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Going Straight 2 University

13th December 2016, Room DW101, Newman University, 18.30 – 20.30

Colleagues at Newman University have recently piloted a programme of Higher Education in HMP Birmingham. Inspired by similar university and prison partnerships, six Newman University students have joined six HMP Birmingham students on an eight week Introduction to Social Sciences course. 

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Nile Seminar Series 2016 - School Leadership in the 21st Century

Professor Tim Brighouse 

Wednesday 16th November 2016  4.30pm - 6.30pm
at Newman University


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From Physical Education (PE) to Physically Activity Learning (PAL): Embracing the new Paradigm

Tuesday 15th November 2016, 7.00-9.00pm

Room: ST111, Newman University


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A Saint for the Midlands: Cardinal John Henry Newman

Date:  Monday 14th November 2016

Time: 7pm

Room: DW101, Newman University

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Book Launch - Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

9th November, 1pm-4pm (12.00 Lunch),
Room: DW101, Newman University


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Newman University Golf in The Gambia

The Event

To raise money for educational projects in The Gambia Newman University aim to drive a golf ball 207 miles in one day. This distance is the breadth of the Gambia. We expect this to involve approximately 1457 strikes!!

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Postgraduate PGCE Teacher Training Open Evening including School Direct

4th October 2016,  5.00-8.00pm
Newman University

Opportunities for potential applicants to meet and discuss places, vacancies and opportunities for university based and school based postgraduate teacher training including the School Direct salaried and training routes.

Opportunities to discuss aspects of application, funding, etc with Newman University staff.

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Newman Institute for Leadership in Education - Invitation Lecture

Changing Contexts for Young Children`s Learning: a personal research journey

29 September 2016 at 5.30 pm in the Lecture Theatre (Room ST111)

Margaret M Clark OBE Visiting Professor, Newman University
and Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham 

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Troubling Research: Liminal Spaces, Methodological Challenges, Innovative Approaches

A one-day conference and a half-day workshop Thursday 7th July and Friday 8th July, 2016 Newman University, Birmingham

Venue: Orange Studios Birmingham

Key Note Speakers

Alison Phipps, OBE, PhD, BA (Hons) FRSE
Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies, University of Glasgow



Morwenna Griffiths
Chair of Classroom Learning, Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh University

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NILE Seminar Series 2016 – School Leadership in Challenging Times - Seminar 2

Leadership Development and Professional Learning

Wednesday 8th June 2016 4.30pm – 6.30pm at Newman University

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‘Rewriting the Exodus’ An Inaugural Lecture by Professor Susan Docherty

‘Rewriting the Exodus’ An Inaugural Lecture by Professor Susan Docherty

Professor of New Testament and Early Judaism/Head of Theology 

Monday 23rd May 2016 - 5.30pm

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School Leadership and the Challenge of OFSTED

Newman Institute for Leadership Education (NILE)
Seminar Series 2016 – School Leadership in Challenging Times

School Leadership and the Challenge of OFSTED

Wednesday 16th March 2016 4.30pm – 6.30pm at Newman University

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