Join us: #PGCertBU Thursday 29th October 10.30/11.30 Dr Debbie Holley is a National Teaching Fellow and leads the Post Graduate Certificate for Educational Practice – the BU in-house course designed to support and develop new staff. Successful completion of the course also means participants qualify for the award of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy,… Read more » about PG Cert Online week: contribute to our Twitter debate
Carly Lamont, CEL Theme Leader for Employability and Work-based Learning, delivered a CEL Roadshow presentation to the Careers and Employability Service recently and some interesting discussions took place regarding the fantastic service and resources offered to students across the university by the Careers and Employability Team. In particular, discussions highlighted the need to get word… Read more » about Employability and helping students to boost their CV
The UK’s largest repository for discovering and sharing Open Educational Resources for HE, FE and Skills. ==== Dear Colleagues, Since the retirement was first announced on 24th June, the Jorum team have been developing a plan of activities to ensure the successful retirement of the service and ensure that this is communicated to our users…. Read more » about Jorum resources – schedule for retirement
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 » about Let’s Talk about IT
Anyone interesting in bidding for the CEL Fusion Fund projects may be interested in coming along to the drop-in session tomorrow morning in EB504 between 9:00 and 10:00. Bids are due by 9th November. click here for more information.
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 » about A “gemba” walk – and how I have been inspired by Kevin Costner
One of the CEL/Vision4Learning initiatives this semester is to produce a central repository of technology enhance learning tools that can be deployed in teaching and learning, the TEL toolkit. The plan is that the toolkit will contain information, guidance, videos and other supporting material that will help you gain the most from the available technology…. Read more » about A first look at the TEL toolkit
We encourage you to get involved in CEL; attending one of our events, bidding for fusion money or fellowships, inviting CEL to one of your team meetings … Here is our schedule for the rest of October: 19th – Call out for Learning and Teaching Fellow applications FUNDING CALL OPEN LTF. Launch SURE conference to… Read more » about What’s happening in CEL in October?
If you are interested in developing your learning and teaching skills you should have a look at CEL’s Learning and Teaching Fellowship scheme which is currently open for applications. The aim of the Scheme is to allow you to engage in pedagogic research activities or evaluation and develop innovative practices, disseminating this to a wide… Read more » about Applications for learning and teaching fellowships open until 16 November
The latest round of funding opened last week (Wednesday 14 October) and staff are encouraged to submit their proposals. The aim of the funding is to lead to tangible outputs such as papers, products and presentations. There are 5 briefs aligned the CEL themes and against which you can bid: Employability and work-based learning Evaluation… Read more » about Don’t forget to submit your CEL Fusion bids by 9 November