Education for Sustainable Development – and could you consider Fairtrade?

In the next few weeks, Professor Chris Shiel will be sending out a call for case studies (it’s going to be a competition with prizes) to gather case studies of approaches used at BU to develop the knowledge, skills and competences to address the need for sustainable development. Chris will be asking staff to illustrate… Read more »

TEL Toolkit launch sessions for w/c 1 Feb 16

Click on the image to view the BU TEL Vision video We are delighted to announce the launch of BU’s TEL Toolkit. The toolkit – created by BU staff, for BU staff – has been developed to support you in the application of TEL, including information on ‘what’, ‘how’ and ‘who’ to approach for more… Read more »

Service Excellence Conference – 7 Apr 16

The 2016 Service Excellence Conference will take place on Thursday 7 April. At this conference we would like to showcase even more examples of Service Excellence at BU and we need your input to do this. Tell us about your Service Excellence story We know that many exciting things are happening at BU, led by… Read more »

BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

On 23 January, Bournemouth University will be hosting an international conference that aims to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech. “Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe… Read more »

Festival of Learning 2016: Submit proposal by the end of January

If you are looking for a way to showcase and share your teaching and learning research and expertise, have you considered the Festival of Learning? Objectives for the Festival of Learning 2016: To enhance public access to and engagement with BU’s research activities To support regional engagement and strengthen economic and community partnerships, demonstrating the… Read more »

Fair Access and Admissions

As part of the Fair Access Research project, we reviewed the admissions and enrollment data for all applicants to BU between academic years 2010-11 to 2014-15. We wanted to find out if there were differences in application and enrollment for students from different backgrounds. This is because there are significant differences in applications and admissions… Read more »

Fair access project fund – proposals to be submitted by 16 Jan 16

BU’s Fair Access Agreement includes a project fund to support Fair Access (FA) and Widening Participation (WP) projects, research and innovation. Faculties and Professional Services are invited to bid for funding to support specific and targeted projects that will have FA or WP impact. The projects will contribute to and inform the growing evidence base… Read more »

Refreshed CEL site coming soon

While we have grown quite attached to the CEL site, it is time for a change and a refresh. Working with colleagues from M&C, a new CEL is being developed that will have the same great look and feel as the TEL Toolkit.  We are hoping to launch the new CEL site and TEL Toolkit… Read more »

Have you designed professional development programmes?

Philip Long of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Faculty of Management, would be very pleased to hear from any colleagues who have experience in designing and delivering professional development programmes in collaboration with external partners. He will submit a bid to the Newcastle/Gateshead Cultural Initiative for a feasibility study on designing a CPD programme… Read more »

CELebrate conference 2016 – extended call for abstracts

The second annual CELebrate event will take place on 13-15 April 2016.  This is an excellent opportunity to showcase how you innovate to improve student learning in any way, but particularly this year around key CEL themes of assessment and feedback, technology enhanced learning and employability. If you are interested in proposing a session and… Read more »