Events and workshops

Staff participants, Unituhack, London, Saturday 14 November (The Unitu team and Jisc )

Colleagues – this may be of interest Staff participants, Unituhack, London, Saturday 14 November The Unitu team and Jisc have collaborated to create UnituHack. It is a student & staff ed-tech event, bringing them together to form teams for one day to co-create technological innovations and solutions for specific challenges found in universities. There will… Read more »

Vision4Learning Drop In Sessions

The V4L drop in sessions over the next couple of months will focus on the plans for the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Toolkit and we are really keen to hear your views on how the toolkit is currently developing and feed in to how we can develop it further to support your needs.  Please come… Read more »

Warm invitation to Women’s Academic Network (WAN) event

Women’s academic careers and motherhood Mutually exclusive? Mutually compatible? Lunchtime speaker panel discussion with refreshments Friday 20 November 12:00-14:00 TAG 22 We very much hope to see many of our WAN colleagues there – and being a family friendly outfit, please feel free to bring children or other relatives too if you are on care duties at that time…. Read more »

Let’s Talk about IT

The Centre for Excellence in Learning is hosting three drop in sessions for any staff to attend to meet and talk to the BU Director of IT, Jon Ward.  This is an opportunity to share ideas, raise issues or concerns, learn about plans and propose possible developments. We look forward to seeing you there! Wednesday… Read more »

A “gemba” walk – and how I have been inspired by Kevin Costner

Reflections from Susanne Clarke – Head of Service Excellence. Having recently returned from the fabulous “Lean in Higher Education” conference hosted by The University of Waterloo in Ontario, I have been brushing up on my technical knowledge of Lean and its application in Higher Education. One of the Japanese terms used regularly by Lean and… Read more »

ALDinHE 2016: The Learning Development Conference call open

ALDinHE 2016: The Learning Development Conference Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh 21st – 23rd March 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROPOSALS   Do you want the opportunity to share good practice with like-minded people, or present your recent research within teaching and learning to a friendly and welcoming audience? Then the ALDinHE 2016 conference is for you! This stimulating… Read more »

BU Learning and Teaching Fellows 2015-16

The Centre for Excellence in Learning is pleased to announce the call for applications for BU L&T Fellowship awards 2015-16.  This is a wonderful opportunity to develop your teaching practice. Individuals may nominate themselves and any member of academic or professional staff who is engaged in supporting and promoting excellence in student learning may apply… Read more »

Online learning workshop – Sept 15

In September 2015, we will be hosting a one day workshop dedicated to teaching and learning for online and distance students. The workshop will appeal to anyone either delivering online currently or planning future delivery. If you would be interested in attending this workshop either as a presenter to tell your distance learning story or… Read more »