The University in a Connected World

Our convenor Susan Robertson was interviewed by CGTN while taking part in the World University Presidents Symposium held last week in Beijing. Susan reflected on the university in a connected world and the possibilities which platforms offer for rethinking its operations: Susan Robertson, a professor of education at the University of Cambridge, who has taken part in … Continue reading The University in a Connected World

#CIES2018 in Mexico

By Susan L. Robertson The geo-graphic and historical importance of location for a conference theme can often stimulate, and thus create the occasion for, a more engaged set of conversations around the politics of place and its history. A group of recognisable faces from the comparative and international education, development and globalisation of education worlds … Continue reading #CIES2018 in Mexico

The teaching professions in the context of globalisation: A systematic literature review

Dr. Tore Bernt Sorensen, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium Wednesday 07 February 2018, 16:00-17:30 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS5. The intensified political focus on teachers internationally – often centred on specific notions of ‘quality teaching’ and ‘teacher effectiveness’ – over the last decades has been accompanied … Continue reading The teaching professions in the context of globalisation: A systematic literature review