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Professor Sally Tomlinson PhD FRSA

PAPERS TO CONFERENCES


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2018

Symposium on “Race, Class and Ability and the Global Economy: The Work of Sally Tomlinson. American Educational Research Association. New York 17th April. (5 papers given on her work)

2017

"The Manufacture of Inability: special education and inclusion"
Lecture to the Equalities Forum. Royal Society of Arts London. 17th January

2017

"Doing Educational Research "Lecture to Stories Conference. Department
of Education. Oxford.
University of Oxford. 15th March.

2017

"Selection funding and Assessment" Lecture to the Oxford Education
Conference Oxford National Union of Teachers.
27th May

2015

“Race, Class and Ability” (Symposium) Disabling Race and Racing Disability American Education Research Association Annual Conference Chicago, USA. April

2015

“Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy” Conference on Children and Sustainable Development.  The Pontifical Academy of the Sciences Vatican City. Rome. November

2014

“Special education and minority ethnic young people in England: a continuing issue” European Educational Research Association Conference (ECER) Porto, Portugal. September

2013

“The expansion of special education and its services”  European Educational Research Association Conference (ECER) Istanbul, Turkey. September

2013

“Hierarchies of Inclusion in Higher Education” Social Inclusion in Higher Education Conference   Sydney, Australia.  December (by Video Link)
 

2009

“Ethnic Minorities, Education and Social Justice in the UK” Oxford Round Table Conference  Exeter College. University of Oxford. March

2009

“Multicultural Education in Britain”   American Education Research Association Annual Conference  San Diego USA. April

2008

“Schools in immigration societies: What is happening in Britain?” International Conference on Schools in Immigration Societies: International perspectives from Research and Practice  Freie Universität Berlin. Germany. February

2008

“Ethnic Minority Parents and Education in Britain” Congress of the German Association for Educational Science  University of Dresden. Germany. March

2008

“Ethnic Minorities, Education and Social Justice” British Education Research Association Annual Conference  (Social Justice Panel) September

2007

“The time politics of British education after 1945 : education policy, gender and the labour market”  International Conference on the Time Politics of Child-care and School Education in Post-war Europe  University of Cologne.  Germany.  March

2006

“Race, Ethnicity and Education in England : Policy and Practice” International Seminar on Educating Immigrant Pupils  Centra de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona.  Barcelona. Spain. February

2006

“L’education dans Les Societiés d’apres l’Etat providence” Conference on Social Justice and Education  University of Lyon.  France.  May

2005

“Engaging Parents : Active Citizen or Consumer” Opening Address at Conference (Chair) on Participation and Equality   Big Wide Talk. Barbican Centre. London. June

2005

“New Labour and Social Justice”  Platform Debate Education Policy and Social Justice Institute for Policy Studies in Education. London Metropolitan University. October

2005

“Another Day, Another White Paper” to Conference Campaign for State Education University of London.  November

2004

“Disability in Somaliland” Conference on Metaphors of Marginality  Gafsa. Tunisia.  University of Sfax.  March

2004

“Selection and Diversity” to Session (Parental Choice and Social Cohesion) Conference on Beyond the Market  Catalyst. TUC Centre.  London. October

2003

“Politics in Somaliland” Seminar at Centre for Research in EthnicRelations
Warwick. University of Warwick. May

2003

“Comprehensive Success and Bog-standard Government”  3rd Caroline Benn Memorial Lecture  Institute of Education.  London. November

2002

“Race, Education and Globalization”  15th World Congress of Sociology (Race, Ethnicity and Education Committee) Brisbane. Australia. July

2001

“Education 14-19: Still Divided and Divisive”  Keynote paper  to East Midlands Conference  on  The 14-19 Curriculum  National Union of Teachers.
Stoke Rochford . February

2001

“Comprehensive Education” Seminar  on Promoting Comprehensive Education in the 21st Century  Birmingham  National Union of Teachers. Birmingham. April

2001

Opening address to conference on Partnerships in Special  Educational Needs  Bath. University of Bath.  June

2001

“The Assessment of Children with SEN: an historical perspective” Conference on Justice and the Assessment Of Special Educational Needs  Glasgow. University of Glasgow. November

2001

“Educational Changes and Challenges in Britain”  Conference on Migration in Europe   Essen. University of Essen.  Germany. November

2000

Invited Seminar  Multicultural Societies   Ditchley Park. Oxfordshire. May

2000

Discussant: “The Future of the Multicultural State”  Conference on Racial Discrimination  London. Global Issues Research Group. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. September

