Events and workshops

FLIE National Teaching Fellow 2022 briefings

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Come along and find out about the National Teaching Fellowship scheme and how FLIE can support your potential applications.   National Teaching Fellows (NTFs) have demonstrated through a rigorous and competitive peer reviewed process that they have made a significant impact on both student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. What they have achieved… Read more »

Employability: How can we help our students bridge the skills gap?

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An article by Jonathan Goode (Head of Alumni Relations at BU) and Steen Stones (Business and Partnership Manager for SportBU) How can we develop career-ready students with the technical and soft skills that employers are looking for? That was one of the questions we set out to answer as colleagues gathered for the first BU… Read more »

Register to attend (FREE) – The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

Register to attend the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference  – all welcome! Come along to support our postgraduate research community at the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, Wednesday 1 December 2021, 09:30 – 17:30. Oral presentations will be hosted on Zoom. You are also invited to come along to FG06 during the day to network, and for… Read more »

Linkedin Learning Annual Academic Seminar – 17 November 2021

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LinkedIn Learning’s Annual Academic seminar will be running on Wednesday 17 November 13:00-14:00.  During the seminar you will hear from LinkedIn Learning’s senior leadership on the future of Higher Education as well as other University partners exploring how they’ve successfully embedded LinkedIn Learning into staff development, academic delivery and supporting students in discovering the skills needed… Read more »

Postgraduate Researchers and Supervisors | Monthly Update for Researcher Development

Postgraduate researchers and supervisors, hopefully you have seen your monthly update for researcher development e-newsletter sent earlier this week. If you have missed it, please check your junk email or you can view it within the Researcher Development Programme on Brightspace. The start of the month is a great time to reflect on your upcoming postgraduate… Read more »

Teaching Large Cohorts – Workshop summary

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The problem of teaching large cohorts has attracted a lot of attention in HE. Anything above a ratio of 60 students to 1 lecturer changes the pedagogical dynamics. A systematic review of the bigger picture of managing large cohorts from induction to graduation and the redesign coming from this kind of intense commitment is the… Read more »

Restart a Heart Day at BU

Last week colleagues from FLIE took part in the #Restart a Heart Day. Which is part of an international campaign to raise awareness of cardiac arrest and teach people how to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). The event took place last week in the main Talbot campus courtyard. It was open to the whole BU community and aimed at engaging… Read more »

Upcoming FLIE Workshops

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FLIE will be running some new workshops for academic staff this semester. The first two sessions will focus on Teaching Large Cohorts (Wednesday 27 October) and on Inclusion, Equality and Social Justice (Friday 29 October).  Teaching Large Cohorts We are usually so busy that the experience of teaching and learning large cohorts is taken as… Read more »

Call for abstracts | The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

The 13th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2021 will take place on Wednesday 1 December, 09:30 – 16:00 and the call for abstracts is now open. The conference is a great opportunity for postgraduate researchers to showcase and promote their research to the BU community whether they have just started or are approaching the end of… Read more »