. They also chat about some other things besides...
Podcast #30: Meet a team - Early Years
In this episode, we hear from Nicky Shaw, Jenny Carey and Lorna Arnott about some of the Early Years research, teaching and knowledge exchange activity in the School of Education.
Podcast #29: Meet a course leader: Lee Coutts
In this episode, we meet Lee Coutts who discusses his new course: Leading Learning and Transformative Practice in Colleges (with a Teaching Qualification). Here, Lee speaks about this teaching qualification for Further Education lecturers.
Podcast #28: Meet an academic: Mariya Ivancheva
In this episode Claire talks with, Mariya Ivancheva, a new colleague in the School of Education about her research. Listen to Mariya discuss her work in the area of higher education, labour and alternative projects for social change.
Podcast #27: Mini-lecture: Aileen Kennedy on 'Teaching for a better world'
In this mini-lecture, Aileen talks about the socially and politically important work involved in teacher education in universities and schools.
Podcast #26: Mini-lecture: Yvette Taylor on 'Researching Class and Sexuality over the Long-term'
In this episode, Prof. Yvette Taylor from the School of Education shares her experiences and thoughts relating to her research on class and sexuality over her career.
Podcast #25 Meet some academics talking research ethics
In this episode, Claire talks with Sharon Hunter and David Kirk, co-chairs of the School's Ethics Committee, about Martin Hammersley's article, 'Against the ethicists: on the evils of ethical regulation'.
PODCAST #24 "Meet two iPGCE students"
In this episode, Darío talks with two students, Phoebe (China) and Marta (Italy), who completed their International Postgraduate Certificate in Education in 2021. They reflect on their motivations to join this online postgraduate course and share with us what they are taking away from the modules completed.
Podcast #23 Meet our current Head of School: Linda Brownlow
In this episode Claire chats with Linda about being the fourth Head of School, and a glass half full person (Linda, not Claire!).
PODCAST #22 "Meet an academic": Stavros Nikou
In this podcast, Stavros tells us about context-aware mobile learning and the new PGCert in Digital Education at the School of Education.
Podcast #21 'Meet an academic: Dr. Edward Sosu and Dr. Markus Klein'
In this episode, Edward Sosu and Markus Klein talk about their research on socioeconomic disparities in school absenteeism.
PODCAST #20 "Meet a team": Dr Inge Birnie & Fiona Rice (Gaelic-medium education)
In this episode, we discuss the the courses on Gaelic-medium instruction offered at the School of Education. Inge and Fiona discuss the pedagogic and community contours of Gaelic medium instruction as a model in Scotland.
Podcast #19 "Meet a Team - Hidden Voices Network"
In this episode, Claire talks with Samantha Walker, Mhairi Urquhart and Amanda Corrigan about the Hidden Voices Network. The Network is a group of former and current students and staff interested in children and young people who have been affected by a family member in prison.
PODCAST #18 "Meet an academic: Dr Zinnia Mevawalla"
Zinnia Mevawalla is a Lecturer in Early Years Education at the School of Education. In this episode, Zinnia tells us a bit about her approach to researching early years education and the roles that social education and inclusive education play in research and practice.
Podcast #17: "Meet a course team: PGDE"
In this episode, Catherine Whitley (course leader) and Dr. Sharon Hunter (module leader, Education Studies), talk about the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). If you have a degree and are thinking about becoming a teacher, have a listen.
Podcast #16 "Meet an academic: Dr Saima Salehjee"
In this episode, Dr Saima Salehjee talks with Darío about science teaching and learning, and the role of mentoring in supporting science teachers.
Podcast #15 "Meet a student: Anne Paterson"
Anne Paterson, EdD student and former teacher, headteacher and Chief Education Officer for Argyll and Bute, talks with Claire about her passion for rural education.
Podcast #14 "Meet an academic: Dr Navan Govender"
In this episode, we speak to Dr Navan Govender, lecturer in the School of Education, about literacy and teacher education.
Podcast #13 'Mini lecture with Prof. Effie Maclellan'
Here, Emerita Professor Effie Maclellan presents her work on shifts in understanding the nature of teaching in the last fifty years.
PODCAST #12 "Meet a course leader: Dr Alan Huang"
In this episode, Darío Banegas talks to Alan Huang about the MSc TESOL and Intercultural Communication programme at the School of Education.