2000

“School Management to meet the needs of all children” Paper to conference  on Minorities in a Pluralistic Society   Brno. Czech Republic. September

2000

“Maximising the benefits of diversity through education”  Paper to conference on The Future of Multiethnic Britain  QMW Public Policy Seminars. London.  Royal Overseas League. October

2000

Public Lecture for Worcestershire Race Equality Council  “ The Future of Multiethnic Britain”   Worcester. Worcester University College. November

1999

“Power and Privilege in Education: The perpetual problem of social class”  Keynote Lecture.  Irish Educational Association  Dublin,  Republic of Ireland,  March

1999

“Defective and Dangerous: Race and Special Education”  Paper to International Research Colloquium on Inclusive Education  Rochester,  New York,  USA,  June

1999

Summary Speaker and Co-Chair of Plenary Conference on Special Educational Needs  St Hugh’s College,  Oxford,  June

1998

“The situation of foreign immigrants  in the UK”  Paper to the 2nd International Symposium “Regionalism and Immigration in Europe”  Japan Centre for Area Studies, Osaka, Japan, January

1998

“New inequalities? Educational markets and ethnic minorities”  Invited symposium “Racism and reform in the UK”  American Educational Research Association  San Diego, April

1998

Organising Chair.  Session on “Race, Ethnicity and Education”  14th World Congress of Sociology  Montreal, Canada, August

1998

Organiser.  Education Seminar Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain.  Institute of Education, London, November

1997

“Sociological Perspectives on Failing Schools”  Paper to International Sociology of Education Conference on “Educational Policy, Social Justice and Change”  University of Sheffield,  Sheffield, January

1997

“Raising Educational Achievement” Paper to National Conference on “Out-of-School Child Care”  London, Kids Club Network, February

1997

“Towards a 14-19 Curriculum” Paper to Conference on “14-19 Curriculum”  University of Birmingham,  Birmingham, February

1997

“New Inequalities: Education, Markets and Ethnic Minorities” Rockefeller Foundation funded Conference on “Ethnic Conflict in the Post-Industrial World” Bellagio, Italy, April

1996

“Education Legislation in the U.K. 1979–1995” Paper to Research Seminar University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany, February

1996

“A Comprehensive Curriculum 14-19” Paper in Lecture Series “Affirming a Comprehensive Ideal” Dept. of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, March

1996

“The Effects of Education Markets on the Education of Ethnic Minorities” Paper to Conference on “Schuleautonomie, Migration und Chancengleichteit” 
Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, June

1996

“Assessing the Impact of After-School Activities” seminar for Education Extra, Community Education Development Centre Coventry, June

1995

“Teacher Views of the 14-19 Curriculum” Paper to National Union of Teachers Conference  Stoke Rochford, Grantham, July

1995

“Professional and Machine Bureaucracies” Paper to Conference on Sociology of Disability  University of Sheffield, October

1994

“The Political Economy of Special Educational Needs” Paper for Conference on Learning Support - The Challenge for Change University of East London, March

1994

“Special Educational Needs” Paper to Conference of Greenwich Headteachers  Cambridge, March

1994

“Educational Policy Making and I: 50 Years of Acts and Facts”  Inaugural Lecture  Goldsmiths College, University of London,  May

1994

“Can Education open the Ethnocentric Mind” Paper for Conference on Ethnic Conflict in Advanced Industrial Societies   Woodrow Wilson Centre, Washington, DC, USA, June

1994

“A Nationalistic National Curriculum?” Paper for session on Schooling and National Identities International Sociological Association World Congress  Bielefeld, Germany (organiser of above session with contributors from USA, Australia, Taiwan, Israel, Slovenia, Portugal) July

1994

“Restoring Local Democracy in Education” National Union of Teachers Summer Conference  Stoke Rochford, Grantham, July

1994

“Education in Plural Societies”  Conference on The Education of the Adolescent Carnegie Corporation/Johann Jacobs Foundation. Marbach, Germany, November

1993

Organiser: Leverhulme Trust funded conference on “Alternative Policies in Education”  Goldsmiths College/IPPR, London, March

1993

“Theory, Myth and Educational Research” Paper for The Standing Conference on Studies in Education  London, November

1992

“The Achievement of Ethnic Minorities in England” Conference on The Urban Child Project, Children of Migrants and Minorities  UNICEF, Florence, Italy, June

