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How do children become skilled word readers and what can go wrong?

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Professor Anne Castles, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University 29th April 2013 Abstract The dominant focus in reading and dyslexia research in recent years has been on phonological processes. Although important, this has somewhat overshadowed the role of orthographic or word-specific reading skills in the acquisition of reading proficiency. In this talk, I will provide […]


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Inspecting schools: governing education in austere times

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Professor John Clarke The Open University 22nd April 2013 Abstract Drawing on a current ESRC funded research project that examines school inspection in three different countries (England, Scotland and Sweden), this seminar will explore how inspection contributes to the governing of education. It will take governing as a problematic process in which different forms of […]


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