First podcast now live

Published: August 16, 2023

In the very first episode of the EPP podcast, we dive into the goals of the project with co-founders, Dr Sherko Kirmanj and Professor Kelsey Shanks.

The conversation also covers some of the challenges facing education in conflict-affected countries throughout the wider Middle East.

Click the Resources tab at the top of the page to listen.

OTHER NEWS

Funding obtained for educational leadership research

Funding obtained for educational leadership research

EPP member Dr. Nidal Al Haj Sleiman has won a British Academy Bursary through the Centre for Lebanese Studies for a one-year research project (April 23-March 24). Nidal explained that this funding enabled her to develop her work on critical educational leadership...

Research award for EPP member 

Research award for EPP member 

A research project co-created by an EPP network member has won an award. The research paper looked at the role of education in the rehabilitation of offenders in the Kurdistan region. The research was conducted by EPP member Adnan Shwan, with fellow researcher Soran...

Data collection underway In Erbil

Data collection underway In Erbil

Researchers from the EPP network are currently collecting data in Iraq, studying two distinct areas. Research Fellows, Nidal Al Haj Sleiman and Jumana Al Waeli are embarking on two fascinating research projects. Jumana has been conducting research exploring...

Koya students to embark on media training program

Koya students to embark on media training program

Interviews were conducted last week to search for new members of a soon-to-be expanded media and communications team at Koya University.  A new Reporter and Media Officer will join the university to promote news and events, while creatively engaging with new...

Koya University hosts seminar on learning experiences

Koya University hosts seminar on learning experiences

Earlier this month the EPP team organised a one-day workshop on learning experiences for EPP researchers at Koya University. During the first session the group were introduced to the concept of Adventure Therapy by guest speaker Matt Low.  The session covered...