Posts By: cmartin

Special issue on Journal Review of Education – Using multiple methods to investigate complex educational issue

Research methodology is a significant topic in education research, especially the use of multiple methods for exploring complex situations.  British Education Research Association (BERA) has published a special issue on the journal Review of Education to showcase the latest research innovations and progresses in education research methods. This special issue covers a collection of individual… Read more »

From Highlands headteacher to Lego’s global director of play

The head who transformed a small Scottish school has a new job description: to counter rote learning with play Ollie Bray: ‘Learning through play is widely accepted in the early years and my job will be to find ways of incorporating it into the curriculum for older children.’ When Ollie Bray arrived as headteacher of… Read more »

The Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) and Momentum Novum are organizing the Sustainable Development in Action (SDiA) Conference in the historical city of Heidelberg from November 1 to 3, 2018.

Designed as a forum through which both individuals and organisations (incl. HEIs) will engage with turning sustainability into concrete actions, participants will learn more about key areas of sustainable development from national and international experts. Additionally, they will directly put what they learned into practice in specially designed “Action Labs”, which include a start-up lab,… Read more »

Researcher Academy – Help diversify peer review

Peer review is a fundamental academic process that faces many challenges, including its struggle with lack of diversity. This struggle not only impacts peer review’s integrity but also its strength. Our upcoming webinar Diversity in peer review examines the role of early career researchers in peer review and how you as a reviewer can advance… Read more »

Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+

Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+, under the Global Staff Mobility… Read more »

TEF and NSS: A managerial view

Speaker: Prof. Ferrante Neri Location: Inspire Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth University Date & Time: 30th of August, 11:00 Overview: The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has recently become a fundamental exercise for British institutions since it directly affects the prestige of an institution and likely has an important impact on the students’ enrollment. Broadly the six metrics affecting the TEF… Read more »

Internal call for Funding: Student Access, Success and Progression – deadline 12.00 noon Friday 31 August

Colleagues, The University’s Access, Excellence and Impact Committee (AEIC) was formed in 17/18, and its purpose is: ‘To lead activities in relation to education access, excellence and impact; targeting the highest levels of achievement and benefits to applicants, students and the University.’ We are now seeking proposals for projects which support the University in addressing… Read more »

Millennials Vs Baby Boomers – Connecting the divide

A much needed Education Reform Act (1988) was implemented within all schools in England and Wales making ICT a compulsory subject. Millennials have had a much wider range of opportunities presented to them through the advancements of technology and have grown up incorporating it into their lives. However, a whole generation of baby boomers were… Read more »