PGCert

Building the University of the Future – Lego workshop

The Centre for Excellence is committed to inspiring creative approaches to learning and teaching. CEL has several boxes of lego that staff can borrow. Please contact  Curie Scott  We were delighted to host Professor Alison Smith (Professor of Learning and Teaching at the University of Winchester) who facilitated two sessions . Here is a summary… Read more »

Reflecting on your Education Practice

Last week saw the start of the next cohort of the Postgraduate certificate in Education practice, often referred to as the PGCert in the University. As many who have participated in it know this course leads to a recognised teacher certificate as well as to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA now in AdvanceHE)…. Read more »

Applications are open for the PGCert in Education Practice

New academic staff are expected to undertake the PGCert and it may form part of the probation terms. It is free for BU staff, both academic and professional, however, the line manager must formally agree to support their studies, and there is a section on the application form that needs completing. Partner colleges can arrange… Read more »

PGCert Graduation yesterday

We had a wonderful time celebrating with our 2016-17 PGCert students yesterday! They passed a rigorous and exciting PGCert programme (if I do say so myself!). David Tilley (far left) got a surprise as he was awarded an outstanding achievement award for the highest mark on the programme last year! We were delighted to get… Read more »

First PGCert mentors event

Thank you for those that responded to the call for new PGCert mentors for our 2017-18 cohort. Mentoring is fundamental for developing the skills and confidence of our PGCert in Education Practice participants and we love to welcome those as mentors who are recognised as a good teacher; interested in new teaching and learning developments;… Read more »

Welcome to PGCert 2017-18 students

We welcomed our 2017-18 cohort of PGCert students this month. The PGCert enables those teaching and supporting learning in a post-compulsory education environment to develop their knowledge and skills as educators. CEL are thrilled to have, for the first time, two concurrent groups which is testimony to the commitment of a 100% of our academic… Read more »

Still spaces for the PGCert 2017-18

  We are offering two cohorts for the PGCert Education Practice for 2017-18 and  still have places!! Please apply online here and contact Curie Scott if there are any further queries Taught sessions are in Talbot. The first day is 9-4 on Thurs 14 September and, thereafter each Thursday 9-1 pm with a finale on the Thurs… Read more »

PGCert Open for business (again)!!

Two months ago we reached capacity for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice (PGCert) starting next year!! The PGCert enables those teaching and supporting learning in a post-compulsory education environment to develop all areas of academic practice, including teaching and learning support, assessment, curriculum development, educational research, learning technologies and academic leadership. This year’s 40… Read more »