Author Archives: Emma Allison

My Trip to the British Library by Shanaz Durrant

On my regular commute to UCL IOE, I often walk past the British Library and see the queues of people from the public waiting to go in, and whilst I signed up to be a member a few years back, … Continue reading

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Arts and Diversity education resources

I recently received what is perhaps my favourite donation of library books that I have ever received in the 9 years that I have worked at the UCL Institute of Education. The donation of 3 very large boxes of material, … Continue reading

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The Critical Global Educator: Global Citizenship Education as Sustainable Development by Dr. Maureen Ellis

Published by Routledge in September 2015, ‘The Critical Global Educator: Global Citizenship Education as Sustainable Development’, emphasises the crucial role of theorised passion in chapters entitled ‘Bible to Bibliography: Personal, Professional, Political Efficacy’ and ‘Personal Search to Public Research’. Globalisation, … Continue reading

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The Autobiography of an education by Sir Peter Newsam

Those of you who frequently read the ‘Newsam News‘ may have already encountered my blogs regarding donations from student alumni. I recently received a donation from Sir Peter Newsam- Part 1 of his autobiography ‘The Autobiography of an education’ .  … Continue reading

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Easter Entertainment

The Easter break may be the time to watch one of the new DVDs that has recently been added to the Library’s Education in Literature Collection. There are new versions of old favourites Jane Eyre (starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael … Continue reading

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The History Of: African and Caribbean Communities in Britain’ book donation

At the UCL Institute of Education, we are always happy to receive donations! We recently received a copy of ‘The history of the African and Caribbean communities in Britain’. This book was given to us by one of the institute’s … Continue reading

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Ladybird reading schemes

Whilst looking through some recent book donations, I found some old press cuttings from Teachers World magazine. The advert on the back of one press cuttings- for a reading scheme- was a real snapshot of children’s publishing in the 1960’s; … Continue reading

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