The State of the Art: A one-day event for A Level Sociology Teachers
A BSA Presidential Event
19 November 2019
NCVO, London, UK
About the Event
This one-day event is designed for all teachers of A Level Sociology.
Join us for keynote lectures and workshops from leading Sociologists.
Take part in sessions led by AQA, OCR and WJEC.
10:00-10:25 Arrivals and coffee [Room 1+2]
10:25 Welcome from Susan Halford – President of the BSA [Room 1]
10:30-11:15 Plenary lecture: The New Sociology of Class
- Mike Savage [Room 1]
11:15-12:30 Workshop 1:
Either Fieldwork Fables: Making Research Methods Teaching Fun and Interesting Research – Les Back [Room 1]
Or Revisiting meritocracy: inequality and opportunity in schools – Sarah Cant [Room 3+4]
12:30-1:15 Lunch [Room 2]
1:15-2:00 Workshop 2: Exam Board Session
Either Workshop 2a: AQA A-level Sociology insights: the view from Summer 2019 - Margaret McDonnell [Room 1]
Or Workshop 2b: OCR Teaching and Assessing Tricky Contemporary Areas in Sociology - Lucy Carey [Room 3+4]
Or Workshop 2c: WJEC/Eduqas Resources for GCSE and A’Level Sociology [Room 9]
2:00-3:15 Workshop 3:
Either ‘Only connect’: Migration, mobilities and globalisation – Bridget Anderson [Room 3+4]
Or Engaging with Criminology: Theory, Approaches and Practice - Aaron Winter [Room 1]
3:15-3:45 Tea [Room 2]
3:45-4:30 Plenary lecture: Gender in the 21st Century
- Stevi Jackson [Room 1]
Participation is free of charge, however, registration is required.
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