Posts By: Curie Scott

Registration open for 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME)

  I’m the organising committee for the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME). Yes, isn’t amazing that this is even a ‘thing’. This two day event is on 5-7 September 2018 in Oxford. This is a rigorous academic meeting and welcomes educators and researchers across disciplines such as design, maths,… Read more »

13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)

  This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more »

Forest school experience

The South Coast regional network of PGCert Educators meeting this week was in a Forest School led by Duncan Reavey. We met at Goodwood Home Farm, which is used year round for Forest School with a variety of groups who visit the group as part of a regular routine rather than a one off experience…. Read more »

LEGO workshops!

Lego© has been successfully used within Learning and Teaching across BU as well as developing stronger teams. CEL are offering Lego© workshops with two of our experts, Susanne Clarke and Tim Gale on both campus sites. Come, experience the process and consider how you may use Lego in your own research, education or professional practice…. Read more »

Time to Think workshop 25th April 10-11.30am

Time to Think, like many creative approaches, is best experienced. Time to Think focuses on the quality of our thinking and was developed by Nancy Kline. In this reflective workshop space, Michael Knight, who is a Time to Think® facilitator, will utilise the principles to enable you to think about your Academic Career Profile. The… Read more »

Apply for the 2018-19 PGCert Education Practice

We’re two-thirds through an amazing year so far which have been wonderfully supported by our migration to Brightspace. We’d love to invite you to join us on the PGCert next year. You can apply here  Please share with internal and external networks! Generally, new academic staff with less than 3 years academic experience are expected to… Read more »

Facilitating with Lego

Join Susanne Clarke and Curie Scott for a Strengths Based Approach to using Lego © (can be used with other artefacts!) to support conversations, generate ideas and support team working. We will look at appreciative approaches to supporting conversations and activities, using a three step approach to using Lego, confidence in using Lego, developing creativity… Read more »

14 Mar funded day Knowing through making

We’ve only got a few spaces left for this workshop! We’d be delighted if you can join us in Boscombe for a fascinating day (with lunch!) looking at different creative processes to adapt and align to our practice! More details here . To book your place on this workshop please email Organisational Development.

Origami workshops

CEL are extending our creativity strand to consider how the creative making process is connected with teaching and learning Origami is an ancient practice of folding paper and the Japanese form arises from ‘ori’ meaning ‘to fold’ and ‘kami’ meaning ‘paper’. Origami is practiced worldwide and you may be familiar with folded ‘fortune tellers’ and… Read more »