1992

“Conflicts and Dilemmas for Professionals in Special Education” Conference on Social Justice and Disability  Department of Education, Queensland, Australia, August

1991

“The Crisis of the British National Identity” Academic Round Table on The State, Nation and Diversity (Invited by the Canadian Minister for Multiculturalism), Ottawa, Canada, May

1991

“White Pupils Views of Ethnic Minorities in England”  First International Conference on Prejudice, Discrimination and Conflict  Jerusalem, Israel, July

1990

“Critical Enquiry: Collaborating to Review Practices and Values” Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children  Toronto, Canada, April

1990

“A Success Story: The School Effect”  Conference on Marketing & Media Relations University of Leeds, May

1990

Organising Chair: Session on “Education Power and Social Mobility” World Congress of Sociology  Madrid, Spain, July

Organising Chair: Session on “Education in Multi-Ethnic Societies” World Congress of Sociology  Madrid, Spain, July

1990

“Effective Education in a Multicultural Society”  The SERA Lecture. The Scottish Educational Research Association Annual Conference  St. Andrews, September

1990

“The State and Education” Paper to the Socialist Philosophy Group Fabian Society London, December

1989

“Structural Perspectives in the Sociology of Special Education” Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children  San Francisco, USA, April

1989

“The School Effect” Distinguished Lecture No 1  School of Education, University of Lancaster, November

1988

“Critical Theories and Special Educational Needs” International Conference on Disability, Handicap and Politics   University of Bristol, July

1988

“The Educational Achievement of Ethnic Minorities in Britain” Invited European Community Seminar  Limberg, Holland, September

1988

“Asian Children and Special Educational Needs” Conference Advisory Council for Education  Tower Hamlets, London, November

1987

“Why Johnny Can't Read: Critical Theory and Special Education” Eleventh Stanley Segal Lecture  University of Leeds, March

1986

“An Effective Multi-Cultural Education for Twenty-First Century Britain” Conference on Swann and the Global Dimension  University of Bristol, January

1986

“Black Pupils Perceptions of Higher Education” Conference on Higher Education in Inner Cities  South Bank Polytechnic, London, April

1986

“Swann's Way - The Politics of Multicultural Education” Inaugural Lecture  University of Lancaster, May

1986

Organising Chair: Session on “Race, Ethnicity and Education” World Congress of Sociology  New Delhi, India, August

1985

“Special Educational Needs in Britain” Paper to Graduate School of Special Education  University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, April

1985

“Expansion of Special Education” Conference on Special Education  Oxford Polytechnic, June

1985

“A Framework for Understanding Ethnic Minority Achievement” British Educational Research Association Conference  Sheffield, August

1984

“Social Interests and Special Education” Paper to Association of Special Education Teachers  Bristol, January

1984

“Key problems facing young teachers in a multi- racial society” Conference Training the Trainers  School of Education, Nottingham, March

1984

“Cultural Diversity in Britain”, Invited Conference.  Anglo-Irish Encounter  Dublin, November

1983

“Decision-Making in Special Education” Paper to North-West Branch of the British Psychological Society  Manchester, May

1982

“Black Women in Higher Education”  7th Westhill Conference on the Sociology of Education  Birmingham, January

1982

“The Educational Needs of Ethnic Minority Children” Conference Biosocial Needs of Ethnic Minorities  University College, London, May

1982

“The Education of Ethnic Minority Children”  Public lecture at the College of St. Paul and St. Mary  Cheltenham, June

1982

(with Len Barton) “The Politics of Integration in English Special Education” Annual Conference of the American Association of Mental Deficiency  Boston, USA, June

1982

“Decision-Making in Special Education” Paper to Scottish Section of the British Psychological Society  Glasgow, June

1981

“Teaching in a Multi-Cultural Society - the Research Context” Commission for Racial Equality Conference  Nottingham, April

1981

“Overview of the Main Issues in the Education of Ethnic Minorities” Conference St Antony's College  Oxford, June

1980

“The Future of West Indian Education in Britain” Institute of Race Relations Conference Brighton, July

1979

“A Case of Non-Achievement - West Indians and ESN-M Schooling” British Psychological Association Annual Conference Oxford, September

1978

“Education in Black and White” Public Lecture given on behalf of the British Sociological Association  London, May

1978

“Black Immigrants - Working Class or Underclass?” International Sociological Association, World Congress of Sociology Uppsala, Sweden, August

 

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