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Learning & Teaching Awards for Students

University of Westminster Learning and Teaching Awards for Students Do you know a student who is making a positive contribution to learning and teaching or enriching the student experience at Westminster? This year we are introducing awards for student involvement in learning and teaching or student experience and we want to hear about the

By | 2017-12-18T09:48:39+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Awards|0 Comments

‘Fostering Diversity & Inclusivity’

The first Centre for Teaching Innovation seminar for 2017 – 18 entitled 'Fostering Diversity & Inclusivity' was held on Wednesday 6th December. The purpose of the series is to enable colleagues to make new connections, discuss shared interests and take away interesting ideas and practices from across the University. The first event was a

By | 2017-12-19T13:14:50+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

Emerald Group Publishing and the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) are delighted to offer a grant award for a doctoral research project in the field of education. The award recognizes excellence in research in the field of education. The winner will receive a cash prize, an award certificate, free registration to a

By | 2017-12-18T09:54:03+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Transforming Feedback: Research and Development

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Transforming Feedback: Research and Development - Thursday 28 June 2018 Manchester, UK Feedback is a challenging aspect of Higher Education academic practice. Despite considerable efforts across the sector to enhance the effectiveness of feedback and address student concerns, successive National Student Surveys continue to highlight assessment and feedback issues.  At the same time,

By | 2017-11-27T09:40:06+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

‘Fostering Diversity & Inclusivity’

When: Wednesday 6th December, 12.00-2.00 with lunch, Regent Street, UG04 You are invited to join us for the first Centre for Teaching Innovation seminar for 2017 – 18 featuring: Onotologies for Inclusivity: Cool Curricula, Sidelining Shibboleths and Being a Bit Brave. Chris Kennett, WSMAD UOW’s Learning Futures programme afforded us all the chance to

By | 2017-11-21T14:31:31+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Seminars|0 Comments

Teaching Recognition week

A major role of the CTI is to develop opportunities to value and recognise the excellent teaching that can be found across the University. This year will see the launch of a whole week of events dedicated to the recognition of teaching and learning in Westminster. Planned events include the PRESTige Celebration event, National

By | 2017-11-21T14:31:45+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: CTI Teaching Recognition Week, Events|0 Comments

Professional Recognition & Enhancement Scheme for Teaching

The Professional Recognition and Enhancement Scheme for Teaching (PRESTige), which now has its home in the CTI, has been designed to encourage colleagues to recognise and record their talents and apply for recognition against a national benchmark of professional standards in teaching (the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning in HE),

By | 2017-12-08T13:13:48+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Workshops|0 Comments

Fat Pedagogies in Practice

The Centre for Teaching Innovation at the University of Westminster is delighted to host a workshop on Fat Pedagogies in Practice, led by Dr Cat Pausé (Senior Lecturer, Massey University, New Zealand), on Monday December 4th, 3-5pm in room 401, 309 Regent Street, London. Workshop description: In every classroom, norms and attitudes about bodies

By | 2017-11-21T14:32:29+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Workshops|0 Comments

Universal Design for Learning – Westminster Learning Communities

You are warmly invited to a Westminster Learning Communities event on Universal Design for Learning on Thursday 23rd November 10.00am-2pm Where: Fyvie Hall, Regent Street (working lunch 1pm-2pm) THRIVE (Thought-Rewarding and lnclusive Value-Led Education) Westminster Learning Community, supported by The Centre for Teaching Innovation (CTI) is hosting an event on Universal Design for Learning

By | 2017-11-21T14:32:55+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learning Communities|0 Comments

Fostering Diversity & Inclusivity

'Fostering Diversity & Inclusivity' Wednesday 6th December, 12.00-2.00 with lunch, Regent Street UG04 You are invited to join us for the first Centre for Teaching Innovation seminar for 2017 - 18 featuring: Onotologies for Inclusivity: Cool Curricula, Sidelining Shibboleths and Being a Bit Brave. Chris Kennett, WSMAD UOW’s Learning Futures programme afforded us all the

By | 2017-11-21T14:34:45+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments