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Enabling & Supporting Educational Change

Networking Workshop on 14th October 2019 at the University of the West of England, Bristol Cost: £50 This event is for colleagues based within academic departments, schools and faculties in higher education (including HE in FE) who have a role (formal or informal) in organisation, leadership and/or management of specific aspects of learning and

By | 2019-07-30T11:15:36+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Embedding Inclusive Course Design workshop

On the 14th May 2019 the Swansea Academy of Inclusivity and Learner Success (SAILS) held a conference on “Inclusive experience for disabled students in higher education”. The programme showcases the work done in this area across UK universities. The Centre for Teaching Innovation at the University of Westminster, supported Daniela de Silva, a project

By | 2019-07-30T07:53:24+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Cultural Diversity, Migration Integration and Youth Action: New Perspectives and Innovative Practices

A public event organised by Home Away from Home in partnership with HOMELandS 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday 3rd July 2019 in Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster The Home Away From Home (HafH) ERASMUS+ project together with HOMELandS (Hub on Migration, Exile, Languages and Spaces) are holding this public event within a context

By | 2019-06-24T08:28:17+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Join Advance HE Connect

In January 2019 Advance HE completed a three-month consultation with their members on how they could provide a more sustainable infrastructure to support the sector’s networks, including at subject level. The consultation reached over 200 individuals representing 96 institutions from over 14 countries and 28 different disciplines. The results of the consultation demonstrated there

By | 2019-06-10T13:13:27+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Mapping career in Higher Education

The Centre for Teaching Innovation would like to invite you to a workshop on Mapping career in Higher Education on Friday 15th February, 2-4pm, Regent RS152/153. In this two-hour workshop, participants will be invited to consider their experience of ‘career’ in the higher education sector in the context of prevailing career narratives eg: ladders,

By | 2019-02-08T11:13:17+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Events, Seminars|0 Comments

MAPPING CAREER IN HE

The Centre for Teaching Innovation would like to invite you to a workshop on Friday 15th February at Regents Street Rm. 152-153 Cayley from 2.00pm-4.00pm MAPPING CAREER IN HE In this two-hour workshop, participants will be invited to consider their experience of ‘career’ in the higher education sector in the context of prevailing career

By | 2019-01-02T10:22:54+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Supporting Vulnerable Students

Following requests from academic staff, the Counselling Service is running the following workshops for Tutors: Supporting Vulnerable Students in Your Role Workshops will cover: • Students’ emotional and mental health needs • The emotional experience of learning • Information about support services and how to refer • Managing difficult/complex situations Dates: •

By | 2018-11-05T11:21:13+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events|0 Comments

Mental Health Awareness

For students in distress, the first point of contact is often with non-specialist university staff.  The first conversation students have with a member of staff like this can be vital – in ensuring they receive a warm, empathic and understanding response to help them immediately, and that they are then signposted, if necessary, to

By | 2018-10-31T10:27:39+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

THRIVE success

THRIVE success at the International Conference on Inclusive Universities In March this year, Daniela de Silva, THRIVE Community Lead, successfully submitted an abstract and was subsequently invited to present a talk on Embedding Inclusive Course Design at the International Conference on Inclusive Universities at the University of Education Salzburg, Stefan Zweig. The conference took

By | 2019-03-19T14:38:22+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Learning Communities|0 Comments

SEDA conference

Supporting staff to meet increasing challenges in Higher and Further Education Early bird bookings for the 23rd SEDA Annual Conference close 5pm Thursday, 18 October 2018. If you would like more details please go to the conference website where you will find the booking form. Dates: 15 – 16 November 2018 Venue: Macdonald Burlington

By | 2018-10-16T08:48:01+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments