Educating for Uncertainty: Education in Law and Criminal Justice in an Uncertain World Symposium

  • Date: Tuesday 8 May 2018
  • Time:: 10:00 to 17:00
  • Venue: : School of Law, Liberty Building, University of Leeds

PROVIDING EDUCATION for a changing world will be the focus of a symposium by the Centre for Innovation and Research in legal Education (CIRLE).

The over-arching symposium theme is ‘Educating for Uncertainty’, with sub-themes of personal uncertainty, global/political uncertainty and professional/workplace uncertainties to be explored on the day.

View the symposium programme here.

CIRLE Centre Director Chloe Wallace said:

 This symposium is designed to address key contemporary questions in legal education, criminal justice education and the professional sectors of both fields.

And we are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker will be Professor Margaret Thornton of the Australian National University, who will be joined on the day by Professor Richard Roe at Georgetown Law, Dr Mary Corcoran who’s from Keele University, and Dr Sarah Kingston of Lancaster University.”

CIRLE, one of LITE‘s community of affiliates, aims to advance understandings of education and the professions in law and criminal justice, through evidence-based teaching innovation and high quality and impactful research at the University of Leeds.

The School draws on research strength in the legal professions and cross-School expertise in education and pedagogic scholarship and innovation.

Further information and how to apply can be found here.