Teaching Out in the ‘Great USS Pensions Strike of 2018’

Dr Georgina Brewis is Senior Lecturer in the History of Education at the UCL Institute of Education. She is the author of ‘A Social History of Student Volunteering: Britain and Beyond, 1880-1980’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and numerous articles on the history of education and student campaigning.

In this blog post, she shares her thoughts on the “teach-outs” that have become a regular feature of the picket lines during the current UCU strike at universities around the UK.

Teaching with archives: history in education studies

Dr Mark Freeman is a Reader in Education and Social History at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), University College London, where he was formerly programme leader for the BA (Hons) Education Studies. In 2017 he hosted the SHS annual conference at the IOE.

In his contribution to the Learning & Teaching Exchange, he reflects on introducing Education Studies students to historical research in the IOE Archive.

Student Peer Review Workshop

Dr Michael Pugh is a Lecturer in the School of Media, Culture and Society at the University of the West of Scotland. As a member of the Social History Society’s executive committee in 2016 he began the work of establishing the SHS Learning & Teaching Exchange.

In his contribution, Dr Pugh reflects on the introduction of a peer review activity to help students in designing their own essay questions.