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Ableism in the curriculum

Ableism in the curriculum: a roundtable discussion Friday 16 February 2018, 13:00-15:00 in Clipstone 1.108 (115 New Cavendish Street), University of Westminster The event is open to everyone but registration is essential. Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ableism-in-the-curriculum-tickets-42623886191 What do we mean by ableism in the curriculum? What are the ethical and social considerations that we

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

DE-CODING EDSPEAK

DE-CODING EDSPEAK: THE LANGUAGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY PROFESSOR STEFAN COLLINI Date: Monday 12 February 2018 Time: 18:00-18:45 (followed by Q&A) Venue: Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster Please register to attend via Eventbrite The far-reaching changes in the character of Britain's universities in recent decades have been accompanied by - in part

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Celebrating NSS 2017

Recognition of Excellence in Supporting and Inspiring Students The University recognises and celebrates good practice and exceptional performance. So on Monday 22 January course leaders of courses which have had an exceptional performance in terms of overall NSS performance relative to subject area and/or in terms of greatest overall improvement were invited to a celebratory event

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Awards, News|0 Comments

HEAd’18: Call for Papers

4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances The HEAd'18 conference will be held on June 20-22, 2018 at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017. This

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Evidence-Informed Teaching

Date: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 Venue: University of Cumbria, Lancaster campus, Alexandra Building 209 This seminar recasts evidence-informed teaching as a wicked issue and explores the opportunities and challenges facing the profession in the light of the Carter Review (2015) and the 2016 White Paper for Education, ?Educational excellence everywhere?. Keynote address: Critical Publishing

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

British Educational Research Association

BERA is a membership association and learned society committed to advancing research quality, building research capacity and fostering research engagement. BERA aims to inform the development of policy and practice by promoting the best quality evidence produced by educational research. An invitation to consider writing for the BERA blog https://www.bera.ac.uk/blog has been issued by the lead

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

Critical Interventions in Higher Education

As part of the seminar series on Critical Interventions in Higher Education (hosted by the Centre for Teaching Innovation) two events around the BME attainment gap at Westminster are being offered. Drawing upon a range of empirical, experiential, and socio-political perspectives the sessions aim to promote critical engagement with race, identity and belonging at

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Seminars|0 Comments

MDPI Digital Publishing

MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) are pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Education Sciences: Educ. Sci., Volume 7, Issue 4 (December 2017) About MDPI MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Additional offices are located in Beijing and Wuhan (China), Barcelona (Spain)

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|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 | 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 | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments