School of Education

  • Education Studies (BA or BSc)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving Education Studies students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Everything you need to know about Harcourt Hill Campus is here.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 17 September

    Opportunities to visit the Harcourt Hill Library and to attend any Workshops that interest you. All Day Harcourt Hill Campus / Headington Campus

    Tuesday 18 September

    Induction/Welcome Meeting Start at 10:00
    Finish at 12:30
    B1.01 (Main Lecture Theatre), Harcourt Hill Campus

    Wednesday 19 September

    Freshers' Sports Fair 10:00 to 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus
    Enrolment. Please note that enrolment commences at 16:30. You must arrive by this time at the very latest. Start at 16:30
    Finish at 17:30
    Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Thursday 20 September

    Subject Meeting 1 Start at 10:00
    Finish at 11:00
    JHB307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    All single honours students must attend this meeting.
    Combined honours students can choose to attend this meeting or the 11am meeting (see below).
    Subject Meeting 2 Start at 11:00
    Finish at 12:00
    JHB307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Combined honours students should attend meetings for both of their subjects but can choose which meeting to attend first.
    Meet Your Academic Advisor Drop-in from
    14:00 to 16:00
    Check on your PIP page when you print your timetable for their name and room number.
    PIP Helpdesk (First Years only) Drop-in from
    14:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 16:00
    John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (All students) Drop-in from
    11:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Subject Codes

    All subjects within the University have a unique subject code. For Education Studies, they are as follows:

    Subject Code

    Subject

    WA WA is single honours Education Studies: SEN, Disabilities & Inclusion. Students will be studying for a BA.
    WD WD is combined honours Education Studies i.e. students are combining Education Studies with another subject. Students will be studying for a BA or a BSc dependent on their second subject.
    WE WE is single honours Education Studies i.e. students study only Education Studies. Students will be studying for a BA.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of School Professor Mary Wild
    Programme Lead Mr Nick Swarbrick
    Subject Coordinator Mr Jonathan Reid
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Robert Drake
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Hazel Rothera
    Programme Administrator Mrs Linda Feeley +44 (0)1865 488583

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Education Studies modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U71701 Constructions of Childhood Kehily, M.J. (2008). An Introduction to Childhood Studies. 2nd ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press
    Jones, P. (2009). Rethinking Childhood: Attitudes in Contemporary Society. London: Continuum
    U71702 Education in a World of Change: Policy and Provision Rousseau, J.-J. (1762). Émile or On Education. Available in a number of translations and downloadable as a free e-book.
    U71703 Introduction to the Study of Education Sambell, K., Gibson, M. and Miller, S. (2010). Studying Childhood and Early Childhood: A Guide For Students. 2nd ed. London: Sage
    U71704 Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development Crowley, K. (2017). Child Development: A Practical Introduction. London: Sage
    U71706 Key Ideas in Education To be advised.
    Specifically for students on SEN, Disabilities and Inclusion Wearmouth, J. (2017). Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Schools: A Critical Introduction. London: Bloomsbury

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for Education Studies. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol. You should meet your Academic Advisor in his/her room on Thursday Week 0 between 2pm and 4pm. If there is any change to this, it will be shown in the Alternative Arrangement column.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Alternative Arrangement

    Dr James Percival B1.11 48 8364  
    Mr Jonathan Reid F1.05 48 8486  
    Dr Anna Tsakalaki AG.17 48 8516