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University of Birmingham Arts & Science Festival 18th - 24th March 2013 5th March 2013 Jubilee Centre Events

The Jubilee Centre will be taking part in the University of Birmingham's Arts and Science Festival: A week long celebration of ideas, research and collaboration across campus. Below are three of the key events members of The Centre are delivering. 

 

 The Jubilee Centre for Character and Values: An Introduction to Three Flagship Research Projects.

Tuesday 19th March

2-4 pm

School of Education (R19) - G39

This session offers a chance to gain further insight into the work of our three main research teams.  Dr David Walker and Michael Roberts (Character Education in British Schools), Dr Liz Gulliford and Blaire Morgan (An Attitude for Gratitude) and Dr Luca Baldini and Demelza Jones (Virtues and Values in the Professions) will be discussing their respective projects.

 

Faith in Schools: Blessing or Curse

Wednesday 20th March

3pm - 4pm

Arts Building (R16) - Lecture Room 5

Jubilee Centre Director, Professor James Arthur and Professor Michale Hand will be discussing the subject of faith schools and the role of faith in education. The will be joined by academics from the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. 

 

School Reform and Government Policy

Wednesday 20th March

12pm-2pm

Education Building (R19) - 408

Honorary Senior Research Fellow to the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values James O'Shaughnessy, former Director of Policy to David Cameron, will deliver a seminar exploring School Reform and Government Policy.

 

Find out more about the festival from the University of Birmingham's website.
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