Posts By: Charlotte Martin

An Introduction to Applying for HEA Fellowship

Key Information Aimed at: Colleagues who are interetsed in applying for Fellowship of the HEA Indicative Frequency: Twice per academic year Facilitated by: Dr Martyn Polkinghorne, TeachBU Cross-Faculty Lead Your Time Commitments: 1 hour workshop If you’re not sure where to start, or have questions around applying then attending an ‘Introductory’ session will be of benefit… Read more »

ALDinHE 2020: The Learning Development Conference

I’d like to introduce myself as the new co-chair of the Conference Working Group, and to invite you to submit a proposal for our 2020 conference in North Hampton. ALDinHE 2020: The Learning Development Conference University of Northampton 6th-8th April 2020 Join us in Northampton for three days of stimulating discussion and inspiring sessions! This… Read more »

Sustainable Development Goals through a Social Science Prism

Rosie Read Email: rread@bournemouth.ac.uk Earlier this year, I was pleased to receive a CEL Education for Sustainable Development award, in respect of a unit I lead entitled Globalisation and Marginalisation. I am a social anthropologist based in the Department of Social Sciences and Social Work in the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. Over the… Read more »

2019 VC Staff Awards nominations

You may have seen via the staff intranet or John Vinney’s recent all staff email but the 2019 VC Staff Awards nomination period is now open and will close at midnight on Friday 12th July. As you might know, we made several changes to the Awards last year but this year things will be remaining… Read more »

Visit to establish a new student-staff exchange for BA Politics with Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany.

6th May – 10th May 2019. By David McQueen Rhine-Waal University (RWU) is the only state university in Germany currently offering a BA in International Relations taught entirely in English.  Dr. David McQueen recently went to see the university and discover if the programme might be a good match for BU Politics students seeking further… Read more »

Excellence in Sustainable Teaching award for Marketing team

Congratulations to Maria Musarskaya, Helen O’Sullivan and Julia Hibbert (Faculty of Management) who have received an ‘Excellence in Sustainable Teaching’ award for their L4 Marketing unit on the BA Business Studies programme. The award which was presented during the BU Service Excellence Conference in April recognises their efforts in embedding UN Sustainable Development Goals into… Read more »

Advancing the sustainability agenda in corporate communications education

I was very pleased to be among the recipients of the 2019 Educational of Sustainability Awards this year and felt that it was a great way to recognise the efforts being made to advance the sustainability agenda in our course curriculum. Yesterday’s prize-giving ceremony during the Service Excellence Conference also showed how much the university… Read more »

National Numeracy Day 15th May

HOWEVER MATHS MAKES YOU FEEL… YOU’RE NOT ALONE Welcome to the National Numeracy Challenge. Get started to check your number skills and learn the maths adults need in daily life and at work. GET STARTED 210,373 learners so far 898 resources to help you 1,084+ ways to use numeracy ABOUT THE CHALLENGE INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS… Read more »

Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and work place, according to new exploratory study

Added 11th February 2019 An exploratory project by National Numeracy, commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, has found that many undergraduate students do not have the numeracy skills required to fully understand their course. Social science students from nine different UK universities assessed their skills using the National Numeracy Challenge, an online resource which any adult… Read more »