New project: Dialogue and Argumentation for Cultural Literacy Learning in Schools

Mercè Garcia-Milà, member of the Institute of Research in Education, is the Principal Investigator of this European project with reference 2111 (FBG58003) and coordinated by Fiona Maine. The project is being carried out between 2018 and 2021. The DIALLS project proposes the cultural literacy of young people throughout all levels of formal education through dialogue and argumentation. It is intended

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New book: The paradoxes of educational innovation

Miquel Martínez, member of the Institute of Research in Education, coordinates, together with Anna Jolonch i Anglada, this work.   Content: The school is transformed because society is transformed. If the school changes, it is because the students and their way of learning change. Everything happens in such a fast way that, very often, education goes behind. For some time

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Round table participants “Doing research in the digital, intercultural and glocal society” – # IRED19

This week we introduce the participants of the round table “Doing research in the digital, intercultural and glocal society” that will take place on November 4 within the framework of the 1st International Conference on Research in Education organized by the Research Institute in Education of the University of Barcelona. The participants of the table will be Dr. María José

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New project: Secondary school students’ critical use of information: reading and writing argumentative texts

Nuria Castells and Mercè Garcia-Milà, members of the Institute of Research in Education and of the Research Group Critical Use of Information in High School Students (UCRES), are the Principal Investigators of this project,with reference RTI2018-097289-B-I00, granted in the call “Research Challenges” of the state R & D program oriented to the challenges of society. The objectives are: Analyze some factors

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New article: Pre- and in-service education professionals facing religious diversity and interreligious dialogue in Catalonia

Our colleagues and members of the Institute of Research in Education Ruth Vilà and Mª José Rubio have recently published this article.   Abstract: Education professionals, and especially those in secondary education, are key players in enabling intercultural and interreligious dialogue. However, it is worth asking whether educational actors are in fact adequately trained to address the serious responsibilities and

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New publication: Reading, understanding and learning. Proposals to promote learning from texts

Núria Castells, member of the Institute of Research in Education, participates in this recently published work.     What are the characteristics of reading comprehension processes linked to learning curricular content? What do we know about the most frequent texts and tasks when it comes to reading to learn? What happens specifically when reading to learn has more than one

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New book by Henry Giroux: The terror of the unforeseen

The professor Henry Giroux, one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy, has recently published the book “The terror of the unforeseen”, a work that provides food for thought on some of the aspects that he observes as more worrying about today’s society: the tyranny of capitalism and the culture of cruelty and reification, as well as the resurgence of

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# IRED19: First action of the Network of Institutes of Research in Education

The Institutes of Research in Education enhance the activity of research in the field of education and establish synergies between researchers and research groups in their own knowledge areas. In April 2019, a meeting was held between directors of Educational Research Institutes of different State universities to develop a first roadmap for the creation of a State Network of Educational

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Miquel Martínez, together with other experts from our university, presents the Higher Education Integrating Model of Emotions and Values oriented to Learning Outcomes at the Cordillera Institute of Technology in Quito, Ecuador

On Monday, September 23, the submission and presentation of the Higher Education Integrating Model of Emotions and Values ​ oriented to Learning Outcomes was carried out, a model created and validated by several professors of the Faculty of Education of the University of Barcelona, ​​along with the Cordillera Superior Technological Institute (ITSCO) in Quito, Ecuador. The member of the Institute

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