Current initiatives in counter-terrorism, the fear of extremism in education and the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values .. Read more have generated significant issues in relation to the teaching of Islam, freedom of speech and religious and political liberty. Many of the issues raised by these developments from teacher identity and professionalism to the way schools and universities engage with controversial political agendas raise questions about diversity and censorship in all areas of education. This seminar builds on the successful event in May 2019 and is for researchers and doctoral students currently engaged in research in these areas or for those interested in exploring the different ways in which academics and teachers are negotiating developments in the place of Islam in education, Prevent and extremism. It will provide a space to share ideas, map interests and consider collaborative projects. Sally Elton-Chalcraft is Professor of Social Justice in Education, and is Director of the Learning Education and Development Research Centre in the Institute of Education at the University of Cumbria. Hazel Bryan is Professor of Education and Dean of The School of Education and Professional Development. Hazel trained as a teacher in London and taught in schools for some ten years before joining Canterbury Christ Church University where she.
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