School of Education Seminar Series: Educational Purposes, Ethics and Beliefs

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TBC, Harcourt Hill Campus


How do we decide what should be learned about reality? with speaker Stephen Boulter

These seminars are convened by the Educational Purposes, Ethics and Beliefs Research Group within the School of Education, Oxford Brookes University. This semester’s programme begins with two contrasting philosophical approaches to education – a transformative approach emphasising the importance of uncertainty and struggle, drawing on pragmatic and hermeneutic approaches to education, and an approach that attends to a biological perspective. Later in the semester we focus on history, citizenship and moral development in education.