Relaunch of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice

Hand drawing on blackboard

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice relaunches at the end of this month. The programme develops your skills as a critical and reflective Higher Education practitioner in any role which supports learning, and successful completion leads to nomination as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy for BU staff. The PGCert has been completely redesigned… Read more »

Reflecting on your Education Practice

Last week saw the start of the next cohort of the Postgraduate certificate in Education practice, often referred to as the PGCert in the University. As many who have participated in it know this course leads to a recognised teacher certificate as well as to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA now in AdvanceHE)…. Read more »

Welcome to PGCert 2017-18 students

We welcomed our 2017-18 cohort of PGCert students this month. The PGCert enables those teaching and supporting learning in a post-compulsory education environment to develop their knowledge and skills as educators. CEL are thrilled to have, for the first time, two concurrent groups which is testimony to the commitment of a 100% of our academic… Read more »

PGCert mentors event: Looking for new mentors!

Mentoring is fundamental for developing the skills and confidence of our PGCert in Education Practice participants. The PGCert is doubling its numbers next year so we’re looking for new mentors! Are you recognised as a good teacher; interested in new teaching and learning developments; willing to help others achieve their goals; open to the value… Read more »

PGCert in Education Practice Graduation 2016

Today marked an important milestone in the career of many BU academics as they graduated with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice. During the year-long journey which culminated today with a well deserved award,  these members of staff successfully completed three core modules which also led to HEA fellowship, a recognition of academics who have met the appropriate standards in teaching and supporting… Read more »

Putting something in the middle: an image mediated dialogue approach

I am writing this blog ahead of an event I am facilitating this week to explore methods of encouraging dialogue and getting feedback. Members of the CEL steering group will recall that I have used this method before and will be familiar with my set of postcards and being asked to select an image and… Read more »

PG Cert Online week: contribute to our Twitter debate

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 »