Articles from Bath Spa University

Environmental journalist Damian Carrington awarded Honorary Doctorate by Bath Spa University

Damian Carrington, journalist and Environment Editor at The Guardian newspaper, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Bath Spa University.

Bath Spa University graduate wins Costa Children's Book Award

Bath Spa University graduate Jasbinder Bilan has received a 2019 Costa Children's Book Award for her debut novel, Asha & the Spirit Bird. 

Addressing missed opportunities for Special Education Needs Support and coordination

Flagship SENCO report exposes rising administrative tide impacting support for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities #SEND New research (14 Jan) reveals that three-quarters (74%) of Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) are being pulled away from supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), to fulfil overcomplicated administrative demands and unrelated duties during allocated ‘SENCO’ time.

Bath Spa University Professor of Policing and Criminology awarded OBE

Allyson Macvean, Professor of Policing and Criminology and Co-Director of Bath Spa University's Centre for Leadership, Ethics and Professional Practice, has been awarded an OBE for her services to ethics in policing.

The Research Centre for Transcultural Creativity and Education announces recipients of 'Beyond the Book' commission

£15,000 awarded to bring smartphone creative writing projects to life Creative writing incubator Paper Nations, which is led by Bath Spa University’s TRACE Centre (The Research Centre for Transcultural Creativity and Education), has announced the recipients of its 'Beyond the Book' commission, awarding three funds of up to £5,000 to the winners, enabling them to produce creative writing-based projects for smartphones.

Refugee children will benefit from work of international team including Bath Spa's Education Institute

Tens of thousands of child refugees from Syria and Sudan living in Egypt will have the chance of an education better suited to their very particular needs, thanks to an international research project being co-delivered by Bath Spa University.

Multi-award winning author David Almond responds to ‘National Encourage a Young Writer Day’

David Almond, multi-award winning children’s author and Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University has, today (10 April 2019), released a statement in recognition of National Encourage a Young Writer Day, inspiring everyone to try their hand at writing creatively. This statement was formed as part of his role as the Chief Ambassador of creative writing incubator, Paper Nations.

Opportunity to help put South West writing landscape on the map

Paper Nations, a creative partnership led by Bath Spa University’s Research Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education (TRACE) and funded by Arts Council England, is calling on members of the public to help fill its online searchable Map of the Writing Opportunities and Organisations in the South West.


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