Teaching and Learning

National Teaching Fellow Institutional briefing – South Coast 5th March 2018

Apologies for cross posting: Colleagues – we are hosting BOTH a national briefing plus running the Southern Region Writing morning for developing  NTF applications. ============ Prof Debbie Holley of Bournemouth University is kindly hosting a briefing meeting for all aspirant National Teaching Fellows and those who support them in the South Coast area at Bournemouth… Read more »

Lunchtime ‘big screen’ drop-in sessions daily, 12 – 1, Staff Centre at Talbot

Following the launch of the new big screen in the Staff Centre at Talbot Campus this afternoon, we are pleased to announce and invite you to a daily programme of drop-in sessions between 12 and 1 from now until Easter. Come along and try out the new touch screen or talk TEL with CEL Learning… Read more »

ISSOTL 2018 Call for Proposals

Dear colleagues, apologies for cross posting: ========== Call for Proposals (pdf) The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning invites you to join its 15th annual conference, which will be hosted in Bergen, Norway, from October 24 to 27, 2018. International scholars and educators will come together to share recent work and to… Read more »

New Year – new study? PART 2: Reflections on Leadership in HE

Come and join Sue Eccles on the Reflections on Leadership in HE: Developing high quality staff to deliver high quality learning opportunities. This unit provides experienced academics with an opportunity to reflect on their skills as leaders and to develop these further as role models and motivators for others to follow, creating a culture of creativity and continuous… Read more »

Carnival U’s Year in Review

BU’s Carnival U, which was launched in October 2017, had a fantastic start and great things are expected from the team come 2018. The BU Carnival University brings together students with an interest in events and media production to co-create a series of informative workshops to be presented at the Carnival Expo in May 2018. Under… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 8th December 2017

Fees and funding – the latest developments The fees and funding discussions continue with some interesting developments this week. Firstly, there was a written response by the Minister  -responding to the Resolution of the House on 13th September 2017 on tuition fees (the non-binding one that was essentially passed unanimously because no Conservative MPs attended). … Read more »

Kindness Summit 14th February 2018

We have seen kindness  and service excellence everywhere at BU this week. Our Random Acts of Kindness week has included free donuts to students in our halls of residences, and a visit by the Anthony Nolan Trust to sign up Life saving Heroes to help save lives.  Another highlight of the week – the CEL student co-creation… Read more »

Faculty iVLE Sessions for Prep Activity

Faculty iVLE Sessions to discuss PREP activity Date Time Location Faculty 13th February 2018 3pm-5pm Talbot Campus FMC 6th March 2018 12pm-2pm Lansdowne Campus HSS 6th March 2018 2pm-4pm Lansdowne Campus FOM 1st May 2018 2pm-4pm Talbot Campus SciTech *Rooms to be confirmed: please check OD website **Colleagues can drop in to another session if… Read more »