University of Barcelona researchers Maria Rodó Zárate and Nadejda Blagorodnova selected in the ERC Starting Grants 2021 call

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded 33.3 million euros in grants to 23 research projects at Spanish centres in the Starting Grant 2021 call. This is the first Starting Grant call, a programme aimed at the creation of independent research groups whose principal investigator holds a PhD with an experience of 2-7 years since its completion. This is the

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January 19: seminar “Més enllà de la COVID-19. Avaluació per a l’aprenentatge en entorns híbrids” -registration ends on January 16-

This seminar takes place within the framework of the project “Anàlisi de factors que contribueixen al desenvolupament de practiques d’avaluació i retroacció formativa amb tecnologies digitals a l’educació secundaria durant el període de la Covid-19” (DITAL), financed by the Institut de Recerca en Educació (IRE) of the Faculty of Education of the University of Barcelona. The objective of the seminar

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Social Research Call 2022 (SRC 2022) of “la Caixa” Foundation

The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation launches an open and competitive call to fund excellent, innovative and socially-oriented research projects. Proposals must generate new knowledge to broaden our understanding of the major challenges of today’s society, using quantitative methods. The call is open to researchers who can demonstrate research independence and evidence of prior achievements.  Submission period for proposals: January

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New publication: The value of digital technologies in the improvement of Higher Education

The book “The value of digital technologies in the improvement of Higher Education” (available in Catalan and in Spanish) has been published. It is the result of the research project “Emerging educational practices mediated by digital technologies in Higher Education”, funded by the Institute for Research in Education (IRE-UB). Digital technology incorporates improvements in the teaching and learning process in

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Conference on the Quality of University Teaching

As part of the activities of the European Erasmus + Didactic QUALITY Assessment Project for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Improvement, the Conference on the Quality of University Teaching is organized. External and internal quality experts at the university level will take part in the conference to present and discuss the feasibility of direct indicators of the quality of university

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New research accreditations: Professor and Advanced Research

We are pleased to announce the new research accreditations of the members of IRE. Specifically, Dr. Josep Gustems Carnicer has obtained his accreditation as Professor, the second one in Spain in the area of Didactics of Musical Expression. Dr. Xavier Rubio Campillo has obtained the accreditation of Advanced Research in the area of Didactics of Social Sciences, and Dr. Núria

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Condolences statement

We are deeply sad for the death of our colleague and friend, Dr. Laura Rubio. A loss for everyone who have had the opportunity to work with her, and for the educational and research community. We want to express our condolences to all those who knew her, especially her family and friends. Her legacy will always accompany us.

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ARTICLE PUBLISHED AT INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL APPLIED LINGUISTICS REVIEW (JCR Q1) BY MARTA GRÀCIA, ANA LUISA ADAM-ALCOCER, PAMELA CASTILLO

The article “Exploring the impact of a teacher development programme using a digital application on linguistic interactions in the classroom: a multiple case study” has been published in the journal Applied Linguistics Review (JCR Q1).   Authors: Marta Gràcia, Ana Luisa Adam-Alcocer, Pamela Castillo   Abstract This article reports on the use of a digital application (EVALOE-SSD) for the professional development

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XIV International Conference on Teaching Innovation: Advances and challenges for educational transformation

The University of Oviedo, through the Institute for Educational Research and Innovation (INIE) is organising the “XIV International Conference on Educational Innovation: Advances and Challenges for Educational Transformation” to be held on 24 and 25 January 2022. The deadline for sending contributions, by means of a 250-word abstract, is open until 10 December.  Registration for the conference is free of

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XX International Congress of Educational Research: Inclusion, Equity and Quality in Education (AIDIPE 2022)

The Interuniversity Association for Pedagogical Research (AIDIPE), in collaboration with research groups from the University of Santiago de Compostela, the University of Coruña and the University of Vigo, organize the XX International Congress of Educational Research: Inclusion, Equity and Quality in Education (AIDIPE 2022), at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Santiago de Compostela (Santiago de Compostela,

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