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5th Annual Professionalism Conference

Professionalism and Knowledge

Sponsored by SCETT

Tuesday 13 May 2014 at the University of Derby

Tickets are £20 with a concessionary rate of £10 and can be purchased here  



12.30 pm

Registration and light lunch.

1.30 - 2.30 pm

(Lecture Theatre)

Welcome by Lynn Senior, Acting Head of the School of Education

followed by keynote lecture  

Professor Michael Young

Bringing Knowledge Back In


2.30  - 3.45 pm 


1.    Knowledge in the Lifelong Learning Sector, led by Pete Scales and Ann O’Grady  (Routledge 2012).

2.   Presentations from Professional Doctorate (EdD) students, facilitated by Dr Val Poultney and Dr Neil Radford.

3.    Knowledge in Teacher Education: staff and student perspectives 

4.  Comparative Education – what do we know? Led by Jen Marshall and Jon White

5. Knowledge and Emotion  - led by Dennis Hayes and Peter Wood  

3.45 - 4pm   

Tea and Coffee

4pm - 4.55pm  

Panel Debate:

‘Is there an attack on knowledge?’

With Professor Michael Young and others 

Chaired by Toby Marshall (SCETT)


16.55 pm

Conference Ends