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 » about Advancing the sustainability agenda in corporate communications education
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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 » about National Numeracy Day 15th May
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 » about Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and work place, according to new exploratory study
27 February 2019 The initiative will provide students, staff and graduates with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and their professional relevance, contributing to the transformation of the film and television industry The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced a new partnership between UK universities and albert,… Read more » about BAFTA and albert partner with UK universities to tackle environmental impact of screen industries
Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+. Erasmus+ funds are a… Read more » about Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+
The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers was reviewed in the summer and the consultation on this review is open until 7th January 2018. Although there is likely to be a BU institutional response, you are encouraged to participate in this consultation as individuals. In addition, Bournemouth University, as holders of the HR… Read more » about Research Concordat…. Have your say!
Research methodology is a significant topic in education research, especially the use of multiple methods for exploring complex situations. British Education Research Association (BERA) has published a special issue on the journal Review of Education to showcase the latest research innovations and progresses in education research methods. This special issue covers a collection of individual… Read more » about Special issue on Journal Review of Education – Using multiple methods to investigate complex educational issue
As you are probably aware, the HEA (now Advance HE) has, for the past 18 years, offered the opportunity for outstanding HE educators to be recognised as National Teaching Fellows. This is a hugely prestigious award that carries kudos both for the individual and her/his institution. This year, for the first time, BU was successful… Read more » about Call for aspiring National Teaching Fellows (those ready and those building a profile)
The head who transformed a small Scottish school has a new job description: to counter rote learning with play Ollie Bray: ‘Learning through play is widely accepted in the early years and my job will be to find ways of incorporating it into the curriculum for older children.’ When Ollie Bray arrived as headteacher of… Read more » about From Highlands headteacher to Lego’s global director of play
Designed as a forum through which both individuals and organisations (incl. HEIs) will engage with turning sustainability into concrete actions, participants will learn more about key areas of sustainable development from national and international experts. Additionally, they will directly put what they learned into practice in specially designed “Action Labs”, which include a start-up lab,… Read more » about The Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) and Momentum Novum are organizing the Sustainable Development in Action (SDiA) Conference in the historical city of Heidelberg from November 1 to 3, 2018.