Large Grant Seminar Series 1

A series of six events running from February to June 2021 exploring the normative questions about child poverty and education, both theoretically and as emerging from policy and practice.

Lorella Terzi,
University of Roehampton, London
Judith Suissa, UCL Institute of Education
Elaine Unterhalter, UCL Institute of Education 

Participation is free but places are limited. Please register using the links below.

Roundtable: Child Poverty and Education: Philosophical Reflections

2.00 -5.00 pm (GMT)

Nicolas Brando (Queen’s University Belfast)
Lebo Moletsane (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)
Gemma Moss (UCL Institute of Education)
James Wilson (UCL Philosophy)

2.00- 2.10 -Opening
2.10- 2.40- ‘Breaking the poverty cycle: schooling, child work and the incentives deficit’ Nicolas Brando (Queen’s University, Belfast)
2.40-3.10 – ‘Gender and poverty as intersecting sources of educational inequality in rural South Africa’ Relebohile Moletsane (University of KwaZulu-Natal, SA)  
3.10-3.30 -BREAK
3.30-4.00- ‘Why the COVID pandemic has reset the terms of the conversation around poverty and education in England: the primary school story’ Gemma Moss (UCL Institute of Education)
4.00- 4.30- ‘Conceptualising, measuring, and ameliorating child poverty’s impact on educational fairness: insights from philosophical debates on health equity’ James Wilson (UCL Philosophy)
4.30-5.00- Plenary and Closure

Participation is free but places are limited. Register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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