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Invitation to share maths/stats case studies/ attend a social media event

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Colleagues, apologies for cross posting, some may be interested in contributing to/attending this event ==== Dear LDHEN, Are you an enthusiast for social media in a learning development context? The sigma Network is hosting an event “Using Social Media . . .” on 27th June in Staffordshire. http://www.sigma-network.ac.uk/using-social-media-for-maths-and-statistics-support-27th-june-2018/  Although the focus is on using social media for maths and… Read more »

Open Lecture on Critical Pedagogy on Wed 22 Nov at 5:30-6:30pm (live broadcast link included)

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Apolgies for cross posting: Open Lecture on Critical Pedagogy on Wed 22 Nov at 5:30-6:30pm (live broadcast link included) Dear All, The 2nd in our Open Lecture Series for 2017-18 will take place on Wednesday the 22nd of Nov at 5:30-6:30pm in the iconic Greenwich campus, Queen Anne 065 (QA065), Park Row, London SE10 9LS… Read more »

FAR Think Piece One: All of us put other people first

A series of short, reflective pieces about widening participation projects is being published from within the Fair Access Research (FAR) initiative, which aim to share ideas and experiences on widening participation projects from across the university, to provoke thought and to inspire. Think Piece One is written by Dr Jacqueline Priego, postdoctoral research fellow in CEL, about a co-production… Read more »

HE policy update w/e 10th February 2017

The Chair for the Office for Students (OfS) has been confirmed as Sir Michael Barber, Wonkhe profile his career here. Recruitment for the OfS Chief Executive is underway. Higher Education and Research Bill– amendments are being submitted for the House of Lords report stage. One focusses on students and academic staff at HE providers stating… Read more »

HE Policy update w/e 3rd February 2017

Higher Education and Research Bill – the House of Lords committee stage has finished with no further amendments (other than non-controversial and welcome government amendments). Unlike in the House of Commons, where time was more limited and there was a great deal of focus on the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), student loans, the impact of… Read more »

Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference – now open for delegate booking

Dear Colleagues We are pleased to announce that delegate registration is now open for the Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference for 2016. Please pass on to non-members of the list. We particularly welcome submissions from students (students pay only a delegate deposit fee- which is refundable on attending). To register please see… Read more »