Please see below details of a one day conference we are running here at BU – we would love you to attend – Debbie =================== REF & TEF: the connections – 11th October 2017 The outcomes of this year’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and the direction for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) as set out in the… Read more » about REF and TEF: the connections – a national conference hosted by BU, Wednesday 11th October 2017
Monthly Archives: August 2017
Health Survey for England: Introductory Workshop 12 September 2017 Jisc, Brettenham House, London Would you like to find out more about using the Health Survey for England (HSE) in research? If so, this workshop is for you. Aimed at novice users of the HSE, the workshop will include expert speakers from the survey… Read more » about Health Survey for England: Introductory Workshop
Wow, where did those two years go? Today my role as CEL Theme for Employability and Work-based Learning regrettably comes to an end. I have had a wonderful time working with and being supported by an amazing, inspirational and ever growing CEL Team. The energy and enthusiasm that oozes from the very heart of CEL… Read more » about End of my secondment as CEL Theme Leader for Employability and WBL
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Immigration, International Students and Brexit The government have commissioned a series of assessments and reviews of the impact of immigration policy and Brexit via the Migration Advisory Committee: Call for evidence and briefing note: EEA-workers in the UK labour market – we will be responding on the HE questions via UCEA and UUK and we… Read more » about HE Policy Update w/e 25th August 2017
It has been a busy month on the VLE front as the start of term approaches and the team have been working hard to ensure a smooth transition for those involved in Phase One of the Brightspace implementation. Brightspace Staff Resources The Brightspace Staff Resources area now contains further information covering orientation for units (including… Read more » about VLE News
The CEL Team are very privileged to have Dr Andrew Main officially joining us this week as Learning Impact Leader, working on the analysis of TEF metrics. Andrew has a wealth of experience within the University as Lecturer and Academic Manager as well as 17 years in industry applying his subject and relating it to engineering technology and business process…. Read more » about Welcome Dr Andrew Main to the CEL Team
Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching New Issue: Special Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Edition published Prior to the publication of TEF assessments, a TEF special issue has been published. https://journals.gre.ac.uk/index.php/compass/index Here we have some interesting views and opinions on TEF, including a contribution from Professor Phil Race who attended our National Teaching Fellowes event earlier… Read more » about TEF Anyone?
We are pleased to announce a special technology enhanced learning edition of Compass, Journal of Learning and Teaching. This special issue connects central topics to technology enhanced learning to practice and we invite papers from a wide range of areas that focus on practice, including, but not limited to innovative teaching and assessment, learning design,… Read more » about University of Greenwich: Call for Papers: Special Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) edition
In January we got a new cat. As a result of having night time feline visitors we decided to invest in a cat flap which scans the cat’s microchip and allows it to enter the house. Just as you check out your goods in the supermarket the cat can check in! I was unsure to… Read more » about Not just for pets – could there be a place for microchips in the University of the future?