PODCAST #11 (en español/in Spanish) "Conversación": Luis Villacañas de Castro (Universitat de Valencia)
This is the Spanish version of podcast #10.
En este podcast, el Dr Luis Villacañas de Castro reflexiona sobre su reciente publicación en torno a cuestiones filosóficas en la investigación-acción educativa.
PODCAST #10 "Meet an academic": Luis Villacañas de Castro (Universitat de Valencia)
In this podcast, Luis Villacañas de Castro discusses the philosophical tenets of action research, with links to pedagogy.
PODCAST#9 "Meet the team supporting teacher learning": Dr Anna Beck, Prof Aileen Kennedy, Prof Kate Wall
Meet the team supporting teacher learning. Dr. Anna Beck, Professor Aileen Kennedy and Professor Kate Wall discuss their Postgraduate Certificate in Supporting Teacher Learning and what makes for good teacher professional learning. They also recommend their go-to reading on the topic.
PODCAST #8 "Why would you become a primary teacher?": June Pisaneschi & Monica Porciani
In this edition of our podcast, June Pisaneschi and Monica Porciani explain to us why someone might want to become a primary teacher and why Strathclyde's School of Education is the place to start that adventure.
PODCAST #7 "Meet our second Head of School": Prof. David Kirk
In this podcast, Professor David Kirk speaks about his time as the School of Education's second Head of School. He shares what he found challenging and enjoyable in the role and talks a little about what he did to unwind at the end of a hard day or week at work.
PODCAST #6 "Learn about the work of Scotland's National Centre for Languages": Fhiona Mackay
In this podcast, Fhiona Mackay, Director of SCILT (Scotland's National Centre for Languages) and the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools (CISS) speaks about the work of SCILT and CISS. Fhiona discusses the range of ways in which they support teachers in meeting the language learning needs of the children and young people with whom they work. She also offers her top tip for anyone learning a language! For more information on SCILT/CISS and to access their resources: https://scilt.org.uk/
PODCAST #5 "Learn about our Courses": Education Studies BA Joint Honours (Dr David Lewin)
In this episode, we talk to Dr David Lewin, Senior Lecturer at the School of Education about his latest research into the challenges and possibilities of teaching Religious Studies in Schools beyond the 6 world-religions paradigm (as a construction of Western scholarship), and with a view towards the academy's turn to the scientific study of religion; which emphasises 'lived' religious practices (including non-religious spiritual practices) and seeks to connect with the life-worlds of pupils more directly.
As course leader for the Joint Honours "Education Studies" Programme at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, David gives us an overview of what students can expect from the course, its study content and possible post-study pathways. The Education Studies programme seeks to broaden students' understanding of the study and practice of 'Education' beyond the walls of the School. It focuses on those intentional, pedagogical relationships that span and influence a person's whole life course - and the question around the meaning and purpose of Education that arise from this integrated view.
PODCAST #4 "Meet our first Head of School": Prof. Donald Christie
Today, Dr. Claire Cassidy interviews Emeritus Professor Donald Christie. Donald speaks to Claire about the privilege of being the first Head of the School of Education when the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was formed. He talks about the importance of Education as a university discipline, recalls his proudest moments and successes, and shares his fears for teacher education - and his eternal optimism.
PODCAST #3 "Learn about our Courses": Philosophy with Children (Dr Claire Cassidy)
In our third podcast, Dr Claire Cassidy introduces us to the Postgraduate Certificate 'Philosophy with Children' at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow - a unique course that doesn't exist in quiet the same way anywhere else in the world. Claire answers what we always wanted to know about philosophy with children, but never dared to ask (is that not for grown-ups?); gives us an insight into the kind of philosophical questions that children might ask; and gives an overview of the course structure and content.
PODCAST #2 "Meet an academic": Katja Frimberger
This is a short interview with Dr Katja Frimberger who is a lecturer at the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde. She talks about her interest in the formative processes that constitute arts-based education and gives an example of the film-making project 'Scotland, Our New Home'; a collaboration with filmmaker Simon Bishopp and the New Young Scots peer mentoring group - who wanted to make a film to support other new young arrivals in the process of making a home in Scotland.
PODCAST #1 "Meet an academic": Dario Banegas
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This is the first episode in our 'meet an academic' series. Meet Dario Banegas, lecturer in TESOL at the School of Education. He is interviewed by Dr Claire Cassidy, deputy head of School and reader in Education.