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The M Factor: Multiculturalism in Education

Date: 12 December 2007 Time: 1.30-4.30 pm

'THE M FACTOR: MULTICULTURALISM IN EDUCATION', Wednesday 12th December 2007, 1.304.30 p.m., IAS Meeting Room 2 & 3, all welcome. Department of Educational Research Seminar Series. The four sessions are as follows:

'THE PROBLEM WITH MULTICULTURALISM IN EDUCATION SYSTEM', Dr Adanna Lazz-onyenobi and Michael Clarke, University of Manchester.

'MULTICULTURALISM WITHIN THE TEACHER TRAINING EDUCATION', Michelle Cordon, Erwan Couedelo, Aitor Mondragon, Jenn Petchey, Lancaster University Race and Education Group.

'NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND?: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF UK AND US EDUCATIONAL POLICY', Christina Denman, Victoria Trigg, Mark Turver, Jamika White, Lancaster University Race and Education Group.

'CHINESE STUDENTS: CLIMBING THE ACADEMIC LADDER', Ana Maria Fernandez-Carrero, Daniel Gandy, Sarah Kershaw, Louise McMullen and Cristina Ucar Ahechu, Lancaster University Race and Education Group.

This extended seminar will include four complementary presentations that explore the ways in which multicultural issues are addressed within the education system, including some of the problems which will be presented by our visiting speakers from the University of Manchester.

Presentations highlight the complexity of the issues by focusing on different learner groups and consider the implications of UK, US, Spanish and French educational policy. The conference is being organised by the Race and Education Group, Department of Educational Research. It is open to all interested in this topic. If you would like to attend for all or part of the event, please let Louise McMullen know so that packs and drinks will be prepared for all participants who notify us before the 10th December.

For further information, or to book a place, contact Louise McMullen on l.mcmullen@lancaster.ac.uk

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