Monthly Archives: April 2017

Wednesday 7th June Invitation to the ‘Aspiring Teaching Fellows’ networking event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs’

Bournemouth University are hosting a free networking event: Wednesday 7th June Invitation to the ‘Aspiring Teaching Fellows’ networking event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs’ This event aims to support staff who wish to develop a national profile and who aim to pursue a National Teaching Fellowship. The event will provide networking opportunities and will offer discussion… Read more »

Digifest 17 @ ICC Birmingham 14th – 15th March 2017

So, how to sum up two days of keynotes and simultaneous presentations, workshops and debates? Certainly not an easy task and one which definitely would not do justice to the wide range of subjects covered. So rather than trying such a difficult task, click this link https://www.jisc.ac.uk/digifest to view the recordings and presentation slides. There… Read more »

Postgraduate Writing Spa, Friday June 23rd 2017, at BU (Talbot Campus)

Postgraduate Writing Spa, Friday June 23rd 2017, at BU (Talbot Campus)  Do you want to speed up writing your dissertation / thesis? Do you suffer from writer’s block or writing anxiety? Do you feel like something is holding you back? Do you want to enjoy the writing process more? In cooperation with the Centre for Excellence… Read more »

The OER hub – update on things OER

Apologies for posting – those interested, please contact the OER Hub team and last week, info about the conference here: activity in #openeducationwk 2017 As ever, there is a lot happening here at the Hub and Open Education Week 2017 provides a great opportunity to update everyone on what we’ve been up to. With our… Read more »

CEL two year secondments for ‘Education Excellence’ theme leaders (internal only)

Come and work with us! Funded secondments two days a week, in roles that provide an exceptional opportunity to develop leadership skills, the ability to influence colleagues and a body of work across the University, supporting the achievement of corporate goals as we move towards BU2025. These roles require academics who possess a demonstrable track… Read more »

Professor Gail Thomas retires as Head of CEL

Professor Gail Thomas retired from Bournemouth University this week and will be greatly missed by colleagues from the Centre for Excellence in Learning and across the University. Gail had a vision to develop a centre that would harness energy  and provide leadership that inspires excellence in learning. She leaves a legacy of innovative and energetic colleagues from across… Read more »

HE Policy update w/e 31st March 2017

This week has of course been all about Brexit with the Article 50 notice formally served on Wednesday.   Bu published information for staff and students on Wednesday. Then the White Paper setting out the plans for the Great Repeal Bill which will deal with arrangements to make UK law work once the UK has left… Read more »