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The conference Young people, skills and prospects in employment: policy, practice and inclusiveness focused on increasing concerns about skills shortages and worsening job prospects for many young people, and the ways multiple interventions seek to improve young people’s pathways from school and college into employment, raise skill levels and promote inclusive growth. It brought national and…
On Monday 23rd July 2018, CIGS and FLAG will be hosting a conference and workshop exploring academic and practitioner responses to the #metoo campaign. We welcome presenters and attendees from across disciplines as well as from the social sector. The event is open to PhD students, Masters students and practitioners. Call for Papers The #metoo…
Dr Sharon Elley (1,431 words) This month celebrates ‘World Autism Awareness (Acceptance) Week’ (March 26th to April 2nd, 2018). March ushered in International Women’s Day (8th March) where thousands of women worldwide marched on the streets to protest for women’s rights, equality and justice. It is timely and rightly so that the United Nation 2018…
Guest lecture/discussion 4.30 – 5.30pm on Mon 20th Nov Invitation Guest Lecture and Discussion: Dr Ruth Patrick
With the Inequalities Research Network This workshop series will explore diverse disciplinary and methodological approaches to researching inequalities, to inform and to enable new conversations and connections. All are welcome to come to one, some or (ideally) all the sessions as we hope to build ongoing conversations with presenters and participants. The series runs (more…
FLaG in partnership with CIGS and Care-Connect are presently developing an interdisciplinary group of researchers and community professionals interested in Higher Education student campus cultures. In collaboration with academics from the School of Politics and International Studies; Performance and Cultural Studies; and, Healthcare, as well as West Yorkshire Police, we are keen to develop alliances…
FLaG is bringing together a network of researchers with shared interests in the area ‘parenting, well-being and inequalities’. We are members of different departments and faculties, and keen to develop new collaborations, building on commonalities and differences across our diverse disciplinary perspectives, at Leeds University. We are running a series of 4 internal workshops through…
FLaG and Educational Engagement are currently bringing together researchers, professionals and academics interested in developing a network and forum for communicating, sharing and exchanging excellent research, policy and professional practice about youth, young people and widening participation. Supported by the Care-Connect ‘Knowledge Exchange Scheme’, we are holding events in 2015 to explore the shifting widening…