Education Studies (BA)

- Single Honours Education Studies
- Joint Honours Education Studies

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Induction

Welcome and Induction, for all Education studies Undergraduate Students with Student Support Coordinator, Sarah Woodward.

B.138 / B.139, B Block, Harcout Hill Campus

11:00am - 11:30am

Subject breakout

FG.14, F Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

11:30am - 1:00pm

Campus tour & refreshments

Glasgow Room, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

Meet and Greet with your lecturers.

An informal meeting to get to know the academics for your course with some current students

Refreshments will be available

BG.26, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Education studies Subject meeting

Compulsory meeting for all Education Studies students with information about your course, modules, etc. with Subject Coordinator, Christine Ivory

There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend (either 10.00 - 11.00 or 11.00 -12.00)

For joint honours students you need to go to meetings for both of your subjects;  you can choose which one you go to first.

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

 

11:00am - 12:00pm

Education studies Subject meeting

Compulsory meeting for all Education Studies students with information about your course, modules, etc. with Subject Coordinator, Christine Ivory

There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend (either 10.00 - 11.00 or 11.00 -12.00)

For joint honours students you need to go to meetings for both of your subjects;  you can choose which one you go to first.

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help adding on your optional modules for semester 2

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet Your Academic Adviser

Drop in to your Academic Adviser’s office for a quick chat anytime during these hours.

Your Academic Adviser will be an academic from your subject. For Joint Honours students, it will be someone from one of your subjects. Check your student information to see who your Academic Adviser is.

Please note that some Academic Advisers have arranged different times. Please check further down this page to see if this applies to your Academic Adviser.

To find out who your AA is, go to your student Information and to your student profile to find their name and contact details.

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 3:00pm

General Help Drop in Help Desk

Speak to one of the Student Support Coordinators with any issues or questions you might still have now that induction week is ending.

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Sarah Woodward swoodward@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Christine Ivory civory@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead Louise Stafford lstafford@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Linda Feeley lfeeley@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian Hazel Rothera educationlibrarians@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Adviser meetings

Most Academic Advisers are available to meet their students between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday 22 September. If your Academic Adviser has arranged a different meeting time it will be listed here. They will also email you to remind you.

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of the books, they are all available in the university library.

Once you have chosen your optional modules, you will be able to contact the module leaders to request their reading lists.

For Joint Honours students, you will find your reading lists for your other subject on their new students web page

 

Education Studies Single Honours 

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

ECS4009

Listening to Young Children

Archard D (2015) Children: Rights and Childhood. Abingdon. Routledge.

EDST4001

Constructions of Childhood

Kassem, D., Murphy, L. and Taylor, E. (2010) Key issues in childhood and youth studies. London: Routledge

EDST4003

Introduction to Study of Education

Introduction to Study of Education: Cottrell S (2019) Study Skills Handbook

EDST4006

Key Ideas in Education

 

Semester 2 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

EDST4002

Education in a World of Change

Education in a World of Change  : Arthur, J. and Davies, I. (2010). The Routledge Education Studies Reader. Routledge 

EDST4004

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development

The Adolescent experience (2000)by Thomas P. Gullotta; Gerald R. Adams; Carol A. Markstrom; Gerald R. Adams

Psychology and education (2002) by Susan Bentham

 

EDST4007

Practice and Pedagogy

Practice and Pedagogy :  The National Curriculum in England Key Stages 1-4 available at https://www.gov.uk/national-curriculum

 

Education Studies Joint Honours 

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

EDST4003

Introduction to Study of Education

Introduction to Study of Education   : Cottrell S (2019) Study Skills Handbook.

EDST4006

Key Ideas in Education

 

Semester 2 Module

Recommended Core Text

EDST4002

Education in a World of Change

Education in a World of Change  : Arthur, J. and Davies, I. (2010). The Routledge Education Studies Reader. Routledge  

EDST4004

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development

The Adolescent experience (2000)by Thomas P. Gullotta; Gerald R. Adams; Carol A. Markstrom; Gerald R. Adams

Psychology and education (2002) by Susan Bentham