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March 30th 2011

English Early Years Foundation Stage learning goals to be reduced
(Marc Armitage)

The review of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for England by Dame Clare Tickell, which is about to be published, has recommended that the number of learning goals within the framework should be reduced from the current sixty-nine to just seventeen. The report concludes that such a framework is still valuable in terms of early learning but that it is currently ‘too bureaucratic’ and should be based more closely on what children are learning in school at a...
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March 21st 2011

Mapping the Landscape of Childhood
(Thought Crime - Conference News)

University of Lethbridge, Alberta (Canada) 5th May - 7th May 2011: The University of Lethbridge, Alberta (Canada) will be holding the above conference 5th – 7th May 2011 to discuss childhood in the past, present & future.    Beginning in the last decade of the 20th century, disciplines long dedicated to the study of the child and childhood have been revitalized, while those whose attention to childhood had waned significantly since ...
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March 21st 2011

Perspectives on Contemporary Legend 2011
(Thought Crime - Conference News)

The Hilton Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (USA) 24th - 27th May 2011: The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research (ISCLR) will be holding their 29th International Conference at the above venue on 24th – 27th May 2011. The conference will explore all aspect of contemporary, urban and modern legend research.    A growing field of folklore research concerns the legends, rumors, and beliefs that circulate through mode...
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March 3rd 2011

Monitoring Parents: Science, evidence, experts and the new parenting culture
(Thought Crime - Call for Papers)

  University of Kent 13th & 14th September 2011: The Centre for Parenting Culture Studies and the Kent Centre for Law Gender & Sexuality are calling for papers for the above conference to be held at the University of Kent (UK) on the 13th and 14th September 2011. The conference aims to provide an opportunity for for inter-disciplinary discussion of empirical and theoretical work that explores the increasing advance of a ‘scien...
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