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 »

Introduction to Education Practice: A Programme for Research Students

The next session of our ‘Introduction to Education Practice‘ course will run from the 24th to the 26th of February. This is a research-driven, practice-based course, aimed at doctoral students who are or will be supporting teaching activities. The course has three main aims: • To introduce students to theoretical and practical knowledge on adult… Read more »

Co-creation projects at BU: competitive funding round with high-quality proposals

This Wednesday 6 January, the CEL Co-creation Review Panel met to assess the proposals submitted by undergraduate students for £500 funding towards a project of their choice, to be completed in collaboration with a BU academic. We were delighted to receive a high number of proposals with excellent quality, which evinces the initiative of our… Read more »