Appointment of new editor(s) for History of Education Society needed

The editorial board of History of Education, together with the History of Education Society (HES, UK), seeks to appoint a new editor or editors to replace Heather Ellis, Mark Freeman, and Stephanie Olsen, whose term ends in December 2024. This will be for a five-year...

The First 365 Days as President…

Jonathan Doney, University of Exeter It is now a year, almost to the day, since I took up the reins as President of the History of Education Society from Stephen Parker, and a year since I promised to write a blog as incoming president (Sorry Elena!!) Jonathan Doney,...

History of Education Doctoral Summer School 2023: A Diary Account

Elena Rossi, Magdalen College, Oxford Taking advantaged of my role as the Peter Gosden Fellow here at the History of Education Society UK, I used the society's social media platform to post live updates about my experience at the History of Education Doctoral Summer...

Physical Literacy – a recent concept?

Malcolm Tozer Physical literacy, as applied to the physical education of children and the lifelong well-being of adults, has many advocates. The International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA) publishes a definition on its website and claims that the concept owes...

Puncta for Professors: The University of Bologna and its Fining System

Elena Rossi, Magdalen College, Oxford Ever fallen asleep in a boring class? Had a lecturer that always let their classes overrun? What if you could fine your lecturers for this audacious behaviour? It may sound crazy, but this was the reality for teachers in the early...